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    UNM is trying to conserve energy, but advocates say it’s not enough

      As part of our Curious UNM project, our reporters are seeking questions from the UNM community about the university. These questions can look at any aspect of life on campus, from historical moments to current events. This story by Bryce Dix looks at the question of “What’s UNM’s environmental impact?”   Bryce Dix / […]

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    Local businesses struggle during crisis

    By Dalton Padilla & Sayre Key-Towne / NM News Port / Albuquerque businesses are experiencing difficult times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the more fortunate ones is Frontier Restaurant, a local landmark serving the UNM area since 1971, which has remained open, although only for takeout orders. “We’ve been getting slammed. So many […]

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    New Mexico residents shop for groceries during pandemic

    By Lauren McDonald / NM News Port Many normal activities have changed in light of the coronavirus pandemic, including grocery shopping. Under government orders, all grocery stores in New Mexico have had to limit the number of customers allowed in the store to maintain social distancing guidelines.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has […]

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    Local tabletop game industry growing until COVID-19

    By Early-Ray Mixon / NM News Port / When Mark Diaz Truman was 12 years old, his discovery of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd edition, would chart the course of his life.  “It was just this cool game that had monsters and elves and dwarves,” Truman said, “and it just felt so different than other […]

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    APS Seniors feeling left out, discouraged amid COVID outbreak

    By Alika Medina & Mariah Perry / NM News Port It’s been a difficult second half of the semester for Albuquerque’ high school seniors.  “Any other high school student would be happy that school is getting canceled, but it is different when you are a senior because prom and graduation are like the big thing,” […]

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    For the graduating class of 2020, coronavirus blurs the vision

    By Sevía Gonzales / New Mexico News Port    Earlier this year, during the fall semester of her senior year, Gracie Ridgeway sat in her virology class at Montana State University listening to guest lecturer Emmie de Wit make a presentation on the nature of viruses and how they spread. At the end of the […]

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    Coronavirus testing advances in New Mexico

    By Devin Muzzey / NM News Port As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, mass testing capabilities continue to be crucial to help slow the spread of the virus.  New Mexico’s notable testing capabilities come at the direction of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the state government task force responsible for helping fight the outbreak. […]

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    UNM offers online mental health support amidst pandemic

    By Madison Spratto / New Mexico News Port    The University of New Mexico is helping students who need mental health support during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a variety of services online.  During times of loneliness and stress, mental health can take a hit, including for UNM students whose college experience has been transitioned […]

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