The NM State Fair wraps up a 10-day run this weekend. A big highlight this year was the long-awaited return of the Junior Livestock Show and Student Art Exhibit. Lara Sullivan checked it out and filed this report.
Classes are starting in northern New Mexico, where a wildfire left families without basics like running water. Searchlight New Mexico’s Alicia Inez-Guzmán explores how students learn after so much loss.
By Rayes Gallegos / New Mexico News Port Online classes were increasingly popular at UNM before the pandemic pushed all classes to Zoom, but now students and professors are starting to reevaluate how online classes fit in the overall picture. Associate Provost of Student Success Pamela Cheek says since the… Continue reading Online’s Not Fine?
By Jacob Trasen / New Mexico News Port The University of New Mexico Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences was recently awarded an $830,000 grant that will help create the “Project SCENES” program at UNM. This program is designed to help teach UNM students to more effectively work with young… Continue reading UNM Training Grant to Improve Special Ed Teaching
By Rayes Gallegos / New Mexico News Port Body on fire, lungs lathered in a light complected forest green mucus and the fatigue of a sprinter completing a marathon. Tightly compressed into the covers of my grandmother’s bed I was dealing with a cold. Soup and liquids kept me replenished… Continue reading Curanderismo Gaining Steam?
By Taylor A. Gibson / New Mexico News Port A year ago, Earth and Planetary Sciences major Cheyenne Livingston, 23, was struggling to finish her homework but more pressingly, she had to find a place to park overnight, because she was living in her car. “It definitely broke my spirit,”… Continue reading Housing Hardships threaten UNM students
By Brigid Driscoll and Lara Sullivan / New Mexico News Port Movie theater ticket sales peaked in 2002 and were slowly declining until the pandemic shuttered indoor spaces and tanked sales. They are now rebounding, but in 2021 theater-goers bought fewer than 500 million tickets, less than half of the… Continue reading Movie theaters transform in response to streaming
By Jacob Trasen and Juan Baeza / New Mexico News Port When University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas won a national championship event in March, 2022 some saw it as a monumental victory for a trans athlete. But others felt that it was unfair for the other women that she… Continue reading Women in sports disagree with Transgender athletes
By Jacob Trasen / New Mexico News Port The City of Albuquerque plans to renovate the Sunport in 2023, expanding the food court in order to accommodate passengers who are spending more time in the airport before their flights. The project for New Mexico’s largest commercial airport has three goals,… Continue reading ABQ Sunport to Double Food Court Area
By Annya Loya / New Mexico News Port Some New Mexicans living with severe depression, anxiety and similar conditions now have another treatment option: psychedelic drugs. Psychiatrists are now able to prescribe the anesthesia drug ketamine in small doses that researchers say have powerful therapeutic effects. Other drugs such as… Continue reading Psychedelic-assisted therapy comes to New Mexico
By Brigid Driscoll / New Mexico News port UNM students might be getting money from the state to help offset increases in the price of gas and other stuff, if Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signs a package passed by the Legislature in a special session April 5. According to a… Continue reading Gas Price Relief to Come for Some UNM Students