New Mexico produces more oil and gas than all states except Texas. So how does its Democratic governor and state legislature plan to address the climate change crisis? Our team of student reporters went in search of answers.
by Anthony Romero-Kleve They’re just paper bags filled with sand and little candles, but here in New Mexico, these holidays lights have special historical and cultural meaning. Here, lighting luminarias or farolitos (we’ll get to that debate in a bit) a cultural staple for native New Mexicans and an Insta-worthy… Continue reading Luminarias light up the Night
From the police mystery Dark Winds on AMC to the edgy coming-of-age series Reservation Dogs on FX, new shows produced by Indigenous directors, writers and actors are putting a spotlight on Native American culture.
Beeps and honks fill the air as curious bystanders ready their cameras and furiously click click away to capture the commotion. This isn’t Albuquerque at rush hour, it’s Bosque del Apache during the festival of Cranes.
Itzani Cruz, Albuquerque local, talks about mixed-race identity and how she battled with learning self-acceptance. Her Chicana and Okinawan heritage made identity confusing growing up, but she learned to embrace her uniqueness and shine with confidence.
Grace Calderon looked out over the 18-acre property in Montezuma, New Mexico where she and her husband had been renovating a small house for their retirement. The fire had licked at the house but destroyed the shed in which they had been storing all the materials needed to finish the home.
The state House of Representatives seat for District 18, in which the University of New Mexico resides, is up for election this November. The two candidates vying for the seat are incumbent Gail Chasey (D), and opponent Scott Cannon (R).
Contentious races for governor and Congress have gotten a majority of the attention this general election but voters are also being asked to approve a change to the way New Mexico’s education is funded.