By Talullah Begaye / NM News Port ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller enters his second term with strong support for expanding his new Community Safety Department, which began responding to non-emergency calls in September. In the wake of George Floyd and the nationwide 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, Keller pushed… Continue reading Majority of ABQ voters favor alternatives to police
By Juan Baeza / NM News Port Residential assistants in dorms at the University of New Mexico say they are unhappy with what feels like too much work for not enough pay. RAs are upset about changes to their meal plan, which is one of the perks that come with… Continue reading UNM residential assistants push for change
By Brigid Driscoll / NM News Port Caroline Jamharian has been stressing about Thanksgiving since her grandmother canceled the traditional family get-together last year because of the pandemic. Jamharian, 20, said her large extended family includes many members who travel from afar so she’s been praying it wouldn’t get canceled… Continue reading COVID-19 calls for another year of virtual Thanksgiving?
By Michaela Helean / NM News Port Now that the COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for children 5-11, the question on New Mexican’s minds is whether they will allow their kids to get the shots. Shortly after the Pfizer vaccine achieved full approval by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers… Continue reading COVID vaccine for kids: Will NM parents go for it?
Native American college students are attempting to get back on track academically, financially and mentally. UNM’s Student Health and Counseling Center has reached out to Native students, some of whom may not be accustomed to seeking help for mental health.
A large turnout of Albuquerque voters chose to send their mayor back to city hall for another four years, but they also used Tuesday’s election to soundly reject the stadium funding package the mayor had endorsed.
An election round-up from Spencer Butler, Tyler Braunhardt, Jeanette DeDios, Noah Solomon / NM News Port
Albuquerque voters will decide on Nov. 2 whether the city will borrow up to $50 million for the construction of a stadium to be leased to the New Mexico United professional soccer team.
By Juan Baeza / NM News Port
COVID-19 has changed the economic landscape in New Mexico, leading new college grads to reshape how they approach the job market.
By Tyler Braunhardt, Spencer Butler, Jeanette DeDios, Noah Solomon / NM News Port