The film and television industry has never been a bigger part of New Mexico’s economy, and if both the industry and the government get their way, it will get even bigger.
But it comes with growing pains.
An in-depth report from By Noah Solomon, Jeanette DeDios, Spencer Butler, Tyler Braunhardt
By Justine Collister / NM News Port Moving away from home and family is one of the most challenging parts of college but the pandemic has put extra pressure on new students. It helps to have close friends, whether they’re people you’ve just met or old friends at the same school. Jane March, a first-year… Continue reading Friendships help students survive an unusual first year of college
By Michaela Helean / NM News Port One cold Montana winter, a young woman in her early 20s was stranded on the side of Highway 93 with a broken timing chain on her ’63 Chevy Nova. Julie Clark had nothing but her intellect and her pantyhose to help her get the Nova running again. “When… Continue reading Lady Driven
Taylor Swifts re-recorded album “RED” has brought up conversation on major age differences in relationships.
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 for the creation of the… 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 the job. “The meal plans… Continue reading UNM residential assistants push for change
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 for Disease Control and Prevention… 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.
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UNM’s former family housing complex will be demolished and turned into CNM’s new home for instruction in high tech manufacturing.
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