In New Mexico’s war on DWI, the relentless focus on drunk drivers misses the bigger problem of addiction.
Category: New Mexico Voices
Back to school in the fire zone
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.
UNM Training Grant to Improve Special Ed Teaching
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 students with autism and other… Continue reading UNM Training Grant to Improve Special Ed Teaching
Women in sports disagree with Transgender athletes
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 competed with and against. New… Continue reading Women in sports disagree with Transgender athletes
UNM Alums Express Emotion in Poetry During Lightning Lounge Event
By Lara Sullivan / New Mexico News Port Professor of math and statistics Billy Brown introduced himself and the poetry group he hosts, Fixed and Free, at a UNM faculty Lightning Lounge on Wednesday afternoon. He read an emotionally heart wrenching poem about his young daughter, who tragically passed away in a car accident in… Continue reading UNM Alums Express Emotion in Poetry During Lightning Lounge Event
Harvard professor discusses the “archaeology of the invisible”
In a presentation “Archaeology of the Invisible,” Harvard professor Christina Warinner discusses her groundbreaking archaeology findings.
Famous journalist visits UNM C&J department
PBS “The Open Mind” host, Alexander Heffner discussed the importance of open discussions regarding societal issues.
“I think my point is that we have to recognize the infrastructure necessary to preserve that free and open discussion,” Heffner said.
Sister Cindy visits UNM
Despite the mockery — and preceded by Tik Tok fame — campus preacher Sister Cindy attracts a crowd at UNM. Maddie Pukite captures the scene on tape.
New generation of Latinos confronts generational trauma
A new generation rejects the traumas handed down from parents and grandparents. Read — and listen — as we take a deep dive into generational trauma within Latino, Chicano and Hispanic families.