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 pandemic online class offerings have… Continue reading Online’s Not Fine?
Schools in New Mexico have observed the shortage workers and students leading them to introduce non-traditional courses
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,” says Livingston, who lived in… Continue reading Housing Hardships threaten UNM students
As college students, we face dilemmas big and small. In this debut of The Dilemma Podcast, we explore your issues and let you know you are not alone.
By Taylor Gibson & Hope Munoz / New Mexico News Port Doj Pimentel is a 21-year-old nursing major at the University of New Mexico who also works as a Door Dash driver—but the increased cost of gas and food means he now depends on programs such as Lobo Food Pantry to make ends meet. Originally… Continue reading Inflation Squeezes Students, Too
At a young age, Cindy Nava came to the United States from Mexico as an undocumented immigrant. News Port’s Annya Loya spoke with Nava about her fears and struggles growing up and how they became the drive behind Nava’s advocacy for children today.
By Brigid Driscoll / NM News Port ALBUQUERQUE—Nearly 1,000 New Mexicans have registered to serve as substitute teachers since Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the Supporting Teachers and Families Initiative Jan. 19. The Public Education Department issued new licenses to almost 500 volunteers in the program’s first three weeks. Lujan Grisham encouraged National Guard members… Continue reading Volunteer Substitute Teachers Needed
By Alicia Inez Guzmán / Searchlight New Mexico LAS CRUCES — It was 3:30 p.m., and a line had already begun to form inside the Karen M. Trujillo Administration Complex, an old strip mall on South Main Street. The school board meeting was still 30 minutes away, but more than a dozen people stood in… Continue reading The battle over critical race theory reaches New Mexico
UNM’s shuttle bus service, plagued by a driver shortage, continues to frustrate students with delays, combined routes and less-frequent service.
By Ray Gallegos / NM News port