Online’s Not Fine?

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?

UNM Training Grant to Improve Special Ed Teaching

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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

Indigenous Elders and Youth take on the 2022 Gathering of Nations

Photographed by Taylor Gibson / New Mexico News Port Taylor Gibson is a reporter for New Mexico News Port and can be reached at nmnewsport@gmail.com.

Movie theaters transform in response to streaming

By Brigid Driscoll and Lara Sullivan / New Mexico News Port Movie theater ticket sales peaked in 2002 and were slowly declining until the pandemic shuttered indoor spaces and tanked sales. They are now rebounding, but in 2021 theater-goers bought fewer than 500 million tickets, less than half of the 2019 total. Meanwhile, Netflix has… Continue reading Movie theaters transform in response to streaming

Women in sports disagree with Transgender athletes

University of Pennsylvania Women’s Swimming and Diving roster.

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

ABQ Sunport to Double Food Court Area

Picture of Albuquerque Sunport, taken from Wikimedia Commons.

By Jacob Trasen / New Mexico News Port The City of Albuquerque plans to renovate the Sunport in 2023, expanding the food court in order to accommodate passengers who are spending more time in the airport before their flights. The project for New Mexico’s largest commercial airport has three goals, Sunport marketing coordinator Cassandra Scott… Continue reading ABQ Sunport to Double Food Court Area

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