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Beauty standards pressure cheer, dance athletes

As members of the Lobo Spirit Program work to uphold standards of both athleticism and artistry, their physical appearance must also be put up for the consumption of both judges and the general populace alike. The pressure of expectations of how they should look often negatively impact the athletes.

State workers, National Guard asked to fill school gap

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a statewide initiative on Wednesday, Jan. 19 that will provide support for schools by encouraging state workers and National Guard members to volunteer to become licensed pre-K teachers or childcare workers in an effort to keep doors open for in-person learning

UNM requires 3-ply medical-grade masks indoors

The University of New Mexico is requiring a three-ply or better medical-grade mask when indoors, made effective Tuesday, Jan. 17. This decision, which updated the previous mask policy that allowed cloth masks, was made in response to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases and the increased infectiousness of the omicron

UNM LEAF meets with attorney general’s office on divestment complaint

Official review on the legality of the University of New Mexico Foundation’s indirect investment in fossil fuel companies is ongoing, and the UNM Leaders for Environmental Action and Foresight aren’t giving up. After an initial intake meeting with the office of the attorney general on Dec. 17, 2021, where they