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Mike Peake will not be charged in deadly UNM shooting

28 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — No charges will be filed against former New Mexico State basketball player Mike Peake, according to the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office. Peake was suspended indefinitely from the team in December.

NM-INSPIRES: inspiring a healthier New Mexico

38 Views  Â A new, cross-campus innovation is going to improve the health and livelihood of New Mexico communities. The inspiring program is called none other than NM-INSPIRES. It all began within the National Institutes of Health (NIH,) and its Environmental Health Science Division.

Graduate receives Fulbright to teach English overseas

36 Views  Â Graduating summa cum laude with a recently acquired prestigious scholarship under her belt, Charlotte Gates received the Fulbright Scholarship and has an even longer list of honors to her name. Gates served as the German Club president, UNM Presidential Scholar, two-year Limina: UNM Nonfiction Review editor, Conceptions Southwest staff member and a Greek

New Mexico Teacher of the Year honored in DC

63 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After a whirlwind of a year filled with pre-K lesson plans, New Mexico’s Teacher of the Year was recognized by President Joe Biden in Washington, D.C.

Survey finds New Mexico college students facing food, housing insecurity

50 Views  Â Research shows faculty, staff aren’t safe from food and housing insecurity University of New Mexico senior Blake Hautzinger had heard the jokes about eating a lot of ramen in college. But they didn’t seem the type who would need to worry: The child of college educated parents who

UNM graduate celebrates culture through journalism

33 Views  Â â€śThe biggest thing about being a journalist is staying true to who you are,” Junko Featherston, a graduating senior in the communications & journalism department, said. Featherston will graduate from the University of New Mexico with a 4.2 GPA and a degree in multimedia journalism with a minor

Former NMSU basketball players speak on hazing and sexual assault allegations

44 Views  Â A press conference was held by former NMSU basketball players and their attorneys outside of NMSU’s Pan American Center. A civil lawsuit was filed last month that alleged that Shakiru Odunewu and William Benjamin Jr. were sexually assaulted by older players while playing for the school’s basketball program,