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Educators across New Mexico denounce oil and gas campaigns

10 ViewsOver 200 educators in New Mexico, from early childhood teachers to college professors, signed a letter calling on the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association to stop using disingenuous public campaigns to promote more oil and gas development. These educators want the expansion of revenue sources and lessened dependence on the fossil fuel

How far behind are New Mexico’s schoolchildren?

11 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Almost two years into the pandemic, the state is still trying to grasp how much the closures and remote learning set New Mexico’s kids back. KRQE News 13 investigative reporter Gabrielle Burkhart spoke with parents, teachers, and the New Mexico Public Education Department to find out how

Stalking incidences went up by 33% on UNM campuses

8 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Stalking incidents on the University of New Mexico campus are going up, even during a year when hardly any students were actually on campus. That is in part because some stalkers are turning to technology to track their victims.

UNM alumna receives prestigious clean energy award

20 ViewsThe recognition of successful women in STEM continues with eyes on University of New Mexico alumna Kate Anderson, chief of staff for energy systems integration at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a sector of the U.S. Department of Energy. This year, Anderson is the recipient of the C3E Social,

UNM student fights for climate justice

11 ViewsThe fight for climate justice continues at the University of New Mexico and senior Raven Alcott is standing at the forefront of the action, acting as a voice for Indigenous communities. Raven Alcott is a senior at UNM majoring in environmental science and minoring in Native American studies. Alcott

UNM students at risk of losing enrollment for not following COVID-19 vaccine mandate

8 ViewsA UNM spokesperson said 256 students across the five branch campuses were texted and emailed everyday for over a month to submit their documentation. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico notified hundreds of students on Friday they were being disenrolled for failing to submit their COVID-19 vaccination proof or valid

UNM distance runner shows promise

12 ViewsAliandrea Upshaw, a biology major, is a young member of the University of New Mexico women’s cross country team, which is ranked the No. 1 college women’s cross country team nationwide. Although she’s academically a sophomore, Upshaw is classified as a freshman athletically due to NCAA COVID-19 sports reclassifications.

T or C football season canceled after 5 players are accused of assault

12 Views“It’s despicable. It’s disgusting, and we have to send a message it’s not going to be tolerated,” Sierra County Sheriff Glenn Hamilton said. TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. — The remainder of one high school’s football season has been called off after a player reported an alleged assault by teammates.