A guide to the New Mexico presidential and House of Representatives primary elections

67 Views   On June 4, New Mexico will hold its primary elections during which voters will be able to choose their preferred party candidate for United States president and New Mexico U.S. representative, as well as state Senate and representative seats. New Mexico has a closed primary, meaning voters can only vote within the party […]

State representatives call for solidarity with UNM pro-Palestine encampment

74 Views   The longest standing protest in UNM history, week three Two New Mexico representatives sent letters to University of New Mexico President Garnett Stokes in solidarity with the pro-Palestine Duck Pond encampment, the longest standing protest in UNM history, on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8. Stokes visited the encampment on Thursday, May […]

16 arrested after pro-Palestine protesters occupy the SUB

79 Views   UNM solidarity encampment, week two On Tuesday, April 30 at around 3:30 a.m., 16 pro-Palestine protesters – five of them University of New Mexico students – were arrested by UNM Police Department officers at the Student Union Building after they occupied the space. New Mexico State Police, dressed in riot gear, participated in […]

The impact of social media use on college student mental health

69 Views   Nine University of New Mexico students reported various effects to an anonymous survey conducted by the Daily Lobo on social media use and mental health. Whether these effects are negative or positive could depend on how people use social media, according to a UNM psychology professor.

How to participate in NM’s 2024 primary elections

67 Views   Registering, switching parties and voting explained New Mexico’s primary election will determine who will appear on the general election ballot this November. Primary election day will be held on June 4. Early voting begins May 7. These dates can affect whether voters can participate in the primaries being held by political parties in […]

City of Albuquerque celebrates UNM men’s basketball team

108 Views   The City of Albuquerque hosted a celebration for the recently crowned champions of the Mountain West men’s basketball tournament this past Thursday, April 11. Mayor Tim Keller and the men’s basketball team came out to greet and spend time with the fans.

New Mexico leaves rivals in the wind

141 Views   New Mexico United had their fifth game of the 2024 season, hosting the El Paso Locomotives, and took home a roller coaster 3-2 victory. The last 15 minutes of the game saw a nail biting close finish with both teams each scoring two goals. United came off a great victory against the Rising […]

UNM sorority hosts fight club for rush season

131 Views   “I will rip those stupid fake highlights clean out of your skull. Anyways, see you tomorrow night sister, xoxoxo,” Ashleigh Damon wrote in a text message to sorority sister Kayleigh Smith that was leaked to the Daily Lobo. Smith is just one of many students preparing to make the most out of their […]

Stokes delivers State of the University on campus climate, safety and engagement

146 Views   ‘There may, at times, be no message’ On Monday, March 4, Garnett Stokes, president of the University of New Mexico, gave her annual State of the University address. She reflected on UNM’s past as it embarks on its future with discussions of safety, student success and overall campus climate at the forefront of her speech.