ABQ Biopark loses another animal
7 Views The Albuquerque BioPark announced that their 26 year-old polar bear named Koluk passed via euthanasia on May 26. The zoo’s decision to put down the large animal was due to Koluk’s rapid health decline, the park stated.
Graduate receives Fulbright to teach English overseas
44 Views 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 Honor Society member with both […]
UNM graduate celebrates culture through journalism
43 Views “The 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 in Japanese. While in school […]
Student housing rates increase for next year
65 Views Considerable increase seen in the past four years The University of New Mexico’s Residence Life and Student Housing full-year contract rates are going up for the 2023-24 school year by $150 for traditional rooms and on-campus apartments, $80 and $120 for doubles and singles in suites, respectively, and $190 for apartments at Lobo […]
UNM libraries evacuated due to anonymous threat
70 Views On Sunday, April 16, the University of New Mexico library buildings on central campus were evacuated as a result of an anonymous threat which turned out to be a hoax, according to a statement shared on behalf of the University Libraries. A Lobo Alert informed students of police activity at Zimmerman, Centennial, Parish Libraries […]
APS extends school year into June
91 Views Albuquerque Public Schools has added 10 extra days to the academic school year. The APS Board of Education voted 5-1 in favor of the addition at their meeting on Wednesday, April 5. Before the vote, a calendar committee comprised of district, school and union staff surveyed staff and parents in the community. The majority of the […]
UNM student earns Truman Scholarship
69 Views Six associate degrees in high school from Central New Mexico Community College, an anticipated graduation with two bachelor’s degrees next year and a planned master’s in history in the spring 2024: University of New Mexico student Andrew Schumann can now also add the Truman Scholarship to this already impressive resume.
UNM avoids tuition increase
87 Views Regents seek out alternate revenue streams The UNM Board of Regents unanimously rejected two recommendations to increase tuition by 2% and 3%, respectively, for the 2023-24 school year.
Regents approve 3% increase in student fees
71 Views Board rejects tuition increase recommendation The University of New Mexico’s Board of Regents voted to increase the mandatory student activity fee by 3%. The fee for undergraduates taking 15 credit hours will increase by $23.88 and $21.52 for graduate students taking 12 credit hours. The Student Fee Review Board is a group of undergraduate and […]
Isotopes: The boys are back in town
94 Views The Albuquerque Isotopes had their first home series of the season against the Salt Lake Bees. The first three games of the series were competitive, but the Isotopes only came back to win one. The home opener on Tuesday, April 4 had a crowd of over 6,639 despite it being 43 degrees at the […]