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  • PeacCorps

    New program eases students into Peace Corps

    By: Madison Spratto / NM News Port  University of New Mexico students can now get a step ahead when applying to volunteer for the Peace Corps through the Peace Corps Preparation Program.  The Peace Corps offers service opportunities that immerse volunteers within a community abroad to work with local leaders on environmental, economic, agricultural, educational, […]

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    NM group invests in college Hispanic women

    By Solana Cummings and Dannelle Kirven / NM News Port University of New Mexico student Wendolin Garcia Martinez is one of this year’s recipients of the Hispanic Women’s Council’s scholarship and mentorship program, but she is getting more than just money for school. She’s been given a mentor to help her succeed in her academic […]

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    New report says rape on UNM’s campus is on the rise

    By Kaylee Trainum / NM News Port  Reported cases of rape are on the rise on the University of New Mexico campus according to the 2019 annual Clery Report, a report that contains information on campus safety and crime. Sexual Assault and Rape  Rape and sexual assault at UNM have been steadily rising since 2011. […]

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    Local breweries an industry to watch

    By Nicolas Maxwell-Parra & Micah Turman/ NM News port   A panel of beer and brewing experts was brought together by Albuquerque Business First magazine at Canteen Brewhouse in NE Albuquerque last month. The assembly of industry professionals examined the recent upswell and future prospects of the local brewing industry, partly for the benefit of […]

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    Local fashion entrepreneur brings mauve to electric playhouse

    By Dannelle Kirven and Solana Cummings / NM News Port   Bronx native and UNM School of Architecture and Planning graduate Anthonie Owen brought art exhibition and fashion show to the Electric Playhouse. The event was titled The Mauve Spectrum and featured local designers and artists.   “My inspiration was a picture of Lauren London and […]

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    Ski patrol gear swap funds all-volunteer program

    By Abby Matanis and Destiny Munoz / News Port   The Sandia Ski Patrol’s annual Ski Swap raised about $35,000 this year to ensure that ski patrol personnel have access to training and equipment. The event, held during the last weekend of October, attracted more than 2,500 people.  Sandia Peak Ski Patrol has been a […]

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    New Mexico film industry boosts economy

    By Hayley Estrada and Steven DeAnda/ NM News Port This year, the New Mexico film industry has put a record amount of money into New Mexico’s economy- a total of $525.5 million – according to the New Mexico State Film Office.  Recently enacted Legislation raised the cap of refunded money on what the state of […]

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    Local climate scientists try to jumpstart communication

    By Sevía Gonzales and Joe Rull    Scientists have begun new efforts to foster an open, bipartisan discussion on climate change. Their goal is to get those outside the science fields involved in climate action. “I think scientists should have a role in helping nonscientists become scientifically literate so that they can then start doing […]

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