How to Cash in on Obama’s Student Loan Plan
Like 56 percent of college students in New Mexico, Alibi intern Elise Kaplan took out student loans to finance my education. In this article, she breaks down Obama’s student loan proposal.
From the Foxhole
Benjamin Colton Barnes
Another broken soldier
The only reason the death of this Iraq War veteran has attracted such attention is that he did not go alone. Had Barnes simply headed off into the frozen wilderness to die, his story would have been unexceptional. After all, scores of returning veterans, traumatized and afflicted, have committed suicide over the last decade.
A Spit Shine on the City
Two projects promise to better Burque: ABQ Sprout, a micro-grant dinner that funds good ideas and CNM’s free green-collar jobs training.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Annual Plant Sale
Browse various plants at reasonable prices. Proceeds support the educational efforts of the council of the Albuquerque Garden Center.
Epic Hide and Seek
A park-wide game of hide and seek, camouflage, deer and wolf and other outdoor games.
Town Hall on Immigration
Discuss policies and the realities of immigration in N.M. and learn about opportunities to volunteer to support immigrant families.
Cinco de Mayo
Performances from Ballet Folklorico Fiesta Mexicana and Mariachi Buenaventura with a presentation on the history of Cinco de May celebrations by Teresa Carpy from Consulado de Mexico en Albuquerque.
Over 50 destination booths, indoor and outdoor activities, live entertainment, food trucks, a beer garden and more.
Kids identify their skills while learning about themselves, how to approach different activities with an economic mindset and find hobbies that are inherently valuable.