V.21 No.3 | 1/19/2012
Julia Minamata juliaminamata.com
How to Cash in on Obama’s Student Loan Plan
By Elise Kaplan
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.
V.20 No.38 |
The Daily Word in Troy Davis, Edupunk and Corrales' chicken mayor
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 22 2011 11:02 AM ]
World reacts angrily to the execution of Troy Davis in Georgia last night.
Ron Paul's supporters are scared of N.M.'s ex-Gov. Gary Johnson, who's in tonight's national debate.
Dog? Horse? Donkey? Chicken? Who will be Corrales' mayor?
Urban farm in Downtown Albuquerque on Second Street and Silver.
Meet TV's fact-checkers.
Images of the satellite that's falling to Earth.
Parking meter wasteland.
Universities seek students with cash money.
Edupunk: A guide to a free online education.
Man builds lady cave to sleep in. (NSFW if your work sux.)
One Million Moms seeks to halt Schweddy Balls.
V.20 No.37 | 9/15/2011
The Daily Word in cocaine, doves and plus-size
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Sep 15 2011 11:54 AM ]
We might lose 50 post offices.
Politician wears blackface to say he’s Germany’s Obama.
Guy backs car into someone’s living room.
State on a $70,000 hunt for teachers who change students’ test scores.
FBI curriculum: Mainstream Muslims are likely terrorist sympathizers.
Auditor says chairman is blocking a review of the PRC.
Journal complains of the number of police escorting a bike safety ride.
The recession has affected yet another business: Cocaine.
Doves are tasty.
Department of Transportation wants to ban e-cigs on planes. Here’s a list of other stinks that should be banned first.
American Apparel and a plus-sized debate.
V.20 No.33 |
The Daily Word in Phil Spector, religion and a new oil sheen
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Aug 18 2011 9:18 AM ]
The Burqueño who saved the little girl from a kidnapper is being praised and rewarded by people around the country.
What's this about a new oil sheen in the Gulf?
President Obama tells Assad to split.
In Japan more than $78 million was found in the post-earthquake wreckage. The people who find the wallets and cash and safes keep turning them over to authorities. Weird.
California high court won't hear Phil Spector's appeal.
Coco Chanel: Nazi agent?
The taxonomy of graffiti.
Veteran APD officer made a deal with a decoy prostitute, according to police. He was arrested.
This person could die if she combs her hair.
Hey little girls: It's never to early to think about dieting.
Religion is going … going … gone in nine countries.
U.S. agency wants to know what it would take to travel to another star. Figuring it out could take a hundred years.
Not everyone is meant for college.
V.20 No.21 | 5/26/2011
The Daily Word with fights, Chihuahuas and Lady Gaga
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu May 26 2011 9:50 AM ]
Serbian general accused of massacring 8,000 Muslims has been captured.
Patriot Act expires tonight at midnight—and Congress is rushing to renew it.
Cibola student taken to the hospital after a fight leads to broken facial bones and seizures.
Errant golf ball kills Chihuahua.
Gov. Martinez ditches her own No. 2 and sits nonchalantly near Heather Wilson.
Growers’ markets open today in Nob Hill and Downtown.
PayPal co-founder will pay college students $100,000 to drop out of college and start companies.
Parents won’t announce baby’s sex.
Maui Time ordered by police to turn over users’ IP addresses.
Supreme Court upholds Arizona law that punishes employers who hire undocumented immigrants.
The Isotopes’ policy on booze. (Not unlike most policies on booze.)
Legislators sue guv over vetoes.
Lost pyramids spotted from space.
The ADHD of Lady Gaga.
V.20 No.4 | 1/27/2011
The Daily Word 01.20.10: Garbage hotel, mafia, Gov. Martinez
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jan 20 2011 11:17 AM ]
130 arrested from seven mob families in a mafia crackdown.
This guy’s trying to learn how to speak prairie dog.
How about an extra year to decide about college without losing your lotto scholarship?
Only 70 percent of the population can see 3D movies.
What was served at the “quintessentially American” dinner honoring Chinese President Hu Jintao?
National Republicans may be considering Gov. Martinez for bigger things.
UNM Regent Jack Fortner is sure the governor will reappoint him. Did the $40,000 he donated to her campaign help?
Michelle Obama teams up with Wal-Mart on her healthy food campaign.
A hotel made of garbage! What will the Spanish think of next?
The ladies of death row. (Not the record label.) Wait, why is this a story?
V.20 No.2 | 1/13/2011
Experts share their best advice for more money, good health and a bigger brain
By Christie Chisholm
It’s tough out there. Our bank accounts are never as flush as we'd like. Our waistlines won't stay put. And, let's be honest, don't we all wish we were just a little bit smarter?
V.19 No.46 | 11/18/2010
A Mother’s Plea
By Carolyn Carlson
Tears flowed down the face of Sylvia Fuentes as she spoke to the City Council at the Monday, Nov. 15 meeting. She begged councilors to take a hard look at police training and the culture behind 2010’s steady pace of officer-involved shootings. She talked about those victims who were mentally ill and not criminals firing weapons at officers.
V.19 No.37 |
Alibi Flickr Photo of the Day
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Sep 22 2010 1:32 PM ]
V.19 No.18 | 5/6/2010
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Will a new law protect students from predatory credit card companies?
By Patrick Lohmann
Alicia Elgar got her first credit card before she headed off to college. She quickly maxed it out and, $5,000 in debt, found another offer poking out of her mailbox midway through her junior year at the University of New Mexico. The 23-year-old biology major is $9,000 in credit card debt, swimming in student loans, working two jobs and trying to finish her degree.
V.19 No.11 | 3/18/2010
Campus Queer Space
Students seek LGBT center
By Patrick Lohmann
One segment of UNM’s student population has slipped through the cracks, says undergraduate Jeffrey Waldo. “UNM has a national reputation for its diversity and takes really great efforts in welcoming its diversity, but the queer community has really been overlooked."
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