V.25 No.26 | 06/30/2016
The Daily Word in Street Art, Prosthetic Limbs and Space
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Jul 5 2016 11:05 AM ]
Portuguese graffiti artists have taken their work to a whole new dimension.
A town supervisor in New York is looking towards environmentally friendly ways to combat viruses carried by mosquitoes. More specifically, getting help from our nocturnal, vision-impaired friends. Have you thanked a bat today?
Australia's complicated voting system leaves citizens with no clue who won the election, 48 hours later.
Inspired by a generation of praising computer-like accuracy, scientists reevaluate child-rearing methods in a new book and discuss the importance of communication and encouraging questions.
Police departments in some cities are exploring the possibility of texting for help in situations where making calls might feel too risky.
A 9-year-old girl who was born without a right hand was given a prosthetic arm from students at Sienna College. Complete with a Frozen theme.
V.25 No.20 | 05/19/2016
Local Trump Protest Turns Violent
Republican candidate spoke at downtown rally
By August March [ Tue May 24 2016 10:41 PM ]
Global, national and local media outlets are reporting that daylong protests over presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's appearance in Albuquerque have become violent.
The Guardian has obtained photos which appear to show local police forces using pepper spray against protesters.
The Santa Fe New Mexican writes that police and sheriff's deputies in riot gear were deployed when protesters stormed the entrance to the convention center in downtown Albuquerque.
The New York Times reports that protesters threw rocks at police horses outside the event.
In other news, here's a special rocanrol video to provide comfort in these troubled times.
The Daily Word in Local Police Brutality, Truck Drivers and Climate Change
By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 19 2016 3:03 PM ]
Who could have guessed that vigilante justice could go wrong?
Metal mantra: Fuck the system, not the people oppressed by the system.
Kim Jong Un looks really great, nowadays, huh?
Yeah, let's make truck drivers who drive over 70 hours a week drive more. What a good idea.
Yes, killing an 88 year old man who is having a mental breakdown cause by his wife's death with over 60 pepperballs and an attack dog is super professional. Wow, APD, you're so good at your job.
The Catholic Church in Mexico opposes legalization of same-sex marriage but the gang violence can slide.
“God, Riley, Jessica is such a player!” —Every seven-year-old
V.25 No.18 | 05/05/2016
The Daily Word in snake wine, wolf poaching and a feast for 5,000
By Renee Chavez [ Wed May 11 2016 12:30 PM ]
So, uh, stuff has happened in the past on this day.
Make sure to read the fine print in your most recent PNM bill.
Take a look at APD's new use of force policy.
Awwwoooo! Do you have a wolfie heart?
In NY, a feast for 5,000 people was made out of food that would have been thrown away.
New studies show that government culling of wolves increases poaching.
Is Earth really the only habitable planet?
Move over dudes. The salamanders don't need you anymore.
Rare seal pups need the ice that is melting.
Pro tip: Don't drink or make wine with tiger bones in it.
V.25 No.12 | 03/24/2016
The Daily Word in male birth control, APD and teachers suing over standardized testing
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Mar 30 2016 1:42 PM ]
Finally! N.M. teachers are suing the State of New Mexico over those useless standardized tests!
APD Officers are heroes for two lost boys left unattended by parents.
The Battle of Moon Mountain rages on.
Johns Hopkins University has performed the first ever HIV-positive liver transplant.
Dudes: Y'all ready for male birth control? It's just a gel.
Pixels are the future of camouflage.
Movie Buffs: Here's what you can look forward to in the month of April.
Police officers will not be charged in the death of Jamar Clark.
The US is increasing its military presence in Eastern Europe.
Remember the Titans? So do we!
V.25 No.11 | 03/17/2016
The Daily Word in terrorism, stolen UFOs and expensive ships
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Mar 23 2016 11:42 AM ]
A Seattle man has climbed an 80-foot tree and won't come down.
The Navy's new destroyer costs $4.4 billion.
Astronauts may find Easter eggs in newest supply shipment to the International Space Station.
Is there any logic to suicide bombings?
Las Cruces police officer gets nine years for sexual assault; City settles for $3 million.
A UFO has been stolen from a Roswell museum.
A five-year-old girl saved her mother from drowning.
The search for the Brussels attack suspects is on.
ISIS understands propaganda and how to use the media to its advantage.
Still trying to think up a decent April Fools prank?
V.25 No.9 | 03/03/2016
The Daily Word in White Privilege, North Korea and Erin Andrews
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Mar 3 2016 11:00 AM ]
Is there an emotional difference between the North Korean government and the “Oregon Occupiers”? Because I can’t tell.
China’s first ever anti-domestic abuse law has already helped some women feel safe enough to come forward with their stories and sue their husbands.
To Toms or not to Toms; is there a question?
Just when you thought racial tensions in Montgomery couldn’t get thicker…
Google’s given a $1 million dollar grant to help UNICEF to help fight the Zika virus.
Why people need to stFu about how Erin Andrews is using her trauma for personal gain.
I hate when people say they’ll move to Canada if Donald Drumpf becomes president. Here’s why.
The new Ghostbusters trailer is here, I repeat: THE NEW GHOSTBUSTERS TRAILER IS HERE.
Victory for indigenous women who were abused during the Guatemalan civil war happened over the weekend.
Tina Fey is brilliant (in case you didn’t know).
V.25 No.8 | 02/25/2016
The Daily Word in Environmental Disasters, the Patriarchy and Big Brother
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Feb 25 2016 11:09 AM ]
Two main oil pipelines in Peru have leaked over 3,000 barrels of crude oil in two rivers in the Amazon Rainforest.
There’re laws about police body cams?
Wanna boycott the Oscars? Here’s some ideas.
Listen to M. Ward’s newest album (for free and legally!).
Gaga supporting Kesha gives me hope.
Let’s talk about why women are killed every day.
Faceplace is tracking your emotions now.
How male pop stars are changing the game of ~attraction~
V.25 No.7 | 02/18/2016
The Daily Word in Local Zookeepers, Government and Education
By Megan Reneau [ Fri Feb 19 2016 11:02 AM ]
If you haven’t already heard, Harper Lee died last night.
The NM Legislature is finally funding the 5,500 rape kits that are on backlog to be tested.
The ‘Hairy Panic’ tumbleweed has taken over an Australian town.
North and South Korea are gunna go to war any minute now.
The Mayor gets called out by a local (former) zookeeper.
In case you need reassertion that the police don’t care about black people in Florida.
This badass kickboxer is teaching Muslim women to defend themselves.
“Men are just smarter than women. It’s just a scientific fact.”
V.25 No.2 | 01/14/2016
The Daily Word in the culprit of the Bacha Khan University attacks, marriage, and NM's leading cause of death
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Jan 20 2016 10:53 AM ]
In the last decade NM's most distinctive cause of death has been interactions with law enforcement. Incredible.
Neat garage, bro.
Spotify absorbed some startups and will be trying some new stuff.
A fight between high-schoolers in Santa Fe ends with a hospitalized girl.
The Daily Word in Wolf Rehab, Isleta Pueblo, and APD
By Peter Karlsen [ Sat Jan 16 2016 2:35 PM ]
Ladder Ranch was denied a permit to raise and release Mexican Grey Wolves.
Isleta Pueblo just got back more of their ancestral land.
41 percent of the women who come across our state line for abortion-services are coming from Texas.
APD is searching for a man suspected in a shooting last night.
The Berry administration is making good on a 5 year old promise to raise pay for police officers.
An APD officer criticized by the DOJ is suing for back pay and a promotion.
V.25 No.1 | 01/07/2016
The Daily Word in Bombs, Politics, and Monkeys
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Jan 7 2016 11:43 AM ]
So North Korea did make an H-Bomb?
Sexual abuse and misconduct by law enforcement is barely reported to agencies. Here’s one woman’s experience with following through this appalling ordeal.
The governor of California declared a state of emergency due to a major methane gas leak.
1 million dollars of Chris Christie’s “campaigning” costs will likely end up being paid by New Jersey residents.
Deakin from Animal Collective (finally) finished his solo album.
If you loved playing Sims as much as I did growing up, you’ll definitely enjoy this.
Parents have been polled, and here are the results.
V.24 No.52 | 12/24/2015
Post Christmas DWI Checkpoints
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Dec 24 2015 12:22 PM ]
Coping after Christmas? There will be DWI checkpoints in the Northwest Command Area (I-40 area) on December 26 and 27 starting around 10 pm and going till 3 am. If you picked up our Boozy Gift Guide, maybe you'll remember I wrote about how to get home safely after a night of shenanigans (aka getting sloshed).
You can bookmark it, cut it out of the paper and put it in your wallet or bra, write it down on your arm, hell, get it tattooed on your arm; just don't drive drunk!
Stay safe and happy holidays, you noobs.
V.24 No.45 | 11/05/2015
The Daily Word in the US, Bees and Policing
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Nov 5 2015 11:36 AM ]
Presidential Candidates as Disney villains.
Details of the US-led attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital are being released.
This women's underwear brand is getting a lot of attention—but not for the reason you think.
More disgusting issues regarding APS employees.
Kurt Cobain's unreleased songs will be made public soon. You can listen to one right now!
Police unions are active against fighting reform. Surprised? Me either.
Scaring kids doesn't teach them to know better. Water is wet.
V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
News City: Raids in Oldtown
By Cerridwen Stucky [ Thu Oct 29 2015 2:23 PM ]
According to a press release from the US Department of Justice the raids in Old Town yesterday and today have come to an end. Three New Mexicans were arrested for the alleged crime of violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act, which prevents any person from falsely advertising non-Native made jewelry as Native made. The owners of Gallery 8 and Galleria Azul had allegedly been passing off jewelry made in the Philippines as Indian made. Thirteen warrants were released for various cities in New Mexico and California. Many New Mexico cities were searched, including Santa Fe, Zuni, and Gallup. While two of the perpetrators were found in Albuquerque the other was apprehended in California.
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