V.25 No.39 | 09/29/2016
The Daily Word in Syria, Stereotypes and Living Fully
By Monica Schmitt [ Tue Oct 4 2016 11:01 AM ]
Just because it's not happening to your kids doesn't mean it's not happening.
Which Vice Presidential candidate has been described as a “human sweater vest?” Test your knowledge.
Hurricane Matthew swept through Cuba and has been ranked as the strongest hurricane in 52 years, hitting Haiti with powerful 145 mph winds. Floridians are on high alert, as Matthew is expected to make its way up the Southeastern coast toward the Mid-Atlantic.
Spunky 91-year-old Norma Bauerschmidt of Michigan died a full and happy woman, after deciding against cancer treatment and living a very full life instead, complete with her first hot air balloon ride, visits to National Parks and her first pedicure.
Women in Poland crowded the city's streets for “Black Monday” in protest of a proposed absolute ban on abortion that would put women and their doctors in jail for up to five years no matter the circumstance of the abortion. Miscarriages would also result in three years jail time if the woman could not prove it was not induced.
Even at eight-years-old, kids are already socially conditioned to sexism and racism. One teacher tackles stereotypes in her classroom and takes a step towards shaping socially aware adults in her third-grade classroom.
Read an interview with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about his perspective on science and how pop-culture references are sometimes the most helpful analogies when talking about cosmic phenomena.
V.25 No.21 | 05/26/2016
The Daily Word in Worshipping Art, Synthetic Food and Memes
By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 26 2016 11:14 AM ]
New Mexican't? New Mexican.
Meow Wolf is so blasé—what we need is a temple worshipping art.
Like I needed another reason to love The Weeknd.
Georgia O'Keeffe didn't just paint “flowers.”
A virtual reality film shows what it's like to be an abortion patient.
What if your food breathed and moved while you ate it? And it wasn't an animal?
What really separates Kristen Stewart and Woody Allen in Hollywood? (Hint: If you're going to read this article, it's probably because of Woody Allen)
V.25 No.20 | 05/19/2016
The Daily Word in politics, cultural appropriation and optical illusions
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Fri May 20 2016 4:18 PM ]
Can you feel the Bern, New Mexico?
Way to take a thousand steps backwards, Oklahoma.
Surprise, surprise: NRA backs Trump.
V.25 No.12 | 03/24/2016
The Daily Word in New Rhinos, Men's Undies and Nixon's Jim Crow Laws
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Mar 24 2016 11:18 AM ]
Have you heard of the “New Jim Crow”?
This lady is a real shitty date.
What’s worse than untested rape kits put in storage for years? Destroying them.
I envision a large white man foaming at the mouth, spitting every time he speaks. His eyes are bloodshot and a vein in his neck is popping out as he yells that women are Satan’s catalyst; that’s what I see when I imagine an anti-abortion conference, but what is it really like?
Whenever I hear people say things like these bullshit responses, my eyes roll into the back of my head as I scream with the fury of every teen girl (which is infinite).
Yay for new rhinos!
Aerie is creating a new market for body positivity for everyone.
V.25 No.12 | 3/24/2016
APD Still Not Meeting Requirements
APD still not meeting requirements, discussion on rights for transgender students gets heated and NM becomes abortion hotspot of the Southwest.
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
The Daily Word in ISIS exposed, Furry Conventions and "Stolen" Guns
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Mar 10 2016 10:59 AM ]
A running list of all the racist things that have happened at Voldemort Rallies.
“Honey, where’d you put my revolver?” “I didn’t touch it; you probably left in your drawer.” “I’m looking in my drawer right now and I don’t see it.” We’ve all been there, right?
Well, break my heart into a million pieces and then repair it with a snap of your fingers (kinda).
So if you don’t have cable or internet at home, like me, here’s a list of the things you missed at the Democratic Debate last night.
Who could have guessed that women would try to continue to have abortions despite more preventive laws?
There was a Furry convention at a hotel where Syrian refugees are staying in Vancouver and it’s actually really cute what happened.
V.25 No.8 | 02/25/2016
The Daily Word in manure, guard wigs and #vajayjaygate
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Mar 2 2016 12:57 PM ]
A trial date has been set for the mother of Omaree Varela.
A city bus driver is under investigation after trying to kick a passenger off the bus for holding a conversation with no one.
Sometimes you just need that nicotine.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has the opportunity to roll back the new laws in Texas that closed about half of the state's abortion clinics.
Some people have no imagination: Here's a map of the US by what is most searched for on Pornhub.
Do you know about #vajayjaygate?
A farmer in Ohio spelled out "NO TRUMP" in manure across his field.
Get your "guard wig" now to win a Donald Trump look-alike contest while also protecting your noggin from assassins.
The Daily Word in Clinics, Chemicals and DWI
By Peter Karlsen [ Sat Feb 27 2016 6:36 PM ]
The Department of Health is closing the Alamosa Public Health clinic.
A local abortion provider is refusing to release the names of its employees.
There is a physician sponsored bill to increase prescription access to naloxone.
Downtown homes will begin being tested for toxic chemicals from a decades old dry cleaning chemical spill.
V.25 No.7 | 2/18/2016
By August March
Use of Force Policy Updated
This week in Newscity: APD’s new Use of Force policy, the State legislature and weed, plus abortion foes continue their assault on New Mexico healthcare providers.
V.25 No.5 | 2/4/2016
By August March
Newspaper Covers Anti-Abortion Forces
News from around the state.
V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015
The Daily Word in Uteruses, Christmas, and Bad Drivers
By Megan Reneau [ Thu Dec 17 2015 11:45 AM ]
Time to quit your job and become an astronaut!
Want to help fight Islamophobia?
Santa’s replacement is coming to town.
Tis the season! Here’s a gift list for everyone you hate.
Remember that guy who jacked up the price for life-saving meds overnight this September? Well, this thing just happened to him (HA).
Are you a typical shitty driver in Albuquerque? Probably. This teen is calling you out.
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar
By Constance Moss [ Mon May 4 2015 11:29 AM ]
The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.
Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.
Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.
China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.
This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.
Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.
Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.
V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
Defending our reproductive rights
By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Six House Dems crossed the aisle in support of incrementalist anti-choice legislation aimed at chipping away reproductive rights.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
The Daily Word in Ebola, Red Bull, the Nobel prize and Lil Jon
By Renée Chavez [ Wed Oct 8 2014 5:39 PM ]
The Dallas Ebola patient has died.
Gay marriage postponed in Las Vegas.
Federal deficit falls to lowest for Obama at $486 billion.
Three win Nobel Prize for powerful microscopes.
Red Bull loses lawsuit and owes you $10.
Lil Jon and Lena Dunham team up for “Turn Out for What.”
Grocery products sneakily downsizing.
Only Texas wealthy can access abortion clinics now.
World’s most expensive hamburger is $1,768.
Russian President Putin turns 62.
V.23 No.40 |
The Daily Word in the Balloon Fiesta, dispensary woes and a cancer ball
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 3 2014 8:50 AM ]
Police in Thailand take alleged killers to the scene of the crime to reconstruct the murder.
Two Louisiana teachers are accused of having a three-way with one of their students.
New York is attempting to pass a bill that limits its involvement with federal immigration organizations because their policies are too “anti-immigrant.”
After many abortion clinics in Texas shut down due to a law that was signed last year, the appeals court is now allowing the state to enforce new restrictions.
Officials in Dallas, Texas, are cleaning and sanitizing the apartment of a Liberian man who was diagnosed with Ebola.
The BioPark Aquarium is attempting to replace fish that were poisoned when an employee was trying to get rid of a parasite in their tank.
About $50,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from a dead man's apartment in Albuquerque.
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta kicks off this weekend y'all! The Alibi's got the schedule and more for ya.
That's a giant ball … I mean testicle. A man is pushing a 6-foot teste across the US to raise cancer awareness.
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