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V.19 No.46 | 11/18/2010

Council Watch

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.

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V.19 No.18 | 5/6/2010
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News Feature

Campus Debtors

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.

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V.19 No.11 | 3/18/2010
Undergrads Jeffrey Waldo (left) and David Griffith are working to start a Queer Resource Center at UNM.

News Feature

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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