Crib Notes: May 29, 2014
By August March
1) The University of New Mexico will soon offer a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) focused on ________________.
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a) Football coaching techniques
b) Composition of poetry
d) Institutional management
2) Emcore, a local solar tech firm, recently settled a lawsuit with a Japanese tech company regarding the use of _____________.
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a) The Sun
b) The reflective qualities of the moon’s surface
c) Reverse-engineered solar technology from Mars
d) LED patents
3) A famous tough guy from New Jersey is going to be in New Mexico on Thursday, campaigning for Gov. Susana Martinez. Who is this person?
a) DiMeo crime family boss Corrado Soprano
b) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
c) Rock god Bruce Springsteen
d) Beastie Boy Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz
4) Although one camp is already crowing about their lead, the race for the nod in the Democratic primary for governor could be a close race. Candidates in this election include the following, except:
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a) Local activist and fashion plate Don Schrader
b) Attorney General Gary King
c) Businessman Alan Webber
d) Former government administrator Lawrence Rael
5) Upset over state education reform policies, teachers in Taos burnt their ______________ in protest once school was out for the summer.
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a) Yearly evaluations
b) Union ID cards
c) Playground duty rosters
d) College of Education diplomas
1) C. The online version of the university’s popular curanderismo class will go live sometime in August or September.
2) D. Japanese LED manufacturer Nichia Corp sued Emcore for patent infringement. Emcore settled the dispute out of court.
3) B. Garden State guv Chris Christie will be in Carlsbad and Artesia on Thursday on behalf of la Tejana’s re-election efforts.
4) A. Research and Polling President Brian Sanderoff says “the race is not over by any means.”
5) A. According to KRQE, “After sending students off for summer break, a group of elementary school teachers in Taos received their evaluations. Then they burned them.”
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