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 Jan 19 - 25, 2012 
NEWS: How to Cash in on Obama’s Student Loan Plan


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.
Barnes, an Iraq War veteran, died at age 24 in Mount Rainier National Park.

From the Foxhole

Benjamin Colton Barnes

Another broken soldier

By Alex E. Limkin
The only reason the death of this Iraq War veteran has attracted such attention is that he did not go alone. Had Barnes simply headed off into the frozen wilderness to die, his story would have been unexceptional. After all, scores of returning veterans, traumatized and afflicted, have committed suicide over the last decade.

News Bite

A Spit Shine on the City

By Marisa Demarco
Two projects promise to better Burque: ABQ Sprout, a micro-grant dinner that funds good ideas and CNM’s free green-collar jobs training.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.


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EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Oct 8)

Red Planet Rising

Mars Fiesta

By Maggie Grimason
Visit the Space Science wing and revel in everything about Mars with hands-on activities for all ages and lots of Mars information and images to take home.

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 10)

History's Overlooked Spaces

Outhouses: Underrated Icons of New Mexico History

By Maggie Grimason
Learn about how outhouses were introduced to New Mexico, their essential role in communities across the state and their continued presence as historical artifacts
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