Alibi V.21 No.5 • Feb 2-8, 2012 


Growing Pains

Council considers eliminating Downtown-UNM district

Councilor Isaac Benton’s left-leaning region would be carved up under a Republican-backed plan, with much of it added to the North Valley district. Benton would lose his seat after the 2013 election.
Carlos Condit (left) and Diego Sanchez train together at Jackson’s.
Eric Williams


From Juárez, With Punches

Diego Sanchez and Carlos Condit strive to corner the UFC's Welterweight division

Burque-raised fighters followed parallel paths through the fight game. Will they be forced to face off in a title fight?
Councilor Isaac Benton

Talking Points

Benton on Redistricting

Why can’t the city just add a district for the Westside? Benton answers these questions and more.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happens to someone else.


Go On and Smell It

Lavender Distillation Demo

A fascinating demonstration as lavender oil is captured through steam distillation.



March For Our Lives

Students and supporters march to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and to bring awareness to end gun violence and mass shootings in schools.