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Athletics department dishes abject failure amidst potential success
By August March
Wherever the true path of UNM athletics and no matter how the game is played, it should be approachable and transparent—clear of the debris and penalties encouraged by vague encounters and secretive meetings.
Votes may be cast daily until September 26—so get crackin’!
The great day has come, the great day has come at last. The nominees are on the ballot and the polls are officially open for Best of Burque Restaurant, 2018 edition. Participants may vote daily until September 26. Yes, daily! Yes, this IS a popularity contest! (And may the most delicious contestants win.)
The anthropologist talks indigenous food futures and her new book
By Robin Babb
Since 1963, Dr. Charlotte J. Frisbie has spent much of her time living and doing research in Chinle, asking endless questions, translating and transcribing recipes and advice, taking photos and working alongside people to harvest, butcher, cook and serve food the traditional way.
State judge rules that New Mexico's school finance system was unconstitutional and failed to provide enough funds to schools; APS faces hundreds of teacher vacancies; APS says PED illegally overstepped its bounds on Hawthorne Elementary.
Breaking the drought requires more than a handful of rainstorms—even big storms. And grappling with its impacts means policymakers should listen to scientists and constituents, ranging from farmers to city-dwellers.
APS Superintendent say Hawthorne Elementary will not be closing, despite threats made by the Public Education Department; a study on the effects of the world’s first atomic bomb test on N.M. residents is coming; the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association reports the state's rig count has reached an all-time high.
516 ARTS exhibition brings Puerto Rican art to ABQ
By Maggie Grimason
Defying Darkness is an exhibition featuring more than a dozen artists working in Puerto Rico and throughout the diaspora, confronting contemporary issues of economic struggle, identity and the vestiges of colonialism while maintaining a long memory of history.
The whole fermented foods craze has certainly introduced miso into a lot of American fridges and plenty of people have slurped down tiny bowls of miso soup at sushi restaurants. But what is this innocuous-looking paste from Japan?
Weekly Alibi and title sponsor Weedmaps presented the second annual medical cannabis festival, New Mexico Hemp Fiesta 2018, on Saturday, Aug. 4 attracting 6,700 attendees to Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta Park for a 9-hour outdoor event celebrating all things cannabis in our state.
Public outcry against a proposed plan to build a nuclear waste facility in southeastern New Mexico seemed overwhelming last week as citizens spoke at numerous public meetings held by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission across the state.
Past Lives involves a lot of reflecting on the past—returning to crafted dances with the might of muscle memory and the persistent questioning of what has come to pass, how things might have been different and how things might be better.
Fox Richards' paintings put matter under a microscope
By Maggie Grimason
“My paintings are an abstracted look at what we see in everyday life, as if viewed under a microscope, but projected onto a larger surface,” Fox Richards explains about her exhibition of oil paintings titled Micro & Macro.
I grew up in the heart of Albuquerque, soaked in sunlight and surrounded by a tight-knit crew of neighborhood amigos. We lived on the brink of the “War Zone,” close enough to hear gun shots but far enough to know they never posed a personal threat.
In honor of the recent reopening of the El Vado Motel, a little bit of Albuquerque Route 66 history, Robin Babb talks about some of the quality eats and drinks that exist along the historic Route 66 in New Mexico to this day.
Coconut sugar is the latest to get the coconut product spotlight, and thus a lot of varying opinions and incongruous facts have been thrown around about it. Here's a little primer on this alternative sweetener.