August 10, 2018 – Finances aren’t the only issue in the UNM Athletics Department. The university also appears to be out of compliance with Title IX when it comes to equity in opportunities for male and female athletes. Correspondent Khalil … Continue reading Addressing Title IX Compliance At UNM

August 3, 2018 – A coalition of community organizations held a press conference in Albuquerque this week to raise concerns about a newcomer program in the Albuquerque Public Schools system. Kay Bounkea, executive director of the Asian American Family Center, … Continue reading Community Groups Gather To Advocate For More Inclusive Newcomer Program

August 3, 2018 – Albuquerque attorney Greg Williams specializes in open government cases. He also has a son who is about to start at UNM and expected to play soccer at the university. The UNM Board of Regents vote in … Continue reading Local Attorney & Parent Of UNM Athlete Reacts To Regents Decision

August 3, 2018 – Former UNM president Chaouki Abdallah has served in a range of leadership roles at the university over the past thirty years. He led the university during a contentious time when financial mismanagement in the Athletics Department … Continue reading Former UNM President Abdallah Moves On To Georgia Tech

July 27, 2018 –The UNM Athletics Department has operated mostly in the red for years, and the university’s Board of Regents voted last week to cut four sports to help address financial issues. Men’s soccer, men’s and women’s skiing and … Continue reading Reporting Scores & Covering The Finances Of UNM Athletics

July 27, 2018 – A parent who was one of the key plaintiffs in a major lawsuit over education in New Mexico will sit down this week with New Mexico in Focus. Wilhelmina Yazzie (Navajo) lives in Gallup and wanted a better … Continue reading Parent In Education Lawsuit Shares What She Wants To See Change

July 20, 2018 – The results of the 2018 PARCC tests show that statewide, New Mexico made some slight improvements in math and language arts proficiency, with some school districts dramatically outperforming others. Still, only 31.1% of New Mexico’s students … Continue reading The Line: Results Of 2018 PARCC Tests Show Slight Improvement Statewide

July 20, 2018 – The University of New Mexico Board of Regents voted this week to kill four sports programs in order to plug a roughly 2 million dollar a year budget hole. The affected programs include men’s soccer, women’s … Continue reading UNM Athletics Director Eddie Nuñez Assesses The Department’s Past & Potential Future

July 13, 2018 – Project Feed the Hood is a food justice program in Albuquerque that connects communities with healthy food and young people with the land (and a paycheck). Begun out of the Southwest Organizing Project, a 38-year old … Continue reading Our Land: Project Feed The Hood

July 6, 2018 – When you’re too young to drive or don’t own a car, getting around town is challenging. Together for Brothers, an organization led by young men of color, recently conducted an assessment on the potential impact of … Continue reading Bus Passes For Youth In Albuquerque