Marisa Demarco / KUNM

Students At Tierra Adentro Organize Schoolwide Walkout

All around the United States, students filed out of their classrooms on Wednesday, March 14, to stand for school safety. It’s been a month since the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. In New Mexico, school administrations had mixed reactions to the planned walkouts. Over the last couple of weeks, KUNM followed the students at an arts charter school in Albuquerque, as they organized with the support of school staff.

Read More
Lorie Shaull via Flickr CC

LISTEN: N.M. Students Talk Mass Shootings

Let’s Talk New Mexico 3/15 8a: All around the country, students are walking out of classrooms to call for gun control after a decades of deadly shootings in schools. Young folks are saying they can’t keep waiting, and there is widespread support around the country for some gun control, but lawmakers have made little progress. We’ll hear from students around the state about w hat it's like to go to school in an era of mass shootings.

Read More

Class Explores Controversy Around Library Murals

3/16 Over the last year numerous protests have erupted around Confederate memorials throughout the South. Here in New Mexico we have also grappled with a history of colonialism and racism. That has played out at the annual Entrada during Santa Fe’s Fiestas, and at the University of New Mexico, where there have also been protests and calls for change around the university’s official seal and murals created in 1939 in the Zimmerman Library. The Three Peoples murals have been criticized for...

Read More
via technorati.com

Latinas from across the country met today in Albuquerque at a town hall meeting to discuss the health care issues that affect them.

The setting of a book can be just as important as the story itself. Author Tony Hillerman was known for his Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels.

Several small business owners from New Mexico are in Washington D.C. today along with over one hundred more from around the country. They've made the trip to show their support for health care overhaul legislation now under consideration in Congress.

Stories can capture a little slice of culture. That's especially true in the writing of Martha Egan.

She's lived in New Mexico since the mid 1970s and owns the Latin American folk art and antiques gallery Pachamama in Santa Fe.

Courtesy of Creative Commons by Yoshi

When state lawmakers convene for a special session tomorrow in Santa Fe, they'll face the daunting task of dealing with a $650 million budget deficit. Many advocates are saying tax cuts for the wealthy should be repealed.

KUNM's Elaine Baumgartel wanted to find out how much the 2003 tax cuts actually cost the state and exactly which taxpayers have benefited the most.

The state miscalculated high school graduation rates that were released last month.

KUNM's Sarah Gustavus speaks to Kevin Robinson Avila, senior reporter at the New Mexico Business Weekly about plans to open a full service branch of the New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union at the Atrisco Heritage Academy in Albuquerque.

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons by Jim Legans Jr.

Albuquerque – KUNM's Sarah Gustavus speaks with writers and reporters from the online New Mexico Independent.



Lisa Phillips, BLM Las Cruces District Rangeland Management Specialist via Wikimedia / Bureau of Land Management

Trial Starts Regarding NM Public Land Access, NM Film Union Leader Resigns

Trial Focuses On Public Land Access In Northern New Mexico – The Associated Press A trial over public access to prime hunting territory in northeast New Mexico is underway in Taos.

Read More

App For Android And iPhone

Public Health New Mexico

GLady via Pixabay / Creative Commons License

After Escape, A Long Road To Recovery

Over the years, New Mexico’s resources for human trafficking victims have begun to reach more and more people. But the state still has a long way to go to help survivors.

Read More