May 29, 2015

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Rising Stars

College grads plan careers withhelp from a state law that allows enrollment despite immigration status

Features Tossing mortarboards into the air following graduation ceremonies is a springtime tradition. It’s often the final act for college students before they head into the world to pursue professional careers and begin to build their adult lives. ... More

May 20, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Mr. Mayor

Javier Gonzales is looking outside City Hall to unify Santa Fe, but his house remains divided

Features Just after taking over the top job in City Hall more than a year ago, Javier Gonzales rearranged the mayor’s office, clearing out the clutter of his predecessor, David Coss.
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May 13, 2015 by Justin Horwath

The Beat Goes On

SFR’s 2015 Local Music Issue

Features And they said it couldn’t be done. Last year, tying in with the hubbub of SFR’s 40th anniversary, we decided to bring an old friend back into the spotlight—our local music issue. ... More

May 06, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Nrrd Core Rising

Pocket protector no more! Haven’t you heard? Geeks are the new cool

Features One of the true hallmarks of nerds is passion mixed with a complete lack of guilt for the worlds in which we invest so much time. ... More

April 08, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Eyes on the Sky

View of the stars is a New Mexican natural resource

Features Most of the time when someone in New Mexico talks about star power, they are referring to Hollywood celebs making an appearance for a fundraiser or getting spotted at a local burrito joint.
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April 29, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Oh, Beehave!

Are endangered honeybees on track to be the new dodo?

Features As Earth Day celebrations roll out around the world today, April 22, it’s the perfect opportunity to remember that without honeybees, a majority of the world’s food supply would not exist. ... More

April 22, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Road to Reform

Whether you call it marijuana, cannabis or the great healer, get the dope on New Mexico’s changing weed scene

Features SFR’s Weed Issue takes you behind the scenes to learn how things are going with the medical cannabis program, what lessons could be learned from Colorado’s taxation plan and other analysis.
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April 15, 2015 by SFR

Top 10 WATER GUZZLERS

SFR’s annual report on where the water went and what went wrong

Features Just months after splashing the names, street locations, bills and consumption habits of Santa Fe’s top water guzzlers across the pages of this alternative weekly last year, the city hit my residence with a $276 water bill for using 16,700 gallons in August 2014. ... More

April 01, 2015 by Justin Horwath

iLearn

Santa Fe Public Schools increase technology in the classroom

Features I’m standing in Nano Anaya’s fifth-grade class as he asks his kids to go get their iPads. Several flock to the teacher’s desk and pick out their assigned tablets from a white bin, located near another white bin that holds traditional hardback t ... More

March 25, 2015 by Joey Peters

Mind*Body*Spirit

Features Scientists and theologians agree: From bacteria eeking out a dry life on rock walls to fields of alpine wildflowers that spring from the ground in abundant color, life is tenacious and precious and full of things we can’t explain. ... More

March 11, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Access Peak

How United Healthcare bought access to the governor, won lucrative contracts with New Mexico and avoided scrutiny in the behavioral health care shakeup

Features During the heat of her first gubernatorial campaign, Susana Martinez used what would turn out to be, in many ways, a prophetic phrase. ... More

March 18, 2015 by Justin Horwath
 
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