Santa Fe Reporter - Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-5-1-features.html <![CDATA[Stomp - Adjunct faculty takes on administration at Santa Fe Community College over wages, benefits]]>
By: Joey Peters
Higher education institutions across the nation have increased their reliance on adjunct teachers rather than full-time staff, but at colleges such as the Santa Fe Community College, those instructors are often not earning wages that match their efforts.]]>
<![CDATA[Return to Gitmo - David Iglesias finally talks about his service as a war crimes prosecutor]]>
By: Justin Horwath
David Iglesias offered his service to the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.]]>
<![CDATA[On the Hook - At Amazon, “cheap”comes at a very hefty price]]>
By: Jim Hightower, Justin Horwath

Amazon, not yet 20 years old, is already a household brand name and America’s 10th largest retailer.

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<![CDATA[Ticket to Nowhere - Shady consultants lure immigrants with a dream that can't be bought]]>
By: Peter St. Cyr
Immigration laws are complicated and hard to understand. There are no simple formulas. There are no generic answers.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR’s Bike Issue - I Want to Ride My Bicycle]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
The venerable bicycle has been a part of the American cultural landscape since before its motorized cousins came to rule the realm of transportation.
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<![CDATA[Wham, Glam, Thank You Ma’am - Enter the world of Cassandro, El Exótico]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Lucha is more than a sport,” Cassandro explains. “It’s the second-biggest sport there is in Mexico. It’s part of the culture and almost like a religion.”
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<![CDATA[Bud Lite - Lower penalties for marijuana are a hit in the city limits]]>
By: Joey Peters
By many accounts, even before last week’s vote to decriminalize marijuana in Santa Fe, possessing a small amount of pot in the city wasn’t a very risky venture.]]>
<![CDATA[Chile Wars - Is that green chile on your plate from Hatch? And how much does it matter?]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
As rotating-drum roasters, chain-link enclosures, propane tanks and boxes and burlap bags of green chile began to appear at grocery stores and local markets in August, anticipation for the chile-roasting season in Santa Fe reaches a fever pitch.
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<![CDATA[The Faces of My People - Photographer Matika Wilbur redefines contemporary Native life]]>
By: Enrique Limón
In the fall of 2012 Matika Wilbur embarked on a mission to photograph members of all 562 federally recognized Native American tribes).]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Squad - What to Expect When You’re Expecting a High School Diploma]]>
By: Lauren Whitehurst
New Mexico has the country’s highest teen pregnancy rate and the second highest teen birth rate. Meanwhile, we’re number 49 for high-school graduation.]]>
<![CDATA[Divert & Conquer - NM’s plans to dam the Gila River are dubious and damn expensive]]>
By: Laura Paskus
With a lagging economy and a warming climate, New Mexico might be getting ready to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on dim plans to draw water from the Gila River. The state has had a decade to decide: Build diversions, canals and reservoirs to ]]>
<![CDATA[Shattered - Think Santa Fe is green? Think again. Why the city is one of the worst recyclers in the nation]]>
By: Justin Horwath
Glass fragments ornament the landscaping around the Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station. Thousands of colored and clear pieces glisten in the sun by the administrative building at the center that’s more commonly referred to as BuRRT. ]]>
<![CDATA[Sold Out - Santa Fe senator faces ethical questions after brokering a historic property he voted to sell]]>
By: Peter St. Cyr
Santa Fe Sen. Phil Griego asked friends at the Roundhouse to carry a measure enabling the sale of a historic East De Vargas Street building, and then acted as a real-estate agent for the transaction.]]>
<![CDATA[Best in Class - 2014 Best of Santa Fe]]>
By: SFR
What do you think about upon hearing the word “best”? A favorite, a standout, any of the synonyms that comprise the trophy in our cover. A product, service, person or experience that unexpectedly blew your socks off and became an insta-fave.]]>
<![CDATA[Core Tragedy - As schools phase in Common Core, education industry stands to gain]]>
By: Joey Peters
Most public schools in the country must now aspire to the Common Core State Standards Initiative, a set of national education guidelines.]]>
<![CDATA[Fires, beatings and oh yes, voting - Santa Fe woman remembers the summer that changed everything]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Linda Seese was 22 years old when she traveled to Mississippi with 1,000 other college students for the Freedom Summer Project in 1964. Now 72, Seese has a lifetime of activism to reflect on.]]>
<![CDATA[40 Years Alt - ]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Forty years. Don’t they go by in a blink? It all started on Wednesday, June 26, 1974, with a special “Buyers Guide Edition.”
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<![CDATA[Casanova’s Long Con - How Michael Soutar turned a 34-year prison sentence into freedom]]>
By: Justin Horwath
How the Casanova Con Man turned a 34-year prison sentence into freedom.
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<![CDATA[InstaSummer - 2014 Summer Guide]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Here at SFR we celebrate any an all things summer that will make for lasting Instamemories.]]>
<![CDATA[Rx Test - Edible Medical Cannabis Doesn’t Always Prove Potent]]>
By: Peter St. Cyr
After publishing a news story last month on the increasing popularity of cannabis-derived products, SFR learned that not all the labels on these goods accurately portray how much medicine they contain. ]]>