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University Of New Mexico Football Star Markel Byrd Killed In Car Crash

AP | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.23.2015 | Sports

Rest in peace, Markel. #GoLobos #Lobo4Life— New Mexico Lobos (@UNMLOBOS) December 23, 2015 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.&nbs...

Is Happiness Really All That You Need?

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.08.2015 | Religion

At New Mexico State University, philosophy professor Mark Walker has spent three years pushing juniors and seniors to ask two seemingly straightforwa...

Student Who Reported Gang Rape By Football Players Sues UNM

AP | Posted 02.20.2015 | College

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A woman's lawsuit accuses the University of New Mexico of giving short shrift to her report of being raped by two football p...

DOJ Launches Investigation Of University Of New Mexico's Handling Of Sex Assaults

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 12.05.2014 | College

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the University of New Mexico's handling of reported sexual...

Student Sues For Free Speech After Writing Anti-Gay Paper

AP | Posted 10.16.2014 | College

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A former University of New Mexico student can proceed with a free speech lawsuit against the school alleging she was ostraci...

UNM Apologizes After Conservative Backlash Over Sex Week

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.03.2014 | College

The University of New Mexico apologized Wednesday for some of its campus "Sex Week" events after outcry from conservative students that allowing free ...

Excess Drinking, Being Sprayed With Urine Allegedly Part Of Women's Soccer Team Hazing

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2014 | College

By Joseph Kolb ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug 19 (Reuters) - The University of New Mexico has launched an investigation into reports of a hazi...

College Football Player Suspended Amid Disturbing Charges

AP | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico says running back Crusoe Gongbay is facing rape charges and has been suspended from the team. ...

New Mexico Governor Urges Calm After VIolent Protests

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics

(Recasts with governor urging calm, details on protests) By Joseph Kolb ALBUQUERQUE, March 31 (Reuters) - New Mexico's g...

Brian Urlacher on Retirement, Bears Fallout, Jay Cutler and His Tattoo Snafu

Graham Bensinger | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

Urlacher played his entire NFL career for the Chicago Bears until negotiations for a new contract failed at the end of the 2012 season. This prompted him to announce his retirement in May of 2013.

Fat-Shaming Professor Keeps His Job, For Now

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.28.2013 | College

Geoffrey F. Miller will keep his job as a visiting professor at New York University through the summer, the Manhattan-based school told Bloomberg Busi...

Two Universities Investigating Fat-Shaming Professor

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.11.2013 | College

New York University and the University of New Mexico both plan to investigate professor Geoffrey F. Miller and his fat-shaming tweet, the Chronicle of...

Were Prof's 'Companions' Prostitutes?

Posted 05.22.2013 | College

F. Chris Garcia, a former interim president of the University of New Mexico and a longtime professor there, is the subject of a public hearing before ...

Online Prostitution Laws Out-of-date With Modern Crime: Experts

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Laws written long before the dawn of the Internet age have authorities across the nation struggling to prosecute online prostitut...

University of New Mexico Employee Accused Of Killing Ducks By Campus Duck Pond

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.26.2012 | College

The University of New Mexico at Albuquerque is calling a fowl foul after a woman claims she saw a school employee monitoring the campus pond smash duc...

WATCH: 'Rampant Discrimination' At University Of New Mexico | Posted 11.23.2011 | Black Voices

Black faculty, students and employees at the University of New Mexico are speaking out about alleged unfair treatment some say has been going on for y...

You Won't BELIEVE What Was Found On This Fraternity's Front Porch (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | College

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- University of New Mexico police are trying to determine who left a severed goat head on the porch of a fraternity house. Phi Gam...

US Airways Lets Man In Women's Panties Fly

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

SAN FRANCISCO — Days before a college football player was arrested on a US Airways flight at San Francisco airport following a dispute over his ...

SHOCKING Professor Sex Scandals

Posted 08.20.2011 | College

Ideally, professors are supposed to be shaping the minds of our youth. Sometimes however, a professor's duty as a teacher can be compromised by their ...

Baggy Pants Lead To College Football Player's Arrest

AP | Posted 08.16.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- A University of New Mexico football player's saggy pants led to his arrest and removal from an airplane at San Francisco Internationa...

Student Newspaper Apologizes For Racially Insensitive Cartoon

Posted 07.05.2011 | College

The editor of the University of New Mexico's student paper has apologized for a cartoon printed in the publication's Wednesday issue that was deemed r...

University Of New Mexico Parking Attendants Ticket SUV With Body 3 Times

AP | SUE MAJOR HOLMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — University of New Mexico parking attendants ticketed a rental vehicle parked on campus three times without noticing a dead w...

University Of New Mexico Grapples With Professor-Dominatrix Scandal

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Eric Kelderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In some ways, working as a phone-sex dominatrix is a lot simpler than being on a college faculty. Your relationship with others is clearly defined, no...

Living Wage Law Would Create Benefits for Business, City's Economy

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

The principle behind the living wage bill is simple: the city should only use taxpayer dollars to create high-quality jobs. Subsidizing the creation of poverty-level jobs makes little economic or fiscal sense.

Is Elizabeth Lambert a Victim?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Is she a perpetrator of shameful behavior? Absolutely. But she is also a victim of a media that thrives -- dare I say, survives -- on such lurid episodes.