My Third of July in Santa Fe

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With COVID-19 cases rising, I knew this 4th of July would be different. Last summer I went to Blanding, Utah to meet up with an old high school friend and have a nice camping trip. Between the summer class, work and planning on leaving town soon, I needed a low-key, socially distant Independence Day celebration. […]

Maxwell Museum Online

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During the pandemic, UNM had moved to limited operations. This included closing the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology to the public. The museum is located on the central campus, west of the duck pond. I have found myself in the museum two or three times to check out the exhibits. The museum is free for everyone, […]

“Let’s Do a Wellness Check”

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One of the hosts of the podcast I listen to posted a tweet the other night. She checked in on her followers by asking them to do a “wellness check.” Basically, she asked, with everything that has happened (i.e. the pandemic and the protests) how are you doing? I have not been too active as […]

What I Wish I Would’ve Known as a Freshman

Before I started at UNM, I vividly remember looking at blog posts that described things you should know as a freshman. As someone who has graduated and is naturally a reflective person, I decided to go full circle and make my own list of things I wish I would have known.  1. Don’t be afraid […]

NSO To-Go!

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COVID-19 had disrupted a lot. Classes have moved online, and work is being done at home. A new Lobo’s first impression of UNM has also changed. Most of my friends and I experienced an on-campus New Student Orientation (NSO). It was marked by staying in the dorms and listening to lectures in Woodward Hall with […]

Summer Courses: Part 2

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Summer courses for Summer 2020 started on June 1st. Last Summer semester, I took two classes. They were both online courses and totaled four credit hours. This semester, I am taking on class for four credit hours. While it was not originally supposed to be online, COVID-19 has moved it to the digital platform. Some […]

We Need To Do More

Today’s current climate is not one that is easy to talk about, but that does not mean we do not talk about it. One thing I learned at the University of New Mexico is that in situations where you are the most uncomfortable you learn the most. Another thing that I learned from my peers […]