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UNM police release sketch of suspect

The UNM Police Department released a composite sketch of a man who has been accused of attacking three women during the past three months in the parking structure at the northeast intersection of Campus and Lomas Boulevards.




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Web Exclusive: Great summer jobs for students harder to find this year

MILWAUKEE — Students seeking summer employment are learning a painful lesson: The best-paying jobs aren’t as plentiful as in years past, and competition for available positions is more intense. In particular, summer job-seekers will find fewer employment prospects at manufacturing plants and high-tech companies — two areas that provided many with gainful employment during the recent economic boom.


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Senators reflect on service

Some are leaving because of opportunities or frustration. For others, it's just their time to go. Wednesday night was the last Senate meeting for senators who will not be returning in the fall.


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Body art is gaining more acceptance

Underneath all that clothing, hidden in the nooks of college bodies, are tiny rings of metal and splashes of permanent color that no boss will ever see. No one can walk around UNM for very long without seeing that hair dye, tattoos and piercings are becoming the norm. A study done in January at Texas Tech University found that 15 to 20 percent of college students, who are the bread and butter of many tattoo shops, have tattoos and piercings.



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Senate approves BSU rollover

The Senate approved $675 in rollover funding for the Black Student Union but rejected a bill that would make "a beast of almost mythical proportions" the Senate's mascot. Representatives of the Black Student Union did not attend a spring budget workshop and hearing that are required to receive funding through ASUNM without being penalized. Student groups that do not attend the workshop or hearing receive at least 15 percent less in funding than they did the year before.


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Committee OKs vacancy policy change

The argument at the center of last year’s student government election controversy took one step closer to being settled after the Board of Regents Academic Affairs Committee meeting Monday. The committee approved an ASUNM Constitutional amendment that changes language in the student government election code, requiring that Senate vacancies be filled by the candidate who earned the most votes in the most recent student election.




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Classes, cell phones don’t mix

Students and faculty say it’s hard to escape the ringing and gabbing that comes with cell phones on campus, and some professors are trying to quiet the noise in their classes. UNM student Daniel DePaula sat outside of Mitchell Hall yesterday pressing buttons on his cell phone. He said he doesn’t really need the phone, but it helps him to get in touch with people and “find the skinny” on parties.


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Career Services to open satellite office in Farris

In an effort to reach more students, UNM Career Services is opening a satellite office in room 117 of Farris Engineering Center. Career Services and the School of Engineering will celebrate the opening of the new office today at 11:15 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.


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First year is a success for literacy program

The UNM College of Education and Albuquerque Public Schools will celebrate the first year of a program that provides professional development in literacy for middle and high school teachers.


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Gwich'in defends reserve

Sarah James, a Gwich'in from Alaska's Arctic Village, said during a speech on campus Friday that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is in grave danger of being exterminated.


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Consulate honored by law students

The UNM Mexican American Law Students Association honored the Mexican Consulate for protecting the human and legal rights of Mexicans living abroad at its sixth annual Fighting for Justice Banquet Saturday. Juan Flores introduced the award recipients at the banquet at the Old Town Sheraton.


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Ceremony recognizes students in ASUNM

ASUNM President Jennifer Liu thanked those she has worked with this year and welcomed incoming President Andrea Cook during the student government’s recognition ceremony Friday at University House.


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Big I affects UNM enrollment

Larry Waldman of UNM’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research said the University’s enrollment will likely increase when New Mexico’s minor construction boom is over.


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Campus News In Brief

“A Conference for Girls and Women with Disabilities, Families, Educators, Service Providers and Community Members,” will be held today from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel, 1901 University Blvd. N.E.


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Internet makes cheating easier

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — College students stressed out about big term papers due soon might think back thankfully to those TV advertisements broadcast during the NCAA basketball tournament in March. They offered help — for a price — from a Web site, Questia.com, a digital library with 35,000 complete books.



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