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Jyllian Roach


The Setonian
Opinion

Column: Bullies make for poor allies

Facebook friend posted a message on Thursday about Roosh V. and the ill-fated Return of Kings meet-up event. In it, he said that, while the event was canceled, men who had planned to participate were instead going to ”...’pick up’ (read: coerce and rape) women at nearby bars.” I asked the poster, who thinks of himself as an ally for women, for his source on the information, and instead of supplying a link or a name, he became defensive and ultimately he deleted my comments. Later that same day, the U.K. tabloid website Daily Mail published an article with the headline “Not so cool now! Pro-rape pick-up artist pictured in a sweat-stained T-shirt at the door of his mother’s home (where he lives in the BASEMENT!).” The included photo shows the self-identified men’s rights activist speaking to police at his door wearing – gasp – a T-shirt and shorts. No mention was made of how they had determined he lived in his mother’s basement.

Courtesy: davidbowie.comDavid Bowie died Jan. 10 after  battling liver cancer for a year and a half.
News

Farewell David Bowie: An Albuquerque tribute

Pop icon David Bowie died on Sunday at just 69 years old, after an 18-month-long battle with liver cancer. The rock legend touch many lives with his music, fashion and innovation. Bowie played his final Albuquerque show at Tingley Coliseum in 2013, but fans and mourners can relive that concert here with the complete show set list:

"The 100" by Kass Morgan
Culture

Top book series' to read over winter break

It’s been years since a literary series took the world by storm. Harry Potter concluded in 2007, a year before the final installment of the Twilight saga. Two years later, the Hunger Games trilogy gave fans an epilogue they still argue about. While it’s not yet over, book six in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series won’t be out until sometime next year. But now that the semester is ending, what’s a reader to do? For your holiday break enjoyment, the Daily Lobo presents three underrated books series, all of which are totally complete, absolutely amazing and easily finished before the spring semester begins.

The Setonian
Opinion

Column: Cowardice is seeing terrorism under every hijab

Did you know UNM is a terrorist-friendly school? It is because we have an active Students for Justice in Palestine chapter, and because ASUNM passed an anti-Islamophobia resolution last year. So says David Horowitz, editor-in-chief of FrontPage Magazine and founder of Students for Academic Freedom. Because popular opinion says that supporting Palestine is anti-Semitic.

The Setonian
News

Proposal: Online class fee adjustment will account for UNM Learn

For 15 years, every online class taken at UNM has a delivery fee of $100. But after Friday’s Board of Regents meeting, that fee may change — and not just for students taking online courses. Vice Provost of Extended Learning Monica Orozco Obando and Associate Vice President of the Office of Planning, Budget and Analysis Andrew Cullen will propose an end to the delivery fee for all online classes at UNM. What would replace it is a mandatory fee that all students would pay each semester, regardless of their enrollment in online courses.

The Setonian
Culture

Game review: 'Fallout 4' offers both hits (nonetheless beautiful) misses

Meet Liliana. She likes helping people, sarcasm and killing bad guys. She's also around 230 years old. Liliana and I have spent a lot of time together in the last few days, exploring the world of “Fallout 4.” That's one of the things I like most about the newest edition of Bethesda's “Fallout” franchise: the highly customizable avatars. I spent about an hour getting Liliana's look and stats just right.

Nadia Gatsch, left, and Kyle Sprosty attempt to decode locks at the NM Escape Room. NM Escape Room is a one of a kind experience where a group of eight people must work together decoding puzzles and locks in order to escape the room within the hour.
Culture

'Escape the room' Internet games come to life

Imagine finding yourself locked inside an unfamiliar room. You’ve been told you only have an hour to find a way out, and once your hour is up ... you lose the game, and another team will enter to attempt their escape. Husband-and-wife team Darren and Carrie Guido have taken the popular “escape the room” internet games and brought them to life in Albuquerque.

The Setonian
News

Website puts UNM law school in nation's top 20

The UNM School of Law has made its way onto a list of the top 20 law schools in the country. Above the Law ranked the top 50 law schools, looking specifically at the cost, amount of debt and quality law jobs graduates had after their time at each school, according to the legal trade website. “Forty percent of 2014 law graduates did not secure a job in the law,” surveyors said on abovethelaw.com. “We believe the ATL Top 50 gives prospective law students a way to analyze schools using metrics that actually matter.”

The Setonian
News

Geek Edition: Some still feel excluded from geek community

It’s a long-standing image: A guy, usually pale, usually in glasses and a button-up shirt. He spends his days in a science lab and his nights playing games with similar-looking friends. While most people would immediately recognize this as a description of a geek, the reality of who fits the geek mold is changing.

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Sarah Haas, foreground, dances to the sounds of Rev LeReve Tsolwizar’s didgeridoo, mid-ground, while artist Marisa Muro, background, paints to the vibrations of the music Friday morning. Haas calls these performances “Raw Art” because they are unplanned and unrehearsed.

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