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Albuquerque Celebrates LGBTIQ+ Pride

By Hilary Broman Staff Reporter Photos By Hilary Broman and Wade Faast Thousands of people gathered along the sides of Lomas Boulevard on Saturday morning to celebrate the 41st annual Pride Parade. The parade was a celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer community. Many local businesses participated in the parade such as; Sandia National Laboratories and

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2017 Guide to Pride

Story and Photo by Hilary Broman Senior Staff Reporter June 6, 2017 June is Pride Month. Cities from all over the world celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer community. Pride also serves as a safe space for the LGBTIQ+ community to come together to raise awareness of issues concerning the community such as; inequality, discrimination and bigotry.

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Skate Away Your Winter Blues at the Newly Reopened Roller King.

January 31, 2017.  Story by Heather Hay.  Featured photo by Wade Faast Albuquerque’s only indoor roller skating rink has scheduled building upgrades and discounts to encourage college students to get in from the cold, exercise and release some stress according to new general manager and CNM alumni Blake Ballew. Roller King, near Juan Tabo and I-40, offers all college students

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CNM Students Share Their Favorite Balloon Fiesta Experiences

Story and Photos by Hilary Broman Staff Reporter Albuquerque is home to the largest ballooning event in the world and the most photographed event on earth according the Balloon Fiesta media officials. This week the 45th annual Balloon Fiesta came to a close. The balloon fiesta is a local tradition according to Emilio Martinez, a CNM nursing major. Some local

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What’s New This Year at the Balloon Fiesta

Story and Photos by Hilary Broman Staff Reporter The 45th annual Balloon Fiesta is underway and this year there are some new events taking place, according to Balloon Fiesta media officials. This year’s theme is Desert Kaleidoscope, which describes Albuquerque’s perfect hot air ballooning climate. The theme was chosen by Charles Goodman from Florida who won the 45th Balloon Fiesta

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Calling All Extras, Acting opportunities for students

By Wade Faast Staff Reporter The New Mexico film industry is in full swing with projects across the state and they need background actors, which is an opportunity for CNM students to make some extra money said Lorrie Latham with Latham Casting. Latham casting is looking to cast extras for an upcoming six part western series that will start shooting

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