When in Rome…

Three days into 2018 I departed Albuquerque, alone, at 8:55 AM for a final destination of Rome, Italy. Other people who’ve traveled alone had told me how life-changing this trip would be, but I had no idea what I was about to embark on. Over the next 12 days I would confirm to others dozens […]

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Cozy Winter Reads

On behalf of all the cold-weather lovers out there, I will be the first to express my relief that it has finally become cold enough here in Albuquerque to whip out our soft blankets and piping hot tea mugs. While you are sitting in front of the fireplace (or in my case, sitting in front […]

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To Move or Not to Move Part II

I write today to share good news: The Honors College will no longer have to relocate to the Art Annex! There are three major reasons for this change. In the wake of the August regents meeting, the UNM board of regents created a task force to look over the reallocation of SHAC’s ground-level space. That […]

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To Move or Not to Move

  Annex. (n.) 1540s, “an adjunct, accessory,” from French annexe “that which is joined” (13c.), from annexer “to join” (see annex (v.)). Meaning “supplementary building” is from 1861. Annex. (v.) Late 14c., “to connect with,” from Old French annexer “to join, attach” (13c.), from Medieval Latin annexare, frequentative of Latin annecetere “to bind to,” from […]

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As I Live and Grieve

Grief is indescribable and undesirable. Losing someone you love is on par with losing your body’s ability to function, and your mind’s ability to think. These past few weeks surrounding my grandma’s passing were jumbled to say the least, and without the support of friends and family, I wouldn’t have had the strength to reflect […]

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Is it Worth it?

“Is it worth it? Let me work it. I put my thing down flip it and rever-” oh wait. That’s not what this is about. Recently I had the opportunity to attend a VIP Meet and Greet for some of my favorite artists on the “Friends and Family” tour pictured above; rappers Andy Mineo and […]

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