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’80s thrash punk band “Still Cyco”

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Suicidal Tendencies ready to rock Albuquerque

The punk-rock music genre has always been hard to describe  –  from the style to the outburst of lyrics to the bands that play it. Those who are drawn to punk can tell you why they love it, though, and like so many of us who have our own taste for the genre, the reasons are...

UNM-G adds Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree

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UNM-Gallup now offers students interested in the field of nursing the option of receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

The addition of the bachelor’s degree is the result of collaborative statewide partnerships that allows institutions of higher education to share a common curriculum and grant students access to a broader number of program options.

UNM-Gallup previously offered only an on-site Associate Degree in Nursing, but now allows students to fulfill additional requirements for the BSN without having to leave the UNM-Gallup campus. BSN students who complete the program will receive their Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of New Mexico main campus in...

35th annual Summer Nightly Indian Dances come to a close

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Dances drew tourists from around the globe

One couldn’t have asked for a more perfect evening — a beautiful New Mexico sunset splashed across the sky, a gentle breeze whisked by and the soothing melodic sounds of a flute danced in the air. The evening of Sept. 3 marked the end of another year for the Gallup Summer Nightly Indian Dances.

In their 35th year, the nightly dances once again proved why they’re such an anticipated event. The dances highlight various Native American tribes, who display their culture through song and dance. Dressed in their tribal regalia, various groups come out and perform before audiences for one hour.

Each year, the City of Gallup and the...

Navajo Nation honors Sen. John McCain

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PHOENIX, Ariz. — On behalf of the Navajo Nation, Pres. Russell Begaye and Vice Pres. Jonathan Nez attended Sen. John McCain’s funeral service at the North Phoenix Baptist Church on Aug. 30, in honor of the ideals he upheld as a veteran and as a statesman.

“Navajos are paying tribute to the legacy of Sen. McCain shoulder-to-shoulder with fellow Americans,” Begaye said. “We had our differences and we shared common goals. In all, he was a respectable man willing to sit down with the Navajo Nation to hear our concerns. He was a man of courage who served the country with valor. Godspeed, Sen. McCain.”

McCain was elected to the House of Representatives in 1982 and to the...

British man prances into Gallup on his dancing-trek across U.S.

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Dancing for slavery awareness, ‘Planet Prancer’ concludes second leg of his journey in Gallup

Travelers along Route 66 over the past several months may have witnessed an unusual sight – a man in a neon tutu dancing along the road with a rolling buggy behind him.

That man is Ben Hammond, 40, a lecturer at the University College London Institute of Education in the United Kingdom.

Hammond is known online as the Planet Prancer, calling himself the world’s only long-distance dancer with one goal – to dance every step around the world, starting with the United States.

His trek across the U.S. began on March 28 at the Santa Monica Pier in California. The plan is to dance...

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