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Dear Mexican: Why do Mexican men have thicker hair than Caucasian men? Because I’ve seen more Mexican men with thicker hair and a lot more of it that Caucasian men. Why? Is it because it runs in the genes? (I am only asking about hair on the head not body hair).

Frankie

Dear Gabacho: It’s ALWAYS about the genes for...

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By Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: Do Mexicans know that if just one of their grandparents was born in Spain, they could immigrate immediately not just to Spain, but also any other country in the European Union? I know this is not an option for a lot of Mexicans, but it certainly seems like a better one for those that have the “Spanish” option. Spain is a First World country with free health care, seven-hour work days and, quite simply, Spanish people seem to share much more in common with Mexicans. Don’t get me wrong: I think that they are a great thing for America, and that anyone who wants to live here should be able to, yet I am also a realist. I only bring this up because...

Welcome to the Gallup Sun debut issue

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Welcome to the new Gallup Sun free weekly newspaper. We hope you enjoy our debut issue. We not only want to keep you informed, but we want you to feel entertained and proud of Gallup and the surrounding community, even with the challenges we face in this growing region.

We thank our debut issue advertisers for taking a leap of faith and advertising with a new publication. Providing clear and crisp ads that customers will take notice of is our #1 priority.

Also, a big thank you to the establishments that are carrying the Gallup Sun. You support both local businesses and a free, local community newspaper.

As publisher/editor of the Gallup Sun, I welcome story ideas and feedback on...

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Dear Mexican: I’m a 23-year-old Latina attending a Texas university. I’m taking a class that is centered around Latino culture and history. I’m a first generation Tex-Mex kid, and lately all of the documentaries and other course work have been making me “feel some type of way” angry/sad/and overall confused, for lack of better phrasing. I don’t know how to handle these feelings, and it is making me be more introspective about the Latino/Mexican part of my identity—as if I didn’t already have enough issues there. I don’t want to overthink it, and I don’t want to always wonder how people perceive me because of my background. But I don’t know how to feel about what I...

Announcing the finalists in the first-ever UNM-G Celebration of Student Writing

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University of New Mexico-Gallup received many high-quality submissions and are pleased to announce individual category winners for the first ever Celebration of Student Writing contest.

The five students, listed below, will compete for the best overall writing award at National Library Week. The public will vote for the winner based on a poster display contest.

This event will take place April 14 at Zollinger Library.  Food will be available at the event, which is open to the public, from 3-5 pm.

Please come meet our talented student writers and cast your vote for the best essay. The winner will receive $125, in addition to the $75 they were awarded for winning their...

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