Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tidbits

From Military.com: Kirtland Air Force Base: Kirtland AFB would like to welcome you to New Mexico, the “Land of Enchantment.” Kirtland AFB is the third largest installation in the Air Force Material Command (AFMC). The base occupies over 52,000 acres … Continue reading

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Football coaches highest paid public employees in most states

To continue on my last opinion piece on UNM athletics (https://elloborojo.wordpress.com/category/university-of-new-mexico/athletics/) here is a graphic that looks at the highest paid public employees of each state. Football coaches are the top in most states, including New Mexico. http://www.upworthy.com/and-you-thought-jocks-had-it-good-in-high-school?c=bl3  

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Book Review: The Closed Corporation (1968) by James Ridgeway

The Closed Corporation: American Universities in Crisis by James Ridgeway 1968, Ballantine Books, New York. The Closed Corporation: American Universities in Crisis, is a book written by James Ridgeway in 1968. In it he gives a good overview of the … Continue reading

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Barbed Wire and Public Art: Reflections on the Controversy of “Cultural Crossroads of the Americas” by Bob Haozous

Barbed wire was invented in the 1860‘s, the same time that the United States was fortifying its western conquest via Manifest Destiny. It is a fierce thing to look at and to come in contact with. Steel fencing with sharp … Continue reading

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