New Mexico Ranked Worst in the Nation for Child Poverty

Justina Grant and Cayla Montoya-Manzo / NM News Port   Child poverty affects New Mexico more than any other state. While the share of children living in poverty in the U.S. decreased one percent from 2015 to 2016, New Mexico experienced a one percent increase from 2016 to 2017, putting the state’s child poverty at…

New Mexico experiences rising incarceration rates among females

by Justina Grant & Cayla Montoya-Manzo / NM NewsPort   As news breaks of New Mexico prisons nearing capacity, data show a strikingly high rate of growth in female incarceration rates. The New Mexico Sentencing Commission presented its 2017 Prison Population Forecast to the Legislative Courts, Corrections and Justice Committee in early September. The commission’s report reveals that…

Snapchat video prompts internal UNMPD investigation

by Justina Grant / NM Newsport An internal investigation is still underway at the UNM Police Department after a controversial video was uploaded to Snapchat on Aug. 25 showing a UNM Police officer punch a woman while he and another officer take her into custody.

Natural, Fresh Water Pools in the Madrid Region

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY CITYLIFE MADRID Paradise is less than 2 hours away! If you want to truly connect with nature while catching some sun-rays, piscinas naturales are the way to go. Natural pools are an extremely unique phenomenon here in Madrid. Since the pools offer complete tranquility without the city noise, they are located far away…

Cooling off at the Best Pools in Barcelona

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY CITYLIFE BARCELONA Who else is ready to grab a towel and sunscreen and hit the beach? With the sunny weather approaching, the urge to splash in the water is getting stronger and stronger. But what if you wanna skip the mellow beach splashes and go hardcore cannon-ball-style? When you’re tired of the itchy…

7 Public, Recreational Pools in Madrid

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY CITYLIFE MADRID Who needs a beach when you have over 25 easily accessible pools just waiting for you to cannon-ball right in? Here in Madrid, we gotta learn how to make do with the lack of sandy shores. But that is no problem considering the number of sport facilities with public pools located…