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Blog contributor and student at Western New Mexico University. Dillon Pacheco.  -- Photo not provided by blog contributor and WNMU student, Andrea Galindo.

Blog contributor and student at Western New Mexico University. Dillon Pacheco. -- Photo not provided by blog contributor and WNMU student, Andrea Galindo.

Censored Voices:  Banned Book Project   Co-written by Dillon Pacheco and Andrea Galindo 

Thu, Sep 28, 2023, 2:35pm | By Dillon Pacheco

In the realm of intellectual freedom, censorship emerges as a contentious force, stifling vital narratives, limiting awareness, and creating huge knowledge gaps. One of the most conspicuous manifestations...

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WNMU student presents on banned children's books at Hurley Elementary

WNMU student presents on banned children's books at Hurley Elementary

An Educational Moment and Movement: Banned Book Week

Tue, Sep 5, 2023, 1:33pm | By Heather Frankland

As both an educator and a writer, I care deeply about the freedom to read. At Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M., where I teach English, each fall my students do a special project for...

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Photo Courtesy of Vanessa Baca

Photo Courtesy of Vanessa Baca Credit: Ultima and Owl, artist Kathy Gidden, oil on canvas.

Burning Última:  Rudolfo Anaya and the Impact of Book Bans on Democracy

Tue, May 31, 2022, 8:10am | By Vanessa Baca

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines democracy as a government by the people, especially the rule of the majority, and one that is characterized by free and open elections. As Americans, most of us tend...

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