Campus Culture

Requesting Disability Accommodations

By CHELSEA NAPPER Students at the Institute of American Indian Arts come to better their craft skills, to make industry connections, and to strive toward a brighter future for themselves and their families. For some, being here is as easy as their next assignment—but for others, nearly every day brings big challenges. For those who...
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2017 Food Day at IAIA

By COURTENEY HANDY Representatives from the Santa Fe Food Depot presented on their food programs at the Center for Lifelong Education at the Institute of American Indian Arts for Food Day, held Oct. 25.  
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Pizza: A Slice From Above

By PEARLYNE CORIZ Living in the United States, you will have eaten around 6,000 slices of pizza over your lifetime, according to What is it about pizza that makes it an American favorite? How much do we really know about pizza?
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On-Campus Medical Service: Necessity or Vestige? 

By SAVANNAH JUNES At the beginning of the fall semester, Institute of American Indian Arts students were quick to notice that the medical clinic on campus had closed. The decision to close the clinic came right before the start of the semester when negotiations between the school and the providers, Presbyterian Medical Services, could not reach an agreement, according...
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Ask the Counselors: “Catching A Catfish”

Dear Counselors, My friend, Kelly was catfished recently by a potential boyfriend and she is now afraid to do online dating. Is there any psychology behind the appeal of catfishing and how does one protect themselves from an online predator from a dating site/app. Are there any warning signs one should look for to avoid being catfished?...
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Stress Relief/Reduction Tips

By JOANN BISHOP, CSCS Everyone experiences stressful situations in life – the key is recognizing the stress.  Is it a short-term problem that can be managed with a deep breath?  Some stressful situations are out of our control, a serious illness for example.  Maintaining a positive attitude to stress and stressful events is possibly the...
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“Dear Colleague” Letter Will Not Affect IAIA’s Current Title IX Policies

By MATTHEW ROBECK The US Department of Education sent a “Dear Colleague” letter on Sept. 22 to colleges across the US. This letter rolls back Obama era policies that give all US colleges a minimum standard on how they are to handle sexual violence cases, to colleges across the US. Carmen Henan, dean of students,...
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