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Early last month, President Biden extended a repayment pause for student loans until October 2021. In the meantime, college seniors graduating in the midst of this pandemic are also dealing with the stresses of a weak economy and fewer job opportunities. Patrick Watson from Mauldin Economics sat down with reporter Taylor Velazquez to talk about the likelihood of student loan forgiveness and the future of the job market.


5/17/20 Honoring 2020 Graduates

Sep 4, 2020

SUN 5/17 7p: This week on Generation Justice, we celebrate 2020 Graduates! from elementary all the way to Master’s levels.

Congratulations to Violet Hamilton, Gianna Ramirez, Zaid Zeyaee, Milian Cordova, Jaime Martinez Gibson, Jeremiah Hodgkins, Mikeah Merry, Kyle Gonzales, Shantel Alonzo, Jazlin Limas, and Cecilia Frescas. Catch us live every Sunday @ 7:00pm on 89.9 KUNM OR stream on! 

Senior Airman Valerie Seelye, U.S. Army / CREATIVE COMMONS

Lets Talk New Mexico 5/14, 8a: K-12 schools across the state closed in late March and students have been finishing up their last months online. Many youth have had their extracurriculars cancelled and aren’t able to leave the house or see their friends. This week, we hear from the generation of young New Mexicans impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis. As they approach the end of the semester, we’ll hear from middle and high school students about what the shutdown’s been like for them and what they think the future might hold.