/home/unmweb/public_html/lobolife.unm.edu/wp-content/themes/lobolife/front-page.php --

UNM Meteorite Museum

No matter what you study, you can find something fun and fascinating at the UNM Meteorite Museum and Collection! Whether you…

February 26th, 2024 at 9:37 pm

Novel Point Coffee

What better place to tackle your list of homework assignments and studying than cozying up in a local cafe? As the…

Hyde Memorial State Park Yurts

If you ever feel like you’re losing all hope after spending three sleepless nights studying for calculus, which you still don’t…

November 12th, 2023 at 11:25 am

Balloon Fiesta

Arguably the most iconic event in the state, New Mexico hosts the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta every October. It is practically a rite-of-passage for…

October 15th, 2023 at 11:22 am

Sustainability Expo

Imagine an event that celebrates community sustainability! Well, that’s exactly what the UNM Sustainability Expo aims to achieve! Organized and managed…

April 29th, 2023 at 3:25 pm

International Festival

Be captivated by a celebration of diverse cultures, mesmerizing performances, a fashion show, live music and mouthwatering global cuisine at one of The University of New Mexico’s…

April 22nd, 2023 at 3:21 pm


Picture this, you sit down with an ice cream cone stacked with two scoops of pistachio ice cream and watch the…

April 7th, 2023 at 8:35 am

Heron Lake State Park

A popular destination in northern New Mexico for Lobos, Heron Lake State Park offers picturesque scenery and a variety of activities….

March 15th, 2023 at 7:23 pm

ASUNM Southwest Film Center 

The Associated Students of The University of New Mexico (ASUNM) Southwest Film Center is conveniently located on campus on the bottom…

Snowshoeing at the Sandia Crest

This might be our chilliest adventure yet. Not even winter can stop these Lobos on a snowy adventure! At about 10,678…

January 26th, 2023 at 9:33 pm

Hanging of the Greens

Every year, at the beginning of December, groups on campus come together to put on one of the oldest student traditions…

Rude Boy Cookies

While strolling down the street on your way to campus one day, you pick up on a familiar aroma that takes…

Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

The Rio Grande Nature Center State Park State Park exhibits a native plant garden, pollinator garden, ponds with observation windows for…

November 4th, 2022 at 9:48 am

Aspen Vista Trail

Aspen Vista Trail is a must-do hike in Santa Fe, especially in autumn! During the fall months, the trail is drenched…

October 22nd, 2022 at 9:59 pm

Red Rally

Every year, before the UNM Lobos vs NMSU Aggies football game, students gather on Johnson Field to burn a 25-ft. tall…

October 11th, 2022 at 11:36 am

Silent Lights

With six DJs, three stages, a massive light show and thousands of students vibing and dancing, Silent Lights is always a…

September 15th, 2022 at 4:08 pm


The incineration of a giant, screaming 50-foot-tall paper marionette nicknamed Zozobra, or Old Man Gloom, is a tradition that goes back…

September 2nd, 2022 at 8:31 pm

Class Crawl

Welcome Lobos! Still trying to figure out where your classes are? Worried you might get lost on campus? Class crawl is…

August 21st, 2022 at 6:44 pm

Move-In Day

Each fall, one by one, Lobos return after a long summer break and the campus slowly gains back its lively and…

August 18th, 2022 at 8:00 am

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

Follow the Rio Grande from Albuquerque for a few hours and you’ll find yourself at Elephant Butte Lake. Sandy beaches with…

August 15th, 2022 at 7:36 pm

The Duck Pond

The Duck Pond, located on The University of New Mexico main campus, is a highlight of the Albuquerque area, attracting not…

July 22nd, 2022 at 5:50 pm

Electric Playhouse

Have you ever wondered what walking through the multiverse would feel like? Electric Playhouse is about replicating such an experience through…

UNM Observatory

Have you ever wanted to get a closer look at the farthest areas of the night sky? One of the best…

Embudito Canyon Loop

The UNM Geology & Environmental Science Club (GESC) is a student-run organization that shares a passion for rockhounding, exploring, and admiring…

April 1st, 2022 at 5:06 pm

Trinity Site

From the history books, students around the world know of New Mexico’s role in the Manhattan Project, and our state continues…

March 15th, 2022 at 8:07 pm

Sandia Cave

If you follow NM State Road 165 into the Sandia Mountains from Placitas, you’ll quickly find yourself surrounded by steep slopes…

March 8th, 2022 at 6:58 pm

Lobo Day

Everyone loves to celebrate their birthday, and The University of New Mexico is no different! Founded in 1889, UNM is New…

Climbing at Las Conchas

New Mexico is home to some of the best climbing crags in the American Southwest, but few have the views and…

October 11th, 2021 at 6:12 pm

ABQ BioPark

Sitting next to the iconic Rio Grande, the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo is a quick getaway that’s easy on the wallet. Hosting…

Elephant Butte Lake State Park

If you like camping, fishing, boating, or just being outdoors, Elephant Butte is the park for you! There is plenty of…

March 12th, 2021 at 9:53 pm

Paseo del Bosque Trail

This semester may be an unusual one, but living the Lobo Life doesn’t stop just because classes are online and group…

September 24th, 2020 at 5:20 pm

Carlsbad Caverns

Out in the distant lands of New Mexico, far beyond the snowy white peaks of any mountain or dense green foliage…

April 3rd, 2020 at 10:26 pm

The Bisti Badlands

Welcome to where the West is still wild. The Bisti, otherwise known as the De-na-zin Wilderness, is over 60 square miles…

March 9th, 2020 at 2:42 pm

Jemez Hot Springs

Sylvia Plath once said “There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many…

February 21st, 2020 at 6:18 pm

Eagle Nest Cabins and Marina

After an exciting day of ice fishing at Eagle Nest Lake State Park, kick off your frosted boots and cozy up…

February 15th, 2020 at 2:38 am

La Cumbre Brewing Co

Local craft breweries have seen a substantial rise in popularity in New Mexico in recent years. With so many breweries to…

The Guild Cinema

For Lobos looking to get out of the dorm for the evening, popcorn and a movie is a natural choice. Sure,…

January 30th, 2020 at 7:14 pm

Boxing Bear Brewing Co

Friends plus high-quality drinks and food at Boxing Bear Brewing Co. equal the perfect place to relax off-campus. With a wide selection of house-made drinks that vary from heavy…

Hi Boba

Imagine with me, a stop at Hi Boba. Before you know it, between sips and quips, you’ve forgotten all about the…

Art! Attack

Located on San Mateo, 13 minutes from UNM’s main campus, Art! Attack is a magical place for both young and old…

December 8th, 2019 at 5:36 pm

New Mexico United

There is a long list of unique things that are definitively New Mexican experiences – like eating green chile or going…

October 2nd, 2019 at 8:46 pm

Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures

Coursing through the entire Land of Enchantment, the Rio Grande is a familiar river to New Mexicans. Because of the vast…

September 17th, 2019 at 2:51 am

Tractor Brewing Company

If you’re a fan of live music, friendly people and tasty brews then there is a good chance that you are…

Red Door Brewing Co

Located in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, Red Door Brewing is the perfect spot to check out local entertainment while having…

Eagle Nest Lake State Park

At Eagle Nest Lake State Park, the soft rustling of a summer breeze wandering through the abundant rolling wildflower fields is…

August 9th, 2019 at 4:34 pm

Chello Grill

Soon you’ll be saying “hello to Chello”, not only because it’s catchy, butbecausewho wouldn’t say “hello”to fresh, flavorful, and affordable mediterranean…

Riverbend Hot Springs

Take a deep breathe in. Close your eyes and find yourself unwinding in a moment of bliss at New Mexico’s only…

June 14th, 2019 at 9:00 pm

Piñon Coffee House

If you’re looking to savor the day with locally-inspired New Mexican flavors, then Piñon Coffee House vows to be your daily…

Fenton Lake State Park

It is well-known that New Mexico holds a long list of beautiful state parks, and the majestic mountain escape found at…

May 15th, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Zendo Coffee

After a long day of studying for finals, there’s nothing like treating yourself to a delightful espresso or tea creation at…

Hotel Luna Mystica

Sometimes a place so magical exists that you dream about it before, during, and after your time there, so majestic that…

The Brew Coffee & Tea Cafe

There’s nothing more heartwarming than being welcomed by a family of sparkling cacti, blooming succulents, and friendly baristas at one of…

Empire Board Game Library

Making the transition from studying in Zimmerman Library to laughing so hard it hurts at Empire Board Game Library is easy…

December 19th, 2018 at 9:45 pm

The River Of Lights

The holidays glow more and more each year at the Albuquerque BioPark Botanic Garden, just in time for finals to wrap…

December 13th, 2018 at 6:44 pm

Dion’s Pizza

Needless to say there’s nothing more New Mexican than green chile, but little can beat a freshly–baked, steaming slice of Dion’s…

Maize Maze

Ever wondered what it would be like to truly wander endlessly through a giant 8–acre patch of corn in Albuquerque’s North…

October 28th, 2018 at 9:09 pm

Harvest Festival

Sometimes it just feels like fall, and El Rancho de Los Golondrinas’s 200 acres of color-changing leaves make the perfect place to celebrate…

October 18th, 2018 at 4:25 pm

Downtown Growers’ Market

Imagine eating a fresh apple or peach right off of the tree while a gentle breeze ruffles through your hair. Now…

September 28th, 2018 at 6:34 pm

Santa Fe Renaissance Faire

Whether it be dressing up as your favorite mythical creature, eating a massive turkey leg while watching two fully armored knights…

September 21st, 2018 at 10:18 pm

Very Large Array

Do you ever find yourself forgetting how small you are in our ever-expanding universe? Need a good reminder? Then look no…

September 16th, 2018 at 12:39 am

Outpost Ice Arena

Sometimes you need a break from the sweltering New Mexico sun. Luckily, a frosty refuge is just around the corner.  The…

Old Barrel Tea Co.

Over the last decade, there has been a boom in the coffee industry, with what seems like a new café opening up on…

International Folk Art Market

This past weekend, the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market arrived in the capital. This eclectic art market showcases thousands of…

July 18th, 2018 at 7:34 pm

Ninja Force Gym

How many of us have sat down to watch an episode of American Ninja Warrior and thought to ourselves, “I can…

July 12th, 2018 at 3:09 pm

Santa Fe Railyard Market

A quick five minutes away from the heart of the capital lies the Santa Fe Railyard Market. As soon as the weather starts to warm…

June 13th, 2018 at 10:16 pm

El Malpais National Monument

At El Malpais, the endless landscape of the western horizon, dotted with small trees, and the seemingly vertical cliffs bordering the eastern skies ignite a feeling of true…

June 6th, 2018 at 10:30 pm

Cowgirl BBQ

Nestled in the middle of the Guadalupe District in Santa Fe lies a quaint establishment, Cowgirl BBQ. This rustic eatery is…

Santa Fe Opera House

Set atop the mesa outside one of the global art capitals of the world, the Santa Fe Opera House is an…

May 23rd, 2018 at 10:33 pm


Reminiscent of a life-size Where’s Waldo page, Tinkertown’s enormous and eccentric collection of hand carved faces and figures gaze out in…

May 16th, 2018 at 6:08 pm

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

From permanent art and historical installations to the annually held American Indian Week, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center transports visitors to…

May 4th, 2018 at 7:21 pm

Climbing Box Canyon

In the desert of Socorro, a climber’s paradise awaits against the rhyolite cliffs and boulders. Ideal for winter climbing and days of…

April 26th, 2018 at 5:27 pm

Ojo Caliente

Of the hundreds of spas and hot springs New Mexico is home to, Ojo Caliente is the original destination for rest…

Fiestas 2018

Every year, ASUNM Student Special Events hosts Fiestas – one of the largest music festivals in New Mexico and one of…

April 10th, 2018 at 10:59 pm

Sipapu Pond Skimming

Spring in Northern New Mexico means the snow starts to melt, the winter jackets can come off, and little puddles begin…

April 4th, 2018 at 4:58 pm

Bahama Buck’s

As spring rolls around and New Mexico heats up, Bahama Buck’s has the perfect way to cool off with their one-of-a-kind…

Lobo Men’s Basketball

There’s few events in New Mexico that can compare to the hype of a Lobo basketball game in The Pit at Dreamstyle…

March 9th, 2018 at 7:46 pm

Pyramid Rock

While most Lobo Life adventures stem from UNM’s main campus, Lobos find adventure no matter which campus they attend. A favorite getaway for those…

March 2nd, 2018 at 5:31 pm

Taos Ski Valley

There are ski resorts, and then there is Taos Ski Valley. One of the most iconic and famous mountain resorts in…

February 24th, 2018 at 9:10 pm

Sauce Pizza & Wine

Delicious, affordable, farm-fresh food is the standard at one of Albuquerque’s best new Italian restaurants, Sauce Pizza & Wine. Offering mouth watering mac…