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Digital media production student Daemien Gonzalez takes photos for a class project.

Get creative with UTEP’s Digital Media Production Program

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter March 31, 2023

As new students prepare to start the next step of their education at UTEP, the time has come to choose degree plans and programs that fit their goals. With over 160-degree programs, UTEP has a variety of choices where students can find their calling....

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The season finale premiere of HBO Max’s “The Last of Us” aired Sunday, March 12. “The Last of Us” is available for streaming on HBO Max in full and has an accompanying podcast on Spotify.

‘The Last of Us’ will last forever

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor March 23, 2023

Editor’s note: This review may contain spoilers.  Following the season finale premiere of HBO Max’s “The Last of Us” (TLOU), fans have immediately taken to social media with all sorts of comparisons, edits and analyses as to what this new...

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“Abbott Elementary” is a show by ABC which aired Dec. 7, 2021, that shows the lives of teachers working in a low-income school incorporating their lives outside of the classroom.

Learning with the best teachers at ‘Abbott Elementary’

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter March 7, 2023

Your regularly scheduled programming has become more interesting with the newest sitcom, “Abbott Elementary.” The adaptation of viewing a day in the life of a teacher has pulled viewers in with the character's interesting personalities.  American...

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“Heartstopper”, “Loveless”, “The Owl House” and “Our Flag Means Death” are all media pieces that celebrate love for the LGBTQIA2S+ community. Photo courtesy of Polina Tankilevitch

Love is love is love is love…

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor February 16, 2023

Valentine’s is a holiday that can mean various things to different individuals. Some consider it a time to spoil loved ones or plan special nights, others find it to be more capitalistic. Regardless, the day’s original intent is to celebrate love...

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Through the film lens of UTEP students

Jasmin Campoya, Photographer February 15, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a three-part series.   Digital photographers everywhere have argued analog is pretty much over.   Now with digital cameras, what more could you ask for? While many may have this mindset, two UTEP students...

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Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reprise their roles of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman from the show “Breaking Bad” to advertise the snack PopCorners. Photo courtesy of Watch Mojo

Halftime time-out: a mix of commercials

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor February 14, 2023

This past Sunday, Feb. 12, was the biggest game in the National Football League’s (NFL’s) season, with the Kansas City Chiefs taking the victory. The Super Bowl has become almost a national holiday and an international phenomenon, enjoyed by over...

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“Everything Everywhere All at Once” is up for 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Original Score. Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons

A look into the 2023 Academy Award Nominations

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor February 6, 2023

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced their nominations for the Academy Awards for the films of 2022. Nicknamed the Oscar, this is a prestigious award given to what the jury of Academy voters deem the best in artistic and...

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Directed by Jordan Peele and released in 2022, the sci-fi, horror flick “Nope” can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video or is available for rent or buy on Apple TV. Photo courtesy of Monkeypaw Production

Prominent black lead films for Black History Month

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor February 2, 2023

With the month of February drawing near, that means the start of Black History Month. Occurring annually, Black History Month shines a light on African American communities around the world while also displaying the many triumphs and achievements they...

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HBO Max has released the first episode of “The Last of Us” which is based on the video game with the same name. Photo courtesy of HBO Max.

Taking a bite out of ‘The Last of Us’

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor January 23, 2023

While making live adaptations of popular books, mangas, animes and animations is not a newfound trend for television networks or movie studios, there has also been a recent rise in the production of video-game adaptations.   Naughty Dog, a game developing...

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“Space Jam” starring Michael Jordan, is a great family movie that has both the love of basketball and childhood nostalgia by combining the sport with the popular cartoon “Looney Tunes.” Photo courtesy of Ernesto Ruvalcaba/Wikipedia Commons

Movies for the mid season mood

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter January 18, 2023

In the heat of basketball season it is time to dive back into everything basketball. From rewatching games to podcasts to TV or movies, fans everywhere are preparing for the current season. There are plenty of basketball films out there for lovers of...

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Netflix’s “Glass Onion”, a “Knives Out” Mystery stars Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc, a world-famous detective who is invited to solve another murder case. Photo courtesy of Netflix media releases.

No layers to peel back in ‘Glass Onion’

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor January 16, 2023

Editor's note: this review contains no spoilers. In the second installation of Director Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” series, “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” offers a dramatic change in tone from the first film. Though this movie is not...

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Some holiday movies include “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving”, “A Christmas Carol”, “Coco”, and “Wish Dragon.” Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

Get festive with a good holiday movie

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor November 16, 2022

With the Christmas season approaching we know it is almost the end of the year. A lot of holidays have passed by already, but what should you watch next time these holidays come around?   Let us begin with Valentine’s Day, the season of love and...

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