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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Lead guitarist Tony Perry throws his pick to the audience.

Pierce the Veil gives the Sun City ‘Besitos’

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor November 11, 2023

With people clad in black, merch lines wrapped around the building and cheers echoing inside the arena, the Don Haskins Center welcomed Pierce the Veil (PTV) for their fifth concert Nov. 8. Named after the band’s latest album release, the group travelled...

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UTEP Percussion Ensemble at the Fox Fine Arts directed by Andy. P Smith.

A heart pounding percussion performance

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter November 8, 2023

Musicians strike at their instruments, some with sticks and some with their bare hands. From drums to marimbas, a variety of percussion instruments were played together to give a thrilling performance. Directed by Andy P. Smith, the program was given...

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Cigarettes After Sex is categorized as an American dream pop band which was formed in El Paso, Texas in 2008.

‘Cigarettes After Sex’ brings back love to El Paso

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor October 18, 2023

Fans screamed across the Don Haskins Center Oct. 11 after black and white lights shined across the stage. Lead singer of Cigarettes After Sex Greg Gonzalez, stepped foot in his hometown again. Many of the band’s fans have been lifelong listeners and...

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‘But Here We Are:’ Foo Fighters in awe of El Paso

Sofia Sierra, Contributor/Reporter October 11, 2023

The strum of a guitar can open a gate full of memories to come flooding back. To many, the Foo Fighters have brought unforgettable experiences since the ‘90s, creating a sense of nostalgia today. So when they arrived to the Suncity to play at the Don...

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Vocalist Natalia Bermudez, guitarist Mario Otero, and trumpeter Ricardo Ayub perform “Continuar”.

Hispanic Heritage night at the opera

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Reporter October 9, 2023

As the curtains rise on the stage of the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, a harmonious celebration unfolds in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, where the rich tapestry of Hispanic culture takes center stage, weaving together music, tradition and artistry.   The...

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During the song “Blue”, Uchis grabbed a camera and held it to do a point of view shot.

Kali Uchis wishes EP roses

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter October 9, 2023

Imagine if the term “heaven on earth” were real. To some Sun City concertgoers, they experienced an event near that type of grandeur at the last stop of Kali Uchis’ “Red Moon in Venus” tour. The singer performed hits across seven different sold-out...

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Greg Gonzalez, lead singer of Cigarettes After Sex which are set to perform Oct. 11 at the Don Haskins Center. Photo courtesy of Unai Arnaz Imaz

A melodic fiesta: Artists touring EP

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor/Reporter September 28, 2023

El Paso is no stranger to the rhythm and beat of music, and 2023 promises to be a spectacular year for music enthusiasts as a variety of artists from different genres grace the city with their presence.   The Sun City’s music scene is incredibly...

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Pop singer Olivia Rodrigo released her sophomore album “GUTS” which contains 12 songs that feature songs like “All-American Bitch”, “Bad Idea, Right?” and “Vampire.” Photo courtesy of Chuff Media

Olivia Rodrigo spills her “GUTS” in fun and vulnerable sophomore album

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 19, 2023

In early 2021, young actress Olivia Rodrigo, known for TV shows like "Bizaardvark" and "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series," released the song "Driver's License." Soon, the catchy pop-based piano ballad would hit over 1 billion on-demand streams...

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Alice Cooper, Def Leppard and Motley Crue performed at the Sun Bowl stadium Aug. 18, for their world tour which ended in El Paso. Photo courtesy of Paulina Deras

Iconic ’80s legends rock our ‘Home Sweet Home’

Annabella Mireles, Photo Editor August 30, 2023

El Paso became centerstage to nostalgia when it was announced iconic groups Alice Cooper, Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe would come to El Paso as their final stop in their world tour. Fans scurried to Ticketmaster Dec. 16, 2022, with some ticket prices...

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RBD Preforms in El Paso Aug. 25, for the first time in 15 years

The most anticipated reunion of the year: ‘Y Soy Rebelde’

Ruth Urquiza, Contributor/Reporter August 29, 2023

Taking us on a trip down memory lane in one of the most anticipated concerts of the year, the Mexican pop group Rebelde (RBD), opened their “Soy Rebelde” reunion world tour, Aug. 25 at UTEP’s Sun Bowl stadium. After 15 years of separation, the group...

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Stapleton looks towards the crowd and shares a smile with his fans.

ICYMI: Chris Stapleton in the Sun City

Gianluca Cuevas, Contributor May 29, 2023

Chris Stapleton kicked off his 2023 “All American Tour” March 16 and shortly made his way to El Paso to perform his fourth show off the tour, April 26. The El Paso show is said to have sold out in minutes with ticket resale prices reaching as high...

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Monja is a band from Ciudad Juárez composed of five members; Raul “Gato” Ramirez (lead guitar), Aáron “Animal” Alonso (vocal), Eduardo “Lalo” Betancourt (bass), Omar Avila (lead guitar) and Luis “Chino” Ortega (drums).

Monja: A ‘religious’ rock experience

Meagan Elizabeth Garcia, Arts & Culture Editor May 26, 2023

El Paso is a big city that is rich in its artistic and musical culture. While there are many household name performers that come to play here, the real treasure can be found in the Sun City’s local music scene. Whether you are looking for relaxing tunes...

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