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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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Attendee points his glow-sticks towards the camera.

Welcoming Miners with Texas Western Gold Rush

Erik Acosta, Web Editor August 29, 2023

A new fall semester has begun and UTEP has kicked it off with the annual Texas Western Gold Rush. With students dancing and waving glow sticks in the air, this special annual event was held at the Centennial Plaza, Aug. 28.

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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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As the fall semester is nearing, students should research and take advantage of companies such as Allstate, Door Dash, Apple, Converse, Penske, and many others that can help save money.

‘Back to School’ season ending the summer with a splash

Sofia Sierra, Contributor/Reporter August 11, 2023

The summer fantasy ends for elementary students once they see the ‘Back to School’ signs. In their eyes, pool days, eating ice cream for lunch, and sleeping whenever is stripped away once these signs appear in stores.   While it fills younger...

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Christoper Nolans new film “Oppenheimer” immerses the audience in the world of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

“Oppenheimer”: A shivering biopic of man who ushered nuclear weapons

Erik Acosta, Web Editor July 26, 2023

Before the sun had risen over the northern edge of the New Mexico desert, a new light engulfed the night sky as flames filled the air. An event that would mark the first detonation of a nuclear weapon and Christoper Nolan's new film “Oppenheimer”...

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The Barbie movie was directed by Greta Gerwig and released to theatres July 21. Photo courtesy of Warner bros. Productions

Barbie, the perfect execution of womanhood

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor July 26, 2023

Editor’s Note: This article does contain some spoilers.   As excited moviegoers flocked to theatres decked out in pink, they were welcomed with sunlight shining across the beautiful bright pink two-story Barbie dream house as they watched their...

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Held every third Sunday of the month from April to November, is the San Elizario Art Market where many recognized painters can display their work. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

San Elizario Art Market: A deep dive into an ocean of artists

Sofia Sierra, Contributor/Reporter July 21, 2023

While it was credited as the ‘Best Historic Small Town’ by USA Today readers, many seem to overlook San Elizario, Texas. Passing Main Street, visitors can learn about history dating back to the 1500s through Los Portales Museum and the Old County...

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Polaroids by Julio Barrera. Barrera is working in audiovisual production and photography while holding a master’s degree in creative writing from the Universidad Central Bogotá.

Instant Exposure: Art through polaroids

Annabella Mireles, Photo Editor July 20, 2023

The Rubin Center combined polaroids from famous artist Andy Warhol and local artists Beatrice Macias-Caballero and Julio Barrera to create the “Instant Exposure” exhibit which showcased July 14.   Warhol’s polaroids from the years 1975 to 1986...

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It has been two months since the Writers Guild of America went on strike due to many failed negotiations with Hollywood producers as writers demanded better wages due to the high rise of streaming services.  Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

Is another Hollywood strike on the horizon?

Erik Acosta, Web Editor July 13, 2023

[UPDATE]: The contract between SAG-AFTRA and AMPTP has expired July 12, with neither side agreeing to a new negotiation. Actors have been calling for increased pay and protection against artificial intelligence but after countless attempts, the union...

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Youtubers and internet personalities such as Logan Paul have made controversial apology videos that have caused an uproar to fans and viewers.

Cancel culture and the sincerity of apologies

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor July 13, 2023

All aboard the cancel culture train that celebrities, influencers and Youtubers have jumped onto. From 2018 and on, YouTubers’ problematic histories resurfaced causing large series of apologies. Whether it was posting apology videos on YouTube, posting...

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Stacks of books on a bookshelf at The Chamizal Community Center and Library July 1

Summertime pastime in the library

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter July 12, 2023

Summer is upon us and schools are out. With the shining skies and clear weather, it is a perfect time to go out on vacation. For those who are between trips or unable to leave the city, the El Paso library system offers a vast variety of activities to...

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The Museum is located on 1521 San Elizario Rd, San Elizario, TX and is open Tuesday through Sunday.

Los Portales Museum & Information Center: The hidden historical gem

Sofia Sierra, Contributor/Reporter July 7, 2023

History books often praise El Paso and surrounding areas for the historical impact they had dating back to the 1500’s. Unfortunately, even with this significance, few residents know how much their city has impacted history. Los Portales Museum &...

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