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Anonymous artists, Visual Bluff, presented their work called “life is a trip.”

The ‘Full Circle’ of graffiti work in the borderland

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter February 22, 2023

Borderland Jam is a yearly event hosted by different street artists in El Paso. “Full Circle” was held at the Toma Gallery, located at 210 Poplar St. The event featured work from many street artists like Anteup, Adie, Aves, Blast, Bonoe Voodoo and...

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Kick social brings snook ball, a combination of pool and soccer where players must eliminate their balls from the table.

Kick Social: a Kickstart of passion

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor February 22, 2023

If you have ever been out with your friends, gone out with your family, or are trying to find the perfect place for a date, then you may stop by Kick Social at 800 Montana Ave., to find a fun twist on conventional bar games that allow for unforgettable...

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UTEP’s Centennial Museum opened its new exhibit, “Building the Borderlands.”

UTEP’s alumni leave a mark on El Paso

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor February 19, 2023

On Thursday Feb. 16, the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens hosted a panel discussion with Edward Drusina, Bradley Roe and Blanca Navarrete, all distinguished alumni from UTEP’s Civil Engineering Department, as part of “Building the Borderlands:...

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The view of downtown El Paso from Scenic Drive.

Dear El Paso,

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2023

For years, El Paso has been overshadowed by the bigger cities in Texas like Austin, San Antonio, Dallas or Houston, but El Paso is not one to overlook. From the Franklin Mountains to the heart of downtown to the hidden gems in Socorro and Ysleta, El Paso...

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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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 “Thinkin Bout You” by Frank Ocean is deemed one of the best love songs.

Listen in case of a heartbreak

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter February 16, 2023

Whether you have a special someone or plan on spending Valentine’s Day in your room watching Netflix, there is always a certain song that tells the story of what you are going through. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are going to cover a list of the...

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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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Singer, actress, and businesswoman Rihanna performed during the Super Bowl LVII halftime show, revealing her second pregnancy for the first time. Photo courtesy of FOX News

Rihanna brings back hits at the Superbowl halftime show

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter February 15, 2023

For the first time in five years, Rihanna has returned to the stage for the Super Bowl LVII halftime show. From her classic 2000s hits to a feature in one of the most popular songs in 2018, Rihanna was sure to not disappoint, even unveiling a new surprise...

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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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The Prom” stars Sidnee Coder as Emma Nolan and Alyssa Bustillos as Alyssa Greene, two lesbian students who are banned from going to prom together.

Bring a date to ‘The Prom’

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2023

Love is in the air and even more so inside the UTEP Dinner Theatre as “The Prom” takes center stage for audiences to enjoy. The Tony-nominated musical’s first showing took place Feb. 3 as a part of the UTEP Dinner Theatre’s 40th anniversary.    According...

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All floral arrangements at Xochitl Flowers and Gifts are arranged and taken care of to prepare for special Holidays

Floriography in El Paso: the language and meaning of flowers

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter February 10, 2023

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and the gift of a flower has become more significant. Flowers have different meanings and languages can be expressed either through roses, lilies or daisies. On Valentine’s Day, couples usually give their significant...

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Professor Anne M. Giangiulio stands proudly with her students at the Texas State Parks “A Fresh Take on Classic Views” exhibit after months of planning and hard work.

UTEP graphic design shows the beauty of Texas State Parks

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter February 9, 2023

From caverns to water springs to the Franklin Mountains, UTEP’s graphic design students were tasked with creating posters showcasing state parks in West Texas last year. Now the results of their hard work were revealed to the public. In collaboration...

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