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Milan is widely considered to be one of the fashion capitals of the world, alongside Paris, London, and New York City. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Ralf Steinberger

Milan’s way into fashion

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor April 12, 2023

Editor’s Note: Those who were interviewed would prefer to only be referred to by first name.  Fashion has been an important aspect of human culture for thousands of years and its history is rich and fascinating. Fashion is a way of expressing oneself...

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Here, And the Wind documents the process behind Experiencing the Bosque led by Sandra Paola López Ramirez, Artist-in-Residence at the Rubin Center.

‘Here, And the Wind’: An exhibition about process

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter April 11, 2023

For the months of March, April and May, a new exhibit has made its appearance at the Rubin Center for the Visual Arts. To coincide with UTEP’s World Water Week, “Here, And the Wind” welcomed visitors March 27. A behind the scenes look at one of...

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Isabella Molina is inspired by her fashion style through her family and friends.

We can be both: Chicano fashion through the years.

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor April 11, 2023

Latinos, Cholos, Hispanic, Chicanos; they have been called every name, but they always stand out in their words, in their hard work and in their fashion. New York, Chicago and the Midwest have their pot with European immigration from Italy, Germany, the...

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Omega Body Arts specializes in body modification, human suspension, scarification, eyeball tattooing, ear pointing, tongue splitting, and more. Photo courtesy of Omega Body Arts

Tongue splitting to eye tattoos; the art of body modification

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter April 8, 2023

Tongue splitting, ear reshaping and even culturally significant lip plates are all forms of body modification one can do to one's body. Even though some people may find this form of art bizarre or out of the ordinary, many of these modifications are available...

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Greta Van Fleet performed at the Don Haskins center March 21 after having rescheduled their November show due to the leads singer’s ear rupture.

Performing in color: Concert fashion

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2023

Concerts can call for much planning on the attendees’ part, from transportation to hotels to makeup to clothing choices, but what about the artists themselves?   Most artists perform in simple, comfortable and easy-to-move-in clothing while some...

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Julio Cesar Pizana Aleman, is an artist at Monolith Tattoo. He sits in front of his wall of designs, which he says each have his own special spin on them.

Tattoos: Art for the body and soul

Marco Hinojosa, Audience and Engagement April 5, 2023

From skulls to floral designs to portraits and meaningful quotes, tattoos have the capability to express more than just a design but an individual. Tattoos have a history of making their mark within certain cultures. Nowadays, this art form is used to...

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 Eden Coffee X Thrift make an appearance at Good Times at 2626, March 25.

The best of both worlds: Eden Coffee X Thrift

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter April 5, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a three-part series.   Isaac Perales never imagined he would be running a side business including two of his favorite things: thrifting and coffee. After being involved with thrifting for a little over...

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In the year 1972, about 2,000 workers went on a strike in El Paso, known as the Farah Strike, which had been fueled from lack of pay and job security.

Changing a fashion company’s toxic work culture in style: The El Paso Farah Strike

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor April 5, 2023

We all may have a friend or family member in our lives that when it comes to what we wear in our daily lives, can easily put our casual outfits to shame. Every decade in fashion is interesting, from the colorful tie-dyed shirts of the ‘60s to the punk...

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Sororities offered at UTEP include Apha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Alpha Xi Delta, Kappa Delta Chi Sorority Inc, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc., Zeta Tau Alpha and fraternities include Alpha Kappa Lamda, Alpha Sigma Phi, Lamda Chi Alpha, and Phi Delta Theta.

A fresh perspective on Greek life

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter March 31, 2023

Chanting and laughing alongside brothers and sisters at meetings and wearing letters while out on the lawn on a sunny day at Centennial Plaza when tabling with friends, among other fun activities, is what some describe Greek life as. However, this is...

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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 Fox and The Cookie” opera premiere took place at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall.

‘The Fox and The Cookie’ lights up the world of opera

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter March 29, 2023

The Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall was lit with joy March 27, from children and their families coming to see the world premiere of "The Fox and The Cookie." The interactive opera involved audience participation and incorporated artists from UTEP.  Director...

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Milky Chance, a German folk/rock band, will be performing at the Abraham Chavez Theatre July 31. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

Music coming to the Sun City

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor March 29, 2023

When artists come to El Paso to perform it allows them to reach a larger audience since the city is located on the U.S. border and is accessible to more people.  El Paso is home to many communities and there is a lot of diversity when it comes to music...

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