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The fashion of Sochi

The fashion of Sochi

Selene Soria, Contributor February 13, 2014

Like any other worldwide spectacle, the Winter Olympic Games have a lot of sparkle. The pride, the honor and the fashion were all combined and on display at the opening ceremony. The athletes dressed in their unique uniforms and paraded joyfully in a...

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Absence in the Time of Valentine’s

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor February 11, 2014

Long-distance relationships are often colored with the stigma of negative outcomes. But every year while students study abroad they come back with culture shock, a high boost of confidence and sometimes with a taken heart. UTEP alumna Lauren Ruiz didn’t...

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Pop-up restaurant offers one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day

Lesly Limon, Staff Reporter February 11, 2014

Tapes Mixedplates—an El Paso-based company dedicated to bringing people together through a series of blogs—will be hosting a new dining experience just in time for Valentine’s Day. Couples may choose to be swept up by a limo, be handed a bottle...

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Places to go for Valentine’s

Places to go for Valentine’s

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter February 11, 2014

El Paso has a variety of events that you can attend, depending on what you would like to do this Valentine’s Day or how much money you will spend, From mariachis and dance, to wine and dinner, pick one of these events or places and you’ll feel like...

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Love is society’s bait for consumerism

Love is society’s bait for consumerism

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter February 11, 2014

Shortly before I began working on this column, I checked my bank account balance.  Now, I sit here writing with a smile on my face from corner to corner.  Why?  Because I won’t be wasting those extra $300 on buying unnecessary and romanticized purchases. ...

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Amanda Guillen, staff reporter

No valentine? Let it go.

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter February 11, 2014

Is it the feeling of love in the air around this time of year? Or the anticipation of preparing something amazing for that special someone? Or is it the way that the love is displayed for everyone to see? I know that this holiday can be annoying and controversial...

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Gay-friendly bars celebrate Valentines Day

Gay-friendly bars celebrate Valentine’s Day

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 10, 2014

Whether you believe that Valentine’s is a religious holiday or a ploy by the greeting card companies, in  El Paso “V-day” is a celebration of the entire spectrum of love. If you’re a boy, girl or you’ve yet to decide, the row of clubs on Stanton...

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Trials of El Pobrero Campesino: Annual faculty dance highlights UTEPs history and talent

“Trials of El Pobrero Campesino”: Annual faculty dance highlights UTEP’s history and talent

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter February 7, 2014

It’s no secret that hard work, perseverance and dedication will ultimately provide great results.  The UTEP Department of Dance and Theatre took this mantra by the hand as they prepared to showcase “The Trials of Pobrero El Campesino” as this years’...

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Smokey Joes Cafe brings rock n roll back to the UDT stage

‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ brings rock ‘n roll back to the UDT stage

Selene Soria, Contributor February 4, 2014

The production, directed by UTEP Dinner Theatre Director Greg Taylor, of "Smokey Joe’s Café" at the Utep Dinner Theater was very entertaining. The play is based on the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The production is also part of the University's...

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Faculty showcases contemporary art exhibits

Faculty showcases contemporary art exhibits

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

The Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for Visual Arts will host the “UTEP Department of Art Faculty Exhibition Studio Lab: Research Practice in the Liberal Arts,” giving the centennial celebration an artistic twist. The exhibit had its opening ceremony...

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The Mix is located at 516 San Antonio Ave., and it formerly has 14 new apartments on the top floor and 7,500 square feet of retail and office-studio spaces on the ground floor. For more information about prices call 726-3795.

MIXing residence with commercial life

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

Rising out of rubble is a shapeless mass made out of metallic beams. It’s being molded by men wearing yellow hard hats into the new baseball stadium. Only a block away, a new building has also risen from the rubble. The building is called The Mix, which...

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The Neon Desert festival will be held May 24-25. Over 30,000 have attended this event and is expected to increase this year as a result of the addition of hip-hop to the line-up. Check out line-up visit at www.neondesertmusicfestival.com.
(Above) Molotov’s lead guitarist,Tito Fuentes.

Neon Desert Music Festival doubles the fun

Ashley Muñoz, Contributor February 4, 2014

Previously a one-day event, the fourth-annual Neon Desert Music Festival has been expanded to two days, due mainly to El Paso’s growth and natural progress, said Zach Paul, press and media director for the festival. “This is the first year we have...

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