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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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Greta Van Fleet performed their Dreams In Gold tour in El Paso, Texas March 21.

Greta Van Fleet wants fans to have ‘Dreams in Gold’

Annabella Mireles, Photo Editor March 27, 2023

With fans dressed head to toe in 70s-esque attire, jewels, euphoric makeup looks and even some in LED butterfly wings, there is no question they all came together to see American rock band Greta Van Fleet perform.   Lead vocalist Josh Kiszka, guitarist...

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Borderland Chopin fest comes to a finale

Borderland Chopin fest comes to a finale

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor March 27, 2023

The Borderland Chopin festival spanned through the month of March and ended with a special guest speaker and professional pianist. The festival was packed with entertainment, important Polish history and spotlighted the man himself, Frederic Chopin....

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Ribas-Mateo, Ph.D. presents her book, “The Elgar Companion to Gender and Global Migration Beyond Western Research.”

How gender and global migration affects women

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter March 24, 2023

In honor of Women’s History Month, numerous events throughout UTEP are explaining different scenarios women are going through around the world. One event at UTEP was a book reading led by Natalia Ribas-Mateos, Ph.D. As one of the editors of the book,...

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The season finale premiere of HBO Max’s “The Last of Us” aired Sunday, March 12. “The Last of Us” is available for streaming on HBO Max in full and has an accompanying podcast on Spotify.

‘The Last of Us’ will last forever

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor March 23, 2023

Editor’s note: This review may contain spoilers.  Following the season finale premiere of HBO Max’s “The Last of Us” (TLOU), fans have immediately taken to social media with all sorts of comparisons, edits and analyses as to what this new...

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Ontiveros teaches several courses at UTEP related to gender theory and analysis.

The queen of UTEP’s Liberal Arts: A journey in education

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor March 23, 2023

This past month The University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research and Women (SIROW) recently awarded its prestigious regional scholar of the year award to UTEP’s very own Hilda Ontiveros Arrieta, Ph.D., for the 2022-2023 season. The award...

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The AWG is a national organization with a chapter in El Paso that is devoted to enhancing the participation of women in geoscience. President of the Association for Women Geoscientists, Carmel Murillo (CENTER) joined AWG in 2021.

The women of geoscience

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter March 23, 2023

The future of science is looking brighter because of the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) Sun City Chapter.   The sciences have always been a male-dominated field; however, AWG is breaking this stigma by inspiring women to choose the field...

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Artist Jacki Downing, a graphic design student, painted Frida Kahlo on a guitar.

An exhibition to raise awareness

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor March 22, 2023

The opening of the Women’s History Month art gallery took place Monday, March 6 at UTEP’s Union Gallery, featuring both local and UTEP artists. The event started at 6 p.m. and hosted by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program who invited musicians...

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Tickets were handed out to the first people to ask questions during the Q&A.

‘No Más Bebés:’ Forced sterilization in 1970s America

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter March 22, 2023

Last year, history was made when the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade was overturned. Since then, women, historians, health experts and others have examined the roots of healthcare in the country. One such story from a time where reproductive...

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Attaca Quartet performing March 9 at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall.

A Grammy worthy performance by the Attaca Quartet

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter March 19, 2023

Editor’s note: Some sources preferred not to share their full name or title so are instead referred to by an identifiable nickname.  Memorable would be an understatement in describing the performance made by two-time Grammy Award winning group,...

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Magdalena Baczewska, Ph.D., hosted a masterclass at UTEP’s Borderland Chopin Festival March 3.

From Poland to El Paso, the Borderland Chopin Festival 2023

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor March 10, 2023

Frédéric Chopin was born March 1, 1810, in a small village town six miles from Warsaw, Poland. From an early age, Chopin knew he had a musical touch, writing his first composition at the age of seven, then performing in concerts and events just a year...

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