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The fourth-annual El Paso Comic Con, will be held at the El Paso County Coliseum on Sept. 27 - 29.

EPCON: to be held at the El Paso County Coliseum

Nadia Garcia, Staff Reporter September 26, 2013

The fourth-annual El Paso Comic Con, featuring AZ Powergirl as host, will be held at the El Paso County Coliseum on Sept. 27 - 29. “It’s the biggest pop-culture convention in the history of El Paso,” said Julian Lawler, founder of EPCON. “We’re...

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Living Out is a knockout at UTEP

“Living Out” is a knockout at UTEP

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 25, 2013

Written by Lisa Loomer and directed by UTEP senior theater major, Lluvia Almanza, “Living Out” examines themes of friendship, professional and private life, and more, and at the core it is a powerful story about two women and their evolving relationship. The...

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Breaking Bad: Granite State recap

Breaking Bad: “Granite State” recap

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 24, 2013

Legacy–that is one of the themes that this show has always tackled since the beginning and it’s at the forefront in preparation for the end. Taking a much slower-burn approach in contrast to last week’s game-changing “Ozymandias,” this episode,...

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Kinleys Tea House opened its doors Sept. 20.

Coffee and tea go their separate ways

Lorain Watters, Assistant news editor September 24, 2013

Kinley’s Tea House joins the local flavor of El Paso, sitting alongside it’s sister-coffee house, Kinley’s House: Coffee & Tea. The tea house held it’s grand opening Sept. 20. It is conjoined with GECU, a combination that I initially thought...

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 UTEP commemorated the 100-day countdown to 2014 by unveiling the new Welcome Center on Mon. Sept 23 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. that took place on the Cnetennial Museum’s front lawn.

Countdown to 2014 begins with kick-off event

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter September 24, 2013

The university opened a new Welcome Center and hosted a centennial kick-off party Sept. 23 on the front lawn of the Centennial Museum to commemorate the 100-day countdown to 2014. Students, faculty and staff were invited to attend the event and free...

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The Green Ingredient is located at 201 E. Main St., Suite 112, inside the Chase Building. Open Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.

The Green Ingredient for healthy eaters

Jaime Quesada, Contributor September 24, 2013

Getting fresh greens is sometimes hard to come by in El Paso. While many restaurants do offer vegetarian plates, an all-green vegetable menu has been introduced to the downtown area, located inside the Chase Tower building at 201 E. Mills. The Green...

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Hexoskin: bluetooth shirt tracks vitals

Marcus Seegers, Contributor September 24, 2013

In the past several years, there has been a trend of smart fitness trackers that can be used by athletes, trainers and fitness enthusiast. Examples of these devices are Nike+ FuelBand, Fitbit Flex and Up by Jawbone. These devices all monitor your physical...

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Top three music services

Marcus Seegers, Contributor September 24, 2013

With Netflix and Hulu, we love to pay one flat rate and gain access to the entertainment we want. It’s been becoming more popular to do the same with music. How do you sift through the list of music subscription services and decide which one is right...

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Rio Pod Co. producer Joseph Brooks gets ready to record ‘Chuco Talks’ live at the Pershing Inn located at 2909 Piedras, every Sun. from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Rio Pod Co: local podcast encourages dialogue about El Paso

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter September 24, 2013

The Rio Podcast Company is a weekly video podcast show that promotes El Paso and brings a local perspective to national news, art and sports. Member of Rio Pod Co. Joseph Brooks said that the Rio Pod Co. is an umbrella for other podcasts. “It is...

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‘The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD’

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter September 24, 2013

The original “Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker” was released in 2003 for the Nintendo GameCube, and after a decade its well-deserved HD remake is finally here for the Wii U. The game is by far the most beautiful game in the series. The original...

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Fresco Artist Frederico Vigil to give a talk at the UTEP Rubin Center

Fresco Artist Frederico Vigil to give a talk at the UTEP Rubin Center

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor September 18, 2013

Currently celebrating the Hispanic Heritage Month, UTEP has offered many opportunities in which students and the general public can learn more about the Latin American decent. As a result, a special talk on the fresco process by artist, Frederico Vigil,...

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From U.S. senior to U.K. freshman

From U.S. senior to U.K. freshman

Alejandro Alba, Contributor September 18, 2013

This whole week felt like I was entering college all over again, but in an upgraded fashion. When I entered the University of Texas at El Paso I did not feel anything special or meet a whole group of new, cool people. Instead I took on five courses, two...

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