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Breaking Bad: “To’hajiilee” recap

Breaking Bad: “To’hajiilee” recap

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 10, 2013

If there is one thing that “Breaking Bad” has always been great at is escalating the action toward something unexpected and unbearably tense–and this episode was a prime example of exactly that. And boy, does it do it perfectly. Starting with...

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Boba Fest is showcasing Daniel Logan (Boba Fett) on Sept. 21 at the Camino Real.

Boba fest comes to a galaxy near you

Nadia Garcia, Staff Reporter September 10, 2013

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, an unaltered child clone named Boba Fett rescued his father figure, Jango, only to later witness his death by decapitation. Now Boba Fett, the bounty hunter from “Star Wars,” arises once again in El Paso...

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(Top) The Pill can be found on Amazon for $199. (Bottom) The Jawbone Jambox can be found on Amazon for $152..

The jawbone jambox vs. pill beats speakers

Jaime Quesada, Contributor September 10, 2013

Everything manufactured these days seems to be crafted for the sole purpose of making your life more portable. However, audio companies, Jawbone and Dr. Dre Beats have stepped up to make sure you never have to rely on your laptop or smartphone speakers...

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Erace3 is hosting its second annual Running Dead 5K race on Nov. 2 at Ascarate Park.

Running Dead zombies take over El Paso once more

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter September 10, 2013

Erace3 will be staging their Running Dead zombie race on Nov. 2 at Ascarate Park. According to Brian Guzman, spokesperson for Erace3, Running Dead El Paso is going to be an obstacle and flag race that wil gather funds for five different charities. “Running...

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Artist Guild to host inaugural event

S. David Ramirez, Staff reporter September 6, 2013

The El Paso Artist Guild, a non-profit, will be hosting an inaugural exhibition to raise money and awareness of their organization. The guild is dedicated to helping artists and musicians find affordable health care. The show will feature art and live...

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Someone fits in my suitcase

Someone fits in my suitcase

Alejandro Alba, Travel Correspondent September 5, 2013

I’m currently taking applications for anyone interested in traveling in a 32’’ bag for eight hours to London. Well, if only. But really, I can fit a person and a chihuahua dog in one of my suitcases. Manchas and I do fit in one suitcase comfortably. The...

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Zombies take over El Paso

Zombies take over El Paso

September 4, 2013

On a late August evening, locals at the Grocery Gallery were having a night out listening to some local bands when a small drove of zombies slowly made their way from across the street into the unsuspecting venue. “We announced this year’s EPCON...

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Breaking Bad: Rabid Dog

Breaking Bad: ‘Rabid Dog”

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 3, 2013

After the escalating tension of last week’s “Confessions,” the smart thing for the follow-up episode would be to deal with the consequences of Jesse’s actions, allow for everything to settle down, and pick up the pieces after last week’s explosive...

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Mike Wiebe of the Riverboat Gamblers talks Warped Tour and Texas music scene

Mike Wiebe of the Riverboat Gamblers talks Warped Tour and Texas music scene

Kristopher Rivera, Copy Editor September 3, 2013

For over a decade, from house shows to the Warped Tour, the Riverboat Gamblers have delivered charismatic performances at their shows. This Texas band has a sound that their vocalist, Mike Wiebe, described as a meeting of garage rock, punk rock, pop and...

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Sahara Leos made up of Chris Ray, Erik Duran, Joel Chavez, Rudy Caleillo and Gabriel Estrella (not shown) practice at Caleillo’s house for their upcoming EPCON performance  on Sept. 27.

Sahara Leos: ‘the show must go on’

Nadia Garcia, Contributor September 3, 2013

Sahara Leos have been scheduled to perform at the annual El Paso Comic Con (EPCON) taking place Sept. 27 at the El Paso County Coliseum after being together for only four months and having seven original songs under their belt. The Sahara Leos came...

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Sequel challanges gamers to change tactics

Sequel challanges gamers to change tactics

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter September 3, 2013

“Plants vs. Zombies 2” continues to keep the game attached to its roots, maintaining its classic and cartoony visuals after receiving critical acclaim back in 2009. With just a few improvements made to its game play, the formula is the same. The...

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‘Lexicon’ features liberal arts secret agents

‘Lexicon’ features liberal arts secret agents

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter September 3, 2013

Are you a cat person or a dog person? What is your favorite color? Pick a number from 1 – 10. Do you love your family? Why did you do it? Properly answer these questions and you too could be chosen as a poet/secret agent tasked with manipulating individuals,...

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