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Pop singer Olivia Rodrigo released her sophomore album “GUTS” which contains 12 songs that feature songs like “All-American Bitch”, “Bad Idea, Right?” and “Vampire.” Photo courtesy of Chuff Media

Olivia Rodrigo spills her “GUTS” in fun and vulnerable sophomore album

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 19, 2023

In early 2021, young actress Olivia Rodrigo, known for TV shows like "Bizaardvark" and "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series," released the song "Driver's License." Soon, the catchy pop-based piano ballad would hit over 1 billion on-demand streams...

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A Miner-Tastic Minerpalooza

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Reporter September 18, 2023

Past, present and future Miners celebrated Minerpalooza by listening to musical acts, playing games and enjoying the fun ambiance. The 33rd annual Minerpalooza took place Sept. 15 outside of the Sun Bowl Stadium.  The night started off at 6 p.m. with...

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Professor Marcelo Frias is new to El Paso teaching computer science, who has been here for a week and already loves the city of El Paso.

Inside their world: International professors of UTEP

Ruth Urquiza, Contributor/Reporter September 18, 2023

As UTEP continues to grow, the cultural diversity keeps expanding beyond the borders. Every day, more people around the world come to UTEP to learn, research or teach. Allowing students to meet people from Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to the outskirts of Buenos...

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Prints of repurposed currency by artist Vlocke Negro is shown in the gallery, Negro is a Mexican street artist whose work can be found through the streets of Mexico City.

Grafica Libre: The art of change

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter September 14, 2023

There is no magnetic force stronger than passion; a small action can attract boundless talent from any corner of the world, and “Grafica Libre” has attracted a passion for change. The exhibition is a collaborative work from over 40 international,...

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El Paso artist Christin Apodaca’s exhibit “Proving the Hypothesis of Celestial Flirtation” had her opening reception Aug. 31.

Exhibiting the process of art through staging

Annabella Mireles, Photo Editor September 13, 2023

One of the Rubin Center’s new exhibitions is Christin Apodaca’s “Proving the Hypothesis of Celestial Flirtation” which showcases her work including ceramics, sketches, unrealized projects, studio clothing and finished murals. According to the...

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Hispanic Heritage Month Gallery at Union Gallery.

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month at the Union Gallery

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 13, 2023

From paintings of conchas and menudo to drawings of political and social movements in Juárez, Mexico, UTEP’s Union Gallery honors Hispanic Heritage Month by showcasing student artwork. With dozens of pieces on display, the gallery had its opening reception...

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UTEP junior Hicsyl Falcon draws a heart with the initials of her and her partner.

Sun, chalk and art: A UTEP tradition

Ruth Urquiza, Contributor/Reporter September 12, 2023

A hot sunny afternoon filled with joy, music and art is one of UTEP’s most recently practiced traditions. Miners gathered at The Fox Fine Arts Plaza, Sept. 6, to enjoy tunes and sunshine while chalking up the plaza with one-of-a-kind art. The floors...

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Social media can push toxic and harmful standards towards its users such as unpractical body standards. Photo courtesy of Anna Tarazevich

Toxic trends creating toxic health habits

Fatima Alvarado, Designer September 8, 2023

From the moment a hashtag is posted on X, Instagram or any social media platform it will instantly hit millions of devices of those who are most likely to relate with those posts. With a click of a button, sending or posting on social media can instantly...

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Texas Western Gold Rush

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter September 8, 2023

The dust settles, the lights fade out, but only the miner spirit remains. Texas Western Gold Rush (TWGR) has kicked off Miner Welcome, UTEP’s yearly traditions to involve students into the blue and orange university. Most importantly, it is the first...

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The “La Frontera” exhibit is one of the Rubin Center’s latest galleries showing pieces that reminisce Mexican American culture on the border.

“La Frontera” exhibition celebrates 10th anniversary with border voices

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 8, 2023

A mannequin dressed in a half-buttoned flannel shirt, adorned with gold chains hanging from a cap with “Chuco” spread across the front stands beside a tapestry woven across the Rio Grande. From clothes to jewelry to metal, the art at the Rubin Center’s...

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The “Levantamiento” exhibit talks about the controversial rise and fall of historical monuments and was made by Guatemalan artist Jessica Kairé.

Levantamiento exhibits our greatest strengths

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter September 7, 2023

On the hills of the UTEP campus, the university has crowned the mountains with a collection of evocative art exhibits. “Levantamiento,” and “La Frontera” are part of the Rubin Center’s fall catalog, a collection created by Latin American artists....

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The UTEP bookstore carries all required and recommended materials by the professor.

The war for words: UTEP bookstore or Amazon?

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor/Reporter September 5, 2023

The debate on buying books at UTEP’s bookstore or on online stores like Amazon is constantly discussed among the student community. Both options have their benefits, but where should students buy next time?  Shopping from the bookstore can offer...

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