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Through the film lens of one UTEP professor

Jasmin Campoya, Photographer April 19, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the third part in a three-part series.   Film photography began in the late 1800s and still has an impact on many dedicated photographers within the border community. UTEP History Professor, Ernesto Chavez, Ph.D., has been...

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“The Boogeyman” is a film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story of the same name and opens in theatres June 2, and is rated PG-13. Photo courtesy of 20th Century Studios

New horror flick to take to the silver screen this summer

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor April 18, 2023

Do not turn off the lights because another Stephen King novel is coming to life on the silver screen. The new supernatural horror flick, “The Boogeyman,” is set to make audiences scream this summer.    “The Boogeyman” is a film adaptation...

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UTEP’s English Department will be hosting an event highlighting information on what is known as Shakespeares, “First Folio.” Photo courtesy of Flickr

Shaking up history with Shakespeare

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor April 18, 2023

With the 400th anniversary of the publication of his complete plays on the horizon, the UTEP English Department will be hosting an event highlighting information on what is known as Shakespeare’s, “First Folio.”   Although the department puts...

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At the heart of the ring: Lucha libre

Maria L. Guerrero Duran, Web Editor April 18, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a three-part series.   The phenomenon of lucha libre is deeply rooted in Mexican culture and due to the closeness of sister cities, Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, this sport has influenced the wrestling world...

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Faina Lushtak performed some of classical piano world’s most favored works at UTEP.

Faina Lushtak played the piano in an effortless way at UTEP

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor April 17, 2023

The New York Times featured Russian Pianist, Faina Lushtak, performed some melodies that delight the ears of the audience, April 16 at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. The program consisted of 17 encores including “12 Spanish Dances” by Enrique Granados,...

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Through the film lens of a UTEP alumni

Jasmin Campoya, Photographer April 16, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a three-part series.  Digital photography has been around for about 50 years. Despite this, we have seen analog photography remain popular throughout the constant growth and evolution of this form of media,...

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An a-maze-ing spring fling

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor April 14, 2023

Although El Paso and its surrounding cities might not be home to grand attractions like Disneyland or Six Flags, the area is still known to have many great forms of entertainment. La Union Maze, located at 1101 Highway 28, is mostly known in the borderland...

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Milan is widely considered to be one of the fashion capitals of the world, alongside Paris, London, and New York City. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Ralf Steinberger

Milan’s way into fashion

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor April 12, 2023

Editor’s Note: Those who were interviewed would prefer to only be referred to by first name.  Fashion has been an important aspect of human culture for thousands of years and its history is rich and fascinating. Fashion is a way of expressing oneself...

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Here, And the Wind documents the process behind Experiencing the Bosque led by Sandra Paola López Ramirez, Artist-in-Residence at the Rubin Center.

‘Here, And the Wind’: An exhibition about process

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter April 11, 2023

For the months of March, April and May, a new exhibit has made its appearance at the Rubin Center for the Visual Arts. To coincide with UTEP’s World Water Week, “Here, And the Wind” welcomed visitors March 27. A behind the scenes look at one of...

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Isabella Molina is inspired by her fashion style through her family and friends.

We can be both: Chicano fashion through the years.

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor April 11, 2023

Latinos, Cholos, Hispanic, Chicanos; they have been called every name, but they always stand out in their words, in their hard work and in their fashion. New York, Chicago and the Midwest have their pot with European immigration from Italy, Germany, the...

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Omega Body Arts specializes in body modification, human suspension, scarification, eyeball tattooing, ear pointing, tongue splitting, and more. Photo courtesy of Omega Body Arts

Tongue splitting to eye tattoos; the art of body modification

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter April 8, 2023

Tongue splitting, ear reshaping and even culturally significant lip plates are all forms of body modification one can do to one's body. Even though some people may find this form of art bizarre or out of the ordinary, many of these modifications are available...

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Greta Van Fleet performed at the Don Haskins center March 21 after having rescheduled their November show due to the leads singer’s ear rupture.

Performing in color: Concert fashion

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2023

Concerts can call for much planning on the attendees’ part, from transportation to hotels to makeup to clothing choices, but what about the artists themselves?   Most artists perform in simple, comfortable and easy-to-move-in clothing while some...

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