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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, along with other universities, were called out on Oct. 26 by PETA as they exposed a mass killing spree of animals.

PETA and their continuous issue: Is there a safe space left for animals?

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor/Reporter November 7, 2023

Recent revelations sparked outrage and concern as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) exposed a mass killing spree of animals, Oct. 26 in universities, including here at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, during the COVID-19...

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El Paso Museum of History exhibits Mexicanidad: Folkorizing a Nation 1921-1971 available at the second floor, Gallery D, through Feb. 24, 2024.

Mexicanidad: Folklorizing a nation

SalmaPaola Baca, Contributor/Photographer October 13, 2023

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the El Paso Museum of History, displays the crafts of indigenous artisans produced following the Mexican Revolution, which raged from 1910 to 1920 and gave rise to a powerful and evocative wave of art creations that...

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Xiomara Lara-Dupuy goes in depth about the background of her name.

Reclaiming their name and heritage

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter October 13, 2023

Marixochitl Munoz Pratz remembers being in the doctor’s office when they called her last name instead of her full name. A moment she remembers vividly, sending flashbacks of people calling her “Mariachi” or “Marisol” and everything except her...

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Folklorico groups performed several dances during the Louisiana Tech football game Oct. 1.

Vibrant Traditions: Exploring Hispanic Heritage in the U.S.

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor/Reporter October 12, 2023

From cultural celebrations and traditions to lifestyle and community, the Sun City is the epicenter of Hispanic culture. According to U.S. Census, 82.9 percent of the El Paso population is Hispanic. Which is why the city is well known for its Latino heritage.   Hispanic...

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Ana Gomez of La Mujer Obrera believes in the importance of cultural inspiration.

Café Mayapan feeds the community

Nicholas Maes, Staff Reporter October 12, 2023

Located in Central El Paso and being revered for serving as a center for celebrating Mexican heritage, Café Mayapan prides itself in being as authentic as possible. From the authenticity of the food, to the culture, to the acts of service, Café Mayapan...

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r“The Addams Family” took the stage at the UTEP Dinner Theater during the Fall of 2017. Photos by The Prospector Archive

UTEP says Farewell to Forty Years of Dinner Theater

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2023

For the past 40 years, the UTEP Dinner Theater (UTD) has entertained audiences of all ages, having their shows range from many cult classics like ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ to Tony-Award winning musicals like ‘The Prom’. However, the stability...

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Chairez (left) says that she created her name with the help of her brother when creating a Myspace profile in middle school.

A collaboration of queer and Latinx beauty

Erik Acosta, Web Editor October 10, 2023

Continuous bills restricting drag performances, endless protests and arrests of drag queens; is all what the drag community has faced over the years, an uphill struggle fighting for their voices and freedom. Fellow Latinx drag queens like Gigi Chairez...

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UTEP student Diego Martinez was killed by a motorcycle in West El Paso Sept. 29. Photo courtesy of UTEP Soccer’s Twitter

Love like Diego

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2023

People come into one another’s lives not knowing the impact they will have on each other. For Stephen Pitchkolan, President of Kappa Sigma at UTEP, the impact of Diego Martinez is an everlasting one. Unfortunately, some people leave this earth unexpectedly...

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A mother with her daughter sitting nearby El Paso Street with their belongings.

El Paso reaches breaking point as migrants flood downtown

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2023

Downtown El Paso and San Jacinto Plaza is most notable for its warm and welcoming environment, has turned into a disheartening place as visitors greet the eyes of hopeless migrants waiting for the foreseeable future. Today and for an unknown amount of...

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El Paso’s Border Patrol Tactical Unit and their K-9 assist named Yoda were able to apprehend Danelo Cavalcante, the man who escaped prison after being convicted of killing Deborah Brandão. Photo courtesy of USBP BORTAC

El Paso BORTAC K9 brings justice

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor September 26, 2023

Those outside of El Paso might know the border city for its scorching temperatures and ongoing migrant crisis, but now many can think of El Paso for its phenomenal Border Patrol Tactical and K9 unit because of its most recent heroic effort.  Many...

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Underground music venue known as ‘The Dungeon’, located at 110 Poplar St., is set to an event featuring alleged neo-Nazi and fascist bands.

Neo-Nazis disturb Sun City music scene

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor September 14, 2023

From goth shows to rock metal performances, venue, The Dungeon, has held numerous events for the local band scene in the borderland. Where once there was a place for people to express themselves freely and listen to live music is now a space growing a...

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The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus.

Nurses in El Paso hold picket line for patient care

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 6, 2023

During the harsh cold month of January, more than 7,000 union nurses from the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) picked up their picket signs and engulfed the streets creating an explosive start to the New Year.   This was a combined effort...

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