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Despite circumstances, art students continue to excel

Despite circumstances, art students continue to excel

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor April 29, 2014

A sense of inspiration in the workspace is necessary when it comes to producing art. However, at the Fox Fine Arts Center, students say they lack inspiration due to the lack of technological equipment and the deterioration of the building. “Every...

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The Rock House Café and Gallery proveé un espacio libre para artistas de todas las disciplinas.

Escena artística crece en la región fronteriza

Cassandra Adame, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

Al ver la ciudad, repleta de espacios vacíos, edificios y calles arrojadas, los artistas ven en ella un lienzo en blanco. Galerías pop-up, murales y pintura de aerosol en lata refugian la ciudad. Kerry Doyle, directora del Stanlee & Gerald Rubin...

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Maximo art society member welcomes gallery goers.

Campus organization aims to put art students on the map

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

A blank white wall is slashed angrily with red paint. The wall seems to bleed through the jagged sharp lines. Crimson roses erupt from the center and have been delicately placed atop the jagged lines to create a soft contrast. On the floor below, people...

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Senior psychology major Joseph Peterson spray paints a wall in Downtown El Paso.

Psychology major spray paints the city like a canvas

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor April 29, 2014

Two giraffes share their last kiss as they are set on fire, while a panda tied to a multi-colored balloon floats over pyramids. The sky is filled with pink planets, swirling with yellow and blue gases, as a peacock walks by and says, “Keep it real.” The...

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Further sanctions might be given to the BOLD party after a second complaint was submitted about the party promoting themselves on Instagram and using a UTEP hashtag.

SGA’s BOLD party to be penalized for early campaigning

Maria Esquinca, Staff reporter April 28, 2014

The BOLD Party, one of the two parties running for Student Government Association, has received sanctions after it was found guilty of early campaigning, a violation of the election code. The BOLD party is banned from campaigning Tuesday, April 29...

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Baja SAE expects to attract 1,500 spectators

April 25, 2014

UTEP campus was pact with universities from around the world  by April 23, as an effect of the Baja SAE weekend long competition. As a result, Sun Bowl Drive was closed in order to accommodate the off-road competition. The closure took effect...

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Engineers prepare for weekend Baja SAE competition

Engineers prepare for weekend Baja SAE competition

Luis Barrio, Staff reporter April 24, 2014

About 1,500 competitors from more than hundreds of universities from different corners of the globe will compete in the Baja Society of Automotive Engineers UTEP 2014 competition where collegiate students will put their designs to the test on the track. The...

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The Clothesline Project

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter April 23, 2014

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, students and community members came together to stand up to domestic violence and sexual assault. The Clothesline Project honors survivors and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. T-shirts...

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Green Fund increases student environmental initiatives

Green Fund increases student environmental initiatives

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

At Miner Heights, beside the cement floors of the basketball court, there lies a little garden. UTEP students tilled the ground, made small holes with their shovels, resurrected dry soil and filled the holes with small green bundles of plants. The once...

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The Baja SAE competition tasks engineering students with designing a dune buggy that can withstand harsh terrains.

Engineering students participate in international off-road extreme challenge

Helen Yip, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

UTEP’s chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers International will take off-roading to another dimension. College of Engineering students will show off their ingenuity and capability in automotive design from April 24–27 at the 2014 Baja SAE...

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Earth Week April 21-25

Earth Week April 21-25

April 21, 2014

Weeklong Events Clothing Drive at SGA: All day The clothing drive donations/ proceeds will be used to go toward The Mustard Seed Café, a restaurant/ soup kitchen that focuses on feeding the less fortunate and a pay as you can policy. Electronic...

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“Nearby Friends” makes creepy debut on Facebook

Maria Esquinca, Staff reporter April 17, 2014

Glenn Greenwald released one of the biggest stories of the year in June 2013. The Guardian headline read “NSA Collecting Millions of Verizon Customers Daily.” Since then, an unprecedented amount of information has been released disclosing the extent...

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