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Mysterious compliments appear around the Union

Mysterious compliments appear around the Union

Tania Moran, Staff Photographer February 27, 2014

Several sticky notes with a variety of messages  have been put up across the Union East building. Several students were posting the notes in ATM machines, doors and mirrors at the restrooms and the messages are directed to women.

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Around 400 attend Tribune symposium discussing demographic change in Texas

Around 400 attend Tribune symposium discussing demographic change in Texas

Maria Esquinca and Jose Soto, Staff Reporters February 27, 2014

Around 400 people from the El Paso community attended the one-day symposium on “Demographic Change in Texas,” including UTEP students and faculty, community leaders, business leaders and elected officials. The symposium is a larger part of The...

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Texas Tribune to host Thursday symposium focusing on demographic change

Maria Esquinca, Staff reporter February 26, 2014

This Thursday, Feb. 27, UTEP in partnership with the Texas Tribune will be hosting a daylong symposium on demographic change. The symposium will focus on how the fast-changing demographics of Texas will impact public policy. Aside from writing and...

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Brazilian ambassador to speak at Wednesday’s Centennial Lecture

Helen Yip, Staff reporter February 25, 2014

UTEP's Centennial Lecture Series continues tomorrow, Feb. 26, with “Brazil’s Global Moment,” featuring Brazilian Ambassador Mauro Vieira. “All of the Centennial Lectures aim to address topics of importance to our future,” said Keith Erekson,...

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#NO FILTER

#NO FILTER

Helen Yip, Staff Reporter February 25, 2014

An “ideal beauty” lives on magazine racks and television screens at all hours of the day. She is thin and built with clear skin, free of wrinkles or scars. She has perfect hair, big lips, a long neck and eyelashes. She has the right-sized bust, with...

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‘Self-governance’—the method of tobacco-free enforcement

‘Self-governance’—the method of tobacco-free enforcement

Maria Esquinca and Amanda Guillen February 25, 2014

Maintaining a tobacco-free campus may prove difficult to enforce as some students are choosing not to follow the “self-governing” method officials have proclaimed. UTEP’s Environmental Health and Safety Department enacted the tobacco ban on Feb....

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El Paso—fashion’s last frontier

Valori Corral-Nava, Contributor February 25, 2014

El Paso may be known for many things—its food, culture, the mystique of being a border city—but trendiness is usually not one of them and locals have different theories as to why. Some feel that it is El Paso’s economic situation that keeps the...

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Daniel Rios visits the Career Closet to get fitted for a suit.

Career Closet rents brand-name professional clothing, free to students

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter February 25, 2014

UTEP’s Division of Student Affairs, in partnership with the Career Center, is working to provide students with professional business attire that can be used for interviews, career fairs and networking events. Students will be able to borrow these...

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Felipe Calderon, former president of Mexico, says he would have liked to have had the Global Forest Watch when he was president. He said it would have helped him reduce deforestation even more.

Satellite technology to help fight deforestation

Alejandro Alba, SHFWire reporter February 20, 2014

WASHINGTON – If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one around to hear it, will it make noise? But now, someone will always be around to hear it. The World Resources Institute, with Google and 40 other global partners, launched a website...

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Ray Sanchez talks about how much El Paso sports has impacted his life.

Ray Sanchez provides words of wisdom at book signing

Javier Cortez, Staff reporter February 20, 2014

The UTEP Centennial Museum and Welcome Center hosted a book signing for Ray Sanchez Thursday afternoon. The longtime El Paso sports writer came out with his seventh book last year called, “The Good, the Bad and the Funny of El Paso Sports History.” The...

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In El Paso, support for Venezuelan protesters grows

In El Paso, support for Venezuelan protesters grows

Andrés Rodríguez, Copy editor February 20, 2014

Angela Garcia left Venezuela for the U.S. three years ago. As a college student in her home country, she fought for freedom of speech and human rights, something she’s seeing slip away as violent protests continue to escalate. Garcia, a senior business...

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Sports writer Ray Sanchez to hold book signing at Centennial Museum

Javier Cortez, Staff reporter February 20, 2014

The UTEP Centennial Museum and Welcome Center, will host a Ray Sanchez book signing on Thursday, Feb. 20. Ray Sanchez is a prolific and longtime El Paso sports writer, who is back at it again. This time with “The Good, the Bad and the Funny of El...

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