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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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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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CEO of ImpreMedia and prominent Hispanic professional, Monica Lozano, speaks about Hispanic prevalence in various fields during a Tuesday Centennial Lecture.

CEO of Spanish-language media company discusses Hispanic influence during Lecture

Jasmine Aguilera, Editor-in-chief April 15, 2014

CEO of ImpreMedia and prominent Hispanic professional, Monica Lozano, spoke about Hispanic prevalence in government, education and science and mathematic fields during a Tuesday Centennial Lecture. ImpreMedia, a Spanish-language media company based...

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La universidad no siempre funciona para todos

Cassandra Adame, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

Café por la mañana. Unos huevos con chorizo, tortilla, pantalones, zapatos y gel para el cabello. Arturo Chávez, un joven de 24 años, nació en Ciudad Juárez. Después de vivir en El Paso desde el 2004, hoy trabaja para Patterson UTI Drilling....

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Proposal for tuition involves 3 percent increase

Proposal for tuition involves 3 percent increase

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor April 15, 2014

A proposal will be presented to the University of Texas System Board of Regents on April 23 regarding an increase in tuition and fees by 3 percent. Administrators said the tuition increase is needed as a result of UTEP having to implement a reduction...

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SGA elections to begin with new regulations

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

Large plastic banners, boasting the bright smiles of candidates running for a Student Government Association positions will soon line the usually bare walls of the Union breezeway. SGA will begin the campaign season on April 28 to elect student officials...

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