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Congressman Beto O’Rourke to hold town hall meeting tonight

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor September 3, 2013

U.S. Congressman Beto O'Rourke will host a town hall meeting today from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the El Paso Community Foundation room, first floor of the Mills Building at 333 N. Oregon. He will discuss Syria-related issues and ask for public opinion...

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Minerpalooza relocates due to construction

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter September 3, 2013

The university’s biggest pep rally of the year, Minerpalooza, being held at 6 p.m. Sept. 6, will be relocated to the P-9 parking lot North of the Sun Bowl stadium due to campus construction. Although the location will be different from years past,...

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Campus renovations lead to tailgate changes

Campus renovations lead to tailgate changes

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter September 3, 2013

The ever-popular pre-game tradition of tailgating will face some changes as construction continues on campus. As a result, university officials put together a tailgate plan. “Although we are going through a construction period, we don’t anticipate...

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The centennial museum where the incident occurred in the restroom.

Campus museum prepares visitor’s center for centennial

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter September 3, 2013

A visitor’s center at the Centennial Museum is scheduled to open Sept. 23, in honor of the 100-day countdown to 2014, the beginning of the celebration of UTEP’s 100-year anniversary. In addition to being a visitors’ one-stop shop for information...

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Targeted Blackboard Phishing Scam

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor August 29, 2013

Another phishing e-mail message is currently being circulated around The University of Texas at El Paso. This message pretends to be from Blackboard and states that “An important course form has been posted…”. It then asks that you sign in to...

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Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Phi Beta Sigma and Zeta Phi Beta. From left to right; Angela Wooley, UTEP alumni; Miguel Candelaria, sophomore engineering major; Shequela Whitt, sophomore nursing major; James Boyd, junior criminal justice major; Isela Speights, sophomore general business major; Cedric Howard, sophomore nursing major; Sabrina Clemmer, senior multidisciplinary studies major; and Marquis Whitt, sophomore computer science major.

Get to Know UTEP’s Black Greek Letter Organizations

Kristopher Rivera, Copy Editor August 28, 2013

The first week of school is the prime time to attract students to join one of the many Greek organizations on campus. However, in a predominately Hispanic university, black Greek letter organizations may go unconsidered by students. There are three...

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ADP Increases Support of Future Math and Science Teachers to $2 Million

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor August 28, 2013

Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Inc., a Fortune 500 company with offices in El Paso, has pledged an additional $600,000 over the next three years to The University of Texas at El Paso’s Math and Science Teachers (MaST) Academy. ADP has been supporting...

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Inner Campus Water Line Failure

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor August 27, 2013

There is a water line outage in the center of campus. Water service to the following buildings will be shut off while repairs are made: Undergraduate Learning Center Centennial Museum Burges Hall Cotton Memorial Hudspeth Hall Miners Hall Worrel...

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Senior electrical engineering major Edith Mejia glances through the Women’s Studies website although the degree is not yet available to students.

Women’s Studies Major Approved

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter August 27, 2013

Women’s and gender studies is now on the list of 71 majors students can choose from. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved UTEP’s request of offering a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies on July 31 after noting it’s...

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Students on the first day of school for the Fall 2013 semester.

#thestruggle

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter August 27, 2013

Interest rates on federal student loans will increase only a fraction despite legislative inaction in early July and the threat of a dramatic increase. “Nobody’s comfortable paying for interest, but I’m just so glad it didn’t jump that much,”...

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Utep’s Student Government Association and the Student Organization Council will work to create a reliable student government for the university.

Student Government: Plan to Unify Campus Organizations

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter August 27, 2013

The Student Government Association is preparing a series of events they hope will enhance campus life. The representatives hope to create a more accessible and reliable student government after campaigning with a record number of candidates. Paulina...

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Laboratory Uses Innovative 3D-Printing Method to Aid in Health

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter August 27, 2013

Advances in 3D-printing technology at UTEP have led to innovations in health, according to university specialists. Mahesh Tonde, project analyst for the W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation, said printing technology helps with organ implants that...

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