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The Playoff worked, so what?

Javier Cortez, Contributor January 20, 2015

The 2014-15 college football season came to a close last week and it ended on a historical high note with the first-ever College Football Playoff determining the best team in college football. I say this grudgingly, but the CFP in one year is better...

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La lucha por una educación continua para soñadores

Jesús Enrique López Vargas, Contributor January 20, 2015

Las intenciones de Barack Obama han mostrado ser siempre genuinas y humildes al intentar proteger a los inmigrantes indocumentados cuya única meta es vivir en esta nación en paz, siendo parte de la sociedad. El 20 de noviembre del año pasado, el presidente...

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Je Suis Charlie?

Maria Esquinca, Copy Editor January 20, 2015

Two weeks ago, the offices of the magazine, Charlie Hebdo, were attacked by radical Islamists, which left 12 people dead. The magazine was notorious for publishing what many called Islamophobic depictions of the prophet Muhammed on their covers. The...

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Here’s looking at you kid

Jasmine Aguilera, Editor In Chief December 2, 2014

Aaron Martinez and Salvador Guerrero, for believing in me as soon as I got hired and helping me move up in ranks. Diego Burciaga for hanging in there with me the last three years and coming up with some amazing award-winning designs. Kristopher Rivera,...

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The time of my life

Andrea E. Acosta, Entertainment Editor December 2, 2014

How to write farewell columns for Dummies—yes, this book would have helped me in this moment, as I desperately bite my unmanicured nails and stare at the blinking cursor that seems to mock me to the beat of procrastination. I realize the reason my brain...

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3 years and more than 200 issues later

Diego Burciaga, Layout Editor December 2, 2014

It was three years and four months ago that I transferred from the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez and started my first semester at UTEP. A week before class began, I started looking for a job. Some one told me about Job Mine, I logged in and...

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Fan support grows with time not winning

Luis Gonzalez, Copy Editor December 2, 2014

The UTEP football team is doing well this season and if there is something the El Paso fan base likes is a winner. Yet, come game day there isn’t even a quarter of the stadium full and the student section is basically non-existent. It’s been said...

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How the major TV networks censored you from Obama’s speech

Maria Esquinca, Reporter November 21, 2014

Last night, Obama announced his executive order on immigration, a major news item that was met with mixed responses. (http://www.vox.com/videos/2014/11/20/7256299/obama-executive-illegal-immigrants) In case you haven’t heard, Obama’s executive...

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Jose Soto

Obama’s immigration speech sparks a false flame of hope

Jose Soto, Reporter November 21, 2014

“For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations,” said Obama during the start of his speech Thursday evening, Nov. 20 about the country’s stagnating immigration...

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Jose Soto

Thanksgiving, no thanks

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter November 18, 2014

For Thanksgiving, I have a big slice of my mind to offer all of you: put down the fork and raise your awareness. There is nothing to be thankful for on Thanksgiving. There is a reason to be thankful every day of your life—simply for waking up—but...

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Jose Soto

Apreciar, apoyar y asistir a eventos de este estilo tambien es importante

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter November 11, 2014

Que sera lo que nos retiene a tener mas alfabetismo? A leer un poco mas y apreciar mas la literatura? A apreciar mas los eventos culturales y productivos? Seremos una especie estancada? De poca abilidad de disfrutar de lo intelectual y sustancial? Este...

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How I met the catcall

How I met the catcall

Jasmine Aguilera, Editor in Chief November 11, 2014

Channeling my inner Ted Mosby, Kids, I’m going to tell you the story of how I learned the damage of a simple catcall. Now, in case you don’t know, catcalling is something that happens on a regular basis. A girl is walking down the street, minding...

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