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Miners put on a show in Orange & White scrimmage

Jason Green, Staff Reporter November 4, 2014

There was no Drake to introduce coach Tim Floyd like there was at the University of Kentucky. Nobody came out to the court dressed in KISS makeup like they did at Michigan State, and there weren’t any motorcycle wrecks like Tubby Smith’s at Texas...

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Are sexy Halloween costumes demeaning or freeing? Freeing

Are sexy Halloween costumes demeaning or freeing? Freeing

Amanda Guillen, Managing Editor October 28, 2014

When you try on your new outfit after countless attempts to get it just right, you feel confident, secure and beautiful. Clothing is a figure of expression and it should enhance the way you feel on the inside. Not everyone favors the laid-back t-shirt...

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Halloween or Dia De los Muertos

Gianfranco Languasco, Contributor October 28, 2014

Culture shock is how sociologists define the feelings of surprise, confusion and disorientation that result from living in a foreign country. It happened to me in several aspects regarding food, entertainment or lifestyle. I have been living for more...

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Jose Soto

Are sexy Halloween costumes demeaning or freeing? Demeaning

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter October 28, 2014

Browsing down the aisles of a Halloween store, most of the male costumes profile popular fictional and animated characters, ghoulish and freakish variations of masks and ensembles and the occasional political figure. The twisted and horrifying nature...

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Jose Soto

All are not worthy

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter October 22, 2014

Germany approved free college tuition recently, following suit of fellow European countries such as Norway, Denmark and Sweden, and Argentina in Latin America. Here in the United States, however, tuition continues to outrageously empty of the pockets...

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All are worthy

All are worthy

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor October 22, 2014

To say there are some people who are not worthy of a college education is absurd. It’s like saying poor people don’t deserve a chance to become economically prosperous, or minorities shouldn’t have a say in their rights. Many people think that...

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Men in heels, walk for a cause

Kimberly Valle, Staff Reporter October 16, 2014

The community does it again, hundreds of men took time out of their day on Thursday and strapped their feet in red high heels to walk a mile near the Union Plaza in downtown El Paso. The nation wide event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an annual event...

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The real deal

The real deal

Jacobo De la Rosa October 15, 2014

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Another point of view

Another point of view

Jacobo De la Rosa October 15, 2014

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Beware the Snappening

Beware the Snappening

Michaela Roman, Photo Editor October 14, 2014

If you think you’re making the right call by sending nudes or inappropriate pictures through Snapchat, think again. In today’s world, the new norm is to document our daily lives, and social networks have provided many options for that with outlets...

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The UTEP men’s basketball team is predicted to finished second and conference, whereas the women’s team are predicted to finish fourth.

It Doesn’t Matter What Other Coaches Think

Jason Green, Contributor October 14, 2014

Conference USA released the league’s preseason rankings last week. Voted on by the league’s coaches, the UTEP men’s basketball team was picked to finish second, behind Louisiana Tech. I understand that coach Tim Floyd gets to submit his preseason...

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Greek Life secrecy unethical

Greek Life secrecy unethical

Amanda Guillen, Managing Editor/Multimedia Editor October 7, 2014

Due to some questioning about the current status of a fraternity here on campus, it has come to my attention that there are alleged accusations of hazing in the UTEP chapter of Phi Delta Theta. As a reporter at a university newspaper, it is my duty to...

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