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SGA voting results delayed due to election violations by two presidential candidates.

SGA elections to be set this week

Ashley Johnson, Multimedia Editor April 2, 2019

The UTEP Student Government Association (SGA) spring elections are right around the corner, where it will appoint candidates to different positions such as senator-at-large, president, vice president for external/internal affairs and collegiate senators....

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Students protest against Heather Wilson at UTEP

UTEP students protest against Heather Wilson becoming President

Ashley Johnson, Multimedia Editor March 11, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvbB6cqDXH4&t=6s

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UTEPs GAIA Makerspace

UTEPs GAIA Makerspace

Ashley Johnson, Multimedia Editor February 26, 2019

UTEP introduces the new GAIA Makerspace, which happens to be open to all students, free of charge. GAIA is a lab where students can use enhanced technology to create different objects. This enhanced technology includes 3D printing, 3D scanning, virtual...

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Author of the “Black Klansman” holds book signing in El Paso

Author of the “Black Klansman” holds book signing in El Paso

Ashley Johnson, Multimedia Editor February 21, 2019

Ron Stallworth, the first African American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department, held a discussion and book signing for his book “Black Klansman,” at Barns and Noble in Sunland Park on Saturday, February 9. Stallworth, an  El Paso...

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Photo courtesy of UTEP communications

UTEP doctoral student accepted to Stanford’s PRISM program

Ashley Johnson, Multimedia Editor February 5, 2019

UTEP doctoral student Dr. Francisco Morales-Acuña was chosen to participate in Stanford University’s PRISM program in February. PRISM (Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine) program gives graduate students an opportunity to...

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UTEP to host World Dance Alliance Americas assembly

UTEP to host World Dance Alliance Americas assembly

Ashley Johnson, Multimedia Editor January 29, 2019

The Department of Theatre and Dance at UTEP will host The World Dance Alliance Americas (WDA) annual general assembly for the first time from Feb. 13 to 17 at the UTEP Wise Family Theatre at the Fox Fine Arts.  The highly anticipated conference, “Moviendo...

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UTEP professor awarded national grant

UTEP professor awarded national grant

Ashley Johnson, Multimedia Editor January 29, 2019

As UTEP was recently named a top-tier national research university, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded a $400,000 grant to UTEP Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Sergio Iñiguez. This...

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The march against the wall

The march against the wall

Ashley Johnson, Multimedia editor January 26, 2019

  https://youtu.be/X9JBrK__i_E El Pasoans gathered in San Jacinto Plaza to march against the wall, and for immigration reform.

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El Paso WinterFest returns to the borderland

El Paso WinterFest returns to the borderland

Ashley Johnson, Contributor November 26, 2018

For the third year in a row, The Hospitals of Providence and Providence Children’s Hospital kicked off WinterFest in Downtown El Paso with the Scherr Legate Celebration of Lights Parade and Lighting Ceremony. On Nov. 18, El Pasoans gathered to enjoy...

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Graduated vocal performance major, Jacqueline Hale performed Before Night Falls.

Opera UTEP debuts with their annual ‘Fall Opera Showcase’

Ashley Johnson, Contributor November 6, 2018

Opera UTEP made their debut on Friday, Nov. 2, with their Fall Opera Showcase. The double casted performance included acts from composers Samuel Barber, Giacomo Puccini, Jorge Martin, and Gian-Carlo Menotti. UTEP’s Department of Music Vocal Area...

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Congressman Beto ORourke high fives his supporters as he walks to take the stage at the Magoffin Auditorium for his final rally before election day on Monday, Nov. 5.

O’Rourke rallies one last time in El Paso

Ashley Johnson, Contributor November 6, 2018

El Paso, TX-- With only one day left in the midterm elections, Congressman, Beto O’Rourke held his final rally right in the borderland. On Nov. 5, El Pasoans proudly filled UTEPs Magoffin Auditorium with signs and stickers in support of Beto becoming...

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