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Claudia Flores, Editor-in-chief

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The UTEP cast for  A Chorus Line  will perform from Jan. 26th through Feb. 11th at the UTEP Dinner Theater

‘A Chorus Line’ premiers this week at the UTEP Dinner Theater

Claudia Flores, Entertainment Editor January 23, 2018

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama, the Broadway musical “A Chorus Line” is coming to the Dinner Theater on Friday, Jan. 26. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1975 with the stories of the thousands...

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Adán Jodorowsky se presentara este 23 de enero en The Lowbrow Palace

Llega Adán Jodorowsky por primera vez a la frontera

Claudia Flores, Entertainment Editor January 22, 2018

El músico francés, Adán Jodorowsky se presentara por primera vez en El Paso este 23 de enero en The Lowbrow Palace. “La gente dice que es muy feo El Paso, pero yo encuentro que es una ciudad muy bonita y con gente muy amable y profunda”, dijo...

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UTEP student selected as an Archer Fellow

Claudia Flores, Entertainment Editor January 20, 2018
This spring, UTEP student Rachel Ann Arreola will be one of the 48 Archer Fellow students in Texas where she will intern at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C.
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Dirty Fences will bring their ‘Life in the USA 2018 Tour’ to Monarch on Jan. 16.

New York’s Dirty Fences set to make a stop at local dive bar

Claudia Flores, Entertainment Editor January 15, 2018

From New York City to El Paso, Dirty Fences is on their way to promote their third studio album “Goodbye Love.” The album was released in October of last year and has been the platform for their latest tour. As part of their “Live in the USA...

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Yahaira and Lili Alba co-own Joy Tree aiming to help El Pasoans to have a healthier lifestyle

Joy Tree: a healthy option on the eastside

Claudia Flores, Entertainment Editor January 12, 2018

Established in 2016, Joy Tree opened its doors with the wish to introduce the El Paso to a healthier lifestyle. To Lili, Yahaira and Mayra Alba, Joy Tree is a project that reflects the joy eating healthy and having a good time. “Our logo is a...

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Savage Goods features gluten free and vegan options in their menu

New café opens its doors on Westside El Paso

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter December 27, 2017

With a fresh concept and a large variety of pastries, foods and drinks, Savage Goods opens its doors to the community of El Paso. “We wanted to create a place that people could come and gather and just be together, and one of the best ways to do...

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Christmas films to watch on Netflix

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter December 19, 2017
The semester is finally over and with the holidays just around the corner, here are some of the best Christmas movies on Netflix to enjoy during the winter break.
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Rigoberto Gonzalez is about to graduate with a major in marketing.

Dreams of a graduating student

Claudia Flores, Staff Repoter December 7, 2017

Graduation is close and as seniors prepare to walk, 22-year-old marketing student Rigoberto Gonzalez is ready to receive the diploma he worked so hard for. Born in Los Angeles but raised in El Paso, Gonzalez grew up in an environment that allowed him...

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Ron and Joya Bermudez co-own the Healthy Desires Café aiming to help El Pasoans eat healthier.

New healthy restaurant opens its doors in Northeast El Paso

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter December 4, 2017

With many options such as vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free food, Healthy Desires Café opened its doors in Northeast El Paso on Saturday, Dec. 2. “We wanted to make a different option, I’m at the gym five days at week and one of the biggest problems...

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Students at Centennial Plaza gathered on Thursday night to celebrate the vigil for World Aids Day.

UTEP Rainbow Miner Initiative holds vigil for World Aids Day

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter December 1, 2017

On Thursday night, the Rainbow Miner Initiative organized a vigil at Centennial Plaza to promote World Aids Day which is celebrated on December 1. For the event, various guest speakers were invited to share information and personal stories to educate...

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Dreamy synths and crooning vocals power local synthpop band Dirty Circuits

Dreamy synths and crooning vocals power local synthpop band Dirty Circuits

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter November 17, 2017

  Eighties pop vibe and synth-heavy electronic tracks are part of the authentic sound of Dirty Circuits, a local band making its way onto the music scene. “I originally started by myself, my keyboards and backing tracks. And then, I added...

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UTEP professor creates a film about immigration

UTEP professor creates a film about immigration

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter November 17, 2017

As part of the International Cultural Lecture series,Ramón Villa-Hernandez, UTEP media production professor and film artist, shared a sneak peek of his upcoming film “Juana Doe” at the Blumberg Auditorium on Thursday morning. “Juana Doe”...

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Kathleen Staudt presented her book Border Politics in a Global Era on Saturday morning at the Literarity Book Shop.

[Photo] Former UTEP professor releases book on border politics

November 13, 2017

Kathleen Staudt presented her book Border Politics in a Global Era on Saturday morning at the Literarity Book Shop.

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Ad with UTEP ties is nominated for an EMMY

Claudia Flores, Reporter November 7, 2017

A Telemundo KTDO-TV (Channel 48) advertisement campaign, based on a concept idea by the American Marketing Association (AMA) organization at UTEP was nominated for a Lone Star EMMY. The campaign “ Yo Decido, Decision 2016” was nominated to the...

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El Pasos Khalid performed on day two at Mala Luna festival.

Khalid named among Time’s ‘Most Influencing Teens of 2017’

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter November 2, 2017

El Paso singer Khalid was included in the list of the “30 Most Influencing Teens of 2017” by Time. The "American Teen" singer won the MTV Music Video Award for Best New Artist this past August and his debut song "Location" is positioned at No....

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Cafe de Tolteca features organic ingredients on their menu such as raw honey and lavender

Cafe de Tolteca aims to become a venue known for their art and coffee

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter October 30, 2017

Café de Tolteca is a new coffee place that brings together the familiar flavors of the Southwest and those unique to the El Paso region. Located at 602 Magoffin Ave., Ste. 1B, Café de Tolteca opened its doors back in March. “The opening of this...

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Members of El Paso police department at the memorial service held on Tuesday October 17th at the Chavez Theater to honor the memory of Texas Tech University police officer and El Paso Native  Floyd East Jr.

El Paso community remembers fallen Texas Tech police officer

Claudia Flores, Reporter October 17, 2017

Family, friends and members of the Texas Tech and El Paso communities gathered to celebrate the life of Floyd East Jr., El Paso native and Texas Tech University police officer. On the night of October 9, East was shot in the head by 19-year-old Texas...

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Breast cancer awareness month

Breast cancer awareness month

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter October 16, 2017

Every October turns pink as different local, national and international charities join the annual breast cancer awareness campaign to raise money for cancer research and offer support to those who are or have been affected by breast cancer. Breast cancer...

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UTEP Students presented about the UTEP EDGE initiative at the 2017 Fall Convocation on Thursday.

UTEP celebrates 2017 convocation

Claudia Flores, Reporter September 30, 2017

UTEP’s President Diana Natalicio presented the annual State of the University at the 2017 Fall Convocation on Thursday, Sept. 28, at Magoffin Auditorium. At the ceremony, Natalicio remarked on the various achievements of the university this past...

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Lunch and Lead Speaker Series celebrates 50 years of COBA

‘Lunch and Lead Speaker Series’ celebrates 50 years of COBA

Claudia Flores, Reporter September 27, 2017

For its 50th anniversary, the College of Business of Administration launched the “Lunch and Lead Speaker Series," which will feature five sessions during the semester. The sessions take place at the Graduate Business Center, where students and faculty...

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UTEP enrollment raises university-wide questions

UTEP enrollment raises university-wide questions

Claudia Flores, Reporter September 27, 2017

By the fall of 2016, the number of students enrolled at UTEP was 23,922, and for the 2017-18 academic year, the number jumped to an all-time high of 25,078. While many other institutions face a decrease in education funding and enrollment, UTEP’s...

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Marco Antonio Solis brings a romantic atmosphere to the Don Haskins

Marco Antonio Solis brings a romantic atmosphere to the Don Haskins

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter September 24, 2017

  Editor’s note: The quotes have been translated from Spanish. The Don Haskin Center opened its doors to welcome the hundreds of fans of Marco Antonio Solis and Jesse & Joy on Saturday. At around 8:20 p.m., brother and sister duo...

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Chinati Foundation to hold weekend-long event

Chinati Foundation to hold weekend-long event

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter September 19, 2017

From October 6 to 8 the Chinati Foundation presents a weekend-event with a series of activities and exhibit to support the organization’s programs and operations year-round. On Friday October 6, scheduled from 5-10 p.m. “Made in Marfa” presents...

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Career Expo plans to bring new opportunities

Career Expo plans to bring new opportunities

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter September 18, 2017

This week, starting Sept. 21 through Sept. 22, UTEP will bring the largest job fair, the Career Expo, to the Don Haskins Center. “One thing we’re very excited about is we have more companies visiting campus next week. The expo is the fall event that...

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The Martinez family, Dr. Natalicio, Secretary of Education for the State of Durango Ruben Calderon Lujan and Marcos Bucio, General Consul of Mexico in El Paso, at the inauguration of the mural “A Bridge Uniting Two Countries” on Thursday.

Mural signifying relationship between UTEP and Mexico unveiled

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter September 15, 2017

On Thursday, President Diana Natalicio, along with Marcos Bucio, General Consul of Mexico in El Paso, and Ruben Calderon Lujan, Secretary of Education for the State of Durango, announced the binational partnership between the two countries at the...

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UTEP will be returning to in person classes as the norm in the fall with Covid-19 cases falling and vaccination rates increasing in the El Paso Community

UTEP launches new engagement program

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter September 12, 2017

On September 13 a new leadership program series dedicated to helping first-year-students to learn more about campus resources and campus engagement will be launched; UTEP BLAST is a ten-week plan that allows the students to enhance their college experience. The...

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[Photo] Fort Bliss celebrates 2017 Oktoberfest

September 11, 2017

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Arjona’s circus takes over the Coliseum

Arjona’s circus takes over the Coliseum

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter September 8, 2017

  Inside the El Paso County Coliseum, an excited crowd and a circus-themed stage were ready to receive Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona in his first U.S. concery on his “Circo Soledad” tour. With the stage covered in a curtain...

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Acid Pie released their newest project, “Watergun” on Aug. 19

Acid Pie returns to scene with psych rock-packed ‘Watergun’

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter September 5, 2017

After two years of being away from the music scene, Acid Pie returned with a more psychedelic sound in their new album, “Watergun.” The band was formed in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, in 2005 by Rolph Zehntner (vocals, guitar) Adrián Romero (vocals,...

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Trump puts an end to DACA

Trump puts an end to DACA

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter September 3, 2017

On Sunday afternoon after meeting with Senior White House aides, President Trump decided to put an end to the program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children. For several months Trump delayed the...

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A UTEP Parking and Transportation Services employee places a citation on an illegally parked vehicle.

Special events parking closures

Claudia Flores, Reporter September 1, 2017

The UTEP Parking and Transportation Services office sent out an email early this weekend to notify the students and staff about the upcoming events in September that will cause mayor permit parking issues. The events scheduled for the month of September...

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Khalid performed an invite-only show on Friday, March 24 at Americas High School for Spotify Premium members in El Paso.

Khalid thanks El Paso in VMA acceptance speech

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter August 27, 2017

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards will be a night to remember for the El Paso local artist Khalid as he received his first Moon Person for "Best New Artist." The Americas High School graduate beat Noah Cyrus, Kodak Black, Julia Michaels, SZA and Young...

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Woman signing her name in the rail at the “ Make your Mark:  Sign the Last Piece of Rail” event at Downtown El Paso on August 10.

El Pasoans sign the last rails for the streetcar project

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter August 11, 2017

In preparation to the completion of the El Paso Streetcar Project, El Pasoans were part of the event ‘Make You Mark: Sign the Last Piece of Rail,” where they had the opportunity to sign their names in last two rails of the El Paso Streetcar Project...

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