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Two men sign their names of the last piece of rail on August 10th at the “Make your Mark: Sign the Last Piece of Rail” event in Downtown El Paso.

[Photo] El Pasoans sign the last rails for the streetcar project

August 11, 2017

Two men sign their names of the last piece of rail on August 10th at the “Make your Mark: Sign the Last Piece of Rail” event in Downtown El Paso.

Jorge Alfonso Polanco Aguirre  posing with his paintings at the opening of the exhibit “ The life of J’ on August 5th at the International Museum of Art.

‘The Life of J’ paints Polanco Aguirre’s life blue

Claudia Flores, Staff Reporter August 6, 2017

Painting in blue tones and mostly oil paint, artist Jorge Alfonso Polanco Aguirre presented his collection “The Life of J” at the El Paso International Museum of Art. The collection includes paintings in the signature color of the artist, ceramic...

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UTEP library honors El Paso WWI veterans

UTEP library honors El Paso WWI veterans

Claudia Flores, Contributor July 29, 2017

“Over Here, Over There: El Paso and El Pasoans During WWI” is an exhibition created by the Special Collections Department of the library at the University of Texas at El Paso to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI and the accounts of El Pasoans...

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It’s Your World Project workshops turn junk into treasure

It’s Your World Project workshops turn junk into treasure

Claudia Flores, Contributor July 11, 2017

The Franklin Mountains State Park and the It’s Your World Project organization hosted the From Trash to Treasure Workshop to encourage the community to preserve the environment and natural sights of El Paso. On Saturday, July 8, people joined the...

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Street Fest is set to rock downtown EP

Street Fest is set to rock downtown EP

Claudia Flores, Contributor June 21, 2017

Continuing the annual tradition, El Paso’s Downtown Street Festival is set to take over the downtown area with car exhibitions, food, art shows and live music.  The two-day festival will take place on June 23 and 24, with the gates opening at 6 p.m....

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UTEP Symphony brings ‘Sounds of the Cinema’

UTEP Symphony brings ‘Sounds of the Cinema’

Claudia Flores, Contributor May 2, 2017

Since 2012, the UTEP Symphony Orchestra has dedicated their last concert of the season to classical music featured in films and original scores written for the movies. On May 4, they will be performing the “Sounds of Cinema” at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts...

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FloraFEST returns to the Chihuahua Desert Garden

Claudia Flores, Contributor April 25, 2017

FloraFEST is the largest plant sale of its kind in the region, and a fundraising event for the maintenance and operation of the Chihuahua Desert Garden on campus. This is a 23-year-old tradition, where shoppers enjoy a large variety of native and desert-adapted...

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The 1975 make their way to El Paso

The 1975 make their way to El Paso

Claudia Flores, Contributor April 18, 2017

On April 21, El Paso will host the British alternative pop-rock band, The 1975, at the Abraham Chavez Theater with their 35-day tour, “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It.” Originally from Manchester, England,...

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Raw Fitness guarantees body goals

Claudia Flores, Contributor April 11, 2017

Summer is coming up and it is time to hit the gym and build that summer body. Raw Fitness offers a six-week challenge program that starts with a $300 deposit. Members are required to train at least four times a week in a 30-minute, high-intensity training...

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Studio major student works on creating metal jewelry.

Students create their own jewelry

Claudia Flores, Contributor April 4, 2017

In fashion, it takes the right accessories to complete a look and at UTEP students can take a course that teaches how to create their own jewelry and metal accessories at the metals and jewelry program at UTEP. The program allows students to create earrings,...

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YouTube’s new restrictions affect LGBTQ content

YouTube’s new restrictions affect LGBTQ content

Claudia Flores, Contributor March 28, 2017

YouTube’s new restricted mode was created to filter inappropriate material from younger users on the web. But when YouTube users turned on the mode and it censored several videos with LGBTQ content, and that is where the controversy began. In the last...

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Traveling back in time with the Victorian Sci-Fi book club

Traveling back in time with the Victorian Sci-Fi book club

Claudia Flores, Contributor March 21, 2017

Tea, pastries and open discussions about science fiction novels from the 1800s is what the Victorian Sci-Fi Book and Tea Club members love to do. They meet up every third Saturday of the month to read novels, eat pastries and drink tea for only $5 dollars....

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Green Day “Revolution Radio” tour 2017

Green Day “Revolution Radio” tour 2017

Claudia Flores, Contributor February 28, 2017

Get ready because your favorite “American Idiots” are back on tour, along with special guests, Against Me promoting their most recent album “Revolution Radio,” Green Day will be on a 24-day tour throughout the United States starting March 1. The...

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Artist Lise Bjorne Linnert collaborates with others to stitch name tags of women who were murdered in Cd. Juárez.

Rubin center exhibit remembers women murdered in Juárez

Claudia Flores, Contributor February 21, 2017

“Desconocida Unknown Ukjents,” an exhibition by Norwegian artist Lise Bjørne Linnert about the femicide (female homicides) in Juárez is on display at the Rubin Center to bring attention to the murders of women across the border. In Ciudad Juárez,...

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Exploring your naughty side through ‘50 Shades’

Exploring your naughty side through ‘50 Shades’

Claudia Flores, Contributor February 14, 2017

What is it about “Fifty Shades” stories that seduces us to go see it on the big screen? It could be the sexy way Christian Grey spanks Anastasia, or maybe it’s the way he protects her that makes us think these movies are totally worth it. For many,...

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Preview of The XXs new album, I See You

Preview of The XX’s new album, “I See You”

Claudia Flores, Contributor January 11, 2017

It's only the early stages of 2017 and the British band from Wandsworth, London, The XX, will start the year debuting their third studio album, “I See You.” The project will be out on Friday, Jan. 13. With this album, The XX has previewed the use...

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