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‘A gift is a gift no matter how small’

‘A gift is a gift no matter how small’

Oscar Garza, Contributor December 3, 2013

Every semester, thousands of graduating seniors embark on a new and exciting journey—graduation, a career and life after college. Here aresome interesting gifts that upcoming graduates may like to receive for their special day. Because graduation...

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The Counselor: when bad things happen to bad people

The Counselor: when bad things happen to bad people

Oscar Garza, Contributor November 6, 2013

Ridley Scott, director of “Alien” and "Blade Runner,” ventures into crime drama territory with “The Counselor,” which also happens to be the first theatrical screenplay written by acclaimed author Cormac McCarthy. The story takes place on...

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Breaking Bad: “Felina“(Series Finale) recap

Breaking Bad: “Felina“(Series Finale) recap

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 30, 2013

I can’t imagine the enormous pressure that creator Vince Gilligan and his staff must’ve been under when planning out the ending to this series. How do you provide a satisfying closure to one of the most groundbreaking and acclaimed dramas on television?...

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Living Out is a knockout at UTEP

“Living Out” is a knockout at UTEP

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 25, 2013

Written by Lisa Loomer and directed by UTEP senior theater major, Lluvia Almanza, “Living Out” examines themes of friendship, professional and private life, and more, and at the core it is a powerful story about two women and their evolving relationship. The...

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Breaking Bad: Granite State recap

Breaking Bad: “Granite State” recap

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 24, 2013

Legacy–that is one of the themes that this show has always tackled since the beginning and it’s at the forefront in preparation for the end. Taking a much slower-burn approach in contrast to last week’s game-changing “Ozymandias,” this episode,...

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Breaking Bad: “Ozymandias” recap

Breaking Bad: “Ozymandias” recap

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 16, 2013

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem “Ozymandias” beautifully depicts the remnants of a once-powerful empire and its leader. It’s extremely fitting that this episode is titled after the poem’s character, since Walter’s life has basically taken a turn...

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Breaking Bad: “To’hajiilee” recap

Breaking Bad: “To’hajiilee” recap

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 10, 2013

If there is one thing that “Breaking Bad” has always been great at is escalating the action toward something unexpected and unbearably tense–and this episode was a prime example of exactly that. And boy, does it do it perfectly. Starting with...

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Breaking Bad: Rabid Dog

Breaking Bad: ‘Rabid Dog”

Oscar Garza, Contributor September 3, 2013

After the escalating tension of last week’s “Confessions,” the smart thing for the follow-up episode would be to deal with the consequences of Jesse’s actions, allow for everything to settle down, and pick up the pieces after last week’s explosive...

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A scene from the latest episode, Confessions.

Breaking Bad: “Confessions” recap

Oscar Garza, Staff Reporter August 27, 2013

The best episode of this season so far also happened to be one of the show’s best episodes and a prime example of “Breaking Bad” at its best. Beginning with a conversation amongst Todd (Jesse Plemons), his uncle and one of the members of the gang,...

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An action scene from The Odd Couple.

“The Odd Couple” Charms at the El Paso Playhouse

Oscar Garza, Staff Reporter August 26, 2013

Based on the acclaimed stage play by Neil Simon, “The Odd Couple” (the 1985 adapted female version) is a hilarious and poignant look at relationships and friendships among a group of six friends in New York City. Olive, Vera, Renee, Mickey and Sylvie...

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Sun City Music Festival

El Pasoans Prepare for the Next Edition of the Sun City Music Festival

Oscar Garza, Staff Reporter August 26, 2013

Music and the outdoors have always been in sync, and that continues this year at El Paso third-annual Sun City Music Festival, taking place at on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at Ascarate Park. The festival will be able open to the public, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.,...

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“The World’s End”: The final bite of the “Cornetto” trilogy is one great treat

“The World’s End”: The final bite of the “Cornetto” trilogy is one great treat

Oscar Garza, Staff Reporter August 26, 2013

“It’s about closure,” says Gary King, a character played by Simon Pegg. In this winning performance, these words clearly refer to King’s decision to complete a pub crawl for the second time with his childhood friends in “The World’s End.” Written...

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Breaking Bad: “Buried” recap

Oscar Garza, Staff Reporter August 20, 2013

Picking up immediately after the explosive ending of “Blood Money,” the second episode of the was another intense hour of television that further advances towards those final episodes of the series. In the chilling opening scene, we got one of...

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Plaza Classic Film Festival to show cult, classics in grand fashion

Plaza Classic Film Festival to show cult, classics in grand fashion

Oscar Garza, Staff Reporter July 20, 2012

The Plaza Classic Film Festival is coming back and this year’s program is showcasing essential classics, lesser-known cult classics, a local flavor series and more. In its sixth consecutive year, the Plaza Classic will offer moviegoers of all ages...

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