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Senior multimedia journalism major Ashley Bazan reads through a fashion textbook.

Plan B for fashion­—students find other outlets for future careers

Stephanie Frescas, Contributor February 24, 2015

The fashion industry is often portrayed as a glamorous world of beauty and it is. “I just enjoy this world because there’s a lot of growth and there’s also a lot of art to it,” said Caitlin Cervantes, junior business management major. “You...

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Texas styles— Fashions for different passions

Texas styles— Fashions for different passions

Amanda Guillen, Managing Editor February 24, 2015

In a state as big as Texas it is no surprise that when it comes to fashion, the influence and differences are endless. This is true when it comes to college fashion. With about 170 colleges in the Lone Star state­—  Texas serves as an oversized canvas...

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Altar’d State is a religious-themed fashion store located at the Foutains at Farah shopping mall in east El Paso.

Religion has an impact on fashion

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter February 24, 2015

Altar’d State, a religious-themed fashion store, opened their doors at the Fountains at Farah in November 2013. Altar’d State is known for selling clothing and accessories in a religious environment and providing customers the opportunity to pray...

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Contouring has become a popular makeup trend among UTEP students.

Contouring new trend in the beauty industry

Valerie Herrera, Staff Reporter February 24, 2015

Contouring is one of the most commonly used tricks in makeup. It involves using a combination of light and dark color tones to sculpt the face. Dulce Roque, sophomore creative writing major, said she was first introduced to the technique in high school...

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Sophomore forensic science major, Thelma Lujan looks at online shopping websites at the library.

Students prefer online shopping versus the mall

Jesus Lopez, Staff Reporter February 24, 2015

Online shopping began in 1979, and it’s a strategy that has benefitted many designers and brand and clients. However, the fashion industry did not take advantage of this until recently. Laura Medrano, sophomore linguistics major, said one of the biggest...

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Students express themselves through fashion

Students express themselves through fashion

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter February 23, 2015

Fashion trends sweep the nation in different ways. While cowboy boots are highly popular in Tennessee and sundresses in California. El Paso has its own unique style. Whether it is dressing up for a night out or dressing for a typical school day. UTEP...

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Outfits will be displayed at the Union Gallery, located on the second floor of Union East, until May. 4.

Students design outfits made from used materials

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

You may have seen clothing made from silk, fine fabrics or cotton, but chances are you’ve never seen clothing made from recycled materials. In honor of Earth Week, Union Services will put on a unique fashion show that will take place at noon, April...

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Daniel Rios visits the Career Closet to get fitted for a suit.

Career Closet rents brand-name professional clothing, free to students

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter February 25, 2014

UTEP’s Division of Student Affairs, in partnership with the Career Center, is working to provide students with professional business attire that can be used for interviews, career fairs and networking events. Students will be able to borrow these...

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The fashion of Sochi

The fashion of Sochi

Selene Soria, Contributor February 13, 2014

Like any other worldwide spectacle, the Winter Olympic Games have a lot of sparkle. The pride, the honor and the fashion were all combined and on display at the opening ceremony. The athletes dressed in their unique uniforms and paraded joyfully in a...

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Ashley Hamric models her top marvel seller dress along with comic book and Star Wars dress. Hamric sells them locally for $40.

A winning formula for fashion

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor October 1, 2013

Comic books–you buy them, read them and collect them. However, who said anything about wearing them? With homecoming festivities finally here and with this year’s theme being Minerland, Ashley Hamric, sophomore mathematics major, is not just collecting,...

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