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Miners need the Luck of the Lord to keep going on

Miners need the ‘Luck of the Lord’ to keep going on

Shericka Lawrence, Reporter October 21, 2016

      With a rocky start to the season the UTEP football team needs the “Luck of the Lord” to keep bowl hopes alive.     The season was off to a great start, UTEP running back Aaron Jones recorded a career...

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¿Es que acaso soy hispana?

Grecia Sanchez, Staff Reporter September 13, 2016

Defining  identity at an adolescent age can be a challenge, especially to those who are constantly interacting with a different culture than their own. I was born and raised in Ciudad Juàrez, Mexico. My first language is Spanish and my only label in...

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Finding your own identity

Shericka Lawrence, Staff Reporter September 13, 2016

Every day people struggle with how to identify   themselves when it comes to race or ethnicity. Living in the El Paso community, I have heard many people as well as students ask the vital question, am I Chicano(a), or Latino(a)? Some identify as Mexican-American...

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Citizens of El Paso hold up a Black Lives Matter banner   at San Jacinto Plaza.

Why #BlackLivesMatter

Rene Delgadillo, Staff Reporter July 12, 2016

It’s hard to express the way I feel about the death of two black men and five Dallas police officers. I’m sad, scared and confused as to why this happened. Different opinions are being expressed, thousands of social media videos are being shared,...

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How are you? Good. That’s good

Mike Vasquez, Staff Reporter April 26, 2016

I must have told at least 30 people that I was doing “pretty good” this weekend. No one really cares how you’re doing, not really, but it’s a necessary question to ask when greeting someone. That’s what it is now, a greeting. It used to be...

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Graffiti in the time of Trump

Jasmine Aguilera, Copy Editor April 26, 2016

It’s more impactful than political comments on Facebook. It means more than the “Feel the Bern” T-shirts, and the “Make America Great Again” baseball caps. It’s street art. Art that is powerful enough to prevent drone strikes in Pakistan...

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Live dangerously, turn on your ‘read receipts’

Mike Vazquez, Staff Reporter April 12, 2016

I know exactly what I’m doing when I read a message and don’t reply. I know what you go through too—don’t worry, I’ve been there. That little notification pops up, “Read at 4:03 p.m.” and by 4:20 you’re scraping every reason together...

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Art: the tragic end

Art: the tragic end

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

When it comes to administering what is and is not art, things can become tricky. You can have the perspective that any and everything can be art or you are the exact opposite. I am of the opinion that very little is art. In fact art is one of the most...

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