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12 Creative shots of the Centennial Plaza

12 Creative shots of the Centennial Plaza

Christopher Zacherl, Multimedia Editor June 2, 2015

Here are 12 creative photos taken of an empty Centennial Plaza before the summer semester kicks off next week.  

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PartyNextDoor with a flashy performance at Neon Desert.

Neon Desert ends with brilliant performances

Andres Martinez, Staff Photographer May 25, 2015

The Neon Desert Music Festival hosted Flume as one of its final performances in Downtown El Paso. Artists such as PartyNextDoor, Miami Horror, Earl Sweatshirt, and Passion Pit also delivered the festival's final performances.

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Concert goers watch J Cole perform at Neon Desert Music Festival in 2015.

Neon Desert hosts the second day of musical performances.

Andres Martinez, Staff Photographer May 24, 2015

The Neon Desert Music Festival continued it's musical performances on Saturday featuring diverse artists such as Bas, The Suffers, Tokyo Police Club, Kaskade and J. Cole.    

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The Eagles played at the Don Haskins Center on Friday night.

The Eagles land in El Paso

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter May 23, 2015

[aesop_gallery id="11173"] As the crowd entered the arena, it quickly filled the Don Haskins Center to welcome The Eagles to the borderland. The classic rock band played for a nearly two and a half hours, covering many of their iconic songs. “The...

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Girl Talk closes the festival with a bang.

Neon Desert celebrates its fifth year with three-day event

Adam Ziegenhals and Andres Martinez May 23, 2015

[aesop_gallery id="11215"] Neon Desert Musical Festival kicked off on Friday with headliners Cypress Hill, Toro y Moi and Girl Talk. Neon celebrated it's fifth year by adding an additional day filled with musical talent. This is the first time Neon Desert...

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Graduation is more than just a tassel

May 5, 2015

When I was 15, I took a driver’s education class to get my driver’s permit–nothing out of the ordinary there. Yet, my driving instructor was anything but ordinary. In between rants on shoes and what snacks were best to eat, this El-Paso-loving-Brussels-sprout-eating-veteran...

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New report ranks best and worst jobs of the year

New report ranks best and worst jobs of the year

Amanda Guillen, Managing Editor May 5, 2015

For some students, deciding on which career path do go down can be a rough decision. Careercast.com has been ranking the best and worst jobs of the year for 27 years. The report ranks 200 jobs from best to worst based on three percentage components,...

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On Thursday, April 30, the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center hosted “Diving Deep.”

Advertising and marketing panelists inspire students at conference

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter May 5, 2015

Advertising and marketing majors at UTEP had the opportunity to gain insight and knowledge from some experts in the field on Thursday. Professionals from both fields gave presentations as part of a panel discussion that aimed to help UTEP students understand...

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Senior political science major, April Rumgay was awarded $5,000 to study in Turkey with an additional $3,000 supplement to study the Turkish language during her study abroad trip this summer.

Students awarded scholarships to study abroad

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter May 5, 2015

This semester, a few UTEP students were awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad. The scholarship is awarded to more than 2,700 students every semester nationwide. The scholarship’s purpose is to aid students to study...

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Traditional breakfast grows with new location and activities

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter May 5, 2015

As the demanding finals week commences across campus, a UTEP tradition will continue to relieve students from grueling due dates and exams, at least for one night. Students will be able to enjoy from an array of activities, free food, entertainment and...

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Join UTEP’s Alumni Association (whether you want to or not)

Ben Woolridge, Contributor May 5, 2015

As a senior at UTEP who is graduating this spring, I began to make preparations earlier this month to take part in the May 16 commencement ceremony. My first step was to attend the graduation clearance workshop, where I was informed that I was indeed...

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Top Ten Seniors, top (left): Mayela Aldaz, Jeremiah Alexander Balcazar,  Karla Becerra, Joselyn Cardenas Anaya and Lisa Haisan. Bottom (left): Steven Taylor Harmon, Beatriz Madrigal Sanchez, Andre Perez-Orozco, Claudia Preza and Esteban Quintanilla.

Hard-working seniors are recognized with prestigious award

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter May 5, 2015

As a child, senior mechanical engineering major Joselyn Cardenas would look up at planes as they flew by and knew one day she wanted to help design them. She is now one step closer to fulfilling her childhood dream. Not only is Cardenas about to graduate,...

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