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This year’s 2016 Student Government Association’s Texas themed Homecoming Pageant took place at Magoffin Auditorium on Sunday, Sept. 27.

Homecoming court shows off state and school spirit at pageant

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter September 29, 2015

Twenty-eight contestants competed for a spot in this year’s homecoming court, each displaying their school pride in unique ways. The wide array of contestants were brought together to show off their Miner pride by singing, dancing and much more. The...

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Pioneer Plaza is one of eight locations users can rent a bike from SunCycle Bike Share Program.

SunCycle takes the city on a ride

Jose Soto, Entertainment Editor September 29, 2015

Residents and visitors of El Paso now have another option when it comes to getting from one destination to another. This new way does not involve a vehicle, making it an environmentally friendly choice for those looking to get around town, particularly...

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UTEP organizations get ready for the float-making party

Fernanda Leon, Staff Reporter September 29, 2015

UTEP’s homecoming is here and the campus is bursting with activity. From open houses, special breakfasts, a 5K run, many UTEP departments and student organizations are  preparing for the event-filled week. One of this year’s many activities is the...

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The death of Romo?

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 22, 2015

This past Sunday, Sept. 20, the Dallas Cowboys’ starting quarterback Tony Romo broke his collarbone against the Philadelphia Eagles in a 20-10 win. The injury means that the Cowboys are without their star quarterback for at least eight weeks. At 35-years...

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Piñata Party Supplies provides Donald Trump piñatas for $39.99.

Donald Trump gets a big hit

Maria Esquinca, Managing Editor September 22, 2015

Red, white and green piñatas hang from the rafters of Piñata Party Supplies. But in between the rows of streamers, candies, and princess costumes, one piñata doesn’t hang—the Donald Trump piñata stands, straight and unflinching. The blue eyed,...

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Junior wide receiver Jaquan White runs down the field in UTEP’s new uniforms.

The football look: what the player’s uniforms are all about

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter September 22, 2015

Many football fans are familiar with the rules, regulations and plays of football, but there are few who know the amount of work that goes on outside of the playing field. Maintaining a football player’s image and the cost of preserving a player’s...

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The ESPN Fantasy Football app is an accessible for both Google Android and iPhone users.

‘ESPN Fantasy Football’ app a must have amongst football fanatics

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter September 22, 2015

The fall season marks the start of many things, but nothing symbolizes the arrival of the season like the glorious sport of football. For the 2015 football year, the tradition of fantasy football once again takes center stage for many fans. One major...

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Roy Robertson-Harris led the Miners last season in tackles for loss with 9.5.

Robertson-Harris going out on top in senior year

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter September 22, 2015

He is often thought of as the face of the defense; a three-year starter and there’s no reason why he shouldn’t be. Now that the Miners are without Aaron Jones, Roy Robertson-Harris may become the new face of the team. For Robertson-Harris, his football...

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Quarterback Ryan Metz led the Miners to the game winning drive in overtime to defeat the Aggies 50-47 in Las Cruces.

“No name”-Ryan Metz comes to the forefront in Miners first win

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 22, 2015

Down by 14 points, eight minutes into the third quarter of the Battle of I-10 against the New Mexico State Aggies this past Saturday, things could have not been worse for the UTEP football team. Their best player, Aaron Jones, was relegated to a pair...

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unior quaterback Mack Leftwich left last Saturday’s game against NMSU in Las Cruces mid-way through the third quarter due to a severe concussion.

Change at quarterback will bode well for remainder of the season

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor September 22, 2015

Change is hard. Sometimes we ignore our faults or shortcomings and only change as a result of our mistakes. Then there are other times when the solution is staring you right in the face. That is the state of the UTEP football team right now–the solution...

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Risky business

Maria Esquinca, Managing Editor September 15, 2015

When I was told I’d be a Dow Jones News Fund business reporting intern, and that I would be working at Crain’s Detroit Business over the summer, I was ecstatic. After the excitement settled my friends muttered their thoughts. “Detroit? Doesn’t...

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Senior advertising major, Lillian Acosta works at her Union Services job.

On-campus jobs keep students close to class

Julio Cesar Chavez, Staff Reporter September 15, 2015

Tuition has to be paid somehow, and some students choose to do on-campus work to cover their expenses. Students have the option to work as federal work-study students, student employees, and even fill staff positions at the university, which some say...

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