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Tournament disappointment

Tournament disappointment

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 19, 2014

My expectation for the Conference USA basketball tournament, like most, was based on the performance of UTEP’s men and women’s basketball teams. At the end of the day, my expectations were not met, not even the slightest. Going into the tournament,...

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Vámonos al Simicare

Vámonos al Simicare

Cassandra Adame, Staff Reporter March 18, 2014

Estudiantes y ciudadanos de esta región suelen atender su salud, según el lado que les convenga, sea el mexicano o el estadounidense. Pero la situación se complica cuando una ley obliga a ciudadanos a atenderse de un solo lado. Aquellos sin cobertura...

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March 18, 2014

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Senior Kayla Thornton becomes the all-time leading scorer in UTEP’s history during the Conference USA Tournament.

Record-setting team falls short, will play NIT

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 18, 2014

Although UTEP was ousted from the Conference USA tournament by Southern Mississippi in an 84-70 game on March 14, seniors Kayla Thornton, Kristine Vitola and Kelli Willingham will still get a shot at postseason play, most likely a high seed in the Women’s...

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Senior forward John Bohannon makes a layup against East Carolina.

Miners to host Fresno State in first round of CBI

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 18, 2014

The Miners have an opportunity to redeem themselves in the (CBI) College Basketball Invitational Tournament after a disappointing showing at the 2014 Conference USA Basketball Tournament. “It’s an opportunity for this basketball team to continue...

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Them new rotary phones!

Them new rotary phones!

Blake Lanham, Cartoonist February 25, 2014

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Estudiantes buscan moda en los dos lados de la frontera

Estudiantes buscan moda en los dos lados de la frontera

Cassandra Adame, Reportera February 25, 2014

Como consumidores, estudiantes encuentran de los dos lados de la frontera maneras para ahorrarse unos centavos en productos desde útiles y medicinas, hasta ropa y accesorios.  Este 2014, se estima que en El Paso se venderán $729 millones en ropa...

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#NO FILTER

#NO FILTER

Helen Yip, Staff Reporter February 25, 2014

An “ideal beauty” lives on magazine racks and television screens at all hours of the day. She is thin and built with clear skin, free of wrinkles or scars. She has perfect hair, big lips, a long neck and eyelashes. She has the right-sized bust, with...

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‘Self-governance’—the method of tobacco-free enforcement

‘Self-governance’—the method of tobacco-free enforcement

Maria Esquinca and Amanda Guillen February 25, 2014

Maintaining a tobacco-free campus may prove difficult to enforce as some students are choosing not to follow the “self-governing” method officials have proclaimed. UTEP’s Environmental Health and Safety Department enacted the tobacco ban on Feb....

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Smoking: nostalgia and allure

Smoking: nostalgia and allure

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 25, 2014

Smoking was such an in-vogue habit.   It stood for the style of so many people I admire: journalists, writers, academics, media professionals and the smoldering list goes on. With the recent ban of smoking on campus, I’ve been pushed to reflect...

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El Paso—fashion’s last frontier

Valori Corral-Nava, Contributor February 25, 2014

El Paso may be known for many things—its food, culture, the mystique of being a border city—but trendiness is usually not one of them and locals have different theories as to why. Some feel that it is El Paso’s economic situation that keeps the...

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