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Fight for equality opens door for African-Americans

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2014

954, Thelma White, a young African-American valedictorian from Douglas High School—El Paso’s only black high school—walked onto the dull gray cement steps of UTEP, then known as Texas Western College, in a brave attempt...

A 100 year name game

Andres Rodriguez, Contributor

September 9, 2014

The university name has undergone several changes since it was first established in 1913 as the State School of Miners and Metallurgy. Some changes and some attempts at changing the name have been accidental, technical and outright ...

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