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Love and death visit Handel’s Acis and Galatea in a Bhutanese cremation field Love and death visit Handel’s Acis and Galatea in a Bhutanese cremation field Art & Cultura Sep 12th Jeraldine Ramos EL PASO –The German composer G.F. Handel took his genius to London in the 18th century and in the 21st century the University of Texas at El Paso transported him to Bhutan. Famous for its century-old campus of Bhutanese architecture,......Read More
Fifty years later, its déjà vu all over again in Madrid Fifty years later, its déjà vu all over again in Madrid Featured Aug 23rd David Smith-Soto   MADRID, Spain — Fifty years ago I walked into the Palace Hotel here looking for a cup of coffee and was promptly escorted out by two burly guards. It was Spain at the height of the fascist Franco dictatorship and, at 19,......Read More
Border portraits – A streetcar named Nostalgia Border portraits – A streetcar named Nostalgia Art & Cultura Jul 25th Deshlee Ford Raul Apodaca, owner of a streetcar located at S Mesa St and E 3rd Ave in downtown El Paso, says he bought it in from the City in 1996. (Deshlee Ford/Borderzine.com) _____ Editor’s note: This is another in a series of people......Read More
One last round – Juarez boxing legend considers a last fight One last round - Juarez boxing legend considers a last fight Featured Jul 17th Juan Raygoza EL PASO — With fading tattoos over his body and muscles giving way to extra body fat, the once middleweight underdog champion coaches young kids in a brand new downtown Juarez boxing gym arguing with himself whether he should fight......Read More
Birth of her son moves her to overcome learning delays from childhood meningitis Birth of her son moves her to overcome learning delays from childhood meningitis Featured Jul 10th Karina Moreno CIUDAD JUAREZ — Rocio Jiménez, 31, lives in colonia La Cuesta, one of the poorest sections of this city, in a small two-bedroom house with her husband and six-year-old son. Although she seems to have a normal life, Jiménez has......Read More
More Hispanics go to college after high school, but less actually graduate More Hispanics go to college after high school, but less actually graduate Featured Jul 4th Jessica Salcedo EL PASO — Eight years ago, when 24-year-old Rosalie Aguirre moved from Durango, México to El Paso to receive an education, she had no idea of the multiple steps she would have to take to receive a bachelor’s degree. After......Read More
Joven terapeuta apoya a víctimas de crímenes violentos en Ciudad Juárez Joven terapeuta apoya a víctimas de crímenes violentos en Ciudad Juárez News Features Jun 26th Genaro Cruz CIUDAD JUÁREZ – Día tras día Omar Morales es testigo del trauma que ha vivido esta ciudad y que aunque según estadísticas la violencia ha disminuido un 84 por ciento desde el año 2010, sigue causando......Read More
Volunteering finds its way from the classroom into the community Volunteering finds its way from the classroom into the community Featured Jun 13th Rivas and Moreno EL PASO — The concept of volunteer work is evolving rapidly within higher education as a relatively new idea called service learning, which transforms book learning into hands-on work in the community. According to Campus Compact,......Read More
El Paso del Norte Youth Leadership Forum El Paso del Norte Youth Leadership Forum Featured Jun 12th Adrienne Acosta EL PASO — Place yourself in the shoes of a graduating high school senior, approaching the real world unaware of what to expect. Now place yourself in the shoes of a graduating high school senior with a disability. As appealing the......Read More
Water, commitment are challenges for sustainable gardens in El Paso Water, commitment are challenges for sustainable gardens in El Paso DJNFMTA Jun 5th Hettinga, González de Bustamante and Northup EL PASO — San Elizario, Texas is a newborn city with a long history. The area was established in the mid-18th century as part of the Spanish colonial mission trail, but it’s only been officially incorporated since November 2013......Read More