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A tale of unwritten Mexican-American history told on the Mississippi Delta Tamale Trail A tale of unwritten Mexican-American history told on the Mississippi Delta Tamale Trail Featured May 2nd Jacqueline Armijo Mexican-American family parked near a cotton field in Mississippi during the 1920s. (Courtesy of Dr. Manuel Ramirez) EL PASO — Fresh steaming tamales are sold out of small shacks, directly from vans, and by “tamale ladies” from......Read More
UTEP’s Queer Prom relives the prom that should have been UTEP’s Queer Prom relives the prom that should have been Multimedia May 2nd Andrea Castro EL PASO – Evening gowns sparkle and rented tuxedos shine in the fond memories of that special evening called prom night, but for Gabriel Romero the prom was just another high school event in which he couldn’t be himself. Many......Read More
UTEP football – New coach, new attitude, new season UTEP football – New coach, new attitude, new season Multimedia May 2nd Domingo Martinez EL PASO – After nine seasons, the University Texas at El Paso head football coach Mike Price decided to retire in the final year of his contract, in November 2012. A few weeks later UTEP Director of Athletics Bob Stull hired former......Read More
Arab music ensemble brings the Middle East to the border Arab music ensemble brings the Middle East to the border Featured Apr 26th Paul Reynoso EL PASO – On Friday afternoons in the practice room of the Fox Fine Arts building, a group of students rehearses for Layali Al-Sham, UTEP’s Arabic music ensemble. The ensemble primarily consists of UTEP students that sing and......Read More
ForWord: A free creative writing workshop for El Paso teens ForWord: A free creative writing workshop for El Paso teens Art Apr 26th Yuritzy Ramos Instructor Yasmin Ramirez (left) leads participants of the ForWord project at Glassbox, Crystal Acuna, Jasmin Flores and Perla Ramirez. (Yuritzy Ramos/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – At noon on a recent Saturday, 16-year-old Jasmin Flores......Read More
El Paso’s senior athletes still compete to win after all these years El Paso's senior athletes still compete to win after all these years Multimedia Apr 26th Luis Barrio EL PASO – On a recent March morning, 76-year-old Armando Uranga sat on the gymnasium bleachers dripping sweat and catching his breath. He had just played a strenuous 20-minute game of basketball with three other competitors as part......Read More
Estudian las comunidades judías, musulmanas y cristianas de la Edad Media en Andalucía Estudian las comunidades judías, musulmanas y cristianas de la Edad Media en Andalucía Film Apr 19th Gustavo Aguirre El documental, Andalucía: Fusión de tres culturas, ha sido producido enteramente por estudiantes de UTEP. (Foto cortesía de Selfa Chew) EL PASO – Un grupo de 29 estudiantes y tres instructores de la Universidad de Texas en El......Read More
Former MLB player gives back to Imperial Valley Former MLB player gives back to Imperial Valley Featured Apr 18th Iliana Felix Rudy Seanez works with one of his young charges at his Seanez Sports Academy in Imperial, Calif. IMPERIAL, Calif.- After playing 24 years of professional baseball for nine different teams and 13 major organizations and being a 2008......Read More
With pro leagues out of reach, many college athletes fall back on their education With pro leagues out of reach, many college athletes fall back on their education Multimedia Apr 4th Andrea Castro EL PASO – Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, arguably two of the greatest athletes of all time, started their pro careers right after high school, skipping college. But for college athletes shooting their last basket or throwing their......Read More
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine – A lifetime of giving a thundering voice to the voiceless U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine – A lifetime of giving a thundering voice to the voiceless Art Mar 29th David A. Reyes U.S. Poet Laureate, Philip Levine, at a recent visit to the University of Texas at El Paso. (David A. Reyes/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – Poet Laureate Philip Levine, still as fit and funny at age 85 as he was as a young man working......Read More