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The Student News Site of The University of Texas at El Paso

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The Student News Site of The University of Texas at El Paso

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Masks no longer recommended on campus under CDC guidelines; students feel left in the dark

Masks no longer recommended on campus under CDC guidelines; students feel left in the dark

Brandy Ruiz, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2022

When students Jose Lucero and Carla Irigoyen-Amparan arrived at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) the morning of March 7, they weren't aware that UTEP President Heather Wilson had sent an email...

What to do if your classmates test positive for COVID-19 

What to do if your classmates test positive for COVID-19 

Brandy Ruiz, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2022

Relieved to see another human being in person, not on a screen of a class zoom meeting, walking in between the Bhutanese inspired buildings of the University of Texas at El Paso-- albeit wearing face...

Anxiety: What is it and how can I make it better?

Anxiety: What is it and how can I make it better?

August 18, 2020

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United States every year, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness for anxiety disorders....

Plant-based muscle: A nurse that lives the lifestyle of vegan powerlifter

Plant-based muscle: A nurse that lives the lifestyle of vegan powerlifter

August 18, 2020

Pumping iron at the crack of dawn is a typical ritual for most athletes and so is eating several meals each day. But those meals don’t need to have typical grilled chicken at all—or anything that...

El Estigma Social Alrededor De Las Condiciones Mentales

El Estigma Social Alrededor De Las Condiciones Mentales

August 18, 2020

Las creencias y actitudes negativas hacia los trastornos mentales han creado un puente para empujar a las personas que lidian con algún trastorno a hacerlo en silencio. Esto va más allá de una tristeza...

Medidas para evitar el contagio de COVID-19 en la zona fronteriza

Medidas para evitar el contagio de COVID-19 en la zona fronteriza

April 28, 2020

A raíz del brote de coronavirus en los Estados Unidos, la vida de las personas ha cambiado drásticamente. Las ciudades hermanas de El Paso y Ciudad Juárez se han visto afectadas con más de 800 casos...

The Importance of Washing Your Hands and How to Do It Correctly

The Importance of Washing Your Hands and How to Do It Correctly

April 2, 2020

Everyone from governments around the globe to popular children’s cartoons have taken up pleas to encourage people to wash their hands. Because whether you are going out and about or not, there is still...

Levonorgestrel and drospirenone are among the different types of birth control pills available in Mexico. These medications often come at a lower prices for patients and don’t require a prescription. Photo by Veronica Martinez for Minero Magazine.

Cruzando por la Píldora

October 23, 2019

Mujeres en busca de opciones económicas al otro lado de la frontera  Es un secreto a voces que uno de los beneficios de vivir en la frontera es la opción de cruzar al otro lado y comprar métodos...

A Little Bit of Vaping, a Lot of Consequences

A Little Bit of Vaping, a Lot of Consequences

September 26, 2019

Smoking one pack of cigarettes equates to twenty cigarettes a day. Now, multiply that by three and that’s the average amount that a heavy smoker might go through in a day. You’ll discover that more...

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