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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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The pursuit of cryptocurrency on the border

The pursuit of cryptocurrency on the border

Brandy Ruiz, Editor-in-chief October 11, 2022

In between gray rock walls and beneath the sweat-inducing glare of the noon El Paso sun in 2020, David Gámez, a student at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and leader of UTEP’s Blockchain Miner’s...

Coffee and Tea Titan: Starbucks Raises Prices Again

Coffee and Tea Titan: Starbucks Raises Prices Again

Ethan Thomas, Photographer April 5, 2022

Starbucks cites supply chain issues, brought on by the pandemic, and labor costs as cause for the jump, but this is not the first time the titan has raised their prices.  At any time of the...

Local Coffee Shops near me

Local Coffee Shops near me

Brandy Ruiz, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

The ultimate staple of the college experience: the coffee shop. Maybe you like one that has a bit of a darker, cozier ambiance or you prefer one that feels light and open. Or maybe, you just have never...

Dating six-feet apart

Dating six-feet apart

Brianne Williams, Writer March 7, 2022

El Pasoans have worried about transitioning back to in-person, after dating virtually during the pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic altered dating for single El Pasoans, however some long-term...

Environmentally friendly: Sustainable fashion on the border 

Environmentally friendly: Sustainable fashion on the border 

March 4, 2022

Sustainability is increasingly becoming a high priority of the environmentally-conscious and sustainable fashion is just one way that participants in the practice feel they help out the planet.  Though...

Permission to stan: K-pop fan culture in El Paso and how it led to opening a new business 

Permission to stan: K-pop fan culture in El Paso and how it led to opening a new business 

March 2, 2022

Lizbeth Lopez, a 21-year-old Korean pop (K-Pop) fan, doesn’t speak Korean, but her favorite songs are in Korean and her favorite artists are the members of the Korean Pop boy-band BTS which stands for...

UTEP holds only two events for Black History Month

UTEP holds only two events for Black History Month

Brianne Williams, Writer February 28, 2022

Although it is a diverse campus, Black students attending the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) sometimes still feel like the lesser minority. In the past, UTEP had made various efforts  to promote...

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...

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