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Guest submission: The pink shoes

Personal narrative

by Yasmin Ramirez, Contributor // August 22, 2014

Guest submission: The pink shoes

For my grandma’s third fifty-fourth birthday, her ex-husband Gil took us out to celebrate. My grandma and he had been separated as long as I could remember, but they’d remained friends. More…

Government

The Mission to Mexico: California Governor Jerry Brown’s diplomatic coup

Government

The Mission to Mexico: California Governor Jerry Brown’s diplomatic coup

Economy, environment, immigration among topics discussed

by Kent Paterson, Frontera NorteSur // August 19, 2014

Largely overlooked by the U.S. media, California Governor Jerry Brown’s recent mission to Mexico may have recast the future of U.S.-Mexico relationships in a bigger way than any other U.S. leaders have achieved in contemporary times. More…

Texans, New Mexicans team up for a sustainable economy

Part two on a series about efforts to build a sustainable economy in the Paso del Norte borderland

by Kent Paterson, Frontera NorteSur // August 12, 2014


Texans, New Mexicans team up for a sustainable economy

Part one on a series about efforts to build a sustainable economy in the Paso del Norte borderland

by Kent Paterson, Frontera NorteSur // August 7, 2014


Process to pass ordinance revisions sidestepped

Holguin presses to finish what he started

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // August 1, 2014

Education

3D printing: the future of learning

Education

3D printing: the future of learning

Models help provide visuals

by Christopher Womack, Journalism in July 2014 // August 21, 2014

EL PASO — We think of 3D printing as the newest innovation, but according to Mario Robles, an application specialist at Academic Technologies Department at UTEP, this technology has actually been around since the 1960’s. It is the same technology as your average inkjet printer that you use in your own home. More…

More Hispanics go to college after high school, but less actually graduate

Many start at community colleges before transfering

by Jessica Salcedo, Borderzine // August 13, 2014


Education, breaking stigma for those with mental health issues key with minorities

NAMI hosts Minority Mental Health Forum Saturday, July 19

by Elida S. Perez, Newspaper Tree // July 18, 2014


Press Conference: EPISD responds to reports of Bowie, Jefferson consolidation

Superintendent Juan Cabrera says there are "no plans" to close schools

by Juan E. Cabrera, El Paso ISD // February 21, 2014

Arts & Culture

Last Thursdays showing steady growth

Arts & Culture

Last Thursdays showing steady growth

Event drawing more artists and participants monthly

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // July 10, 2014

Every last Thursday of the month, artists of all types make their way downtown to showcase their work. More…

Vidas Perfectas: Performance art opera on the Border

El Paso and Juarez host first showing after New York premiere

by Cindy Graff Cohen // July 7, 2014


From seeking inspiration to sources of inspiration

Gaspar Enriquez exhibit features portraits of fellow artists

by Elida S. Perez, Newspaper Tree // July 3, 2014


Last Thursdays event brings artists, community together

Slide show of Thursday, June 27

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // June 27, 2014

Health & Environment

Irrigation not as hard as it seems

Health & Environment

Irrigation not as hard as it seems

Backyard vegetable, garden beds could benefit

by Jennifer Medina Salter, Master Gardener // August 20, 2014

A drip irrigation system for vegetables beds in your back yard is one of the most efficient ways of watering. It puts water directly into the soil where it is needed and avoids splashing the leaves. More…

Meal prepping on the go

Duo opens Phit Phuel

by Kimberly Valle, The Prospector // August 12, 2014


More rainwater available than some realize

A little planning goes a long way

by Doc Stalker, Master Gardener // August 5, 2014


Master Gardeners share tips for desert southwest growing

New column features various topics for arid climate

by Elida S. Perez, Newspaper Tree // August 4, 2014

Business & Technology

El Paso mixes old with new in downtown

Business & Technology

El Paso mixes old with new in downtown

by Danielle Kutz , Journalism in July 2014 // July 25, 2014

EL PASO — Since it’s opening in 2012, The Mix has created a new aura in the downtown neighborhood that has helped the community in ways beyond wardrobe selection. More…

Downtown businesses getting new traffic from ballpark

Spectators stopping in before, after games

by Jose Soto, The Prospector // July 3, 2014


In Chihuahua, a dry outlook for farm workers

Mexican farmers block international bridge in day-long protest on April 10

by Andrés Rodríguez // April 28, 2014


Mexican Economy Falters

by Kent Paterson, Frontera NorteSur // April 25, 2014

Perspectives

Guest submission: Hiding places

Perspectives

Guest submission: Hiding places

Personal narrative

by Yasmin Ramirez, Contributor // August 12, 2014

The house I grew up in sits in the middle of the block on California Street in the Franklin Heights area of El Paso, within walking distance of The Point, a tall copper-colored metal pillar overlooking the southernmost tip of the Franklin Mountains. More…

Sun City's first woman state legislator

Part two: Anita Blair's era in office

by Joseph R.M. Longo // August 6, 2014


En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“Construction takes forever to finish and all the detours make it hard for people to go anywhere.”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // July 29, 2014


En voz alta: Voices from the borderland

“I would change how we help the homeless, especially the families with children”

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // July 23, 2014

Interviews

Architectural photographer chooses El Paso as stop on 13-day tour

Interviews

Architectural photographer chooses El Paso as stop on 13-day tour

Captures images, adventures along the way

by Elida S. Perez, Newspaper Tree // July 31, 2014

Armed with equipment including his tripod and digital camera, architectural photographer Lawrence Stevens, took time Thursday morning to photograph buildings in El Paso. More…

A conversation with Phillip Rodriguez

Filmmaker discusses making documentary about civil rights icon and El Paso journalist Ruben Salazar

by Esmeralda Ojeda // April 3, 2014


A conversation with Dr. Abraham Verghese

Former El Pasoan receives Heinz Foundation’s Arts and Humanities Award

by Cindy Graff Cohen // March 13, 2014


A conversation with Ellery Schempp

Plaintiff in Supreme Court case to speak at UTEP on Sunday, February 16

by Alberto Tomas Halpern // February 15, 2014

Neighborhoods

One year later and it's All Good

Neighborhoods

One year later and it's All Good

Campaign designed to promote local entertainment, culture

by Felicia Villalobos, Journalism in July 2014 // August 8, 2014

EL PASO – Downtown El Paso is a splat of color against the outline of the Franklin Mountains that is just under the light from the star. Its color is even more vibrant now that trendy locals like Norbert Portillo and Johnny Escalante have moved their businesses to the area. More…

Animals at Humane Society get paws-itive outlook

No-kill policy going on four years

by Lindsey Resignato, Journalism in July 2014 // July 28, 2014


Border farmers’ market a year-round hit

“We’re on the tail end of the winter market, which was incredibly successful,” said Ardovino’s owner and market manager Roberto Ardovino

by Kent Paterson, Frontera NorteSur // May 22, 2014


Let nature take its course with wildlife?

Licensed wildlife rehabilitator explains how to "rescue" wildlife

by Josie Karam // April 28, 2014

From The Tree

From the Tree: 4 ways Greg Abbott gets the border wrong

From the Tree

From the Tree: 4 ways Greg Abbott gets the border wrong

by Emanuel Anthony Martinez // February 13, 2014

Gangs and public corruption are worthy issues demanding serious attention across the state. Unfortunately, what Abbott gets wrong is his attempt to frame these problems exclusively as border problems. More…

From the Tree: Closing out 2013

News delivered on a clean, free format with straight-to-the-point journalism

by Emanuel Anthony Martinez // December 26, 2013


From the Tree: No comment on corruption is a comment on corruption

by Emanuel Anthony Martinez // December 7, 2013


From the Tree: Systemic failures at TEA worked as designed

by Emanuel Anthony Martinez // November 28, 2013

Press Releases

UT Regents Recognize 5 UTEP Faculty as Best in System

Press Releases

UT Regents Recognize 5 UTEP Faculty as Best in System

by Press Release // August 22, 2014

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has awarded five UTEP faculty members the highest honor the group bestows: the Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. More…

EPSO Adds to Education Staff

by Press Release // August 21, 2014


UTEP Names New Dean for College of Education

by Press Release // August 20, 2014


Junior Leadership El Paso Seeks Class of 2014/2015

by Press Release // August 19, 2014