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LULAC Condemns Trump Ending His Presidency At Wall Of Shame

El Paso News - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:38pm
Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Says a Return to Border Wall Affirms the Worst Traits of His Failure WASHINGTON, D.C. — The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) has issued the following statement ahead of one of President Trump’s final acts in office. On Tuesday, Trump plans to return to the… Read More LULAC Condemns Trump Ending His Presidency At Wall Of Shame
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Juan and Julián

El Paso News - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 9:24pm
By Charles Chase I met Juan in the Fall of 1991.  Him out and about from his station of the first-floor desk of UTEP’s main library.  From there, the Palmore, his residence, came quickly and, as I told Debbie Nathan, his apartment centered the whole of Sunset Heights, or that space between the school’s Tibetan… Read More Juan and Julián
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It’s Not an Apology, but an FYI: If You Signed Up for the Vaccine at El Paso Strong

El Paso News - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 2:47pm
Wait List is over 80,000 people! Dear El Paso resident: If you are receiving this email, you have pre-registered with the City of El Paso to receive the COVID-19 vaccine! Thank you for pre-registering and playing an active role in protecting yourself and your loved ones against COVID-19. This is the first of a series… Read More It’s Not an Apology, but an FYI: If You Signed Up for the Vaccine at El Paso Strong
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LULAC And Coalition Call For Action On Trump Complicity

El Paso News - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 3:00am
Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Joins in Demand for Impeachment Or Removal of President WASHINGTON, D.C. — The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and a coalition of other leading civil rights and social justice legacy organizations today issued an historic call to action by Congress to remove President Trump from… Read More LULAC And Coalition Call For Action On Trump Complicity
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Keep 13 Duranguito Properties That Are Eligible for Inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places and Save the Downtown National Historic District!

El Paso News - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 2:11am
The El Paso City Attorney and the Executive Director of the Downtown Management District (DMD) want the Texas Historical Commission to remove Duranguito from the National Register of Historic Places which would endanger the Downtown National Historic District. City Attorney Karla Nieman, at the direction of five members of City Council, and Joe Gudenrath, Executive… Read More Keep 13 Duranguito Properties That Are Eligible for Inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places and Save the Downtown National Historic District!
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In Memory of Juan Sandoval (a.k.a. juanoaxaca)

El Paso News - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 12:38am
By Dr. E. Carrizal-Dukes Juan Sandoval and I were members of the Accessions Committee at the El Paso Museum of Art from about 2017 to 2018 with curator Dr. Patrick Shaw Cable. After one meeting in February 2018, he asked me if I had a car and if I wanted to go to a party.… Read More In Memory of Juan Sandoval (a.k.a. juanoaxaca)
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Compatriots: Children of Ireland & Mexico

El Paso News - Sat, 01/09/2021 - 12:30am
By Maria R Perez, MSSW Many are unaware that Mexico and Ireland share an extensive history. There is a current rise of interest in genealogy and personal ethnic story. Thus, after submitting their DNA for testing many individuals of Mexican decent are bewildered to discover that they have Irish DNA, and potentially searchable Irish ancestors.… Read More Compatriots: Children of Ireland & Mexico
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The Late Juan Sandoval Was a Walking Example of the University’s Civic Engagement Approach to Our Community

El Paso News - Sat, 01/09/2021 - 12:11am
By Dennis Bixler-Márquez, Ph.D. I knew Juan Sandoval from his arrival to UTEP in the early eighties and was surprised that he hailed from a southern Colorado community that I knew well due to having researched it in the late seventies.  We established a friendship that continued with the sharing of news from that region.… Read More The Late Juan Sandoval Was a Walking Example of the University’s Civic Engagement Approach to Our Community
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Back to The Future

Max Powers - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 7:34am
Ok. New Year, New Mayor...sorta. Oscar is back. What means? Unlike his predecessor, all Leeser cares about is whether or not trains run on time. Not how the train works, or what's for dinner in the dining car. There is probably a lot of folks that work in City Hall... Max Powers
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LULAC Denounces Insurrection In Washington, DC By Riot Mobs

El Paso News - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 8:19pm
Nation’s Oldest and Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Tells President Trump to Cease and Desist His Defiance of Defeat WASHINGTON, D.C. — The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) issued the following statement Wednesday amid scenes of thousands of protestors rushing Capitol Hill and disrupting certification of the November 3rd election of Joe Biden… Read More LULAC Denounces Insurrection In Washington, DC By Riot Mobs
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Juan Sandoval Me Inspiró

El Paso News - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 2:49pm
By Sol Maria Lopez, MLIS Recuerdo bien a Juan Sandoval II. Trabajé con el entre el 2011 al 2016 en la biblioteca de UTEP.Nuestros caminos no cruzaron con demasiada frecuencia debido a que él estaba en los servicios de referencia e instrucción y yo en servicios técnicos. Sin embargo, lo recuerdo claramente cuando durante mis… Read More Juan Sandoval Me Inspiró
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Juan Sandoval II by Ronnie Dukes of DUKEScomics.com.

El Paso News - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 3:03pm
Elvira and Ronnie Dukes are the creative force behind DUKEScomics.com, an independent comic book and graphic novel publisher. Elvira is the writer. Ronnie is the artist/illustrator. This is a link to our website:  https://dukescomics.com/about/Elvira and Ronnie were friends of Juan Sandoval. Dr. Elvira Carrizal-Dukes is an Assistant Professor of Practice for Chicana/o Studies at UTEP.… Read More Juan Sandoval II by Ronnie Dukes of DUKEScomics.com.
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Remembering Juan Sandoval

El Paso News - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 12:58pm
By Kathy Staudt, his colleague and friend Juan and I have been friends for a LONG time.  I love libraries and books; so did Juan.  We would visit inside the library or on the sidewalk, a short walk between the UTEP Library and Benedict Hall, the location of my political science office.  Sometimes we would… Read More Remembering Juan Sandoval
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I Remember Juan Sandoval II for His Sense of Dignity

El Paso News - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 12:21pm
By Estela Reyes-López When I learned that our community had lost Juan Sandoval I felt lament for his family and those he loved. Truth be told, I lamented for myself as well. It seemed like Juan and I were forever hoping and planning a get together that never quite seemed to get past notes on… Read More I Remember Juan Sandoval II for His Sense of Dignity
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For Juan Sandoval

El Paso News - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 8:00am
By Katherine Brennand                                                                                                                                          We are all special. I realize that. However, being memorable is possibly more significant. Juan Sandoval was, is, and will be memorable for a long time to come.  He will be remembered for many qualities…..for his intelligence and his sensitivity, for his “eye” for art, and for the spark and mischievous… Read More For Juan Sandoval
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Remembering Juan Antonio Sandoval, Jr. (1946-2021)

El Paso News - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 5:24pm
By Víctor M. Macías-González I first met Juan Sandoval in the Fall of 1982, about a year after Juan had settled in El Paso to work at the UT-El Paso Library.  I was in the seventh grade, enrolled in the El Paso Independent School District’s Gifted and Talented Program.  Each participant conducted a research project… Read More Remembering Juan Antonio Sandoval, Jr. (1946-2021)
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Art Collector and Former UTEP Librarian Juan Sandoval II Passes Away (January 7, 1946 – January 3, 2021)

El Paso News - Sun, 01/03/2021 - 12:54pm
By Miguel Juarez (Updated December 5, 2021, 11:44 a.m.) Juan Sandoval II passed away in his home this morning at 5:00 a.m.  Sandoval was born in Monte Vista, Colorado on January 7, 1946 and he would have celebrated his 75th birthday next Thursday. He was a former Special Collections Librarian and Art Bibliographer at the… Read More Art Collector and Former UTEP Librarian Juan Sandoval II Passes Away (January 7, 1946 – January 3, 2021)
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Rezo

Max Powers - Mon, 12/28/2020 - 8:04am
Have y'all watched "Rompan Todo" on Netflix? Good shit, folks. I'll post next week...until then.... Max Powers
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Your Voters Are Smarter Than That

Refuse the Juice - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 11:34am
If I lived in El Paso and was paid a pittance to live in Austin and drink beer for about 140 days last year... and tried to slip a stranger into a an open seat... I'd be pretty damned: Embarrassed... Brad Kanus
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Poor Max - Nobody Believed Him

Refuse the Juice - Tue, 03/03/2020 - 10:18pm
As Claudia sails to a win... which was easy to guess given the districts voting history... and Vince goes to a runoff easy win... Where is Max Grossman and all of his anger? Only getting angrier. More analysis tomorrow. Brad Kanus
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