• October 26, 2020

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Gallery+Story: Clint takes down El Paso High 61-15

The Clint Lions came into central El Paso and showed the El Paso Tigers exactly who is the real king of the gridiron jungle. Clint Coach Rosvel Rodriquez used 8 different running backs and two different quarterbacks to beat El Paso High 61-15. Offensively Jesus Rocha – my choice for the player of the game […]Read More

Hurd on the Hill: Harnessing American innovation for the future

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform the way we work, learn, live and defend the nation, but our leadership in this technology remains uncertain. With reports by top officials warning that “the United States is in danger of losing its global leadership in AI and its innovation edge,” we should protect our national […]Read More

Army Reserve Chicago-based command acquires new mission at Fort Bliss

FORT BLISS – News stories reporting on military units preparing for overseas deployments or returning back home have been a fairly common story throughout the last two decades. What is not so commonly seen is the Soldiers, Department of the Army Civilians or contractors who undergo the mobilization process, individually, at the CONUS Replacement Center, […]Read More

UTEP Professor named a finalist for Loewe Foundation’s Craft Prize

An international organization has nominated Jess Tolbert, assistant professor of art at The University of Texas at El Paso, for a prestigious award that recognizes artists who achieve creative excellence by combining craft with contemporary culture. The Madrid, Spain-based Loewe Foundation announced the 30 finalists for its fourth Craft Prize in spring 2020. The award celebrates innovation […]Read More

El Paso Symphony program at Hart, Guillen wins national award

Tocando — the El Paso Symphony Orchestra’s music and performance program in partnership with Hart Elementary and Guillen Middle — is one of just five programs to receive national recognition for their social work. The long-time program, which recently shifted from in-person after-school instruction to Zoom-based classes because of the pandemic, received the Manhattan Institute’s 2020 […]Read More

Fort Bliss’ Task Force Trail Blazer donates to Ysleta Elementary

Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Training Support Battalion, 347th Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade, First Army Division West, donated school supplies to Ysleta Elementary School. The donation is to support the community through the pandemic and to raise awareness to military installations and various communities across the country. It also marked the first time the school […]Read More

Coronado High Senior duo launch ‘Student Tutors of El Paso’

What started as a pandemic-time volunteer project for Coronado seniors Jordan Katz and Hamzeh Hamdan last March has turned into a major initiative helping students of all ages with virtual tutoring services. Student Tutors of El Paso, or STEP, is now a large system of more than 25 academically-successful that help students in grades third […]Read More

El Paso ISD student athletes, performers return to practice under

Student athletes and performers throughout EPISD returned to in-person practice on Tuesday following strict guidelines designed to maintain the health and safety of student and staff. University Interscholastic League rules allowed practices for fall sports, marching bands, cheerleading and dance/drill teams to resume. Students in EPISD will have to practice using social-distancing and wearing face […]Read More