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Opinion

Thoughtful, informed opinions lead to discussions, which lead to action.

January, 2018

  • 30 January

    Op-Ed: The End Credits and The Gig Economy

    I am one of those people that sit through an entire movie. When I say ENTIRE movie, I mean all of the credits. I was doing that long before the Marvel Comic movies added those …

  • 23 January

    Op-Ed: The Promise Of Open Education Resources

    “That can’t be any good” the teacher said to me. “Why not?” I asked back, interested in the answer that I knew was coming. “It’s free. It can’t be any good if it is free.” …

  • 23 January

    Adrian Medina: It’s time for decency.

    We are living in a divided country right now, and this division has resulted in one of the most politically bitter atmospheres this country has ever seen.  Not even our fair city is immune.  The …

  • 22 January

    Hurd on the Hill: NAFTA Fuels the Texas Economy

    What do you call the facilitation of $2 million of goods and services across our borders every minute? In Texas, we call it NAFTA. In Texas, more than one million jobs, and fourteen million nationwide, …

  • 19 January

    Op-Ed: Dear Sarah…

    Dear Sarah, You recently asked the country to inquire about El Paso’s feelings of the worthiness of a wall between us and our sister city, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. As you know, a stronger, taller and …

  • 17 January

    Op-Ed: If You Understand College Football, You Understand What Privilege Is

    Consider the Alabama Crimson Tide and the UTEP Miners football teams. At the beginning of each football season, both teams have the same number of games to play the same number of players on the …

  • 14 January

    Hurd On The Hill: Creating 21st Century Solutions to our Digital Challenges

    No one wants to hear about another hack. As our society becomes more and more reliant on constantly emerging technologies from smart phones to smart cities, we have not been able to keep our digital …

  • 13 January

    Living in the Bronze Age: Scenic Drive’s Murchison Park Plaques

    Murchison Park is one of the go-to places that El Pasoans take out-of-town visitors for a great view of the city both day and night. Located at the top of Scenic Drive, the tiny park …

  • 9 January

    Op-Ed: Screen Time

    Back in the 1960’s I remember my mother telling me not to sit so close to our Magnavox color tv console my family had purchased that was the center of entertainment in our house. “The …

  • 9 January

    Op-Ed – Cornyn: One Million Americans Getting Raises or Bonuses After Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON –Tuesday on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the benefits workers in Texas and across the nation will receive as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Excerpts of …

  • 8 January

    Op-Ed: Too White or Not White Enough?

    You know I love me a good knock-down, drag-out political fight. I watch El Paso City Council meetings, I get on my soap box about bonehead moves that our local elected officials make. I don’t …

  • 5 January

    Cornyn Discusses Tax Reform, 2018 Agenda Ahead of Camp David Retreat on Fox

    WASHINGTON – On Friday U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) appeared on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom to discuss the Senate’s legislative accomplishments in 2017, a path forward on the solution for DACA recipients, and the 2018 …

  • 2 January

    Op-Ed: Eating Your Own Dog Food

    In his book “Kitchen Confidential,“ celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain told the story of what happens behind the scenes of the four and five star restaurants in New York City. One of the great ironies of …

December, 2017

  • 26 December

    Op-Ed: Remembering the Kiss

    I bet, if you thought about it you could remember your first real kiss. I am not talking Tia Maria pecking you on the cheek. I’m talking that someone that you were so hot for …

  • 24 December

    Guest Column: Embracing the True Spirit of the Holidays

    This time of year brings to my mind so much goodness that I have been fortunate to observe and experience. Every day, a myriad of brand new discoveries, opportunities, and encounters abound at home, at …

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