Archive for January, 2011

Lunch with Lisa: The Cuban Pressed Sandwich at Maracas International Food

Jan 31, 2011 4 Comments by Lisa

Tucked into a small gas station in Canutillo, Ramon Ortiz works in a tiny kitchen serving up delectable Puerto Rican dishes. Ortiz claims his Philly is the best thing on the menu, I’m going to have a hard time ordering anything other than the Cuban pressed sandwich.

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Napolitano Visits UTEP, Warns Cartels of Border Violence

Jan 31, 2011 4 Comments by Tanya

On Monday January 31, 2011, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned the Mexican Cartels to stay away and not to bring any kind of violence onto U.S. soil. Madam Secretary was visiting the University of Texas El Paso as a part of a national tour of U.S. colleges and universities.

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Texas House Rep. Naomi Gonzalez is Making El Paso’s Mark in Austin

Jan 31, 2011 2 Comments by Nicole

A conversation with Texas House Representative Naomi Gonzalez was quick, but powerful. In fact, after taking the oath of office in January of this year, it’s a wonder she even gave TSM any time at all. With her professional commitments and supplemental work with constituents, Gonzalez has become one busy Texas House Representative.

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Migrant Diaries: The Spirit of the Radio

Jan 31, 2011 5 Comments by Farrokh

I’ve come to the conclusion that not all migrants want what we have here in America. International students are part of that demographic.

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To Bike or Not To Bike?

Jan 31, 2011 6 Comments

Too often, cars and bikes are dangerously close on the roadways. It seems that accidents increasingly occur, though, because cyclists are forced to ride on the street due to the lack of bike lanes in El Paso.

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Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses: Neon Desert Music Festival

Jan 31, 2011 1 Comment

TSM snagged an interview with Paul to talk about recent progress including a city grant for $20,000 to help get the ball rolling. Looks like the expected crowd of 10,000 will have to save room for a few council members.

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Hit the Ground Running, El Paso

Jan 31, 2011 9 Comments

“Why do I run?” You can almost hear the bewilderment in the voice of every runner who has ever been asked that question. Their faces darken slightly as they casually tilt their heads to the right, jut out their lower lips, furrow their brows, and ponder the reasons why they do what they do.

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DWI & El Paso: What Comes Next?

Jan 31, 2011 No Comments

As El Paso gears up for various new DWI task forces, Texas lawmakers have begun to debate the issuance of a new law that would change the ramifications for first time DWI offenders.

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Jan 31, 2011 14 Comments

When love is real, does anything else really matter? TSM took an intimate look into the relationship of Marina Ardovino and her partner, Claudia Casillas.

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Playlist Battles: Home

Jan 31, 2011 2 Comments

Good or evil. Pepsi or Coke. Eastside or Westside. Battles have been happening for centuries, and here at TSM, we want to keep the competitive spirit going with a bit of a tête-à-tête.

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