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
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
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
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!
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)
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
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
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
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
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.