Art Collector and Former UTEP Librarian Juan Sandoval II Passes Away (January 7, 1946 – January 3, 2021)

By Miguel Juarez (Updated January 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)

Collecting Uteruses—the American Way

By Donna Snyder, Artwork Courtesy of Alfonso Valenzuela The claims by ICE detainees of trauma by hysterectomies[i] without informed consent is horrifying but sadly not shocking. Throughout much of the 19th and 20th centuries, unethical physicians and governmental agencies have conditioned health care or other benefits on acceptance of sterilization, have performed these surgeries during… Read More Collecting Uteruses—the American Way

Opinion Editorial: Who Speaks for Latinx, Chicanx on Social Media?

Recently, on a Facebook group called ChucoPedia, member of the group, asked a pertinent question. She asked whether there were any Latinx Moderators on the site?  She was informed by one of the moderators that if she was under the impression the page was run by Latinx, that she was given wrong information.  A lively… Read More Opinion Editorial: Who Speaks for Latinx, Chicanx on Social Media?