Featured / Non Profit

School Uniform Swap is the Largest Recycling Event in the City

By Staci Engman

Necessity is the mother of invention. Linda Miner is the mother who invented the School Uniform Swap when she saw the necessity.

When her son, Ryan, was a pre-K student at Dr. Sue Shook Elementary in the Socorro Independent School District (SISD), Miner saw that many of his classmates were wearing torn or ill-fitting …

Culture / Featured

An Invitation to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Photos and Story by Christian Chapman

It was the tour of a lifetime. Carnegie Hall. Last year Maestro Phillip Gabriel Garcia, El Paso Youth Symphony Orchestra, (no affiliation with EPSO youth orchestra) members, their family and entourage journeyed to New York. With Herculean fundraising efforts the thousands and thousands of dollars to make the trip were …

Featured / Non Profit

A Voice For the Voiceless

By Luke Westerman

The summer of 2008 changed my life forever. That’s when I met Franky. Hurricane Gustav was about to make landfall in New Orleans, just two years after Katrina devastated the city and made tens of thousands of people and animals homeless. I had been wanting to adopt a dog for a while and …

Sports

PLAY BALL…

Story & photos by Herman Delgado

When discussing sports, especially team sports, there’s an old cliché that starts out, “The team’s record doesn’t reflect…” That same cliché rang in my ears as I sat in the dugout for the majority of the 2018 UTEP Miners softball season. Without a doubt, this saying holds true to what …

Sports

A NIGHT OF THE SWEET SCIENCE

Story and Photos by Herman Delgado

In a span of less than two months, El Paso was treated to back to back Premier Boxing Champions events at the Don Haskins Center. World class boxers back in El Paso to showcase their talent and give El Pasoans a chance to see what others around the country and …

Featured / Health

Unhealthy Mouth can have Effect on Heart, Rest of Body

By Robert W.Vera, MD, FACOG LCSW/LCDC – email: rwvg57@gmail.com

 

In past issues of City Beat Magazine, we have discussed obesity, risky behaviors and breast disease. These topics are not separate and all have a relationship to one another. In this piece, we will see why the condition of your teeth is so important for the rest …

Culture / Featured

New Playa Drain Trail

 

Lower Valley will have a Walking, Biking Trail Park

 

By Paula Diaz

 

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation has always emphasized the need for El Pasoans to get moving and exercise for optimum health.

Now the non-profit is helping to fulfill that goal by partnering with the City of El Paso and El Paso Water on the construction …

Culture / Featured

Han Fights for Championships & Equality

Story and photos by Jason Green

Like the plants of the Chihuahuan desert, El Paso’s boxing roots run deep. From Randall “Tex” Cobb and his heavyweight title fight with Larry Holmes, to Juan Lazcano’s battle with Ricky Hatton in a very partial City of Manchester Stadium in England, to heavyweight David Rodriguez’s 35 knockouts; El Paso …

Business / Featured / Sports

There’s a New Miner In Town

Athletic director Jim Senter hopes to return UTEP to glory days

Story and photos by Herman Delgado

 

Sitting face to face with Jim Senter, the man I had seen on television when it was announced that he would be the new appointed UTEP Athletic Director, really made me feel excited about interviewing him and looked forward to …

Featured / Sports

EL PASO FIGHT NIGHT

Story and photos by Herman Delgado

Premier Boxing Champions came to the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, this past February 17, 2018. PBC put on a magnificent show for all fight fans out there and it featured a star studded fight card that had a total of 10-bouts, featuring a current world champion, several …