I was in the hometown about a week ago. I was anxious to come home. With all the rain, many told me that they had never seen the river so high. And it had never been so high, at least in our lifetime. I took a trip to Mesilla and crossed over the river. Yes, it was high. Puny levees were not going to hold it in.
Up river asta el downtown of Hatch go flooded. They they got a lot of rain one night and it was all over the news that it would flood down to EPT.
Sheriff Turns Into Uncle Laban
Apparently, there had been union busting by the El Paso County Sheriff as well as power trip in that he wants his deputies to enforce immigration law. (Also see: This link)That too bad, he could have retired a legend in
UTEP spirit was in the air as football season started. UTEP has had some good seasons so games have been selling out. I’ve never seen
As I menteioned before, I dropped by Chicano Studies. The office has been remodeled so those of you looking for that aqua sofa they use to have, you’re not going to find it. The “Hispanic” Heritage Celebration schedule is out. Here are the next weeks events:
Aug. 21 – Sept. 22. Exhibit: “Childhood Development (Bandura Modeling Behavior: Either War is Obsolete or Men Are ~ R. Buckminster Fuller)” by Gabriel Saucedo. Monday – Friday. Union Exhibition Gallery,
Sept. 1- Oct. 15. “Humanities
Sept. 14. “A Reception Honoring fames 96 year old illustrator and National Humanities Medalist, Jose Cisneros and a Exhibition of Newly Found Drawing from the 1920’s and 1930’s.
Sept. 14-16. Film: “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.” Sept. 14; Sept. 15-16. Union Cinema,
Here are the literature events
TBA. Reading by John Rechy. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Department. 747-5713.
Check out the rest of the calendar, HERE.
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