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Old Cities, New Ways
54 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Ep 10: The man with the most Gains in El Paso! IFBB Pro Israel Leanos.
This week on Old Cities, New Ways we met with Israel Leanos, The only male IFBB pro in the region and owner of Body Language El Paso.Israel has an incredible story of how he overcame adversity and against all odds, he dove headfirst into a competitive world and came out on top! Israel also runs an exclusive gym (Body Language EP) in which everyone is made to feel like family. His secret? Well, you got to tune in to the NOW LIVE episode! (hint: it's not only hard work 😉)
47 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Borderbites: The Sound of the Borderplex with Emmeff Pearls Evan Romo
What is the signature sound of this region? Well it's complicated, this week on OCNWAYS we talk with Evan Romo the cofounder of Emmeff Pearl about the music of the borderplex and how diverse it is, we guarantee that there is an artist for you
37 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
Borderbites: Spooky Stories! The Historic places that spook El Chuco.
As rich as our city is in culture, it is equally rich in history. This week on OCNWAYS we talk about the many myths and legends that surround the Sunset Heights area and El Paso High School. Stories of those who are no longer with us but whose spirits still walk beside us.
50 minutes | May 27, 2021
Ep 9: Untapped potential, how women can change the world with Chica Chat’s President Zoë Gemoets
On this episode of Old Cities, New Ways we met the President of Chica Chat, Zoë Gemoets, a non-profit organization for women by women.Chica Chats' mission is to empower women through entrepreneurship, personal and social development. They have created a safe space where women can join together to learn and support one another through mentorships and friendships alike.
29 minutes | May 1, 2021
Borderbites: NFTs with Alan Rios
An NFT is a non-fungible token, or a unit of data that is stored on a digital ledger, aka a blockchain. Each token is unique, and cannot be replaced by something else, therefore making each NFT non-interchangeable.Check out this week’s episode with Alan Rios, the U.S. Ambassador for Contemporary Istanbul as we learn more about NFTs and their use.
64 minutes | Mar 25, 2021
Episode 7: Don Pepe Tequila
Today we explore how passion can turn into a side hustle and the team dynamics of being business partners and a couple ! Don Pepe Tequila is an online community lead by Pepe and his girlfriend Alejandra who aim to educate and promote Agave based spirits. Both share a passion for their Mexican heritage which has enabled them to grow a community that is 2000 members strong!
15 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
Borderbites: Ay Ay
This week the Old Cities, New Ways team brings to you one of the most unique aspects of the region: our language. The peculiarity of our “slang” is derived from the intertwined relationship between Spanish and English where the phrase “ay ay” is never missing.
41 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
Episode 5: Ivan Huerta, Parabeac
Ivan Huerta, Founder and CEO of Parabeac, a tech start-up located right here in the Sun City. At 19, Ivan identified the bottlenecks in app development which led him to find the need for continuous innovation and design space in today’s ever changing world of technology.
42 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
Episode 4: Jaqueline Lechuga, Psychologist
Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is fast approaching.We sat down with Jacqueline Lechuga, a UTEP psychology doctoral graduate with whom we covered some of her findings on romantic relationships. Join us as we discuss the foundations needed for a healthy relationship.
40 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Episode 3: Mariana Briones, InternMakers
In this episode of Old Cities, New Ways, we spoke to UTEP alumni Mariana Briones ( @marianabriones ). She spoke to us about her experience crossing the border for school, how being Latina is her Superpower, her path to achieving a full time position at Microsoft and creating her own community outreach program called @internmakers
29 minutes | Jan 6, 2021
Episode 2: John Barela, Borderplex Alliance
On this episode John Barela, CEO of Borderplex Alliance, joins us as he talks about how he got to the position he's in now and some of the exciting opportunities the Borderplex Region.
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