January 19, 2016
"I've been in this situation since I was in seventh grade. I've walked the bridge daily during terrible weather and air conditions. I have stood in the two-hour lines just to get to school," says student Cynthia Escalante of the Paso del Norte International Bridge, which connects the downtowns of these twin cities along the Rio Grande.
That sense of frustration is a typical story, and part of what inspired Kripa and Mueller to accept an unexpected offer to teach at Texas Tech. Two years ago, the duo stopped by on a research trip for their forthcoming book on security and the militarized built environment.
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