Multimedia

The Prospector’s Monday night playlist

Every Tuesday The Prospector releases a print edition of our publication. This means a long day of work every Monday that usually carries on into late hours of the night. Between...  Read More »

July 21, 2014 • 0 comments

The Prospector’s Monday night playlist

July 14, 2014

RiverRaftRace_04

KLAQ Great River Raft Race 2014

July 13, 2014

The Prospector’s Monday night playlist

July 7, 2014

IMG_4766 (2)

18th annual Independence parade

July 5, 2014

4thofJuly_12

35th annual Independence Day “People’s Parade”

July 4, 2014

View All »

Recent Sports Scores

News

Former UTEP Dinner Theatre performer in tragic car accident

Former UTEP Dinner Theatre performer in tragic car accident

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor

On Friday, July 19 Troy Richard Eric Taylor, a member of the UTEP Dinner Theatre, was pronounced dead due to a crash in Killeen, Texas. According to El Paso Times, Taylor...  Read More »

July 23, 2014 • 0 comments

New FOIA bill will allow for more transparency

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter

The Freedom of Information Improvement Act of 2014, a bill that would amend FOIA, has been drafted by senators John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.,...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

Volunteers WORK with immigrants at local shelter

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter

A UTEP professor and some of his students have been volunteering at the Annunciation House, putting what they have studied and their social work skills to good...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

Female wheeled out from Union Building by EMTs

Female wheeled out from Union Building by EMTs

Jose Soto

An unidentified female wearing the uniform of the food service department on campus, Sodexo, was wheeled out from the third floor of the Union East and taken...  Read More »

July 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Number of immigrants entering U.S. border continues to rise, local initiatives form to aid

Jose Soto , Staff Reporter

Approximately 2,000 undocumented immigrants were flown into the El Paso area in June coming mainly from the South Texas region. They now await immigration hearings...  Read More »

July 15, 2014 • 0 comments

View All »

Entertainment

‘La Ley’ will rock El Paso en Español

‘La Ley’ will rock El Paso en Español

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor

Grammy award winners and Rock en Español band, La Ley, is scheduled to make a stop in the Sun City to present their "Retour" show at 7 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 23 at the Don...  Read More »

July 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Sisters invite children to imagine

Sisters invite children to imagine

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor

  The UTEP Union gallery is currently hosting "A Story of Impossible Things," a collaborative exhibit by...  Read More »

July 23, 2014 • 0 comments

World’s largest film festival keeps growing

Kimberly Valle, Staff Reporter

The Plaza Classic Film Festival, the world’s largest film festival, is expecting approximately 40,000 attendees from all over the country. The seventh-annual...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

New theater to offer a different movie experience

New theater to offer a different movie experience

Ashley Muñoz, Staff Reporter

A new theater experience will soon be available in the Sun City. The Alamo Drafthouse based in Austin, Texas, will be building one of their theaters in El Paso...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

French Fry Heaven makes its tasty way into the community

French Fry Heaven makes its tasty way into the community

Kimberly Valle, Staff Reporter

A restaurant where french fries and nothing else is served now exists in El Paso. French Fry Heaven first opened in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2011, and now has...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

View All »

Frontera

La Copa Mundial en la frontera

La Copa Mundial en la frontera

Héctor Bernal, Staff Reporter

Se dice que el deporte paraliza el tiempo, y que en muchos casos acapara las miradas de millones. Pero solo existe un evento al que se le reconoce por atraer...  Read More »

July 8, 2014 • 0 comments

Ricardo Quezada, estudiante de antropología, estudia para sus clases en la Union ala Este.

La edad no detiene a la educación

June 24, 2014

Visión México helps Mexican and other international students find a career in their home country.

Estudiantes cambian perspectiva de trabajar en Mexico

May 6, 2014

The Rock House Café and Gallery proveé un espacio libre para artistas de todas las disciplinas.

Escena artística crece en la región fronteriza

April 29, 2014

View All »

Sports

River Cats return the favor

River Cats return the favor

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor

In all there were 8,779 fans in a packed Southwest University Park, sadly for the Chihuahuas that was the extent of good news they had all night.  After thwarting Sacramento...  Read More »

July 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Winners of 2014’s NBA free agency

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter

The culture of today’s NBA is profoundly different than the NBA of 30 or even 20 years ago. Today, for the most part, players rarely stay in one place for...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

Losers of 2014’s NBA free agency

Luis Gonzalez , Staff Reporter

The offseason is when teams analyze what was done the previous year and plan for the next season.  Free agency becomes the most interesting part of the summer...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

UTEP football ready for new start

UTEP football ready for new start

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter

The UTEP football team is on its way to Alpine for training camp and despite being picked to finish dead last in the conference by 13 coaches, optimism within...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

Padres-Angels trade has an impact on all homefronts

Padres-Angels trade has an impact on all homefronts

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor

On July 18, the El Paso Chihuahuas major league affiliate, the San Diego Padres, made a big trade that not only impacted the Padres, but all three of their minor...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

View All »

Perspectives

Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice, teases audiences again

Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice, teases audiences again

Aaron Montes, Contributor

...  Read More »

July 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Run, Hillary, Run!

Run, Hillary, Run!

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor

I really hate American politics for one simple reason—it’s all bullshit, or to put it in more decent terms, it’s a façade. There’s corruption, lies...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

Apathetic Argentine

Luis Gonzalez , Staff Reporter

Until recently soccer’s Mt. Olympus has had two and only two—Pele and Diego Armando Maradona.  However, over the last decade, one player...  Read More »

July 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Immigrant minors should not be sent back

Immigrant minors should not be sent back

Aaron Montes, Staff Reporter

The United States government needs to stop playing politics with what is clearly a humanitarian issue. For a month now, the...  Read More »

July 8, 2014 • 0 comments

View All »

Blog

You are beautiful

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter

Editor’s note: Maria Esquinca is a staff reporter at The Prospector and recently visited Indonesia for a study abroad program. A...  Read More »

July 14, 2014 • 0 comments

View All »