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Students get wet and wild on day three of school

Gaby Velasquez, Photo Editor

PHOTOS: On August 24th, the third day of Miner Welcome -Chill Fest- students enjoyed free fruitiki bars and attractions at the Centennial Plaza, hosted by The Office of...  Read More »

August 24, 2016 • 0 comments

UTEP professor among astronaut semifinalists

Rene Delgadillo, Staff reporter

Jose Hurtado, a UTEP professor of geological sciences, is among the astronaut semifinalists of the selection process for NASA'S astronaut corps. Out of the original 18,300...  Read More »

August 24, 2016 • 0 comments

#Cocksnotglocks protest over campus carry

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor

On Wednesday, Aug. 24, students, faculty, staff and alumni at the University of Texas at Austin held a demonstration in protest of the recently implemented concealed carry law on ...  Read More »

August 24, 2016 • 0 comments

Food trucks on full display at UTEP Union Plaza

Gaby Velasquez, Photo Editor

PHOTOS: The Office of Student Life hosts Miner Welcome Week at the Centennial Plaza and the UTEP Union Plaza from Aug. 22 - 26 . These events are to get students excited...  Read More »

August 23, 2016 • 0 comments

Taking a stab at the problem

Grecia Sanchez, Staff Reporter

The opportunity for Zika to spread in the El Paso community came on Monday, Aug. 15, from a man who had traveled from Florida to El Paso. It is confirmed by El Paso Publi...  Read More »

August 23, 2016 • 0 comments

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Barbed Wire Open Mic Series provides a stage for artists

Andria Granada, Staff Reporter

The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series: A BorderSenses Event offers El Paso performers of different genres the opportunity to present and practice their acts for an audience thro...  Read More »

August 23, 2016 • 0 comments

Downtown farmers market a hub for local vendors

Stephanie Hinojosa, Contributor

El Paso’s Downtown Artists and Farmers Market is the Sun City’s homegrown gem. Beginning in 2011 as a simple art market, the event has now blossomed into one of El Pas...  Read More »

August 23, 2016 • 0 comments

Tricky Falls hosts close to 30 local bands for fifth-aniversary celebration

PHOTOS: Close to 30 local bands played for a crowd eager to hear what El Paso's music scene has grown into since Tricky Falls' opening. Local artists performed to celebrate the venue hosting a wide range of bands and artists for fiv...  Read More »

August 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Plaza Classic Film Festival gaining popularity

Andres Gallegos, Contributor

The Plaza Classic Film Festival graced the streets of downtown once again with films for the ­­ninth year in a row, from Aug. 4-14. The variety of films ranged from productions...  Read More »

August 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Tricky Falls celebrates five years

Eric Vasquez, Entertainment Editor

Tricky Falls is heading into their fifth year of bringing live music to El Paso street. This Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19 and 20 Tricky Falls will team up with Electric Social...  Read More »

August 15, 2016 • 0 comments

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Franklin graduate signs professional contract with the Yankees

Eric Vasquez, Entertainment Editor

Franklin High School graduate Guillermo Trujillo has signed a professional contract with the New York Yankees, according to a tweet posted by Trujillo’s pitching coach...  Read More »

August 24, 2016 • 0 comments

Men’s cross country team tops C-USA preseason poll

Javier Cortez, Web Editor

To no surprise the UTEP men's cross country team was picked to finish first in the Conference USA preseason poll for the upcoming 2016 season. The Miners received nine first...  Read More »

August 24, 2016 • 0 comments

Former Miner great Calvillo added to coaching staff

Javier Cortez, Web Editor

This semester a familiar face will be returning to the UTEP women's tennis team. Former Miner, Rebecca Calvillo will serve as a graduate assistant. Calvillo played for...  Read More »

August 23, 2016 • 0 comments

Football wraps up camp, finalizes depth chart

Jason Green, Contributor

After spending 12 days at Camp Ruidoso and another week back home, often running practice twice a day, head coach Sean Kugler is finally ready to put a lot of his players...  Read More »

August 23, 2016 • 0 comments

New kid on the block: Quadraiz Wadley

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor

For most, joining a team requires an extensive process to get adjusted to the new teammates, system and coaches. For freshman running back Quadraiz Wadley, joining the Miners’...  Read More »

August 23, 2016 • 0 comments

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Perspectives

Why the Trump train won’t stop come November

File Photo / The Prospector

Why the Trump train won’t stop come November

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor

We have 87 days until we vote for the most powerful person in the world. Trump’s polls rise and fall depending on whether he acts like an adult, or calls someone a loser....  Read More »

August 12, 2016 • 0 comments

Let’s talk about concealed carry on campus

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Aug. 1 marks the first day Senate Bill 11 goes into effect., allowing concealed carry on campus.

Let’s talk about concealed carry on campus

Rene Delgadillo, Staff Reporter

Today is the first day that the campus concealed carry law will go into effect. Students are wondering if allowing guns on campus encourages people to commit a hate crime?...  Read More »

August 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Against the Box

Christian Vasquez, Staff Reporter

Hundreds of thousands have gathered in protest of the brutality they say the police have inflicted on minorities, and millions of people have watched tragedy after tragedy...  Read More »

July 19, 2016 • 0 comments

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With off-season antics underway, the Miners’ basketball squad introduced one of their newcomers for the 2016-17 season in freshman guard Tim Cameron. After losing seven ...  Read More »

June 14, 2016 • 0 comments

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