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Helping communities one drop at a time
Helping communities one drop at a time
Alyson Rodriguez, Staff Reporter • September 20, 2022

In recent years, the U.S. has had many water crises where low-income communities had unsafe drinking...

September is National Suicide Prevention month, and being that suicide is a leading cause of death in the U.S according to the CDC, UTEP offers Miners Talk, an after-hours crisis line. Other means of help include calling 988, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Mental Health Crisis Line to assist with anxiety. Photo courtesy of Guillaume Paumier/Wikipedia Commons
Mental health resources available for students
Victoria Rivas, Contributor • September 20, 2022

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and UTEP is here to help students and bring awareness...

The Career Expo will take place Sept. 22 and 23 at the Don Haskins Center and will host about 140 companies. Students will be provided with opportunities to network with future employers.  The Prospector archive.
Connecting with employers at the annual 2022 Career EXPO
Eduardo Flores, Contributor • September 20, 2022

Th e Career Center at UTEP continues guiding students to options that best fit their individual career...

His larger statue, “The Water God” made by rebar structure, metal lathe, cement and stucco, has multiple faces to represent its nonconforming gender in order to represent mankind as well as vines representing how our history wraps around us.
Meet Ho Baron: The artist behind 'Gods for Future Religions'
Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter • September 20, 2022

There are many words to describe the sculptures made by Ho Baron. Eerie, elegant, bizarre and beautiful...

Mauricio Ibarra Ponce de León leads the El Grito chant with names of historic Mexican figures and a “Viva Mexico” chant.
UTEP begins Hispanic Heritage Month with El Grito Ceremony
Sophia Villalobos, Contributor • September 16, 2022

El Grito de Independencia, also known as El Grito de Dolores, is a celebration of Mexico’s Independence...

A member of NAMI shares a photo of her and her brother during a writing workshop held Sept. 2
NAMI addresses mental health through writing
Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor • September 14, 2022

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) at UTEP engages students with the use of creative writing...

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NCAA changes rules for transfers
Katrina Villarreal, Staff Reporter • September 20, 2022

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced Wednesday, Aug. 31, that it has made changes...

David Cervantes is the director of athletics at EPISD and a UTEP graduate with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and a masters in educational leadership.
EPISD Director provides guidance and opportunities for students
Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor • September 20, 2022

David Cervantes is the current director of athletics for the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD)...

The UTEP Miners lose 27-10 to the University of New Mexico Sept. 17 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
UTEP’s turnovers lead to loss against UNM
Daniel Alec Lopez, Contributor • September 18, 2022

The Miners fell to the University of New Mexico Saturday night thanks to a struggling offense.  While...

S7 EP2: All About Football
S7 EP2: All About Football
Itzel Giron, Multimedia Editor • September 13, 2022

On this week’s episode, we go into all things football with NFL recaps from EIC Emily Autumn Velasquez...

S7 EP1: Welcome Back Miners!
S7 EP1: Welcome Back Miners!
Itzel Giron, Multimedia Editor • August 30, 2022

It's a new semester meaning a new podcast season! With new host, Itzel Giron, The Prospector Podcast...

S6, EP7: Visually impaired student urges accessibility from UTEP
S6, EP7: Visually impaired student urges accessibility from UTEP
Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor • April 26, 2022

On this week’s new episode of The Prospector Podcast, Maria Guerrero Duran presents the Centennial...

Introducing a new style as designer
Introducing a new style as designer
Fatima Alvarado, Designer • September 20, 2022

Design has many contributions to the world, much more in the field of journalism. Though it may seem...

Perks of working on campus
Perks of working on campus
Emily Autumn Velasquez, Editor-in-Chief • September 20, 2022

There are so many students at the university, but I feel as if many incoming students do not understand...

Time to talk NFL football
Time to talk NFL football
Emily Autumn Velasquez, Editor-in-Chief • September 6, 2022

After an offseason full of major moves, an exciting draft and a revealing preseason, the 2022-2023 National...

Players to keep in mind for NFL Fantasy draft time
Players to keep in mind for NFL Fantasy draft time
Katrina Villarreal, Staff Reporter • September 6, 2022

With the 2022 National Football League season fast approaching, fantasy leagues are up and running. Here...

S7 EP2: All About Football
Itzel Giron, Multimedia Editor • September 13, 2022

On this week’s episode, we go into all things football with NFL recaps from EIC Emily Autumn Velasquez...

Miner Market : Kiki brings new twist to balloons in El Paso
Miner Market : Kiki brings new twist to balloons in El Paso
Sponsored Content September 11, 2018

Flowers. Swords and Shields. Aliens. Octopuses. The next time you notice high quality balloon art in...

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