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High schools such as W.H. Burges offer early college programs that help students graduate with not only a high school diploma, but also an associate degree, saving students time and money. El Paso Community College collaborates with school districts such as Canutillo, Clint, El Paso, Fabens, San Elizario, Socorro, Tornillo, and Ysleta.
Early college students prepare to join the work force
Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2022

After completing the early college program provided by EPCC, Paulina Medrano will graduate, leaving them...

Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez was one of multiple keynote speakers for the Southwest Leadership Conference on Aprill 22, an event hosted by UTEP’s Student Engagment and leadership Center. Photo courtesy of SELC.
Olympic gold medalist headlines UTEP 21st century conference
Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor • May 4, 2022

UTEP’s Student Engagement & Leadership Center (SELC) hosted the 21st Century Southwest Leadership...

After 22 years, UTEP student body elected its first all-female executive team, Dream. The team from left to right. Cira Vera vice president of external affairs, Gabriela Muñoz as presi-dent, and Alyssa Martinez as vice president of internal affairs Photo courtesy of Victoria Duran.
SGA elects first all-female executive team in 22 years
Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2022

The UTEP student body elected its first all-female executive team, Dream, since 1999. Starting June 1,...

Jacqueline Arellano and Josey Pickett act as Rapunzel and the Witch for “Into the Woods” April 11 at the UTEP Dinner Theater, inside Union Bldg. West, Room 207.
'Into the Woods' brings a twist to classic fairytales
Alberto Silva Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief • May 4, 2022

UTEP’s Dinner Theatre pre-miered its newest production of “Into the Woods,” April 22 with a story...

Writer and former UTEP professor Benjamin Alire Saenz speaks to the attendees, sharing his story as a writer and the impact his readers had on him, April 20.
UTEP’s College of Liberal Arts honors Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Maria L. Guerrero Duran, Web Editor • April 28, 2022

The College of Liberal Arts and the El Paso Community Foundation hosted an event April 20, at the Anson...

Lisa Sanchez, president of the El Paso Pug Rescue, a nonprofit organization hosted Pugchella where pug owners and other dog breeds were welcomed to enjoy the festivities Sunday, April 10, at Good Times located at 2626 N. Mesa, April 10. This was the first time the event was hosted according to Lisa, and she added that, “we will plan on having the event on an annual basis moving forward.”
Photo gallery: Pugchella brings festivities and relaxation for pug owners
Prospector Staff Report April 20, 2022

From left to right: sophmore guard Katia Gallegos, junior forward Tydus Verhoeven, sophomore wide receiver Jacob Cowing, junior guard Destiny Thurman, junior guard Souley Boum. Photos courtesy of UTEP Athletics.
UTEP says farewell to student athletes
Emily Autumn Velasquez, Sports Editor • May 4, 2022

Every year several athletes are added to the rosters here at UTEP, and expected to perform to the best...

Freshman pitcher Aalijah Alarcon pitches against Middle Tennesse University at the Helen of Troy softball complex. Photo courtesy of Ruben R. Ramirez.
UTEP Softball takes series against MTSU
Daniel Alec Lopez, Staff Reporter • April 28, 2022

The UTEP Miner’s softball team (14-28, 4-14) closed the series against Middle Tennessee State University...

Photo courtesy of Fantasy Football.
Become immersed in the world of fantasy football
Katrina Villarreal, Staff Reporter • April 20, 2022

Fantasy football has been around since the early 1960s and has been a big part of the football season...

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...

S6, EP6: Behind the Drag Queen Look with Rosita Thorne
S6, EP6: Behind the Drag Queen Look with Rosita Thorne
Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor • April 12, 2022

On this week’s new episode of The Prospector Podcast, Jacqueline Vigil, creator of the apparel and...

S6, EP5: National Womens Month Special
S6, EP5: National Women's Month Special
Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor • March 29, 2022

On this week’s new episode of The Prospector Podcast, Katrina Villarreal tells us the story of Krishna...

S6, EP4: A Look at Russias Invasion of Ukraine
S6, EP4: A Look at Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor • March 8, 2022

On this week’s new episode of The Prospector Podcast, Victoria Rivas covers the Russia-Ukraine war,...

Slow down and enjoy your time at UTEP
Slow down and enjoy your time at UTEP
Julia Lucero, Contributor • May 4, 2022
Goodbye The Prospector and hello New York
Goodbye The Prospector and hello New York
Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor • May 4, 2022
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Thank you, next
Hugo Hinojosa, Designer • May 4, 2022
Music serves as a therapeutic escape during harsh times
Music serves as a therapeutic escape during harsh times
Alberto Silva Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief • April 20, 2022
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
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Miner Market : Kiki brings new twist to balloons in El Paso
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