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A bear is a gift that is often associated with Valentine’s Day.
Love in a creative budget friendly way
February 15, 2024

Commence the flower bouquets and love songs because the spell of romance is in full swing. This lovely holiday brings affection and admiration to anyone...

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It was announced on Feb. 1, that Lewis Hamilton will be leaving the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Team and switching to Scuderia Ferrari for the 2025 season.
Everyone is a Ferrari fan, including Lewis Hamilton
February 14, 2024

Formula 1 fans were shocked on Feb. 1 when it was announced that seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton would leave the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team...

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Along with cardio, eating fruits such as blueberries, cranberries and strawberries can help promote heart health and help with cholesterol.
Running towards a healthy heart
February 13, 2024

While the heart may be filled with love, it can also be filled with cholesterol. The El Paso County Public Health reported in 2021, heart diseases were...

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The memorial has names that date back to 1919 to 2021 from El Paso, Fort Hancock, Truth or Consequence, Lordsburg, Ysleta and Deming.
Honor bound: A memorial rising for border patrol heroes
February 8, 2024

The El Paso border patrol sector unveiled a new memorial, Jan. 24, honoring border patrol personnel who made the ultimate sacrifice. The new memorial is at the agency’s headquarters at 8901 Montana Avenue.     The bronze memorial honors the 27...

Puff, puff, pass...on vaping
Puff, puff, pass...on vaping
February 1, 2024

It may be hard to believe that root-beer, bubble gum, banana, etc. are harming people under 21. At first it may seem harmless, but these are the most common vape flavors that are being sold to minors.    Nicotine is a stimulant that triggers adrenaline,...

Cynthia Aguilar, born and raised in El Paso, Texas, received her master’s at UTEP and was named the new dean of students, beginning her duties Jan. 2.
The Prospector sits down with Cynthia Aguilar
February 14, 2024

As the calendar turned to a new year, Cynthia Aguilar took on the role of dean of students and associate vice president of Student Affairs bringing a wave...

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The National Cybersecurity Alliance says that the internet is now a big part in LGBTQ+ dating.
The LGBTQ+ journey to living and loving
February 13, 2024

It’s human nature to look for love. Finding romance can be a particularly difficult endeavor, especially during the month when love songs are playing...

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In order to qualify for the paydirt program, you must be a Texas resident and have completed a FASFA by March 15.
UTEP continues to prove they are one of the most affordable colleges in Texas
February 7, 2024

UTEP’s Paydirt Promise Program hopes to calm students’ worries of not being able to afford college. UTEP says they are committed to staying true to...

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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...

While the combination of romance and education seems like a luxury, some students prefer to not be in a relationship so they can strictly focus on themselves and their academics.
Romance and academics
February 16, 2024

As the spring semester settles, every college student may feel like they have a lot on their plate. With love buzzing in the air, relationships are bound to be created or dismantled. Combining academics...

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Mario Otero: half man, half music.
La Frontera presents Aquiles Moon
February 15, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series.  Across the Frontera, the chords, rhythms and voices echo throughout the wind over the beautiful...

Brianne Williams fulfilled her mom‘s dream by becoming the 2016 Queen of Miss Black El Paso.
Celebrating Black History Month
February 15, 2024

In the month most notable for it being the season of love, February holds another significant meaning. Gaining its recognition in 1976, Black History Month,...

A ring held with a promise.
Impress your boo with something to do for Valentines
February 15, 2024

Struggling to find a place to take a date on this Valentine’s Day? UTEP students shared where their go-to spots are. From restaurants to horse-back riding,...

Rodney Tawanda Ph.D admires his own art as it is on display for Black History Month
A professor that lives and learns by love
February 14, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series.   El Paso is a city that has endless skies, sun and opportunities. It is a community made...

Junior guard Delma Zita looks to pass the ball.
UTEP Women's basketball fights WKU to the end in triumphant win
February 19, 2024

In a triumphant mix of skill, determination and perseverance, UTEP Women's basketball defeated Western Kentucky University 73-68. Down 16 points at the half, UTEP rose from the ashes, earning head coach...

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Infielder Amaya Lee hits the ball during a game on Feb. 10.
UTEP Softball hits hard in spring opener
February 15, 2024

UTEP Softball had its season debut, playing five games over the past weekend,two against Abilene Christian University, two against Western Michigan University...

UTEP falls to NMSU at the Pan Am Center on Feb. 10.
Women’s basketball loses third straight game at the hands of I-10 rivals
February 14, 2024

The UTEP women’s basketball team (8-14, C-USA 3-6) faced its third straight loss to I-10 rival New Mexico State University Aggies (NMSU) (10-12, C-USA...

Junior guard Corey Camper Jr. attempts a shot against NMSU senior guard Femi Odukale.
Men’s basketball defeats NMSU Aggies in Battle of I-10 ls
February 13, 2024

The UTEP Miners men’s basketball team (13-11, C-USA 4-5) defeated the NMSU Aggies (11-13, C-USA 5-4) in a landslide victory Feb. 10. NMSU did not take...

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers on Feb. 11, to claim Super Bowl LVIII and back-to-back titles.
Kansas City Chiefs reign supreme
February 13, 2024

The 2024 NFL season has come to an end with fans still rooting for the San Francisco 49ers or being genuinely happy or begrudgingly happy for the 2024...

Tis the season of love with our favorite loves
Tis the season of love with our favorite loves
February 16, 2024

The season of love is here, which means it is time to obsess over everything romantic. Whether you celebrate this holiday with a significant other or friends,...

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Mental Health Matters: Advice from fellow UTEP students
Mental Health Matters: Advice from fellow UTEP students
February 8, 2024

Being a university student is no easy task with endless amounts of assignments, essays, readings, Blackboard discussions, quizzes and exams. It is a cycle...

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A dream of becoming a spider to becoming a photo editor
A dream of becoming a spider to becoming a photo editor
February 3, 2024

A spider crawling up my hand bit me and now I have radioactive spider powers. I’m swinging across the buildings of New York City. I’m saving people’s lives and I have a job working as a photographer...

“He is the visuals, baby”
“He is the visuals, baby”
February 3, 2024

When it comes to design, criticism is the most important thing that someone can give you. It gives you perspective on what you can improve on. I have always loved picking things apart and learning what...

Just my sports editor introduction
Just my sports editor introduction
January 23, 2024

My favorite thing about sports is the ability to enjoy it both as an athlete and as a fan. What makes sports interesting is the variety, as one is almost guaranteed to find something they will enjoy.  I...

S:10 E:2 Is there ever a right time?
February 16, 2024

Hello hon, welcome back to The Prospector Podcast. On today’s episode entitled “Is there ever a right time?” staff from the Student Engagement Leadership...

Mario Otero: half man, half music.
La Frontera presents Aquiles Moon
February 15, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series.  Across the Frontera, the chords, rhythms and voices echo throughout the wind over the beautiful...

Homecoming queen of the court
November 9, 2023

As homecoming week ended Sunday, Nov. 5, there is one person who, although was not labelled as “Homecoming Queen”, surely wears the title.  UTEP...

UTEP men’s basketball coach Joe Golding on ‘flipping the script’
November 8, 2023

Ahead of the upcoming season, UTEP men’s basketball head coach Joe Golding is making sure the team is ready for a comeback. After a season that didn’t...

S:10 E:2 Is there ever a right time?
S:10 E:2 Is there ever a right time?
February 16, 2024

Hello hon, welcome back to The Prospector Podcast. On today’s episode entitled “Is there ever a right time?” staff from the Student Engagement Leadership...

S:10 EP:1 Its All About You
S:10 EP:1 It's All About You
January 17, 2024

Welcome to the 10th season of The Prospector Podcast! My name is Adam Regalado this spring semesters host and multimedia editor of The Prospector. On this...

S:9 EP:6 Graduation Era
S:9 EP:6 Graduation Era
November 16, 2023

Welcome to The Prospector Podcast! A bi-weekly production made just for you. The semester is finally coming to an end. On this week's episode,...

S:9 EP:5 Homecoming & Halloween
S:9 EP:5 Homecoming & Halloween
November 1, 2023

Welcome to The Prospector Podcast! A bi-weekly production made just for you. On this week's episode, we're going to talk about homecoming, Halloween...

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