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Border Patrol agents gather as they head towards a group of immigrants.
Ongoing border crisis heightened after migrant breach
April 4, 2024

Hundreds of migrants breached the razor wire barrier alongside the Texas-Mexico border in El Paso March 21 in hopes of surrendering themselves to U.S Customs...

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Recently, the Zoological society, a non-profit organization in El Paso that raises funds and provides volunteers for the El Paso Zoo, lost its long-time contract with the city.
UP ‘ROAR’: City ends relationship with El Paso Zoological Society
April 3, 2024

The El Paso Zoo may be facing major changes in the upcoming months after the city’s decision to end its partnership with the El Paso Zoological Society....

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Investigations revealed club was a hot spot for criminal activities.
Jaguars Gold Club permanently closed after lawsuit settlement
April 2, 2024

Jaguars Gold Club, a well-known strip club on the east side, has been permanently closed after a lawsuit was filed with the County Attorney’s Office....

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Principal Cynthia Ontiveros started the academy to allow young women’s voices and ideas to be heard.
All-girls schools are forming the leaders of tomorrow
March 22, 2024

Missed opportunities sparked the idea for Cynthia Ontiveros, Ph.D. to pitch a young women’s academy that was based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) to the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD).  During high...

Designer Sergio Estrada (left) poses with his models in his work.
Strutting through San Jacinto; the El Paso Strong Fashion Show
March 22, 2024

A total of four years has passed since the 2019 Walmart shooting. As time moves forward, the memory of the day will never be forgotten. Within the past years, art has been a gateway to express the love and appreciation the community has for El Paso.   With...

Ana Giselle Marquez-Perez, education major and the collegiate senator for education.
The women of SGA
March 27, 2024

March celebrates National Women’s Month, highlighting the many powerful women in history and society. There are many women leaders at UTEP who are representing...

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“Cue the Miners,” an online media platform started in January 2024, spotlights design, technology and stage management students, the voices who bring UTEP theatre productions to life. Photo courtesy of @cue_the_miners on Instagram.
Lighting the stage for the UTEP Theatre Department
March 22, 2024

A group of theatre students have fostered a new sense of community and belonging in the UTEP Theatre department that celebrates and highlights students...

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Blue towers around campus mark the emergency call boxes which is a direct line to the campus police, if needed.
Should college students fear for their safety on campus?
March 18, 2024

The murder of Laken Riley, a 22-year-old nursing student at Augusta University sparked a political and national debate over immigration but also posed...

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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...

Carrie Underwood returns to El Paso, after 16 years.
El Paso wears Denim and Rhinestones
April 5, 2024

After 16 years, Carrie Underwood has returned to El Paso. Fans dressed in their boots and denim jackets as the Don Haskins Center vibrated with energy of excitement and anticipation. Fans of all generations...

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Body forms allow designers to see how their design would look on someone.
Fashion for all bodies and sizes
April 3, 2024

The small section in the back of the retail store is the section that is usually hidden with a small variety of clothing. This section is targeted to “plus...

Olivia Rodrigo released a deluxe version of her album “GUTS” on Mar. 22, it added five more songs to the albums originally released 12 songs. Photo courtesy of GoodFon.
Get ready to be “Obsessed” with the emotional and playful “GUTS (spilled)”
April 3, 2024

After the highly anticipated and successful release of six-time Grammy nominated, sophomore album, “GUTS” Olivia Rodrigo expanded her catalog with...

‘Junk Approved’ uses recycled materials.
Jump into 'Junk Approved' couture
April 2, 2024

Wearing clothing can mean something much deeper than the idea of applying fabric pieces to the human body. Clothing items are about expressing one’s...

Goth is a style influenced by art, music and literature.
BACK TO BLACK: The gothic resurrection
April 2, 2024

Black lace traces down as large silver jewelry with spikes and stones glimmers, gothic fashion is back in style. Dating back to the Victorian era, gothic...

The UTEP tennis team is now 4-12 on the season and 0-3 in C-USA play.
UTEP Tennis serves 7-0 loss to junior college, falls to C-USA rival
April 4, 2024

The UTEP women’s tennis team hosted two teams Easter weekend in hopes of bouncing back from a series of losses. The team is currently 4-12 and winless in conference play following the Friday and Saturday...

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UTEP track and field competed in three matches from Thursday through Saturday. One taking place in Austin, Texas, the other in San Marcos, Texas and one in Stanford, California. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics.
UTEP Track and Field strike gold in multiple out of town meets
April 4, 2024

The UTEP Track and Field team recently competed in three meets: one at the Texas Relays meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, one at The Stanford...

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Shoei Ohtani found himself in a scandal when his interpreter and friend, Ippei Mizuhara, was fired by the Dodgers for his connections with sports betting. Ohtani denies ever willingly taking part in the matter. Photo courtesy of the MLB.
Dodgers’ Ohtani embroiled in gambling controversy
April 3, 2024

Almost a week has passed since Shohei Ohtani addressed rumors and speculation that he was involved in gambling, which some say is baseball's greatest sin,...

Outfielder Idalis Mendez looks to hit the ball during a game, Mar. 30.
UTEP softball plays hard against Jax State in Easter weekend games
April 2, 2024

UTEP Softball played three games at home in the Helen of Troy Softball Complex March 28-30 against Jax State, ultimately incurring a win and two losses...

UTEP Softballs Battle of I-10 happened on March 22. and 23. in the New Mexico State University Softball Complex. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics.
UTEP Softball gives their all in Battle of 1-10 series
March 28, 2024

The Battle of 1-10 is a phenomenon for sports in the El Paso and New Mexico areas, and UTEP softball got its chance to swing at bat this past weekend on...

Summer concerts, raves and music festivals are on many people’s bucket list for this upcoming festival season.
Fine tuning festival planning
April 4, 2024

My experience with music festivals has been slim, but it was one of my best experiences to date. For example, the Crossroads Guitar Festival was one I...

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What it means to be a woman
What it means to be a woman
March 25, 2024

What does it mean to be a woman? There are many perspectives to what being a woman means, and as we celebrate women’s contributions and achievements...

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A freshmans guide to social success in college
A freshman's guide to social success in college
March 18, 2024

As the tassel shifts from right to left on graduation day, signaling the end of high school, a wave of challenges, excitements and uncertainties await incoming college freshmen, bridging the gap between...

Surf the web or the waves
Surf the web or the waves
March 15, 2024

Movies and T.V. shows taught us that when spring break comes around, you go to the beach in someone's van and party all week long with no worries in the world besides winning the limbo competition like...

Let Selena rest
Let Selena rest
March 14, 2024

Every Hispanic, Latino and music lover remembers the day Selena Quintanilla Perez was murdered, by her close confidant and employee, Yolanda Saldivar. The legendary Tejano singer, Selena, passed away March...

Music has no limit with Texas Hart
March 1, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series.   The sound of rock, pop and blues is shown through the works of many musicians across...

Hikers admire the view from Mammoth’s Trunk Trail.
Peak pursuits: Navigating nature's trails safely in El Paso
February 28, 2024

The rugged mountains of El Paso invite hikers to uncover the hidden gems of the Chihuahuan Desert. As the weather begins to warm up El Pasoans and visitors...

“The Bear” stands in bronze glory at the Don Haskins Center 
February 27, 2024

The 1960s served as a pivotal decade for America. John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed by Lyndon B. Johnson...

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...

S:10 E:4 Faith and Religion
S:10 E:4 Faith and Religion
March 28, 2024

Hello there! Welcome to another episode of The Prospector Podcast. Today we are talking about our personal experiences with faith and religion. A conversation...

S:10 E:3 Lets talk bodies
S:10 E:3 Let's talk bodies
March 8, 2024

Hello hon, welcome back to another of The Prospector Podcast. On this episode we are talking about all things body. Loving your body can be difficult and...

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...

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....

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