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Unveiling of Centennial Plaza

After several missed deadlines, the Centennial Plaza was officially unveiled to the public on Sat. April, 18.

Dr. Diana Natalicio and the honorable Kunzang C. Namgyel, Bhutanese Ambassador to the United Nations spoke to hundreds of spectators about the plaza and the Lhakhang.

There were several representatives from the Kingdom of Bhutan along with Bhutanese UTEP students in attendance.

According to organizers UTEP is exclusive in the fact that it is the only place aside from the Kingdom of Bhutan to have a Lhakhang.

Some features include water fountains, fire pits, and a stadium-like outline which surround the grass area of the plaza.

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Michaela Román, Editor-in-Chief
Michaela is a Senior Digital Media Production major at The University of Texas at El Paso. As the Editor-in-Chief, and former Photo Editor of The Prospector, she has learned to stay organized, manage a staff of writers and photographers, meet deadlines, cover events and network with others. She also has freelance experience and a personal photography business. Michaela aspires to work as an editor for a large media outlet and one day go to graduate school to teach photojournalism.
Amanda Guillen, Editor-in-Chief
Amanda Guillen is a senior multimedia journalism major with a minor in women's studies. She was born and raised in El Paso, Texas and graduated from El Paso High School in 2011. She has been a part of The Prospector since summer 2013 and is currently Managing Editor. She has always had a passion for journalism and plans to become a television news reporter upon graduating from UTEP. In addition to being a full-time student and reporter, she is a part of two honor societies on campus, Alpha Lambda Delta and the National Society of Leadership and Success where she participates in community service regularly. Amanda also interns for KVIA Channel 7 the El Paso affiliate of ABC. Her love for the city of El Paso is something that led her to choose UTEP as her school of choice. She has enjoyed her past 3 years at the university and looks forward to an eventful school year.
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    Omar MartinezApr 20, 2015 at 3:07 PM

    “After several missed deadlines”? Really? What kind of softball line is that? Bad journalism at its finest. I do not think I have to say that the construction at UTEP has been pedestrian and fairly detrimental to people–I’m not even mentioning ADA compliance issues!–the truth is that this project is still ongoing and just because one little patch is done does not mean we are finished with this.

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