Students are welcomed back to class for the Fall 2017 semester

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Gaby Velasquez

Junior finance major Eric Barron and sophomore materials and metallurgy major Daniel Morales play spike ball at Centennial Plaza in between classes on the first day back to school.

Gaby Velasquez, Photo Editor

The first day of Miner Welcome Week featured pancakes served by UTEP alumni, a wheel spin by UTEP Edge, inflatables, free Coca Cola and Dr. Pepper sampling and booths from UTEPs different organizations. Miner Welcome Week will continue with events at Centennial and Union Plaza leading up to Minerpalooza on Friday, September 1.