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First MinerFest kicks off with local performers

SGA presented the first Miner Fest on Wednesday, April 18 at Centennial Plaza in an effort to start a new spring tradition. Students had the opportunity to take a break in between their classes, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., to enjoy live music from local artists, “American Idol” and “The Voice” contestant Elia Esparza, 104.3 Hit FM DJ Johnny Kage and new to the scene artists Irie Lee and Wildsters.

Free food and aguas frescas were given to the first 250 people. Students could also participate in activities such as a “Ninja Warrior” type of obstacle course, play volleyball, take photos the Photo Bus booth and dunk a fraternity member.

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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.
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First MinerFest kicks off with local performers