Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Jim Ward performed on the Cool Canyon Nights main stage on June 27.

Cool Canyon Nights bringing in attraction for its 14th season

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor July 10, 2024

Smack dab in the heart of the Franklin Mountains is El Paso’s annual treasure, Cool Canyon Nights. Making its return for the 14th season, the iconic event takes place at McKelligon Canyon Ampitheater. With the season kicking off in May, locals can...

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A deep dive into the Rubin Visual Arts

Israel Garcia, Multimedia Editor July 9, 2024

The Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the arts has opened its doors for two new projects, the 2024 Annual Juried UTEP Student Exhibition and “You’re Meant to Be Here” featuring the living exhibit by Marcus Chormicle. Chormicle, the Las Cruces-based...

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IFellinLovehere is located on 1381 S. Darrington Rd. where customers can enjoy vintage and unique clothing.

How can you not fall in love? “IFellinLovehere” night market

Frida Acuna, Arts & Culture Editor July 9, 2024

“IFellinLovehere”, a vintage secondhand boutique situated in the heart of Horizon City, has been in business since February 2023. The boutique brings the nostalgia of the 90s and Y2K fashion, with a curated collection of apparel capturing the essence...

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The Rubin Center invites renowned graphic design and fine arts professionals to jury the exhibition and award prizes in each medium.

Glimpsing into the 2024 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

Frida Acuna, Arts & Culture Editor July 8, 2024

The Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts presented the 2024 Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition from May 10 to July 11.  The art exhibition represents all media taught in the Department of Art at UTEP, showcasing paintings, sculptures,...

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Love is POWER is displayed vibrantly by supporters of Pride.

Power and Pride on Parade: El Paso Celebrates the end of Pride Month

Jorge Guajardo, Sports Editor July 3, 2024

The harsh El Paso heat couldn’t keep the good vibes from flowing as the annual Pride Parade marched along downtown during the last weekend in June. For 19 years, the Pride Parade has given El Pasoans a chance to freely celebrate and embrace who they...

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Every year, states across America partake in Juneteenth celebrations such as parades.

Reflecting on the past: Juneteenth

Jorge Guajardo, Sports Editor June 20, 2024

The end of slavery was momentous for many after the Civil War ended. Still, emancipation did not reach many slaves until Major General Gordon Granger made his way to Texas to enforce the last order of emancipation. This year marks the 159th anniversary...

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Extreme temperatures are expected this summer in El Paso.

Extreme temperatures in El Paso: What to know

Iziah Moreno, Photo Editor June 20, 2024

As days of summertime fun approach, it’s important to know how to stay safe in the heatduring triple digit temperatures. According to, times of extreme heat will often result in the highest number of deaths among all weather-related...

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Display in the San Jacinto Plaza, celebrating the month of June which is recognized as pride month.

El Paso is shining with the colors of the rainbow

Sofia Sierra, Web Editor June 17, 2024

Nationally, June is the month to celebrate love, and the many different forms it comes in. With the Franklin Mountain star gleaming with the colors of the rainbow, pride month in the borderland celebrates the LGTBQ+ community in El Paso. Throughout...

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Located at 201 E Sunset Rd, Mustard Seed Cafe helps the El Paso community by providing free meals.

Get a taste of the Mustard Seed Cafe

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer May 13, 2024

Grown and gathered straight from the garden, a variety of leafy greens and vibrant produce become a tasty meal for anyone in need at the Mustard Seed Cafe. The cafe located at 201 E Sunset Rd. has provided freshly made meals at little to no cost to the...

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Morales returned to college after 12 years of being a hair stylist, even starting her own business along the way. Photos courtesy of christygcreative.

Finding your passions regardless of age

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter May 7, 2024

Not all college students take the traditional route of starting college after high school, some start but then decide that their aspirations lie in a different place, and for others life and its challenges get in the way.  UTEP student Mariah Morales...

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Although in different phases of life, each student shares the passion and drive to following their dreams.

‘Mining’ towards a golden future

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Arts & Culture Editor May 1, 2024

From playing hide and seek during recess to walking across stage to graduate, 12 years of education ends for some, while others may choose to continue to earn a higher education. The dream of wanting to become a doctor, astronaut, scientist, or artist,...

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First-generation UTEP student James Rosberg has been navigating UTEPs resources through SSSP as he prepares to graduate this fall.

Student Support Services helps students on campus

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter May 1, 2024

Being a first-generation student can be a stressful and confusing experience for many. UTEP consists of 50% first-generation students, according to the university’s academic catalog, who are looking for a program that can help guide them through college...

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