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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

The Clue Killer Portfolio Exhibit reception will close May 12 in the Glass Gallery. Photo courtesy of UTEP’s Department of Art

Clue Killer Portfolio: A twist to graphic design

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter May 10, 2023

Murder mystery art covers the glass gallery showcasing the graphics of talented UTEP senior artists.   The senior lecture is holding its annual end-of-semester gallery, “Clue Killer Portfolio Exhibit,” to showcase all designs made this semester....

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Fern Trousdale is a theatre education junior at UTEP who has been taking photos of some of the Theatre and Dance graduates.

Building a life around a passion for photos

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter May 8, 2023

Graduation season has arrived, which means many students are preparing to show off their brand-new caps and gowns to the world. Like any important occasion, graduation is one that requires kept memories. That said, photographers are being booked by the...

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UTEP student Cynthia Escalante says that Latina popstar Becky G. would be a great guest speaker due to her connection with the community. Photo courtesy of Dogs Can Fly Content/Wikipedia Commons

‘Picking’ an ideal guest speaker for graduation

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement May 7, 2023

Graduation is a time for celebration and congratulating loved ones on completing the ultimate challenge of academics. Life after graduation is always seen as “terrifying” since you are released to the “real” world and are expected to do so much....

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The Full Monty showing at the UTEP Dinner Theatre from April 21 to May 7. 

‘The Full Monty’ brings a full house

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter May 7, 2023

With the semester winding down, the UTEP Dinner Theatre decided to end its 40th anniversary with a bang, performing “The Full Monty.” With a packed opening night, the award-winning musical opened April 21, filling the air with laughter and cheers.   Based...

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UTEP theatre graduate and San Antonio native Elias Perales has worked on plays such “Borderline - A Southwest Premier Ghost Story” and plans to pursue graduate school.

The final curtain call for UTEP grads

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor May 7, 2023

In the late 1940s, if a UTEP student needed to blow off some steam, chances are they would be told to head straight toward the Union Ballroom. The goal was to create a special space of vibrance to encompass a fun social spirit to benefit both students...

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The borderland’s wrestling roots branch out

The borderland’s wrestling roots branch out

Maria L. Guerrero Duran, Web Editor May 7, 2023

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part series.   At the heart of the ring, a young El Pasoan luchadora has grown to love the sport and has become a well-known figure in the wrestling world. La ruda, Persephone, formerly known...

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Student filmmakers pose for a photo after screening their films during the Student Film Festival held at the Union Cinema on April 22.

SELC celebrates student’s talent on film

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter May 4, 2023

From deep themes like suicide to the modern wonders of internet fame, student films are some of the earliest developments of expression. That said, UTEP is a university that values such expression, as seen at the UTEP Student Film Festival. Organized...

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Dancer performs for those in attendance of “Our secrets as we shed them: Experiencing the Bosque reimaged” on April 20.

‘Gathering for Water’: Bringing life to the community

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter May 4, 2023

UTEP held a two-week dance festival celebrating earth’s most fundamental element, leaving its audience captivated by the beauty of the performances and message.   Gathering for Water, a dance festival put together by Rio Bosque Wetlands Park, Friends...

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Theatre major, Tyler Maverick, feels the theatre department puts heavy emphasis on our planet.

The art of the earth: Finding beauty in what was not before

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor April 29, 2023

Our planet celebrates Earth Day, a special day on the calendar marking humans’ collective achievements that spread awareness about our changing environment to the world, at the end of April. The first Earth Day was in April 1970 as an act of protest...

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Bianca Cardona is a junior at UTEP in the digital media production program and specializes in visual effects. Photo courtesy of Bianca Cardona

Imagination in images

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter April 22, 2023

Art has constantly changed throughout time. Today, not only can art be physical, but it can be digital. Through many programs and apps, there are artists creating work entirely online. This rising movement has led to the creation of special effects or...

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Through the film lens of one UTEP professor

Jasmin Campoya, Photographer April 19, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the third part in a three-part series.   Film photography began in the late 1800s and still has an impact on many dedicated photographers within the border community. UTEP History Professor, Ernesto Chavez, Ph.D., has been...

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“The Boogeyman” is a film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story of the same name and opens in theatres June 2, and is rated PG-13. Photo courtesy of 20th Century Studios

New horror flick to take to the silver screen this summer

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor April 18, 2023

Do not turn off the lights because another Stephen King novel is coming to life on the silver screen. The new supernatural horror flick, “The Boogeyman,” is set to make audiences scream this summer.    “The Boogeyman” is a film adaptation...

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