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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

French Fry Heaven opened its first location in El Paso at 12380 Edgemere Blvd., Ste 106. (Above) Angel Wing fries are served for customer.

French Fry Heaven makes its tasty way into the community

Kimberly Valle, Staff Reporter July 22, 2014

A restaurant where french fries and nothing else is served now exists in El Paso. French Fry Heaven first opened in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2011, and now has 18 locations throughout the nation. Its first location opened in El Paso on July 2 and is located...

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Bsrrio Skate Shop is the first webisode that is featured on the Only in El Paso series. (Above) Emmanuel Urbina, owner of the business, helps a customer

Web series to portray the community

Ashley Muñoz, Staff Reporter July 15, 2014

Destination El Paso and PBS station KCOS have teamed up to launch a web series called “Only in El Paso,” a project intended to promote the city through a collection of 10 short episodes produced by talented El Paso digital storytellers. “This is...

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Texas Tattoo Showdown will take place July 18 -20 at the El Paso County Coliseum.

Texas Tattoo Showdown—a growing tradition among El Pasoans

Ashley Muñoz, Staff Reporter July 15, 2014

The country’s largest tattoo and music festival, Texas Tattoo Showdown, returns to El Paso for the fifth time on July 18-20, featuring more than 300 tattoo artists from around the world at the El Paso County Coliseum. “The festival started in 2010,...

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Children of the Fries is a clothing line whose brand focuses on bringing health awareness throughout the community. (Above) Illiana Curiel and Carlos Cardenas sport the line’s clothing apparel.

Children of the Fries designs a healthy lifestyle

Kimberly Valle, Contributor July 15, 2014

You might have spotted their funky t-shirts, caps and stickers among the crowds at Neon Desert Music Festival. They were the products of Children of the Fries, a clothing line founded by Giovanni Silva, who lived and started his fashion career in New...

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Peace lovers

Peace lovers

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter July 14, 2014

    Editor’s note: Maria Esquinca is a staff reporter at The Prospector and recently visited Indonesia for a study abroad program. We drive through the streets of Samarinda, Indonesia, beside the metallic plated domes of the...

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“Chess The Musical” is scheduled to open at 7:30 p.m. on July 11 at the UDT stage and run until July 27.

‘Chess’ to captivate audience with new adaptation

Lesly Limon, Staff Reporter July 8, 2014

The cast of “Chess” is ready to rock out the house on opening night July 11 at the UTEP Dinner Theatre. “Chess The Musical” marks the final production of the season. This rock opera first hit the stage in the late ‘80s and its iconic pop hits...

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The Little Free Library will be located outside of Tippi Teas at 5034 Doniphan Ave.

Building young readers, one book at a time

Andrea Acosta and Kimberly Valle July 8, 2014

The Little Free Library, a movement that was first started in Wisconsin, has expanded over the past five years. As a result of its success, El Paso has joined the cause to increase literacy rates and has built a new one just outside Tippi Teas. Louie...

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Chuco Burger was voted as the “Best Burger in Town.” It is located at 1201 Lafayette Drive. Chuco is the owner of the restaurant.

Chuco Burger satisfies customers with every bite

Ashley Muñoz, Staff Reporter July 8, 2014

Chuco Burger is a great example of how a little hole in the wall mixed with great customer service can prove to be the best dining experience, but the burgers themselves leave a lot to be desired. On the outside, its cinderblock exterior might give you...

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“The Slender Man” has become a popular game among youngsters and for adults

Gamers are victims of The Slender Man

Ashley Muñoz, Staff Reporter June 24, 2014

Imagine a world where you can change everything to the way you want it, pick the way you look by pressing a button or transform yourself from tall to short, tan to pale. A world like this may only exist in your imagination, or better yet, in video games. Video...

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A new application powered by Sun Metro, will be developed by the end of the year or early next year in efforts to implement a route planner to users.

Sun Metro to develop route planner app

Aaron Montes, Staff Reporter June 24, 2014

Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-part series. Sun Metro is looking to develop a smartphone application for metro users by the end of the year or early next year in an effort to modernize the public transportation experience, officials said. Sun...

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Crave Kitchen, located at 11990 Rojas Drive, hosts an acoustic series on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.

Crave Kitchen serves an acoustic delight

Ashley Muñoz, Staff Reporter June 24, 2014

Most people know Crave Kitchen and Bar for casual fine dining that offers a modern American menu.  The food on the menu consists of  comfort food, with a twist. However, Crave has another dish you can really get into—a summer acoustic series that...

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A woman waits to leave the boat for Harapan Island.

Harapan Island

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter June 23, 2014

Editor’s note: Maria Esquinca is a staff reporter at The Prospector and is currently in Indonesia for a study abroad program. The boat arrives at the port cutting through crystalline blue waters amidst the shouts of both the people on the boat and...

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