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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

‘The Voice’–America’s favorite singing competition

‘The Voice’–America’s favorite singing competition

Selena Soria, Contributor April 24, 2014

“The Voice” has risen above other reality singing competitions as America’s favorite. Since the beginning, three years ago, the popularity of its unique style captivated the American audience. The selection of the coaches is one of the main attractions...

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“Les Miserables” premiers at UDT

Lesly Limon, Staff Reporter April 24, 2014

“Les Miserables” will come to life on the UTEP Dinner Theatre stage for the very first time. The popular three time Tony award musical turned hollywood film, will get it’s very own rendition by our miner theatre department. “We have waited 28...

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Tom’s Folk Cafe is one of the many local businesses that are practicing the eco-friendly initiative. They are using biodegradable boxes and silverware.

Businesses join the eco-friendly bandwagon

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

El Paso is a pulsating mecca of flourishing businesses and entertainment establishments that are eager to please the masses.  Everywhere throughout the city, we have a multitude of locations trying to make their mark on the local scene. Many of these...

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Aaron Martinez displays one of his art pieces. He focuses on ceramics and uses materials such as clay, wood, moss, seed, beans and crushed up snail shells.

Artists in the El Paso community get trashy

Lesly Limon, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure and artists in the El Paso community are giving that phrase a whole new meaning. Ceramic artists, projection artists and even fashion designers throughout El Paso are showcasing trashy work, and that’s...

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Outfits will be displayed at the Union Gallery, located on the second floor of Union East, until May. 4.

Students design outfits made from used materials

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

You may have seen clothing made from silk, fine fabrics or cotton, but chances are you’ve never seen clothing made from recycled materials. In honor of Earth Week, Union Services will put on a unique fashion show that will take place at noon, April...

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Student recycles at a multi-colored recycling bin, which will be placed all around campus by summer 2014.

Miner Recycling System initiated on campus

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor April 22, 2014

By the summer, students can expect to see multi-colored recycling bins all over campus. On May 8, the Miner Recycling System will present the data collected since Jan. 21 to President Diana Natalicio, Dr. Gary Edens, Vice President of Student Affiars...

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Top 5 eco-friendly apps

Ashley Muñoz, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

The following apps show a few eco-friendly ways to keep Mother Earth safe and clean. “My Recycle List” This app helps you manage and discover how to get rid of old TV’s, or unused products at home. “My Recycle List” helps you find recycling...

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Earth Week April 21-25

Earth Week April 21-25

April 21, 2014

Weeklong Events Clothing Drive at SGA: All day The clothing drive donations/ proceeds will be used to go toward The Mustard Seed Café, a restaurant/ soup kitchen that focuses on feeding the less fortunate and a pay as you can policy. Electronic...

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Six senior studio art students were selected to display their work on Sun Metro bus terminals.

Student artwork takes the bus

Lesly Limon, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

UTEP’s graphic design program and Sun Metro have joined forces to bring a new look to public transportation. Sun Metro chose seven pieces of art created by UTEP graphic design students to be displayed at bus terminals as a part of the university’s...

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Beck will perform at 8 p.m., April 24 at the Abraham Chavez Theater.

Beck beckons folk rockers

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

With a new release that is seen as a companion piece to his iconic “Sea Change,” Grammy Award-winning singer Beck will perform at 8 p.m., April 24 at the Abraham Chavez Theater. In 1997, Beck won his first Grammy as Best Rock Vocal Performance...

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“Oculus” to exceed viewers’ fear expectations

Lesly Limon, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

According to urban legend, mirrors have the ability to see into other dimensions and hold onto energy.  I’m not too sure how true that is, but one thing is for sure—in the dark, mirrors can play tricks on you and they’re kind of freaky. “Oculus”...

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World-famous Grimaldi’s pizzas are on their way

World-famous Grimaldi’s pizzas are on their way

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

El Paso will soon be captivated by the tantalizing smell of coal-fried, brick-oven pizzas, as Grimaldi’s Pizzeria will open in late summer at the Fountains of Farah. Grimaldi’s is joining a growing list of dining experiences that can be found at the...

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