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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Purple roses from El Pasos Municipal Rose Garden

A view of El Paso

Selene Soria, Contributor April 30, 2014

This weekend I had the chance to visit two of the most visited attractions in our city–the historic El Paso Municipal Rose Garden and e Scenic Drive, which is an awesome site that provides a panoramic view of the metropolis. I have been waiting for...

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The unused Saddle Blanket site will house striving artists in the city. Occupancy is expected to start in late spring or early summer of 2016.

Downtown welcomes artists to affordable housing

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

What is currently an underutilized space in Downtown El Paso will soon house local artists and creative businesses. The unused former Saddle Blanket site will undergo a massive transformation into an innovative, an affordable housing project for striving...

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Christina Gonzalez designs costumes as a hobby that pertain to superheros or villan. Poison Ivy is one of her favorite costumes.

Costume designing is taken to the next level

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

Proudly marching through comic conventions as your favorite character can be pretty rewarding, especially if you’ve taken the time to create the costume yourself. For cosplayers, who have been going to conventions for years, creating their costumes...

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The 60-ft.glass window created by local artist, Robert Davidoff, is one of four entrances to the Southwest University Ballpark.

Ballpark art is a hit for El Pasoans

Lesly Limon, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

El Paso is a city rich with culture and beauty. Recently, the city has been working on developing more public art for El Pasoans, especially with the new ballpark nearing completion. The ballpark will feature artwork by local artists who have been...

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Julia Sosa dirigirá la nueva obra llamada “A Solid Home,” como parte de la serie de teatro chicano.

Estudiante conserva su cultura mexicana

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

Aquí en UTEP, no es fácil encontrar artistas que conservan las raíces de su cultura, de la convivencia de nuestra frontera y de las costumbres mexicanas. Julia Sosa, estudiante de teatro y sociología, comparte su tiempo, sus esfuerzos y sobre todo...

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Beck, El Pasos BFF, welcomed with open arms

Beck, El Paso’s BFF, welcomed with open arms

Jasmine Aguilera, Editor-in-chief April 24, 2014

Beck came to El Paso to find a friend—at least that's what he repeated over and over during his Thursday night performance at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Mr. Hansen, this reporter would love to be your friend. In fact, everyone should be Beck's friend....

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‘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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