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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

One Direction announces North America tour, making a stop in the Sun City

One Direction announces North America tour, making a stop in the Sun City

November 26, 2013

ONE DIRECTION ANNOUNCE THE NORTH AMERICAN LEG OF THE WORLDWIDE WHERE WE ARE 2014 STADIUM TOUR PRESENTED BY NABISCO  NEW ALBUM MIDNIGHT MEMORIES HITS #1 IN 97 COUNTRIES  TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER 7 AT LIVENATION.COM  NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 26, 2013)...

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The Iron 5K  Turkey race will take place at 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 28 at 750 N. Sunland Park Dr.

The Iron Turkey Race continues to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter November 26, 2013

The Phi Delta Theta Fraternity is hosting their annual Iron Turkey race on Nov. 28, a philanthropy event that will raise funding for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis research, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Muhammad Saad Sheikh, public relations...

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SELC will surprise 192 children at the annual Secret Santa Celebration being held from 7-9 p.m. on Dec. 6 at the Memorial Gym. (Above) Cassandra Reyes.

SELC fills up Christmas stockings

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter November 26, 2013

The season of giving is almost upon us. For many children, this means the time of receiving an abundance of wrapped joys.  However, for a demographic of children here in El Paso, the holiday cheer isn’t always prevalent, especially since many foster...

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Battle of the Holidays: Black Friday vs. Thanksgiving

Battle of the Holidays: Black Friday vs. Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013

  It’s that time of year again—the weather is getting colder, holiday decorations are being hung, but some holiday celebrating may be overshadowed by Black Friday. As the kick-off to holiday shopping is only days away, many shoppers...

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Independent Burger and Bar is known for its locally made bread and their burgers made from grass-fed beef. It is located at 5001 N. Mesa and open 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Mon.-Sun.

Fresh grass-fed beef burgers made from scratch

Marcus Seegers, Multimedia Editor November 26, 2013

  The restaurant owners who brought El Paso Crave Kitchen & Bar have opened a new restaurant called Independent Burger & Bar, located within the retail section of the Venue at Montecillo. The interior is nicely finished with wood...

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Las Artistas, ceramics students represent UTEP at art show

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter November 25, 2013

Despite the cold weather, dozens of fascinated art lovers came out to see El Paso’s annual art and fine crafts show––Las Artistas. The fair began in 1970 to promote art appreciation within the El Paso community. There were 63 booths at the fair...

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UTEP Choirs present “Holiday Revels”

November 19, 2013

In the spirit of the holiday season, the UTEP Choirs present an evening of song and dance in the style of the Christmas Revels at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 26 at the UTEP Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, featuring the Choral Union, Concert Chorale, and Chamber...

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The Bowie Bakery was established in 1951 and continues to be students favorite bakery according to the Pick Awards survey.

Bowie Bakery shares guilty pleasure through six decades of experience

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter November 19, 2013

  Bowie Bakery has been active since 1971 and was recently voted as the best bakery in El Paso by UTEP students. Juan Marquez, current owner of the Bowie Bakery, continues the family tradition and said that he is very fortunate to have...

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Karina Soto shops at Forever 21, the best shopping venue according to UTEP students.

Holidays call for shopping and travel

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter November 19, 2013

The first wave of holiday shopping promotions début as the Prospector announces the official Miner Picks for retail. This year’s choices for best shopping center are Cielo Vista Mall, the Outlet Mall of El Paso and Sunland Park Mall, ranking first...

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App picks for November

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter November 19, 2013

With more than two billion iOS apps that are downloaded each month and 2.5 billion from Play Store, the following  are the best picks for the month of November, according to Apple and Android app markets. “Cameo” “Cameo” is a cloud-powered...

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Andrea E. Acosta, entertainment editor

To adapt or not to adapt to the future of shopping

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor November 19, 2013

Once upon a time, before phrases like “add to cart” and “shipping and handling” were an option, people used to look forward to the weekend to go to the mall, where they could relieve their stress, enjoy the art of shopping with a friend or to...

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Starbucks coffee was voted as best coffee place, while Kinley’s Coffee and Tea House came in second in the Pick Awards survey.

Coffee, a daily self-energy reboot

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter November 19, 2013

  A good cup of joe in the morning is always a great way to start the day or reboot yourself from an exhausting one at school or work. At times, it is even essential. According to the Prospector’s Pick Award survey, students such as Nicole...

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