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Through the film lens of UTEP students

Jasmin Campoya, Photographer February 15, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a three-part series.   Digital photographers everywhere have argued analog is pretty much over.   Now with digital cameras, what more could you ask for? While many may have this mindset, two UTEP students...

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Singer, actress, and businesswoman Rihanna performed during the Super Bowl LVII halftime show, revealing her second pregnancy for the first time. Photo courtesy of FOX News

Rihanna brings back hits at the Superbowl halftime show

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter February 15, 2023

For the first time in five years, Rihanna has returned to the stage for the Super Bowl LVII halftime show. From her classic 2000s hits to a feature in one of the most popular songs in 2018, Rihanna was sure to not disappoint, even unveiling a new surprise...

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Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reprise their roles of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman from the show “Breaking Bad” to advertise the snack PopCorners. Photo courtesy of Watch Mojo

Halftime time-out: a mix of commercials

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor February 14, 2023

This past Sunday, Feb. 12, was the biggest game in the National Football League’s (NFL’s) season, with the Kansas City Chiefs taking the victory. The Super Bowl has become almost a national holiday and an international phenomenon, enjoyed by over...

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The Prom” stars Sidnee Coder as Emma Nolan and Alyssa Bustillos as Alyssa Greene, two lesbian students who are banned from going to prom together.

Bring a date to ‘The Prom’

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2023

Love is in the air and even more so inside the UTEP Dinner Theatre as “The Prom” takes center stage for audiences to enjoy. The Tony-nominated musical’s first showing took place Feb. 3 as a part of the UTEP Dinner Theatre’s 40th anniversary.    According...

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All floral arrangements at Xochitl Flowers and Gifts are arranged and taken care of to prepare for special Holidays

Floriography in El Paso: the language and meaning of flowers

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter February 10, 2023

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and the gift of a flower has become more significant. Flowers have different meanings and languages can be expressed either through roses, lilies or daisies. On Valentine’s Day, couples usually give their significant...

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Professor Anne M. Giangiulio stands proudly with her students at the Texas State Parks “A Fresh Take on Classic Views” exhibit after months of planning and hard work.

UTEP graphic design shows the beauty of Texas State Parks

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter February 9, 2023

From caverns to water springs to the Franklin Mountains, UTEP’s graphic design students were tasked with creating posters showcasing state parks in West Texas last year. Now the results of their hard work were revealed to the public. In collaboration...

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Puerto Rican artist Bad Bunny took home the Música Urbana Album at the 2023 Grammys. Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons

The 65th Annual Grammy Awards kept people up ‘Late Night Talking’

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2023

Big names like Adele, Lizzo, Bad Bunny, Taylor Swift, Harry Styles and Beyonce made their way to the Dolby Theater to celebrate the past years’ hit music. Having a rating boost of about 30 percent, according to Variety, it was music’s biggest night...

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“Everything Everywhere All at Once” is up for 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Original Score. Photo courtesy Wikipedia Commons

A look into the 2023 Academy Award Nominations

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor February 6, 2023

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced their nominations for the Academy Awards for the films of 2022. Nicknamed the Oscar, this is a prestigious award given to what the jury of Academy voters deem the best in artistic and...

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The Student and Engagement Leadership Center, Black Student Union, and Multi-Cultural Greek Council held “Call for Art!”, a showcase where African American/Black artists in the El Paso community submit art with the theme “Black joy.” Photo courtesy of Annel Mena

From UTEP for Black History Month: Resistance through Black joy

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter February 2, 2023

From drawings to sculptures to paintings, UTEP student organizations are ready to showcase the artistic talents of Black individuals in the community. A collaboration between the Student and Engagement Leadership Center, Black Student Union, and Multi-Cultural...

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Photo courtesy of bewise/Flickr

Re-writing the future of theatre

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2023

Throughout many years, people of many races have impacted our lives, many of them being unaware of the impact they would have on the future. For Lorraine Hansbury, revolutionizing the world of theatre was not something planned in her short lifetime.  Being...

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Directed by Jordan Peele and released in 2022, the sci-fi, horror flick “Nope” can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video or is available for rent or buy on Apple TV. Photo courtesy of Monkeypaw Production

Prominent black lead films for Black History Month

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor February 2, 2023

With the month of February drawing near, that means the start of Black History Month. Occurring annually, Black History Month shines a light on African American communities around the world while also displaying the many triumphs and achievements they...

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Official flyer of ELSA. Photo courtesy of ELSA.

Sex in the Sun City

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor February 1, 2023

Editor’s Note: For safety purposes, the interviewees have provided The Prospector with aliases by which they will be referred to. When it comes to community work and support, El Paso produces aid in abundance for its members and those seeking refuge....

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