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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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Owners Briana Jones and Mike Toussaint work together to provide Black hairstyles and hair care for El Pasoans.

A Touch of Brii touches the hearts and hair of El Paso

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter February 1, 2023

Touch of Brii is a local Black-owned salon in the city of El Paso. The owners Briana Jones alongside Mike Toussaint collaborate to provide Black hairstyles and hair care to the El Paso community. Having officially opened April 1, 2022, in northeast El...

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Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority host “Art Your Bra” event for breast cancer awareness.

‘Art Your Bra’ spreads awareness for breast cancer

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

UTEP’s Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority hosted the Art Your Bra event Jan. 24, at the Union East as part of their recruitment week. The philanthropy event allowed students to decorate bras while also providing an informative presentation to spread...

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The Mexican Latin pop group “RBD” will start their reunion tour Aug. 25 of this year. Photo courtesy of Sérgio Savarese/ Wikipedia Commons

The Latin pop culture phenomenon is back after a 15-year hiatus

Maria L. Guerrero Duran, Web Editor January 26, 2023

The Mexican Latin pop group “RBD” announced Jan. 19 that their reunion tour would start Aug. 25 of this year at the Sun Bowl Stadium. An event was hosted at the local club Hush Hush located at 533 W Franklin, fans lined up hours before the announcement...

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The UTEP Student Engagement & Leadership Center, Multicultural Greek Council, and Black Student Union invited African American/Black identifying students to submit art with the theme “Resistance Through Black Joy.” Photo courtesy of the Office of Student Engagement and leadership Center

Black culture outlined by art at UTEP

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor January 25, 2023

Black History Month is just around the corner, and UTEP has been showing its support by announcing different events and activities such as “Call for Art,” an event hosted by the UTEP Student Engagement & Leadership Center, the Multicultural Greek...

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The Immersive Exhibit portrays almost ten years of work from Laura Turón and shows abstract through her art.

The art of Immersive Abstractions at the Rubin Center

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter January 25, 2023

The designs are exciting and inviting presented in a space that the artist described as coming from “another world.” The artist is Laura Turón, a UTEP alumna who graduated in drawing and graphic design with a minor in painting in 2014. Since then,...

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HBO Max has released the first episode of “The Last of Us” which is based on the video game with the same name. Photo courtesy of HBO Max.

Taking a bite out of ‘The Last of Us’

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor January 23, 2023

While making live adaptations of popular books, mangas, animes and animations is not a newfound trend for television networks or movie studios, there has also been a recent rise in the production of video-game adaptations.   Naughty Dog, a game developing...

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“Space Jam” starring Michael Jordan, is a great family movie that has both the love of basketball and childhood nostalgia by combining the sport with the popular cartoon “Looney Tunes.” Photo courtesy of Ernesto Ruvalcaba/Wikipedia Commons

Movies for the mid season mood

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter January 18, 2023

In the heat of basketball season it is time to dive back into everything basketball. From rewatching games to podcasts to TV or movies, fans everywhere are preparing for the current season. There are plenty of basketball films out there for lovers of...

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(Left to right) Manager, Poppy Martll and heroes Evan Vourazeris and Andrea Ortego working hard at Howdy Homemade ice cream parlor.

Get scoops and smiles at Howdy Homemade

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor January 17, 2023

El Paso’s newest ice cream parlor has finally opened its doors to the community. Howdy Homemade Ice Cream Parlor’s grand opening was Dec. 3, 2022, and since then the “Heroes” have been serving every scoop with a smile.    “The best part...

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Light up your life at the ‘illuminated’ exhibit

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter January 17, 2023

Unique patterns on plexiglass and mylar cut-outs cover the walls, decorated in bright colors from the overhead lights. Proximity-based speakers that make noises when you get close to the artwork and bright neon colors emanating from the paint are just...

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Netflix’s “Glass Onion”, a “Knives Out” Mystery stars Daniel Craig as Benoit Blanc, a world-famous detective who is invited to solve another murder case. Photo courtesy of Netflix media releases.

No layers to peel back in ‘Glass Onion’

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor January 16, 2023

Editor's note: this review contains no spoilers. In the second installation of Director Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” series, “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” offers a dramatic change in tone from the first film. Though this movie is not...

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