Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Designer Sergio Estrada (left) poses with his models in his work.

Strutting through San Jacinto; the El Paso Strong Fashion Show

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor March 22, 2024

A total of four years has passed since the 2019 Walmart shooting. As time moves forward, the memory of the day will never be forgotten. Within the past years, art has been a gateway to express the love and appreciation the community has for El Paso.   With...

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“Cue the Miners,” an online media platform started in January 2024, spotlights design, technology and stage management students, the voices who bring UTEP theatre productions to life. Photo courtesy of @cue_the_miners on Instagram.

Lighting the stage for the UTEP Theatre Department

Erik Acosta, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2024

A group of theatre students have fostered a new sense of community and belonging in the UTEP Theatre department that celebrates and highlights students who bring their unique talent to the world of theater at UTEP. “Cue the Miners,” an online media...

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Nana Bersa recently signed with Universal Music Publishing Mexico.

The sweet sound of Nana Bersa

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Arts & Culture Editor March 22, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the third part in a three-part series.    With the groovy mixed style inspired by Clairo and Lana Del Rey, artist Natalia Bermudez or Nana Bersa, shares her sound throughout La Frontera. Over 10 singles and one latest EP...

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Guest admires “La Familia” tapestry at the Punto de Partida exhibit.

Punto de Partida: Sharing the stories of the border through art

Melissa Herrera, Contributor/Writer March 21, 2024

Countless stories of migrant journeys often go untold and forgotten. On Friday, March 9, the Centennial Museum and Chihuahua Gardens unveiled their new exhibit, “Punto de Partida: Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, and Hospitality in the Borderlands,” which...

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Marta Romeu Chen, balances her time between the classroom and the golf course.

From heels to a helmet: The female engineer

Sofia Sierra, Web Editor March 20, 2024

From unwanted judgment to discrimination, women scientists in STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) are becoming the leading domination. Eight years ago, the odds of seeing a woman in a STEM workforce was 21 percent according to STEM...

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When it comes to the shop, Mariano tries to be unpredictable, new, and different.

IM NOVELTIES: Dynamic duo keeping downtown alive through a creative vision

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor March 20, 2024

Downtown El Paso is known as the heart of the city. For years, the downtown area was without liveliness, but the area has welcomed blossoming businesses with time. ‘IM NOVELTIES,’ is a testament to magnificent shops popping up around the borderland.  Owners...

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Jaden Soto is a 23-year-old mother who raises her three-year-old daughter by relying on what’s she’s learned from her past experiences.

Mother: She believed she could, so she did

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer March 19, 2024

From late nights to early mornings to the first day of school, being a mom is a job of its own that creates beautiful life and everlasting lessons. Mothers can accomplish the impossible when it comes to raising children... However, being a mom can also...

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Matthew Melton playing the guitar.

Dream Machine: Psychedelic healing from sounds

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Arts & Culture Editor March 19, 2024

Heal the soul with the psychedelic sounds of Dream Machine. Traveling from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the band started their North American tour in March.  “Fine Me Again” tour introduced the heavy psychedelic progressive pop band’s music to El...

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Zoi Luna, owner of Hereditary Jewels, first started her business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

An inside look at El Paso jewelry makers

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer March 18, 2024

El Paso is home to many artists, some of whom showcase their artistry through jewelry. For some creators, jewelry making started as a hobby and unexpectedly became a business.  Zoi Luna, owner of Hereditary Jewels on Instagram, started her business...

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There are multiple buildings on campus that people consider haunted.

The unexplainable tales of UTEP spirits

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter March 13, 2024

Founded in 1913, UTEP started as the State School of Mines and Metallurgy at El Paso with the first campus located in modern day Fort Bliss. However, the campus ended on a grim note, as a year after the school’s opening, it was destroyed in a fire....

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Prayer wheel found behind Centennial Museum.

Unearthing hidden campus gems

SalmaPaola Baca, Photographer March 12, 2024

Nestled within the heart of El Paso, UTEP stands as a beacon of cultural vibrancy, proudly showcasing Bhutanese culture, beauty, and traditions while celebrating Hispanic culture. From the vivid hues of murals along the Lhakhang temple, to the captivating...

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Brianna Reyes, student and president of Sigma Lambda Gamma.

Gaining a new family, joining sororities and fraternities

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor March 11, 2024

There is undeniable fear in the hearts of those entering a college campus for the first time.  Making friends and joining organizations can seem overwhelming, however, college is about making connections and growing as an individual and professional....

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