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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

A ring held with a promise.

Impress your boo with something to do for Valentines

Sofia Sierra, Staff Reporter February 15, 2024

Struggling to find a place to take a date on this Valentine’s Day? UTEP students shared where their go-to spots are. From restaurants to horse-back riding, there are plenty of different options that accomplish having a fun time with a significant other.  Getting...

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Rodney Tawanda Ph.D admires his own art as it is on display for Black History Month

A professor that lives and learns by love

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor February 14, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series.   El Paso is a city that has endless skies, sun and opportunities. It is a community made up of intersecting cultures and borders, providing every resident the chance to immerse themselves...

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A fluffy furry friend surrounded by Valentines Day decor brings a wagging tail and heartwarming charm to the holiday season.

Be my ‘fluffy’ Valentine

SalmaPaola Baca, Photographer February 14, 2024

As Valentine’s Day approaches, the focus naturally turns to expressions of love and affection for romantic partners. However, for many, a pet’s unwavering companionship and unconditional love can also holds a special place in  people’s  hearts.     According...

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Things commonly associated with coquette include bows, pink and white, and lace clothing

Letting the light in on the coquette style

Iziah Moreno, Contributor February 13, 2024

There are two things the public cannot escape on TikTok right now, edits of Jacob Elordi and the coquette style. Coquette fashion has dominated the internet in the past couple of months, and as of right now, it looks like it’s not going anywhere.   Lengthy...

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A Waddle Through Time exhibit at Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens open from Jan 27 through July 27, 2024.

Duck Tales

SalmaPaola Baca, Photographer February 7, 2024

A Waddle Through Time: Ducks, People, and the Conservation Odyssey. With backyard ponds and childhood rhymes, ducks remain a beloved and memorable animal in humans’ lives. Embedded in feathers, woven into history and spread across continents, it is...

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Gypsy Rose was released from Chillicothe Correctional Center in Chillicothe, Missouri, on Dec. 28 and has since grown a large social media platform.

Idolized and scandalized: Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter February 2, 2024

After eight years in prison, Gypsy Rose Blanchard was released Dec. 28, 2023, with many awaiting to see what her life would be post-release. However, her life had already been under the spotlight years before her release.  The story of Gypsy is one...

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The UTEP Dinner Theatre presents “We Will Rock You” which will begin it’s run on Feb. 2. and will conclude with a final performance on Feb. 17.

The UTEP Dinner Theatre presents a post-apocalyptic rock extravaganza

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor February 2, 2024

Travel to a far-off future where rock ‘n’ roll doesn’t exist, by coming to the UTEP Dinner Theatre’s newest show, “We Will Rock You.” Opening weekend for the rock and roll musical will be Friday, Feb. 2 to Sunday, Feb.4 and by popular demand,...

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The 2024 version of Mean Girls is a remake of the 2004 film and an adaptation of the Broadway musical.

“Mean Girls,” so fetch or not so fetch?

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter February 1, 2024

There is a new “Mean Girls” movie and yes, it is a musical. The movie has received many mixed reviews spanning from the fashion to the awkward product placement to some not even knowing that it was a musical in the first place, which caused a bit...

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The mastermind behind the exotic clothing; designer and owner of Hex by Lex, Alexis Simone.

Clear the runway for Hex by Lex’s new fashion wave

Marco Hinojosa, Audience and Engagment Editor February 1, 2024

From blasting bumping tunes to flashing strobing lights, unique fashion is back in the Borderland and is here to stay. As El Paso lives through another long winter Alexis Lopez, owner of fashion brand Hex by Lex, gives the city a splash of summer with...

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The 81st Golden Globes Awards were held on Jan. 7 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.

A not so golden moment at the 2024 Golden Globes

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter January 25, 2024

The 81st Golden Globes took place to recognize the achievements of film and television made in 2023, but the focus of this year's award show was not on the nominees, winners or fashion.  It was instead the host and his jokes made during the ceremony.   Jo...

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Green Day was formed in 1987 and released their 13th studio album “Saviors” on Jan. 19, 2024.

‘Saviors’ is saving rock

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts and Culture Editor January 25, 2024

Only two and a half weeks into the new year and already dozens of artists have released new albums to help bring in 2024. However, some artists stand out amongst the rest given their decades-long music industry career. American rock band, Green Day, has...

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Aneley Queen, a book full of heads; a necessity when you’re an English major.

Whether near or far, writers adore El Paso

Sofia Sierra, Staff Reporter January 23, 2024

Talent continues to flow from El Paso, allowing people to become as big of a star as the one on Franklin Mountains. From this collection of stars are several writers. Whether they were born here, or recently moved to El Paso, the city has had a tremendous...

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