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Past treasures gone, but not forgotten

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2014

There are hidden tales and meaningful stories behind every building on campus. Despite the constant revamping that UTEP has undergone throughout the years, stories remain a vital part of the university’s essence and history. The follo...

Smells like Miner spirit

Kimberly Valle, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2014

UTEP’s dance team and the cheer squad, along with mascot Paydirt Pete, have elevated the university’s school spirit and has entertained a crowd of nearly 50,000 people per year at home games. They have rapidly increased their...

The university on the border

Amanda Guillen and Nadia Garcia

September 9, 2014

UTEP is one of the few universities with a close connection to another country with Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, located right in its backyard. UTEP is so close that at the height of the drug war in 2010 a stray bullet from a shoo...

Top 10 female athletes of all time at UTEP

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor

September 9, 2014

In comparison to the male sports at UTEP, the women have not garnered as much history or decorated athletes, UTEP has seen some tremendous female athletes during its time. The inclusion of women’s sports might have come late,...

Campus transformation closer to completion

Amanda Guillen and Lorain Waters

September 9, 2014

Beginning in spring 2013, UTEP began a campus-wide construction project that will ultimately make the university a more pedestrian-friendly campus. Since that date, the campus has been divided up into sections, all with  va...

Union provides a place for rest and relaxation

Kimberly Valle, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2014

The Union, previously known as the Student Union, is a place where students can enjoy their free time in between classes, catch up with homework or hang out with friends. The Union has gone through a handful of changes since the...

The love of the game

Luis Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2014

The players cannot wait to get at it again. The weekly pick-up games and voluntary practices can only do so much. The coach is not going to be present, but the members of the UTEP Men’s Soccer Club are itching to kick the ball...

A 100 year name game

Andres Rodriguez, Contributor

September 9, 2014

The university name has undergone several changes since it was first established in 1913 as the State School of Miners and Metallurgy. Some changes and some attempts at changing the name have been accidental, technical and outright ...

UTEP men’s basketball dream team

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor

September 9, 2014

UTEP men’s basketball has provided tons of excitement over the years, whether they underachieved, overachieved or just met the expectations. From dazzling fans in Memorial Gym to rocking sellout crowds in the Don Haskins Center,...

Top 10 male athletes of all time at UTEP

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor

September 9, 2014

Male athletes have been on campus since the inception of the university in 1914, which makes for a heavily decorated list. Olympians, pro sport Hall of Fame members, All-Stars and Player of the Years have all come through UTEP....

Five years of threats and fun

Blake A. Lanham, Cartoonist

September 9, 2014

When you go into cartooning, you do it for a few reasons. One, you want to get your art out there. Two, you want to get paid for the art you’re putting out there. Three, you build a reputation for yourself in some form or a...

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