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S:9 EP: 2 The Prospector X Minero Magazine

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor September 20, 2023

Hey Miners, Welcome back to the Prospector Podcast! On this week’s episode we are going to talk about Minero Magazine, what it’s like to be a journalist, our future plans, Minerpalooza, and so much more. I hope you enjoy! Make sure to stay updated...

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Sultanes del Yonke won the Battle of the Bands competition which included two weeks to record at Genuine Reference Studios.

A Miner-Tastic Minerpalooza

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Reporter September 18, 2023

Past, present and future Miners celebrated Minerpalooza by listening to musical acts, playing games and enjoying the fun ambiance. The 33rd annual Minerpalooza took place Sept. 15 outside of the Sun Bowl Stadium.  The night started off at 6 p.m. with...

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UTEP hosted the 2023-2024 Texas Western Gold Rush Aug. 28, at Centennial Plaza. This included performances from cheerleaders, UTEP staff, band, and round two of the Battle of the Bands which featured artists such as Interlude, Jett Black, and Sultanes Del Yonke.

Texas Western Gold Rush

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter September 8, 2023

The dust settles, the lights fade out, but only the miner spirit remains. Texas Western Gold Rush (TWGR) has kicked off Miner Welcome, UTEP’s yearly traditions to involve students into the blue and orange university. Most importantly, it is the first...

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Libero/Defensive specialist, Ava Martindale, celebrates a score with her teammates during a set against San Francisco Aug. 31.

UTEP volleyball faces first loss at Borderland Invitational Tournament

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor September 7, 2023

The UTEP volleyball team (4-1) finally made its way back to the Memorial Gym this past weekend for the annual Borderland Invitational Tournament, which ran from Thursday, Aug. 31 to Saturday, Sept 2.  The event hosted the Miners, the University of...

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Taking the big leap: A guide to the perfect first fall semester

Yoali Rodriguez, Contributor August 4, 2023

Turning the page from summer to fall, the freshness of back-to-school season is one of the many things UTEP students look forward to.  As a new semester arrives, so do the endless amounts of freshmen, searching for an opportunity to outshine their...

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S:8 EP:10: Summer Break

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor July 28, 2023

Hey Miners, welcome back to the Prospector Podcast! On this month’s podcast, the topics are; body positivity, new music by Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo, and preparing to go back to school!  

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Meet the Prospector staff

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor July 18, 2023

Meet some of The Prospector Team! Our team ranges from different majors, skills, and interests that bring us together. The team shares what it takes to be a part of the Prospy Team.   Avery Escamilla-Wendell is the staff reporter and may be reached...

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My adventures with Superman review

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Contributor/Reporter July 14, 2023

As power continues to shift at Warner Bros. and DC, Adult Swim is in the midst of releasing a brand-new animated take on a classic character. “My Adventures with Superman” was released earlier this month to critical acclaim. In this video, Emmanuel...

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UTEP new student orientation

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor July 7, 2023

The University of Texas at El Paso is bringing in new incoming freshman. The new student orientation is providing a way for students to get involved on campus while preparing them for their upcoming school year. This is the start of a new journey for...

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S:8 EP:9: Pride Podcast

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor June 23, 2023

Hey Miners, it is the first episode for the Summer of 2023! On this month’s podcast, we speak about Pride month. Rosita the drag queen, opens about their identity and journey as a drag queen. Wesley Lawrence from the Borderland Rainbow Center speaks...

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“Born This Way”: Pride in the Borderland  

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor June 16, 2023

The LGBTQ+ community across El Paso celebrates Pride month through different events hosted by Sun City Pride, a local organization. "Born This Way" is the 18th annual Pride parade which gathered the LGBTQ+ community to walk across central El Paso to express...

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One last match: Lucha libre at the borderland

Maria L. Guerrero Duran, Guest Contributor June 14, 2023

Despite it being an old sport, lucha libre still remains a significant sport and form of entertainment for the borderland area. Renowned wrestlers from Mexico have gained popularity throughout the American continent, and their stunts have reached the...

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