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S:10 E:5 The Grind

Adam Regalado, Multimedia Editor April 11, 2024

Hello everyone, welcome back to another episode of The Prospector Podcast. We have guests, Dominique Macias and Frida Acuna, two fellow UTEP students. Together we talk about the grind culture that has been very prevalent on social media. We talk about...

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Blooming poppies during the Poppies Fest, Mar. 23 at the El Paso Museum of Archeology.

Celebrating El Paso’s favorite flower at the 2024 Poppies Festival

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Writer April 5, 2024

El Paso's beloved flower is blooming in all its glory. The 15th annual Poppies Festival, hosted by the El Paso Archaeology Museum at 4301 Transmountain Road, welcomed visitors to celebrate this cherished event.  “The Poppies Festival began in 2007...

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Music has no limit with Texas Hart

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Web Editor March 1, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three-part series.   The sound of rock, pop and blues is shown through the works of many musicians across El Paso. Musician Texas Hart is one of many solo artists who has been creating music for years.  Hart,...

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Hikers admire the view from Mammoth’s Trunk Trail.

Peak pursuits: Navigating nature’s trails safely in El Paso

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Writer February 28, 2024

The rugged mountains of El Paso invite hikers to uncover the hidden gems of the Chihuahuan Desert. As the weather begins to warm up El Pasoans and visitors will begin making their way to the Franklin Mountains State Park to explore the various trails...

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“The Bear” stands in bronze glory at the Don Haskins Center 

Nicholas Maes, Sports Editor February 27, 2024

The 1960s served as a pivotal decade for America. John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed by Lyndon B. Johnson and the Vietnam War raged on overseas. Amid all this stood what became one of the most pivotal moments...

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Mario Otero: half man, half music.

La Frontera presents Aquiles Moon

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Web/Copy Editor February 15, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series.  Across the Frontera, the chords, rhythms and voices echo throughout the wind over the beautiful mountains of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. The music scene in the borderland is...

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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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Homecoming queen of the court

Itzel Giron, Editor-In-Chief November 9, 2023

As homecoming week ended Sunday, Nov. 5, there is one person who, although was not labelled as “Homecoming Queen”, surely wears the title.  UTEP Women’s Basketball Had Coach Keitha Adams, returned “home” to hopefully take the Miners to another...

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UTEP men’s basketball coach Joe Golding on ‘flipping the script’

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 8, 2023

Ahead of the upcoming season, UTEP men’s basketball head coach Joe Golding is making sure the team is ready for a comeback. After a season that didn’t go as planned with a young team last year, Golding and the Miners are coming back harder and stronger...

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‘But Here We Are:’ Foo Fighters in awe of El Paso

Sofia Sierra, Contributor/Reporter October 11, 2023

The strum of a guitar can open a gate full of memories to come flooding back. To many, the Foo Fighters have brought unforgettable experiences since the ‘90s, creating a sense of nostalgia today. So when they arrived to the Suncity to play at the Don...

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Pressure mounts on Dana Dimel as UTEP football drops fourth straight game to LA Tech

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor October 1, 2023

The UTEP Miners football team (1-5, C-USA 0-2) returned to the Sun Bowl to resume conference play versus the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (LA TECH) (3-3, C-USA 2-0).   With losses against Northwestern, Arizona and UNLV, the Miners were desperate for a...

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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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