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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

At the heart of the ring: Lucha libre

Maria L. Guerrero Duran, Web Editor April 18, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a three-part series.   The phenomenon of lucha libre is deeply rooted in Mexican culture and due to the closeness of sister cities, Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, this sport has influenced the wrestling world...

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Through the film lens of a UTEP alumni

Jasmin Campoya, Photographer April 16, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a three-part series.  Digital photography has been around for about 50 years. Despite this, we have seen analog photography remain popular throughout the constant growth and evolution of this form of media,...

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An a-maze-ing spring fling

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor April 14, 2023

Although El Paso and its surrounding cities might not be home to grand attractions like Disneyland or Six Flags, the area is still known to have many great forms of entertainment. La Union Maze, located at 1101 Highway 28, is mostly known in the borderland...

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A story of two cities: UTEP’s Kenneth Talavera

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor April 7, 2023

Editor’s note: This article is a part a three-part series featuring student-athletes from the Mexican State of Chihuahua.  Kenneth Talavera is known to some across UTEP as a star track and cross-country athlete. The junior has earned All-Conference...

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The Prospector’s Student-Athlete of the Month: Alexia Morales

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter March 22, 2023

Growing up near softball stadiums, attending countless softball games and tournaments, hearing fans screaming, parents cheering and having teammates supporting each other, has been the world that revolves around UTEP junior outfielder Alexia ‘Lexi’...

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A grand review for a grand opening

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture March 3, 2023

When it comes to the activities and attractions El Paso has to offer, some of the city’s most iconic are age-friendly staples in the borderland. Whether it is cruising down Scenic Drive or taking a splash at Wet N’ Wild during the summer heat, there...

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Softball closes UTEP Invitational with loss to No. 4 Oklahoma State

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor March 1, 2023

Following a frustrating end to the Dr. Diana Natalicio Tournament over a week ago, the UTEP softball team found some success at the UTEP Invitational Tournament. UTEP hosted the Cal State-Bakersfield Roadrunners (3-12), University of Missouri at Kansas...

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Through the film lens of UTEP students

Jasmin Campoya, Photographer February 15, 2023

Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a three-part series.   Digital photographers everywhere have argued analog is pretty much over.   Now with digital cameras, what more could you ask for? While many may have this mindset, two UTEP students...

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Rifle falls to TCU in spring opener

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor January 31, 2023

The University of Texas at El Paso women’s rifle hosted No. 1 Texas Christian University (TCU) early Saturday morning Jan. 28 at the University of Texas at El Paso Rifle Range located in the Military Science Building.  To end the fall stretch, UTEP...

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Light up your life at the ‘illuminated’ exhibit

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter January 17, 2023

Unique patterns on plexiglass and mylar cut-outs cover the walls, decorated in bright colors from the overhead lights. Proximity-based speakers that make noises when you get close to the artwork and bright neon colors emanating from the paint are just...

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Say hello to UTEP’s Skateboarding Professors

Itzel Giron, Multimedia Editor November 4, 2022

In a three part series, reporter Alberto Silva Fernandez interviewed three professors who skateboard. Each one with a different story to tell, use skateboarding in many ways whether it be to help students learn about psychics, a way to relax mentally,...

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Dean of Health Sciences, ‘Dr. Skateboard’ teaches physics through skateboarding

Alberto Silva Fernandez, Staff Reporter November 1, 2022

Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series on professors who skateboard at UTEP.     When skateboarders get on their board and push forward, they are actively engaging in motion physics. Whether they are aware of it or not, skateboarding...

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