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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

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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UTEP lecturer helps students land their own tricks

Alberto Silva Fernandez, Photographer October 18, 2022

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on professors who skateboard at UTEP.   Impacting students’ lives has always been a priority for UNIV 1301 lecturer, Steven Brown. Brown originally began working at UTEP as an academic...

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Beto makes final stop at UTEP during his college tour

Itzel Giron, Multimedia Editor October 12, 2022

Beto O’Rourke, who is currently on the road trying to gain traction for the Texas gubernatorial election, made the final stop of his college tour Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center at UTEP. Filled with students and community...

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The Sistine Chapel makes it to Sunland Park Mall

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor October 4, 2022

The city of El Paso is getting a new cultural kick with “Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition.” In this 90 minute experience, patrons get to experience Michelangelo’s famous work featured in the Sistine Chapel without having to go through...

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Miners upset Boise in historic win

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor September 24, 2022

Editor's Note: BSU Offensive Coordinator Tim Plough was fired the Saturday following this matchup. The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) (2-3, 0-1 Conference USA) faced Boise State University (BSU) (2-2, 1-0 Mountain West) Friday night at the Sun...

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Professor kickflips into UTEP’S heart

Alberto Silva Fernandez, Photographer September 20, 2022

Editors note: This is the first of a three part series on professors who skateboard at UTEP In the early 90s, street skateboarding became a cultural phenomenon for teenagers at the time. One of those teenagers is now Associate Professor of Music Theory,...

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Minerpalooza wraps up Welcome Week

Alyson Rodriguez, Staff Reporter September 6, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 2 the 32nd Minerpalooza took place and was a smash hit. Miners of all generations filled the parking lot outside of the Sun Bowl Stadium and showed off their Miner pride.  There were games, jumping balloons, vendors, music and fun that...

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Miners collapse in first sellout game since 2008

Daniel Alec Lopez and Itzel Giron August 28, 2022

A lightning alert put a delay to the week zero showdown for the UTEP football team against the University of North Texas, but it did not stop the fans from showing up to see the Miners back in action. This was UTEP’s first sellout at the Sun Bowl since...

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UTEP welcomes students with events at ‘Miner Welcome Week’

Prospector Staff Report and Itzel Giron August 24, 2022

A tradition that has been around for a couple of years, Miner Welcome Week embraces the start of the upcoming semester, allowing for students to take part in multiple events starting Aug. 18. From socials to a job fair, this welcoming custom allows for...

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Getting to know UTEP President Heather Wilson with 73 questions

Itzel Giron, Ethan Thomas, and Brandy Ruiz August 23, 2022

The Prospector and Minero Magazine made their way to Hoover House Aug. 5– residence of the President of The University of Texas at El Paso, to meet President Heather Wilson, Ph.D., and to get to know her in a new light. Inspired by Vogue Magazine, both...

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16th annual Pridefest “Show me your disco” kicks off

Emily Autumn Velasquez, Editor-in-Chief June 23, 2022

The 16th annual Pridefest “Show me your disco” kicked off June 18, 801 S. Ochoa St.in El Paso to celebrate Pride month. The celebration included vendors, food trucks, DJs, performances from artists and drag queens, as well as local vendors and food...

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