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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

In-person Lhakhang Cultural Center tour celebrates Bhutan Days

Anahy Diaz, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

As part of UTEP’s annual Bhutan Days celebration, the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens welcomed the public for an in-person tour of the Lhakhang Cultural Center on Wednesday, April 7.   “This is just a symbol of our heritage, of...

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UTEP welcomes students for in-person field day at Centennial Plaza

Noelia Gonzalez, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

After over a year of online activities, the Student Engagement and Leadership Center (SELC) in partnership with Recreational Sports, and Housing & Residence Life welcomed students on campus for a field day at Centennial Plaza on Tuesday, March...

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Borderland Rainbow Center rally honors LBGTQIA+ youth

Nicole Lopez, Contributor March 29, 2021

The Borderland Rainbow Center (BRC) hosted a rally March 27 to bring together and honor young members of the transgender community in El Paso.   The “We See You” rally was held at Memorial Park, where families, children, and people of all backgrounds...

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Master Gardeners keep El Paso Municipal Rose Garden blooming

Andrea Valdez-Rivas, Contributor March 12, 2021

Caring for more than 1,400 rose bushes at the El Paso Municipal Rose Garden can be challenging, but also therapeutic, said M.J. Tangney, Rose Committee Chair of the El Paso Rose Garden Association.   The garden, home to more than 430 different...

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El Paso sculptor Ho Baron reflects on his artistic journey

Andrea Valdez-Rivas, Contributor February 9, 2021

El Paso’s surrealist sculptor, Ho Baron, has been creating art since 1980. He’s made more than 100 cement and bronze sculptures throughout his life; with other pieces like doll-parts mobiles, smaller sculptures, and drawings of El Paso scenes fill...

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Upper Valley Farmers hosts annual Valentine’s at The Gardens

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

Editor's note: On Feb. 11, the upper Valley Market announced the event was cancelled due to forecast of snow and rain. The market is reschuled for April 3rd, 11 a.m. to 3p.m. as "Easter at the Gardens." The Upper Valley Artists and Farmer’s Market brings love to the...

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UTEP football survives a tough Wildcat challenge at home

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor September 20, 2020

Winning its second game of the young season, the Miners reached a win total that has not been achieved since 2016 with a 17-13 victory over the Abilene Christian University (ACU) Wildcats.  The Miners offense struggled most of the game, being outgained...

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President Wilson: Leading a binational, bicultural university

Valeria Olivares, Editor-in-chief October 29, 2019

As UTEP President Heather Wilson’s first semester at the university starts wrapping up, The Prospector sat down to talk about her experience so far, plans for the university and more.   Wilson describes herself as a pragmatic, values-driven, strategic...

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Spirits haunt fire and rescue station

Anahy Diaz, Contributor October 29, 2019

FABENS, TEXAS — Just 10 miles away from El Paso lies Fabens, Texas, a town of about 8,250 living individuals, not including the spirits that are said to roam the streets and buildings of the 91-year-old town.  Such is the case for the town’s Fire...

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Monster Jam returns to UTEP for two action packed days

Catherine Ramirez, Entertainment Editor March 2, 2019

  Monster Jam returns for its annual play at UTEP for two, four-wheel excitement filled, days March 2 to 3, at the Sun Bowl Stadium. The monster truck racing and mechanical competition involves more than 10 drivers and their trucks including...

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Immigrant parents are reunited with their children

Gaby Velasquez, Photo Editor July 11, 2018

On Wednesday morning, July 11, a press conference was held at the Annunciation House with two of the three fathers that were reunited with their children last night. The third father left El Paso with his daughter this morning before the press conference...

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UTEP men’s basketball announces its 2018-19 roster

Daniel Mendez, reporter July 10, 2018

UTEP Men’s Basketball head coach Rodney Terry announced his 2018-19-basketball roster this afternoon at the Foster Steven’s Center. “We feel like this recruiting class helps us this year and helps us move into the future in terms of our recruiting...

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