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Natalicio named among TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential

Jose Soto and Amanda Guillen April 21, 2016

TIME Magazine named UTEP President Diana Natalicio as one of their 2016 100 Most Influential People In The World on April 21 under the leaders category, among such notables as President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President...

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Christian evangelist Frank Turek visits UTEP

Andres Martinez, Multimedia Editor March 23, 2016

On Monday March 21st, 2016, Frank Turek visited UTEP's Union Cinema Theatre to discuss his world view with students.  

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UTEP Rugby

Andres Martinez, Multimedia Editor February 26, 2016

On February 20th 2016, the UTEP rugby team hosted their first home game at the Sun Bowl stadium versus New Mexico Tech.

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Orsten Artis speaks with The Prospector

Andres Martinez, Multimedia Editor February 12, 2016

On Thursday the 4th of February, Orsten Artis a starter of the 1966 National Championship game spoke with The Prospector.

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The Team That Made History

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor February 9, 2016

Throughout the week of the 50th anniversary celebration, ex-players from the 1966 national championship team relived old moments form the historic season. These players gave thorough accounts and stories about the five games they played in the NCAA tournament...

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Miners rally from 19 to top Hilltoppers

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor February 7, 2016

  Earvin Morris scored nine points in overtime as the Texas Western Miners stole the 94-87 win over Western Kentucky in the game that commemorated the 50th anniversary of the 1966 national championship. With 8:47 remaining in the game,...

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A short film: Prickly Elder

Andres Martinez, Multimedia Editor January 26, 2016

Watch as Prickly Elder's bartender Kristy Coss talks about the "original" atmosphere of the new El Paso bar located on 916 N. Mesa Street.

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Prickly Elder is inviting with nostalgic decor

Jose Soto, Entertainment Editor January 26, 2016

It takes some creativity and originality to create a niche bar, especially in a city where the bar scene is growing. But one recently opened location has taken niche to another level.  Opening the door to the Prickly Elder on 916 N. Mesa Street, will...

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Miners pick up Pivotal Win over Rice 24-21

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter November 6, 2015

They have been beaten down, torn to nothing and left to scraps for any chance to win a game. After a 16-plays, 73-yard drive, featuring a balanced attack from Mack Leftwich through the air and Jeremiah Laufasa on the ground, kicker Jay Mattox nailed...

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First Same-Sex Couples to Marry in El Paso

Amanda Guillen, Editor-in-Chief June 27, 2015

At approximately 12:20 p.m. on June 26, Yairo Herrera and Luke Oleander became the first same-sex couple to be married in El Paso at the County Courthouse. Less than 20 minutes later, a few floors up, the second couple, Aixa Adame and Lacey Darcy,...

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Love wins in El Paso

Amanda Guillen, Editor-in-Chief June 26, 2015

  For richer or for poorer, until death do they part, under the United States Constitution same-sex couples were married in El Paso, Texas.   At approximately 12:20 p.m. on June 26, Yairo Herrera and Luke Oleander became the first...

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Neon Desert 2015 video recap

May 25, 2015

This year's Neon Desert Music Festival took place May 22 through May 24 in downtown El Paso. Expanding to three days for the first time, the festival hosted musical acts such as J. Cole, Passion Pit and Kaskade. A festival that mixes rock, punk, EDM,...

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