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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Discover offers job opportunities for UTEP students exclusively for them.

“Discover” credits within Accredited Program at UTEP

Katy Ruiz, Contributor/Reporter September 28, 2023

Between the rising cost of goods, finding jobs and being a college student, there are plenty of reasons to be on a path of discovery at UTEP.  While there are many options at UTEP to help students with economic mobility, the university has decided to...

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Dr. El-Gendy teaching and explaining the nature of his magnetic experiment to his students.

A look inside UTEP physicists’ groundbreaking discoveries

Sofia Sierra, Contributor/Reporter September 27, 2023

Computers, magnets, and quantum physics. Some may wonder how these three topics relate. Until most recently, the three were combined by UTEP physicists who reported the creation of a new magnet that works more efficiently than quantum computing.  This...

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According to a UTEP press release, more than 3,800 students enrolled, which is a four percent increase over last year’s fall enrollment.

UTEP breaks record for highest freshman enrollment for a second time

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 26, 2023

The start of the fall semester means many things like festivities, fun and freshmen, which according to UTEP, there are plenty of this year.  For the second year in a row, UTEP has announced the breaking of its all-time freshman record. With more first-year...

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According to a study by Young Invincibles, 72 percent of student parents nationwide are mothers.

Two for one, a student mother makes it all happen

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 15, 2023

At first glance, it can be hard to believe thousands of students attend college daily. The sun rises and sets day in and day out while students find time to pursue their higher education. Each student with their own story that fuels them to show off their...

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The UTEP Career Center can be found at the Union West Building, Room 103, is open to all students, from incoming graduates to seniors and graduate students.

UTEP Career Center sets students up for success

Erik Acosta, Web Editor September 15, 2023

Guiding students to their full potential, UTEP Career Center is one of many resources the university offers to its students. From undergraduate students to graduate students, navigating the world of finding a job or internship can be challenging for some...

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UTEP Career Center Director, Betsabe Castro-Duarte, poses with her fellow employees of the Career Center.

A commitment to the University Career Center

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 14, 2023

For some college students, being told to focus on education by their families is a normal routine. One example of this routine is UTEP’s Career Center Director Betsabe “Betsy” Castro, who remembers when her parents told her the same.  “My...

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SHPE and MAES come together for their first meeting of the year, on Sept. 7. At the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center (EPNGCC).

Organization helps grow the new STEM thinkers of tomorrow, today

Erik Acosta, Web Editor September 13, 2023

As students chanted “Go Miners,” a welcoming atmosphere filled the air as two non-profit organizations, The Society of Professional Hispanics Engineers (SHPE) and Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES), came together for their first general meeting...

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The UTEP School of Pharmacy, located 1101 N Campbell Street, is a fully accredited school of pharmacy.

UTEP School of Pharmacy holds largest white coat ceremony to date

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 12, 2023

Entering the field of medicine and medicinal science is a challenging task, especially in a busy job climate. A world where it's essential to work hard and be committed to the work that drives you. It can be tedious, but UTEP's School of Pharmacy class...

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Students utilizing note taking through Glean app.

Glean: Independence and ease for students

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor/Reporter September 7, 2023

The Center for Accommodations and Support Services (CASS) is always on the lookout for students' needs as a matter of academic excellence. Therefore, the Glean app is now part of their solutions catalog.   Note taking apps can provide several benefits...

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UTEP has been undergoing construction for the past few years, including construction on Schuster Ave. However, construction is expected to end in the Spring of 2024.

Ongoing campus construction: When will it end?

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 5, 2023

Ongoing construction at UTEP has led to all kinds of reception from students and faculty alike. Big red signs scatter across campus as students walk straight to or around the construction to their classes. While some may be complaining or praising the...

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Timelycare is a digital companion to the Counseling Center for students going through mental health problems or those interested in trying therapy.  Photo courtesy of TimelyCare

New app expands mental health care for UTEP students

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 1, 2023

If you are a new or returning student to the University of Texas at El Paso this fall, you know your schedule will be busy. Some students take as many as up to six classes while others hop right into their car to head off to work right after their last...

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Freshman beach volleyball player, Sophia Sheppard (pictured in the blue UTEP shirt) poses for a photo with her family before moving into Miner Village.

UTEP housing welcomes a variety of students

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor August 31, 2023

This past weekend, UTEP Housing and Residence welcomed students from across the world into its three housing complexes. This includes Miner Village, Miner Canyon and Miner Heights.   One of those students was Sophia Sheppard, an incoming freshman...

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