Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Principal Cynthia Ontiveros started the academy to allow young women’s voices and ideas to be heard.

All-girls schools are forming the leaders of tomorrow

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter March 22, 2024

Missed opportunities sparked the idea for Cynthia Ontiveros, Ph.D. to pitch a young women’s academy that was based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) to the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD).  During high...

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Designer Sergio Estrada (left) poses with his models in his work.

Strutting through San Jacinto; the El Paso Strong Fashion Show

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor March 22, 2024

A total of four years has passed since the 2019 Walmart shooting. As time moves forward, the memory of the day will never be forgotten. Within the past years, art has been a gateway to express the love and appreciation the community has for El Paso.   With...

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On Mar. 5, the Socorro Independent School District voted to have the Texas Education Agency take over as a conservator.

SISD votes to receive conservatorship from Texas

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter March 21, 2024

The Socorro Independent School District (SISD) has voted to have the Texas Education Agency (TEA) take over as a conservator, a move that could have significant implications for the district and its students.  The decision was made March 5 after a...

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Terrance Lamont Kinard Jr., was shot and killed Jan. 26, 2019, near a house party on Mount Whitney Dr, in Northeast El Paso.

Remembering Terrance Lamont Kinard Jr.

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter March 1, 2024

Terrance Lamont Kinard Jr., also known as TK to his family and friends, was 20-years-old when he was fatally shot near a house party Jan. 26, 2019, in Northeast El Paso leaving behind his family, friends and two children. The family of TK says he was...

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Some say that refineries such as the Marathon refinery on 212 N Clark Dr, can have a negative effect on air quality.

Is that clouds or smog?

Sofia Sierra, Web Editor March 1, 2024

There is one thing many residents have in common, seeing El Paso’s sky slowly becoming a bit foggier. In 2022, the American Lung Association reported 40 days of unsafe levels of ozone in the city, making the greenhouse gas emission problem persistent....

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Candidates display signs as part of their election run.

El Paso needs your vote for the primary election

Sofia Sierra, Staff Reporter February 28, 2024

Campaign signs have popped up around El Paso neighborhoods indicating primary election season is here. Primary elections are popular for some El Pasoans. In the November 2020 federal election, 267,215 ballots were cast. Three years later, in the November...

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Miguel Romeros sisters making a memorial to their brother.

Remembering Miguel Romero

Sofia Sierra, Staff Reporter February 27, 2024

White balloons flew high above Horizon High School to commemorate the life of Miguel Romero on Feb. 13 as the community gathered in HHS’s gym to celebrate Romero’s life. The 17-year-old passed away earlier in the month after being hit by a drunk driver...

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The National Cybersecurity Alliance says that the internet is now a big part in LGBTQ+ dating.

The LGBTQ+ journey to living and loving

Adam Regalado, Multimedia Editor February 13, 2024

It’s human nature to look for love. Finding romance can be a particularly difficult endeavor, especially during the month when love songs are playing on the radio and every store is filled to the brim with Valentine's Day decorations, candy, cards and...

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The memorial has names that date back to 1919 to 2021 from El Paso, Fort Hancock, Truth or Consequence, Lordsburg, Ysleta and Deming.

Honor bound: A memorial rising for border patrol heroes

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor February 8, 2024

The El Paso border patrol sector unveiled a new memorial, Jan. 24, honoring border patrol personnel who made the ultimate sacrifice. The new memorial is at the agency’s headquarters at 8901 Montana Avenue.     The bronze memorial honors the 27...

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Residents at the El Paso State Supported Living Center pose for a photo at the newly introduced sports complex.

A short story of hope

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Web/Copy Editor January 30, 2024

Laughter, smiles and fun echoed through the El Paso State Supported Living Center (EPSSLC) as the facility officially opened its new sports complex. After 49 years, a once dirt patch finally turned into an outdoor complex, which includes a basketball...

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Migrants await entry into shelter to escape harsh winter.

Where is the empathy? Going inside of El Paso’s homeless culture

Marco Hinojosa, Audience and Engagement Editor January 30, 2024

As the winter season prolongs, the frigid temperatures can become more of an inconvenience to any local. For those without a place to call home, it becomes a battle for survival. Given the migrant influx over the past year and various situations that...

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The “Grand Candela” was unveiled in 2019 at the Walmart on 7101 Gateway West Blvd. It serves as a memorial to the 22 lives lost as result of the mass shooting on Aug. 3, 2022.

El Paso stays strong

Adam Regalado, Multimedia Editor January 30, 2024

After pleading guilty to 90 federal charges, Patrick Crusius; the man who was convicted of carrying out a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart killing 23 people and injuring 22 others,  was sentenced to 90 consecutive life sentences last year. Crusius...

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