The Prospector


Minorities are ‘under-educated’ in health research

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2013

Very few minority students in the science and health fields receive opportunities for a research grant because they are considered “under-educated,” according to data from the National Institute of Health. Recently, UTEP received...

Students writing 50k-word novel in 30 days for national competition

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2013

To 514 El Pasoans, completing a 50,000-word novel in 30 days is a daunting, but achievable task. November is National Novel Writing Month and a national nonprofit organization called NaNoWriMo is helping aspiring novelists...

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlap for the first time since 1888

Kristopher Rivera, Copy Editor

November 12, 2013

It’s a once in a lifetime event—or maybe more like once in many life times. Experts say this event will not occur again for more than 77,000 years. “It’s very unique in the fact that this is the first time (since 1888),”...

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