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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

SGA president Robert Dominguez

Roberto Dominguez, SGA president shares his plans for presidency

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter June 10, 2014

The keys jingle as he opens the door to his new presidential office and Roberto Dominguez, junior biochemistry major, smiles back at his fellow Student Government Association-elected officers. He welcomes them in.  “This is your office as well,”...

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Seventh annual Pride Fest a success

Aaron Montes, Staff Reporter June 10, 2014

El Paso Sun City Pride held a block party on June 8 in front of Cleveland Park as part of their 7th annual pride week. Attendants were able to enjoy talent shows, art, music and food. Hundreds of attendants made their way downtown to enjoy an evening...

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Tumblr goes to the White House

Lorain Watters, Editor-in-chief June 10, 2014

President Barack Obama was invited to participate in a Q&A with Tumblr, a microblogging platform and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007, about higher education—a first for the president and Tumblr community. Students around...

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Body found in arroyo near Miner Village

Eric Alba, Contributor June 7, 2014

A dead body was found Saturday, June 7, on the 2300 block of N. Oregon in the arroyo near Miner village. Students, who were unaware of what had happened, said they were told that the El Paso Police Department was present on campus to handle traffic...

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Jocelyn Samuels, Department of Justice assistant attorney general for civil rights, says each university should create a separate policy on sexual conduct that fits the campus community.

Equal playing fields –Title IX and campus safety

Ricardo Guillaume, SHFWire reporter June 5, 2014

WASHINGTON - Title IX is about more than giving women a fair shot on the playing field – it’s about making sure the environment is safe and equal off of it as well. But when it comes to enforcing Title IX, the law forbidding gender discrimination...

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Roberto Dominguez is sworn in as president for SGA.

SGA seeks to serve student body for next term

Andrea Acosta, Entertainment Editor May 30, 2014

The 2014-2015 SGA representatives and their families gathered for the annual swearing-in ceremony May 30 at the Hoover House. Catie McCorry-Andalis, associate vice president and dean of students, welcomed and congratulated fellow inductees on their...

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Tuition will not increase UT Board of Regents voted Tuesday

May 20, 2014

The University of Texas System Board of Regents voted Tuesday to keep tuition stable for in-state students in all of the academic institutions. The board approved four-year fixed tuition plans for the system's campuses, which are optional. The plans...

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Over 2,800 students from the class of 2014 receive their diploma in the centennial commencement.

Students overjoyed to receive centennial diploma

May 18, 2014

On May 17, about 2,800 students walked down the stage to receive their graduation diploma. UTEP combined the graduating collages for spring commencement, in order to commemorate and honor the college's centennial. The commencement ceremony was...

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Charles Brown, courtesy of UTEP Athletics

Legendary Miner Charlie Brown passes away

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor May 12, 2014

Charles Brown, one of the greatest players in UTEP basketball history as well as the first black athlete in the history of the program, passed away on May 11 in Antioch, California, following a long illness.  He was 83 years old. Brown played at Texas...

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A water pipeline burst this afternoon, May 12, between Liberal Arts and the Administration Building.

Water pipeline bursts, creates big fountain

Edwin Delgado and Aaron Montes May 12, 2014

UPDATE: According to officials, the domestic waterline that feeds through to the Liberal Arts, Academic Advising, Honors House and Central Energy Plant was punctured by a contractor working on the campus transformation project at approximately 1:50...

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2014 SGA President Robert Dominguez

SGA ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN

May 8, 2014

SGA Election Results President Robert Dominguez–junior, biochemistry major, Independent party,  total votes: 1,146 Number of Votes Cast for President: 2,844 Vice President of External Affairs Karen Aguilar–sophomore, pre–business...

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Supreme court hears appeals by penalized SGA campaigners

Supreme court hears appeals by penalized SGA campaigners

Luis Barrio and Jose Soto May 8, 2014

Several hearings were held in front of the Student Government’s Supreme Court at the SGA’s offices on May 7 as the result of alleged improprieties on the part of candidates before and during the SGA elections, which were held April 30 – May 1. The...

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