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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

The Clothesline Project

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter April 23, 2014

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, students and community members came together to stand up to domestic violence and sexual assault. The Clothesline Project honors survivors and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. T-shirts...

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Green Fund increases student environmental initiatives

Green Fund increases student environmental initiatives

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

At Miner Heights, beside the cement floors of the basketball court, there lies a little garden. UTEP students tilled the ground, made small holes with their shovels, resurrected dry soil and filled the holes with small green bundles of plants. The once...

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The Baja SAE competition tasks engineering students with designing a dune buggy that can withstand harsh terrains.

Engineering students participate in international off-road extreme challenge

Helen Yip, Staff Reporter April 22, 2014

UTEP’s chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers International will take off-roading to another dimension. College of Engineering students will show off their ingenuity and capability in automotive design from April 24–27 at the 2014 Baja SAE...

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Earth Week April 21-25

Earth Week April 21-25

April 21, 2014

Weeklong Events Clothing Drive at SGA: All day The clothing drive donations/ proceeds will be used to go toward The Mustard Seed Café, a restaurant/ soup kitchen that focuses on feeding the less fortunate and a pay as you can policy. Electronic...

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“Nearby Friends” makes creepy debut on Facebook

Maria Esquinca, Staff reporter April 17, 2014

Glenn Greenwald released one of the biggest stories of the year in June 2013. The Guardian headline read “NSA Collecting Millions of Verizon Customers Daily.” Since then, an unprecedented amount of information has been released disclosing the extent...

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CEO of ImpreMedia and prominent Hispanic professional, Monica Lozano, speaks about Hispanic prevalence in various fields during a Tuesday Centennial Lecture.

CEO of Spanish-language media company discusses Hispanic influence during Lecture

Jasmine Aguilera, Editor-in-chief April 15, 2014

CEO of ImpreMedia and prominent Hispanic professional, Monica Lozano, spoke about Hispanic prevalence in government, education and science and mathematic fields during a Tuesday Centennial Lecture. ImpreMedia, a Spanish-language media company based...

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La universidad no siempre funciona para todos

Cassandra Adame, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

Café por la mañana. Unos huevos con chorizo, tortilla, pantalones, zapatos y gel para el cabello. Arturo Chávez, un joven de 24 años, nació en Ciudad Juárez. Después de vivir en El Paso desde el 2004, hoy trabaja para Patterson UTI Drilling....

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Proposal for tuition involves 3 percent increase

Proposal for tuition involves 3 percent increase

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor April 15, 2014

A proposal will be presented to the University of Texas System Board of Regents on April 23 regarding an increase in tuition and fees by 3 percent. Administrators said the tuition increase is needed as a result of UTEP having to implement a reduction...

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SGA elections to begin with new regulations

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

Large plastic banners, boasting the bright smiles of candidates running for a Student Government Association positions will soon line the usually bare walls of the Union breezeway. SGA will begin the campaign season on April 28 to elect student officials...

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Leo Aguirre, creator of the short film “El Fuego Detrás” will be making a trip to France for the Cannes Film Festival in May.

Student to showcase short film at Cannes Film Fest in France

Helen Yip, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

What started as a weekend project will now take UTEP student Leo Aguirre to one of the most profound film festivals in the world. Aguirre is only 19 years old, and his short film “El Fuego Detrás” will be screened at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival...

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Gary Edens proposes new tuition increases.

UTEP proposes to increase tuition and fees

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter April 9, 2014

At 3 p.m. today at the University Suite in the Union East Building, Vice President of Student Affairs Gary Edens presented a tuition increase proposal that will be implemented for the 2014-15 school year. The tuition and fees increase was explained...

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(Left) Steve Pulley, a former heroine addict, sits with Jorge Marquez, a clinical counselor at the UTEP Counseling Center. They discuss student recovery and advocacy for those who are seek higher education.

Former addict promotes student recovery through national bike tour

Helen Yip, Staff reporter April 8, 2014

Steve Pulley casually sits with his legs crossed in a tiny, dimly lit room.  His physique is fit, you would never tell by looking at him that he was once a heroin addict. Pulley is traveling on a bicycle from San Diego to Charleston, South Carolina,...

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