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Y U NO CARE? Affordable care act  Lukewarm with students

Y U NO CARE? Affordable care act Lukewarm with students

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

This article is part of a continuing series on the Affordable Care Act. Students seem apathetic towards health care changes as the March 31 deadline looms. The department of Health and Human Services reports that by mid-January more than 2.2 million...

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Bhutanese theme still an influence

Bhutanese theme still an influence

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

Editor’s note: This is part of a three-part series explores the 2012 Campus Master Plan.  The current campus transformation has led the beauty of UTEP’s architecture to be masked by fences, bulldozers and hard hats. The construction has left the...

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Military voting faces challenges as technology advances

Military voting faces challenges as technology advances

Caitlin Turner, SHFWire Reporter February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON — Former Army Capt. Tom Tarantino has no idea if his vote reached the United States when he was deployed in Iraq. “I wasn’t notified,” Tarantino, 36, said. “I didn’t even know if they counted my vote.” He returned from Iraq...

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Google Wallet allows users to link their bank accounts to a prepaid debit card. The Google Wallet offers a 24/7 fraud-monitoring system and push notifications.

Good guy Google releases innovative app for your money

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor February 4, 2014

Google has introduced Google Wallet, an app for Android smartphones and iPhones that allows users to turn their phone into their wallet. Although some might be hesitant to handing over their credit card information to Google with the recent NSA scandal,...

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Upcoming events

January 29, 2014

Expert In Immigration Law to Speak at UTEP Allison Brownell Tirres, assistant professor at DePaul University College of Law, will give a talk titled “Deportation and its Discontents: Reflections on a Century of Immigration” 11:45 a.m., Feb. 3 at...

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Jon Lovett, former speechwriter for President Barack Obama, and Michael Waldman, former speech writer for President Bill Clinton, discuss how writing a presidential speech requires a lot of skill and knowledge about what the president wants to convey.

Speechwriters reveal what it’s like to write for State of the Union

Alejandro Alba, SHFWire reporter January 28, 2014

WASHINGTON – Trying to make a strong and memorable speech is a difficult and lengthy process. Four former presidential speechwriters revealed what it’s like to write a presidential speech in a discussion Tuesday a few hours before President Barack...

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UTEP L.I.V.E. starts centennial leadership conference

S. David Ramirez, @dave_prospy January 28, 2014

The Student Engagement and Leadership Center, along with a host of other departments, will kick off the centennial edition of UTEP L.I.V.E. on Wednesday, Jan. 29. L.I.V.E. is a program focused on leadership, innovation, vision and engagement. Students...

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On Feb. 7, renowned philosopher, scholar and activist Cornel West will be delivering a presentation at the Magoffin Auditorium to celebrate Black History Month.

Cornel West, philosopher and activist, to visit campus for Black History Month

Luis Barrio, Staff reporter January 28, 2014

Renowned philosopher, scholar and activist Cornel West will be delivering a presentation Feb. 7 at the Magoffin Auditorium to celebrate Black History Month. West is a Class of 1943 University Professor in the Center for African American Studies at...

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By hosting speakers from different educational backgrounds, resilience as part of dealing with this issue was addressed at the event.

Conference Center hosts Resiliency and Hispanic Mental Health Centennial Symposium

Jose Soto, Staff reporter January 28, 2014

A symposium that gathered social workers, doctors, physicians, psychologists and professors sought to inform about mental health related issues within the Hispanic community.  By hosting speakers from different educational backgrounds, resilience as...

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The Grand Scheme of Things

The Grand Scheme of Things

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter January 28, 2014

Editor’s note: This is part one of a three-part series. Cranes, bulldozers and jackhammers have taken over campus. The invasion of machinery is a part of a plan put in place by the university to transform the campus and The Prospector will be dissecting...

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UTEP officially released the Blackboard app in fall 2013. It is available to download in the App Store and Google play.

Students on the fence with new Blackboard app

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter January 28, 2014

This past fall, UTEP officially provided access to the Blackboard mobile application. Although the app is designed to work like the desktop version, a few differences might not convince some to download it. When logging on to your play store or App...

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Career expos aim to provide opportunity to business and liberal arts majors

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 28, 2014

Post-graduation employment may be lingering in the back of many students’ minds this semester. To help with the job search, the University Career Center will host a number of job fairs including two on Feb. 6 and 7. The fairs will host employers...

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