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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Sam’s Club has donated $40,000 to the University of Texas at El Paso to help fight food insecurity.

Sam’s Club helps UTEP students with $40,000 donation initiative

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor February 24, 2023

There are many factors one may face when it comes to living your best as a student. To start, the focus of university is the academics you are seeking to learn and utilize later in your future efforts to obtain a full-time job.  However, a student...

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A shooting took place at the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso Feb. 15.

Shooting in Cielo Vista Mall leaves one dead, three wounded

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor February 23, 2023

On Feb. 15, at the reported local time of 5:05 p.m. a shooting took place at the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, TX. The shooting resulted in the death of a 17-year-old identified as Angeles Zaragoza, as well as three other civilians critically injured.   The...

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UTEP signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory to expand research opportunities for the UTEP community. The laboratory will provide access to advanced research facilities and equipment for faculty and students. Photo courtesy JR Hernandez/UTEP Marketing and Communications

Brookhaven National Laboratory partnership brings research opportunities for UTEP

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor February 17, 2023

Jan. 23, UTEP signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory to expand research opportunities for the UTEP community. Something UTEP is looking forward to with the new partnership is new internships and...

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Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) Honors Society at UTEP is starting back up after the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Omicron Delta Epsilon

Omicron Delta Epsilon revamps after pandemic

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter February 17, 2023

Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) Honors Society at UTEP is starting back up after the COVID-19 pandemic. ODE Honors Society is for economic majors and minors. The honors society assists UTEP students in progressing their future careers in economics and offers...

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One way to stay safe this Valentine’s day is to carry items such as pepper spray.

Helpful tips for staying safe during Valentine’s week

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter February 17, 2023

Valentine’s Day week is upon us. A romantic time when some couples prefer going on dates to upscale restaurants or relaxing and unwinding at home while cuddling up to watch movies.   During this week of love and hope, as you prepare to go out with...

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A Chef adds food to the plate as part of the dish. Socorro, Tex. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.

For the love of food

Elisha Nuñez February 14, 2023

Texas is a state almost every American knows for its food and cities like El Paso are no exception. The city’s authentic Tex-Mex food and fusions of different cuisines have resonated with people from across the country. Now, it seems to have caught...

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A client looks through the assorted clothing for sale, at Vintage store located at 2727 N. Stanton St.

Thrift store bringing in a new wave of consumers

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter February 9, 2023

Thrifting, a developing and well-liked trend among today's younger demographic, allows shoppers to get clothes at low prices that have either been handed down or viewed as vintage. Since UTEP students and locals have easier access to stores like Uptown...

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Actor and producer Alec Baldwin was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Rust film cinematographer Halyna Hutchins Jan. 31. Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Alec Baldwin charged for ‘Rust’ shooting

Nicholas Maes, Contributor February 7, 2023

On Jan. 31, actor and producer Alec Baldwin was formally charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of “Rust” film cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The shooting took place Oct. 21, 2021, just south of Santa Fe, NM at Bonanza Creek Ranch,...

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The El Paso Walmart shooter, Patrick Crusius pleads guilty to the 2019 shooting. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

Patrick Crusius death penalty decision has left a ray of emotions

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter February 6, 2023

Aug. 3, 2019, was a day marked by a tragedy in the borderland; when Patrick Crusius entered a Walmart on the east side shooting 23 people, wounding 23 more. The El Paso community, along with the relatives and friends of the victims, demanded justice on...

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Regina Reza, member of the Student Impact Association makes an impact within the UTEP community.

Opening a door to acceptance

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter February 1, 2023

Marsha P. Johnson’s activism represented at UTEP Marsha P. Johnson was a well-renowned activist for what is now known as the LGBTQIA2S+ community especially during the Gay Liberation movement in the 1960s and 70s which led Johnson to engage in the...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Was one of the most well-known leaders of the for civil rights movement which spanned from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. Photo courtesy of Pressens Bild/Openverse

Movements that made Black history

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter February 1, 2023

Social and political movements have been the foundation for equal rights, not only in the United States but around the world.  With Black History Month here, the historical movements and problems faced by African American figures or communities are...

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Thelma White Camak played a significant role in the desegregation of Texas Western College in 1955. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

A revolution through desegregation: A look at Thelma White Camacks’ legacy

Erik Acosta, Staff Reporter February 1, 2023

Thelma White Camack was a pioneer of her time and played a significant role in the desegregation of Texas Western College (TWC), now known as UTEP, in 1955. She opened the door for African American students to apply and be admitted to the university while...

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