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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

After tweeting antisemetic remarks, rapper Ye has been dropped by several sponsors and brands such as Balenciaga, TJ Maxx, The Real Real, and Adidas among several others. Photo courtesy of Jason Persse/Wikipedia Commons

Ye dropped by brands and agent amid controversy

Fatima Alvarado, Designer November 15, 2022

After making recent antisemitic remarks, rapper Ye is not only being dropped by many of his sponsors but his agents as well, causing his working documentary to be canceled.   Some of the brands include Balenciaga, Creative Artists Agency, Cohen Clair...

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Universities in Texas have been offering gender-neutral bathrooms to promote inclusivity amongst transgender and non-binary students. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

UTEP’s availability of gender-neutral restrooms

Sophia Villalobos, Contributor November 11, 2022

Universities all over Texas have been offering gender-neutral restrooms to promote inclusivity for those who identify as transgender or non-binary.   The last thing students should worry about when they are in school is where to use the bathroom....

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O’Rourke takes questions from the El Paso press  at the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center for his college tour at UTEP Oct. 11.

Analysis of Beto O’Rourke’s 2022 campaign

Josie Avila, Audience & Engagement Editor November 11, 2022

According to the Texas Tribune, Beto O'Rourke was arguably a weak candidate, going into the 2022 Texas gubernatorial race but was the closest Democrat to challenge two high-level Republican incumbent seats within the last six years.   Texas has held...

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UTEP is hosting early voting which is taking place in the Union East from Oct. 24 through Nov. 4.

Early voting made convenient for UTEP students

Josie Avila, Audience & Engagement Editor November 8, 2022

Early voting serves multiple purposes, but according to the USA Absentee and Early Voting website, its primary objective is to provide accessibility to those who cannot vote on Election Day.   Early voting took place Monday, Oct. 24 through Friday,...

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Gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke high fives UTEP students as he makes his way to cast his vote.

O’Rourke votes with students at UTEP

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor November 3, 2022

Five days before election day, Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke stopped to speak and vote with UTEP students at the school’s Union Building. O’Rourke was joined by his successor U.S. Congresswoman Veronica Escobar, El Paso County Judge...

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Governor Greg Abbott came to El Paso Nov. 1 where he held a rally behind Riviera Cocina and Cantina on 5218 Doniphan Dr.

Governor Abbott visits the borderland

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor November 2, 2022

Governor Greg Abbott stopped by the City of El Paso only a week away from election day to gain support for his campaign. His visit out west consisted of two events in both the upper and lower valleys.  Abbott’s first stop was to the brand-new Charter...

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Mr. and Ms. Texas Western, multimedia journalism senior Lorenzo Leyva and kinesiology senior Kaitlyn Bradham, walk out to greet the crowd in attendance of the homecoming game on Oct. 29.

A glimpse of Masquerade

Emily Autumn Velasquez, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2022

Homecoming is an annual tradition that involves uniting distinguished alumni and students on campus to celebrate the university.   The slate of events kicked off Oct. 21 with the annual homecoming pageant where students got to participate in a competition...

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This year is women’s basketball head coach Kevin Baker’s 16 year anniversary in his college basketball career. He’s also the first coach in the UTEP program to have three winning seasons within four years at the university. Photo courtesy of the National Women’s Soccer League

Problem within the National Women’s Soccer League

Itzel Giron, Multimedia Editor November 1, 2022

Earlier this month, a probe into The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) by former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates, was released revealing a “systematic problem” of sexual misconduct and emotional and verbal abuse in the league. The...

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 Up and Running hosted a future engineers 5k run and 1k walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

El Paso runners raise money for future engineers

Alyson Rodriguez, Staff Reporter November 1, 2022

El Paso runners got together and raised money for scholarships for future engineers. The El Paso chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) hosted the Future Engineers 5K and 1 mile walk 8 a.m., Oct. 29. The race started and finished...

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Due to the higher prices on feminine hygiene products, CVS is lowering their prices down by 25 percent.

CVS says bye-bye to the ‘pink tax’

Meagan Elizabeth García November 1, 2022

With bodily autonomy and equality being a massive issue in the U.S. right now, people are looking for better accessibility for contraceptives, maternity care and period products. One company trying to combat the disparities in health care for those with...

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Protestors throw soup at Vincent Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” in an attempt to spread awareness of global warming. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons.

The climate-change activists behind the museum attacks

Maria L. Guerrero Duran, Web Editor November 1, 2022

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on the reasoning and the impact of climate change protests through attacks on art. Recently, videos of protesters throwing paint at artworks and gluing themselves to the walls of museums have...

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Netflix has announced the addition of ads to its service. New subscription plans vary from $9.99/month to $19.99/month.

Netflix set to launch ad-supported plan

Eduardo Flores, Contributor November 1, 2022

One of the most popular streaming service platforms in the modern era, Netflix, has announced the addition of ads to its service. This new option will become the fourth plan offered, joining its basic, standard, and premium plans, allowing users to access...

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