Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

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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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month as there are fundraisers that happen throughout the month to raise awareness.

UTEP acknowledges Breast Cancer Awareness Month with fundraiser

Sophia Villalobos, Contributor November 1, 2022

Although breast cancer cannot be prevented, it can be detected early to increase the chance of treatment. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which attempts to raise awareness of the disease‘s early warning signals and motivate women to get mammograms. A...

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 As Dia De Los Muertos is one of the most important celebrations in Mexican Culture, the UTEP Library has setup a display in honor of Bobby Byrd.

UTEP library holds a display for Bobby Byrd for Día de los Muertos

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 30, 2022

The UTEP library makes an altar, or an ofrenda, for the dead every year and dedicate it to someone prominent at the university, as well as for the writing and art community. This year’s altar was erected Thursday, Oct. 27 and was dedicated to the late...

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The Cactus Plant Flea Market has collaborated with McDonald’s to bring nostalgia into adult meals. Adult meals come with either 10-piece Chicken McNuggets or a Big Mac, both coming with fries, a drink, and one of four of their figures including the Hamburglar, Grimace, Birdie, and Cactus Buddy. Photo courtesy of McDonald’s

Never too old for a happy meal

Eduardo Flores, Contributor October 30, 2022

McDonald’s has brought back childhood memories for many of its clients by adding a new adult version of the classic happy meal to its menu.  McDonald’s announced its partnership with the streetwear brand Cactus Plant Flea Market Sept. 27, to launch...

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