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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

 The homecoming royalty court, cheer, and dance team bring the spirit at the UTEP’s homecoming pep rally.

Homecoming Pep Rally welcomes back distinguished alumni

Alyson Rodriguez, Staff Reporter October 28, 2022

SELC hosted UTEP’s 93rd homecoming pep rally at 11:30 a.m., Oct. 27 on the second floor of the Union East. The event raised miner spirit for the upcoming homecoming football game against Middle Tennessee State University.   The Union was filled...

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Professor of Latin American History at the University of Warwick Benjamin T. Smith Ph.D. came to UTEP on Oct. 20 to present his new book “The Dope.”

Author tells journey of publishing a book with real history

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter October 26, 2022

Benjamin T. Smith Ph.D., journalist turned author, gave the UTEP community a glance at his work as a historian who studies modern Mexico and the country’s drug trade Oct. 20. His presentation was sponsored by UTEP’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology,...

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UTEP marketing senior Carlos Mora and MBA graduate student Stacy Rosa Emma Huhn, Mr. and Ms. UTEP 2022.

UTEP kicks off Homecoming week with a royalty court

Josie Avila, Audience and Engagement Editor October 24, 2022

The 2022 UTEP homecoming royalty court was crowned at the annual SGA Homecoming Pageant Friday, Oct. 21, at Magoffin Auditorium.   The theme was “A Night in Disguise” and the SGA outreach committee worked since the summer to put this event together....

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Print issue Oct. 18 cover photo.

Pick up your pumpkins at Arturo Produce

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor October 18, 2022

Located at 110 Canutillo-La Union Ave. in Canutillo, Texas is Arturo Produce, a business that specializes in different locally sourced foods like fruits and vegetables. However, for the spooky season, the owners pull out all the stops with their mini...

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According to the Women’s Safety Organization, the purple ribbon is a “sign of hope for a better future” and when victims don’t fear being domestically abused. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Month of October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Josie Avila, Audience & Engagement Editor October 18, 2022

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is held every month of October and aims to spread awareness about abuse cycles, its’ warning signs and resources available to those who may need them.  According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, domestic...

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The El Paso Zoo will be holding “Boo at the Zoo” Oct. 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with Trick-or-Treating stations for kids under 12. Photo courtesy of El Paso Zoo.

El Paso ghost tours hunt for ghouls

Eduardo Flores, Contributor October 18, 2022

El Paso has become the home to some of the most haunted, spooky, and paranormal places in the country. Places like Concordia Cemetery, the Plaza Theatre, El Paso High School, and many other historic buildings are filled with distinct haunted tales.   This...

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Two men dressed in cowboy attire pose for a picture Oct. 14 before the haunted trolly tour.

Chase shadows of the night on a trolley

Alyson Rodriguez, Staff Reporter October 18, 2022

When haunted cities in America are mentioned, people tend to think about New Orleans, Louisiana; Salem, Massachusetts; Washington D.C. and other big cities with rich paranormal history. Not many people know that the Sun City also has many ghosts and ghouls...

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UTEP’s annual Homecoming will take place from Oct. 23-29 and will be focused on the theme masquerade. Photo courtesy of UTEP Alumni Association.

Annual UTEP homecoming: Masquerade

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter October 18, 2022

Homecoming week is coming up on UTEP’s calendar, which means there will be plenty of Miner spirit throughout the campus for the week. Spanning from Oct. 23-29, this annual campus tradition is going to be filled with events in UTEP’s different colleges...

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Fentanyl is the leading cause of death in the United States of America for people between the ages of 18-45 according to the CDC. Photo courtesy of Jeff Anderson/Openverse

Fentanyl: Youth’s prominent killer

Victoria Rivas, Contributor October 18, 2022

Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid to treat severe pain, has taken over the lives of tens of thousands of Americans, becoming the leading cause of death in America for people between the ages of 18 to 45, according to the CDC.  “Fentanyl is the single deadliest...

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The 28th annual Community Fair at Hueco Tanks State Park will take place Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16. The fair will include indigenous groups educating the audience on their traditions and presents an opportunity for people to experience the history and geology. Photo courtesy of Joachim Hees III.

Hueco Tanks State Park celebrates its 28th annual Community Fair

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 13, 2022

What was once called the Interpretive Fair celebrates its 28th year at Hueco Tanks State Park. The two-day event will take place Saturday, Oct. 15, and Sunday, Oct. 16. There will be no fees charged on these dates and no capacity restrictions.   The...

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Beto makes final stop at UTEP during his college tour

Itzel Giron, Multimedia Editor October 12, 2022

Beto O’Rourke, who is currently on the road trying to gain traction for the Texas gubernatorial election, made the final stop of his college tour Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center at UTEP. Filled with students and community...

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NAMIwalks El Paso gathered around Ascarate park to raise funds and promote mental health awareness Oct. 8.

‘NAMIwalks’ brings mental health awareness to El Paso

Sophia Villalobos and October 11, 2022

NAMIwalks El Paso gathered around Ascarate park to raise funds and promote mental health awareness Oct. 8.  Registration began at 8 a.m. and people from all over the community joined to show their support and raise funds. NAMI El Paso is an affiliate...

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