Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Ecology student, Karen Stopani suggests doing things that make you happy to avoid burnout.

Different ways to deal with student burnout

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter October 9, 2023

Like the leaves falling around campus, so are some students’ motivation for their classes. College can get difficult in the middle of the semester, as midterms and assignment deadlines loom over the heads of students. Dealing with student burnout can...

Continue Reading
While in Kazakhstan, Tchoshanov will research and teach different learning implements.

Meet Mourat Tchoshanov, the newest Fullbright Award recipient

Katy Ruiz, Contributor/Reporter October 6, 2023

Learning college mathematics can be hard but teaching it to students means an individual has to have the skill set to teach and the brains to know so much math. Mathematics professor Mourat Tchoshanov, Ph.D., he has taken the challenge of not teaching...

Continue Reading
Discover offers job opportunities for UTEP students exclusively for them.

“Discover” credits within Accredited Program at UTEP

Katy Ruiz, Contributor/Reporter September 28, 2023

Between the rising cost of goods, finding jobs and being a college student, there are plenty of reasons to be on a path of discovery at UTEP.  While there are many options at UTEP to help students with economic mobility, the university has decided to...

Continue Reading
Dr. El-Gendy teaching and explaining the nature of his magnetic experiment to his students.

A look inside UTEP physicists’ groundbreaking discoveries

Sofia Sierra, Contributor/Reporter September 27, 2023

Computers, magnets, and quantum physics. Some may wonder how these three topics relate. Until most recently, the three were combined by UTEP physicists who reported the creation of a new magnet that works more efficiently than quantum computing.  This...

Continue Reading
A mother with her daughter sitting nearby El Paso Street with their belongings.

El Paso reaches breaking point as migrants flood downtown

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2023

Downtown El Paso and San Jacinto Plaza is most notable for its warm and welcoming environment, has turned into a disheartening place as visitors greet the eyes of hopeless migrants waiting for the foreseeable future. Today and for an unknown amount of...

Continue Reading
El Paso’s Border Patrol Tactical Unit and their K-9 assist named Yoda were able to apprehend Danelo Cavalcante, the man who escaped prison after being convicted of killing Deborah Brandão. Photo courtesy of USBP BORTAC

El Paso BORTAC K9 brings justice

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor September 26, 2023

Those outside of El Paso might know the border city for its scorching temperatures and ongoing migrant crisis, but now many can think of El Paso for its phenomenal Border Patrol Tactical and K9 unit because of its most recent heroic effort.  Many...

Continue Reading
According to a UTEP press release, more than 3,800 students enrolled, which is a four percent increase over last year’s fall enrollment.

UTEP breaks record for highest freshman enrollment for a second time

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 26, 2023

The start of the fall semester means many things like festivities, fun and freshmen, which according to UTEP, there are plenty of this year.  For the second year in a row, UTEP has announced the breaking of its all-time freshman record. With more first-year...

Continue Reading
According to a study by Young Invincibles, 72 percent of student parents nationwide are mothers.

Two for one, a student mother makes it all happen

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 15, 2023

At first glance, it can be hard to believe thousands of students attend college daily. The sun rises and sets day in and day out while students find time to pursue their higher education. Each student with their own story that fuels them to show off their...

Continue Reading
The UTEP Career Center can be found at the Union West Building, Room 103, is open to all students, from incoming graduates to seniors and graduate students.

UTEP Career Center sets students up for success

Erik Acosta, Web Editor September 15, 2023

Guiding students to their full potential, UTEP Career Center is one of many resources the university offers to its students. From undergraduate students to graduate students, navigating the world of finding a job or internship can be challenging for some...

Continue Reading
UTEP Career Center Director, Betsabe Castro-Duarte, poses with her fellow employees of the Career Center.

A commitment to the University Career Center

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 14, 2023

For some college students, being told to focus on education by their families is a normal routine. One example of this routine is UTEP’s Career Center Director Betsabe “Betsy” Castro, who remembers when her parents told her the same.  “My...

Continue Reading
Underground music venue known as ‘The Dungeon’, located at 110 Poplar St., is set to an event featuring alleged neo-Nazi and fascist bands.

Neo-Nazis disturb Sun City music scene

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor September 14, 2023

From goth shows to rock metal performances, venue, The Dungeon, has held numerous events for the local band scene in the borderland. Where once there was a place for people to express themselves freely and listen to live music is now a space growing a...

Continue Reading
With UTEP almost celebrating its 110th anniversary, many changes to the university remain ongoing.

Time waits for no one, not even our campus

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter September 13, 2023

It takes years for a building to be surveyed, planned, constructed and finished. By the second day of inauguration, paint is falling out, roofs are leaking, and the architecture is now featured in several museums.   As UTEP almost celebrates its...

Continue Reading

Comments (0)

All The Prospector Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest
Activate Search