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Photo of Adrian Ortega, teacher and administrator, picture taken in her home. Photo by Victoria Castillo.

An American teaching in China

Victoria Castillo, Guest Columnist June 22, 2022

A knocking sound echoed from Professor Adrian Ortega’s living room. She began to feel confused by the sound because she did not remember inviting anyone over to her apartment. Ortega mentioned that the knocking sounded as though it would go on forever....

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There are many places in El Paso to rock climb that are both indoors and outdoors. Photo courtesy of Alyson Rodriguez

El Paso’s rockin’ spots for climbing

Alyson Rodriguez, Guest Columnist June 20, 2022

Known throughout the world for its incredible rock formations, El Paso is a destination for elite rock climbers.  El Paso and surrounding areas have many places to rock climb both indoors and outdoors, including Franklin Mountains State Park, Hueco...

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Cómo cuidar de nuestra salud en UTEP

Lizbeth San Martin, Guest Columnist June 20, 2022

Al llegar a la vida adulta, me invadieron pensamientos abrumadores como: ¿podré pagar la universidad? ¿Qué haré después de la graduación? ¿Conseguiré empleo como profesionista? Y también estaba el trabajo. ¿Lo tendré listo a tiempo? ¿Mi jefa...

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Victoria Castillo

Finding your personal style is like finding yourself

Victoria Castillo, Guest Columnist June 17, 2022

It was the night before seventh grade, and I was so excited to start my first day of junior high, I could not stop thinking of all the possibilities these next two school years had in store for me. I could hardly sleep because my mind just kept racing,...

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Close up woman holding antidepressants and sleeping pills. Photo by Zinkevych via Getty Images.

Chasing the ‘Euphoria’ state of mind

Tiffany Morales, Guest Columnist June 15, 2022

“Euphoria” streamed on HBO has caused controversy among the audience due to its portrayal of high school students   as drug addicts, drug dealers, and with difficult and dysfunctional families. The show highlights the life of Rue, a teenager who...

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Our love for caffeine and its impact on health

Ana Larios, Guest Columnist June 15, 2022

Going into my gynecologist appointment, the last thing I was expecting to be told was that I had to stop drinking coffee. Usually when going to a doctor’s appointment there are three main bits of information that they always take at the beginning: your...

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The overwhelming effects of being a full-time student and a full-time employee take a toll on 	students at the University of Texas at El Paso. Photo credit by Ismael Gonzalez.

Full-time everything: a tale of time management

Ismael Gonzalez, Guest Columnist June 15, 2022

My alarm rang at 6 a.m. but I decided to lay there for another 15 minutes, at least that is what I told myself. After a lengthy battle against myself I managed to jump out of bed. It is probably 7 a.m. by now and I must be at work in less than 30 minutes....

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The Prospector staff Spring 2022

The Prospector staff says farewell

Prospector Staff Report May 5, 2022

This issue is dedicated to all the graduates of the Spring 2022 semester. The Prospector congratulates you on all of your accomplishments and wishes you the best of luck in all of your future endeavors. We hope you enjoy this special issue, and congratulations...

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Slow down and enjoy your time at UTEP

Slow down and enjoy your time at UTEP

Julia Lucero, Contributor May 4, 2022

I do not think that I have had to make a goodbye as hard as this one. I will be leaving UTEP and moving on to the next part of my life. UTEP has become my home. From working at the Union, working for The Prospector, meeting new people in my classes,...

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Goodbye The Prospector and hello New York

Goodbye The Prospector and hello New York

Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor May 4, 2022

It would be difficult to summarize in 500-700 words the ways in which The Prospector has changed my life, personally and professionally. However, as I reflect back to my time with the publication I cannot help but think my journey has been a compilation...

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Thank you, next

Thank you, next

Hugo Hinojosa, Designer May 4, 2022

My name is Hugo Hinojosa, and I am your layout editor for this newspaper– which means that, if you have been reading The Prospector for the past year, you are familiar with my work. I also happen to be a senior student about to graduate – which means...

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Music serves as a therapeutic escape during harsh times

Music serves as a therapeutic escape during harsh times

Alberto Silva Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022

Music is everywhere, thanks to smartphones and free music streaming apps like Spotify, people have access to a wide variety of music at their fingertips. Today, you cannot walk ten feet on campus without seeing someone with their headphones in, as they...

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