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100 years, but where are the women?

100 years, but where are the women?

Leslie Sarinana, Copy Editor September 5, 2017

As we celebrate 100 years of UTEP football we take the time to recognize all of the men who have played in orange and blue over the program’s history. Not once throughout this celebration will you hear about women. Football is a male-driven sport with...

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Girls love fantasy football too

Girls love fantasy football too

Elenie González, Contributor September 5, 2017

Fall is just around the corner, and for many, it means a variety of things. While some are anxiously waiting for Halloween or the return of the pumpkin spice latte, others like myself are ready for the NFL to officially kick off. Not that I don’t...

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A summer in D.C.

A summer in D.C.

Christian Vasquez, Staff Reporter August 29, 2017

My summer was spent in Washington D.C., in Congress, where I spent every day covering press conferences, committee meetings, protests, votes and anything else that I wanted. I was surrounded by journalists who, despite what some think, work long and hard...

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Apply yourself through an internship

Apply yourself through an internship

Rene Delgadillo, Web editor August 29, 2017

A new semester at school has started, and let’s be honest, the first couple of days are pointless.  Many of us don’t pay attention to what professors have to say about internships and ways of getting involved at school. I bet many students are just...

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Trumps transgender ban distracts public from bigger picture

Trump’s transgender ban distracts public from bigger picture

Augie Touris, Contributor July 27, 2017

As of today, the 45th president of the United States informed the nation via Twitter that transgender individuals would no longer be allowed to serve in the military. This announcement, composed over three tweets that miraculously were free of error,...

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Flush the bathroom bill

Flush the bathroom bill

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief July 25, 2017

Amid one of my travels to my favorite city in the world, Austin, I broke the morning of my day of exploring Austin with a trip to the neighborhood Starbucks to do some work I had to finish that day. After ordering, I walked over to the restroom, and,...

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Why you should care about Texas legislative session

Why you should care about Texas legislative session

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief July 18, 2017

Beginning this week, Texas legislators will return for a special legislative session in an attempt to pass legislation that was not enacted during the regular session. This special session was called for by Governor Greg Abbott, who is keying in on bills...

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Soccer in Europe comes at a heavy tax

Soccer in Europe comes at a heavy tax

Eddie Velazquez, Entertainment Editor July 11, 2017

For a business with the kind of global outreach that “the beautiful game” has, the unrealistic monetary figures attached to professional soccer should come as no surprise. To put it into perspective, the world’s most-watched league, the English...

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Frida Kahlo reminds artists to stay true to their work

Frida Kahlo reminds artists to stay true to their work

Gaby Velasquez, Photo Editor July 11, 2017

Most people who hear Frida Kahlo’s name will recognize the famous Mexican painter with the unibrow. This week, Alamo Drafthouse hosted an event surrounding Kahlo’s life, “Homenaje a Frida Kahlo,” which featured live dancing, vendors, art and...

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Snap Map defies all privacy barriers for entertainment

Snap Map defies all privacy barriers for entertainment

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief July 11, 2017

While trotting to the office at The Prospector, my phone buzzed with a Snapchat notification from one of my friends. It was from one of those friends who you try to avoid and give the “my bad man, I’m busy at work” excuses to not hang out. “Hey...

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Give artists due credit

Give artists due credit

Leslie Sarinana, Copy Editor June 27, 2017

Music consumption has evolved in the last 10 years and transitioned to mainly streaming. Cassette tapes and CDs are virtually obsolete. With this change in music comes a change in pay for musicians. The internet has made it possible to access more music...

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It’s a great time to be in EP

It’s a great time to be in EP

Augie Touris, Staff Reporter June 27, 2017

As an outsider living in the Sun City, I’ve greatly appreciated the complete shift from New York to the desert. Going into my last senior semester this fall, I feel that my time here has flown by, and many of the great experiences here have helped this....

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