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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Donald Trump: The world’s greatest con man

Donald Trump: The world’s greatest con man

Augie Touris, Staff Reporter June 21, 2017

The writing appears to be on the wall. This much is clear from the perspective of the majority, aside from the most die-hard of Trump supporters. We are six months into a presidency that has accomplished little, aside from alienating the United States...

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Every day should be Father’s Day

Every day should be Father’s Day

Mike Flores, Sports Editor June 13, 2017

It’s a shame that I put so much emphasis on celebrating Father’s Day because in reality, I shouldn’t wait until that specific day to remind my dad how much he means to me. As cliché as it might be, my dad deserves to be treated like it’s Father’s...

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Duran(gone)ito

Duran(gone)ito

Eddie Velazquez, Entertainment Editor June 13, 2017

In the last nine months, El Paso has acted as the civic battleground for the struggle between gentrification and historic preservation. Somewhere along the way, the conflict turned towards the residents of the barrio(ward) now known as Duranguito. Through...

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Reviewing MLBs most surprising teams after first two months

Reviewing MLB’s most surprising teams after first two months

Jeremy Carranco, Contributor June 5, 2017

With the first-quarter of the 2017 Major League Baseball season in the books, teams from both the National League and American League have provided baseball fans with excitement and some interesting developments in the young season. Surprising National...

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The first day of the seventh annual Neon Desert Music Festival on Sat. May, 27.

An homage to NDMF 2017

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief May 30, 2017

Immediately after walking through the gates of Neon Desert, one probably saw hundreds of others filled the streets anxiously walking about, meeting up with friends or stopping to take photos. To the left of the entrance is the beer garden where herds...

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The Finals matchup everyone waited for

The Finals matchup everyone waited for

Mike Flores, Sports Editor May 26, 2017

One day I’m going to be telling my future kids about one of the most epic rivalries in all of sports, the Golden State Warriors versus the Cleveland Cavaliers. Both teams are just days away from matching up in the NBA Finals for a record third year...

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Okay with not knowing what comes next

Okay with not knowing what comes next

Mando Zamora, Contributor May 2, 2017

As graduation approaches, the questions that many people keep asking me are, “What are you doing after you graduate?” and “Oh my God, are you excited?” I can answer the second question with, “yes!” After six years of classes, I’m excited...

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The four-year plan

The four-year plan

Leslie Sarinana, Entertainment Editor May 2, 2017

One hundred and twenty—that’s how many credit hours you need in order to graduate. Universities don’t set a time frame in which they have to be completed. You just need the correct 120 hours completed in order to get a bachelor’s degree. I’m...

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Jones lands in perfect spot with Packers

Jones lands in perfect spot with Packers

Adrian Broaddus, Web Editor May 2, 2017

It may have taken a while for the gathering at the Jones house to hear Aaron’s name called, but that does not change anything for the star running back out of UTEP. Let’s get one thing straight, Aaron Jones has the potential to sustain a great NFL...

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I got 99 problems, but a degree ain’t one

I got 99 problems, but a degree ain’t one

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor May 2, 2017

There’s a lot of pressure to have specific accomplishments by a certain age, whether they’re from society or from yourself—to know who you are by 18 and what life-long career is lined-up by 21. I graduated from high school at 17 years old and...

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No second chances

No second chances

Ana Ramos, Layout Manager April 25, 2017

As an art student double majoring in graphic design and painting, I am no stranger to being told “that doesn’t work” after turning in a project or assignment that took me hours and hours to complete. This can be frustrating, especially when art...

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Invest in change

Invest in change

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor April 18, 2017

The news is chaotic. It seems as though every day something terrible and important has happened, and you haven’t yet grasped the implications of one tragedy before another takes its place. They’re exciting, no doubt, and each has it’s own importance...

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