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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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College reinforced my unhealthiness

College reinforced my unhealthiness

Eddie Velazquez April 11, 2017

As some of us grow, our education and obligations run parallel to our physical and mental health. For 17 year-old me, weight issues and the haunting insecurities they brought along trailed me like a nagging shadow. The few extracurricular activities...

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A healthy lifestyle came naturally to me

A healthy lifestyle came naturally to me

Grecia Sanchez, Staff Reporter April 11, 2017

Steve Jobs once said, “The first 30 years of your life, you make your habits. When you are 30 and above, your habits make you.” The last time I ate a fast-food hamburger was about two months ago, and it was only because my 20-member family decided...

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Becoming self-disciplined with eating choices

Becoming self-disciplined with eating choices

Adrian Broaddus, Web Editor April 11, 2017

It seems college students have two options when it comes to eating. The first is eating a quality meal that is probably unhealthy. These meals usually come fast, like fast food or dining out, and come loaded with high calories or fat. If not fast food...

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Letter to the editor in response to Student Government Association lacks transparency

Letter to the editor in response to “Student Government Association lacks transparency”

April 4, 2017

Editors note: The following column is sent to The Prospector from Student Government Association President Sergio Baltazar and the SGA staff in response to The Prospector’s “Student Government Association lacks transparency” editorial published...

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It’s getting hot in here

It’s getting hot in here

Augie Touris, Staff Reporter April 4, 2017

Fashion takes on many forms and shapes, and certain-ly varies from city to city. In this sun- baked city,  options are generally limited to warm weather clothes, aside from that one rare day of snow that may be seen in the pits of December or perhaps...

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Clothes don’t make the person

Clothes don’t make the person

Leslie Sarinana, Entertainment Editor April 4, 2017

What’s the first thing you notice about a person? Not many will say clothes, but when it comes to the guy I’m dating that’s probably the answer he’ll give you. I am not someone who puts much thought into their wardrobe. I will always decide on...

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Don’t overthink your class attire

Don’t overthink your class attire

Michaela Roman, Editor-In-Chief April 4, 2017

If you walk around any major campus in Texas, Texas State, UT, Texas Tech, etc., you’ll find a large amount of girls in oversized comfy t-shirts, work out pants and Nikes and guys in basketball shorts. Does this mean everyone is super active and probably...

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Hub of Human Innovation develops business ideas in El Paso

Eddie Velazquez, Staff Reporter April 4, 2017

In an effort to foster and develop some of local technology-focused businesses, the Hub of Human Innovation works as an incubator that guides companies through the early stages of growth. “If you can guide a company through its first five years, it...

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You’re judged on appearance, like it or not

You’re judged on appearance, like it or not

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter April 4, 2017

Dressing to impress is an important factor in everyday life, and dressing up earns respect from everyone around, including professors, bosses, your peers and even yourself. The just roll out of bed, basketball shorts-wearing look does no justice for...

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Student Government Association lacks transparency

Student Government Association lacks transparency

Prospector Staff March 28, 2017

As the election process draws near and students elect a new student government, it’s worth looking at the current state of the association and their lack of transparency with the students they represent. SGA oversees important aspects of student life...

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Fire and Brimstone is not the way to preach

Fire and Brimstone is not the way to preach

Augie Touris, Staff Reporter March 21, 2017

In the United States, the First Amendment is a key pillar of our democracy. Freedom of speech, including expressing religion safe from criticism and persecution, is one of our most cherished liberties. The idea that each individual is entitled to their...

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A new take on the classic ‘Beauty and the Beast’

A new take on the classic ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor March 20, 2017

“Beauty and the Beast,” which was released last week, is a live adaption of the classic Disney movie starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast. It would be ridiculous to expect Disney to mess with their classic tale, and they didn’t...

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