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Farewell to UTEP

Farewell to UTEP

Shericka Lawrence, Staff Reporter November 29, 2016

I didn’t know what my life would turn out to be when I moved to El Paso back in 2012. But what I did know was that I was making a change in my life that was most definitely needed. I came here in the summer of 2012 and the rest is history. I first...

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From the bottom of a plastic cup

From the bottom of a plastic cup

Eric Vasquez, Entertainment Editor November 29, 2016

Remember senior year in high school when every one of your uncles, aunts or general adults asked you what you were going to do in college? Remember how you had a smidge of an idea, but gave them a detailed plan and said it with confidence? The same thing...

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Four years and a lifetime of memories made

Four years and a lifetime of memories made

Amanda Guillen, Contributor November 29, 2016

 There are moments in our lives that can change the course of your life forever. The beauty of life is that you never know when these moments will occur. I can say without a doubt in my mind that when I decided to work at The Prospector, little did...

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Way more than just a job

Way more than just a job

Luis Gonzalez, Contributor November 29, 2016

I can’t even imagine the number of hours I have spent in room 105 Union East throughout the past two-and-a-half years. Oh the stories I could tell. There’s a lot, but I’ll stick to the very first one. I was all dressed up—slacks, buttoned-up...

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The Internet elected Trump

The Internet elected Trump

Eric Vasquez, Entertainment Editor November 15, 2016

Are we so surprised that the candidate that flooded news feeds with scandal was elected? This is the reality show era, where Taylor Swift’s love life shares headlines with the turmoil in the Middle East, where news outlets starve for clicks and views...

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The Prospector editors react to the president elect results

The Prospector editors react to the president elect results

November 10, 2016

Michaela Román - Editor-in-Chief The United States of Anxiety  One show my brothers and I always found entertaining when I was only 9 years old was The Apprentice. The plot was simple, a rich guy sees who has what it takes to work for him...

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Ending the stigma associated with therapy and counseling

Ending the stigma associated with therapy and counseling

Rene Delgadillo, Layout Editor November 8, 2016

I was lost and no one was there to understand what I was going through. No one knew about those nights when I cried alone in my car; nor did they know that my stress was destroying my physical and mental health. I was having the biggest mental breakdown...

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America Should Legalize Sports Betting Now

America Should Legalize Sports Betting Now

Jason Green, Staff Reporter November 1, 2016

Former UTEP student Michael Karpus pled guilty recently to charges relating to a gambling ring, which he ran while enrolled at the university. According to court documents, the gambling ring allegedly involved former UTEP basketball players McKenzie Moore,...

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Vote before there are only two options

Eric Vasquez, Entertainment Editor October 27, 2016

I’m going to tell you to vote, tell you how voting is your civic duty and that in some countries a citizen’s civic duty is to agree with the government or die. Hell, I may even tell you how your vote counts after all that your individual preference...

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Don’t vote; Organize

Don’t vote; Organize

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor October 27, 2016

There is a phrase that gets tossed around: “If you don’t vote, you have no right to complain.” But what if I don’t like the candidates? Or if I think the president’s office has too much power? Not voting can be just as great a political statement...

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Clinton: Bought and Bossed

Clinton: Bought and Bossed

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor October 27, 2016

It’s 14 days before we know whether the world ends as we know it, or if we’re going to war. Common sense tells us that if you don’t know everything the presidential candidates stand for, stand against and ate for breakfast then you are doing it...

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