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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Citizens of El Paso hold up a Black Lives Matter banner   at San Jacinto Plaza.

Why #BlackLivesMatter

Rene Delgadillo, Staff Reporter July 12, 2016

It’s hard to express the way I feel about the death of two black men and five Dallas police officers. I’m sad, scared and confused as to why this happened. Different opinions are being expressed, thousands of social media videos are being shared,...

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SCOTUS vs. Immigration Plan

SCOTUS vs. Immigration Plan

Rene Delgadillo, Staff Reporter July 5, 2016

The 4-4 Supreme Court tie that blocked President Barack Obama’s plan on immigration illustrates a horrible reality in this country: people are afraid of losing their place in this nation filled with white supremacist ideas, at the expense of people...

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Impactful coach, Pat Summitt, dies at 64

Impactful coach, Pat Summitt, dies at 64

Sherika Lawrence, Contributor June 28, 2016

  The world has lost one of the greatest coaches of all time today as head coach Pat Summitt passed away at the age of 64. She was the most winningest coach of Division I women’s basketball.   Summitt brought the University of Tennessee's...

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LSPI- torture and treasure

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor June 20, 2016

If I could describe the Law School Preparatory Institute in three words, it would be knowledge in madness. In no way, shape or form am I fully committing to law school or wanting to immerse myself into the field of law by doing this course. My passion...

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Crown the King: third time is the charm for LeBron

Crown the King: third time is the charm for LeBron

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor June 20, 2016

When the clock struck zero, LeBron James did something he had never done before after winning a NBA Championship—he broke down in tears. Everyone said he could not succeed this season at Cleveland, he was on the decline. No one thought the Cavs could...

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Keep sending prayers though…

Jason Green, Contributor June 14, 2016

Ho-hum… another day, another mass shooting in America. We must look so ridiculous to our brethren across the Western world. Not just because we have a Day-Glo orange, pompous pile of crap as a presidential candidate, but mainly because we continue to...

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Ehhh PUTO! it should be stopped

Rene Delgadillo, Staff Reporter June 14, 2016

The word “puto” has become a major issue for the International Federation of Association Football, or FIFA, and the Mexican national soccer team. The word has become the central part of a ritual present in almost any soccer game in Mexico. Every...

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President Donald Trump holds a rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tue. May 24.

The rationale of Trump supporters

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter June 7, 2016

When you meet a Donald J. Trump supporter it’s pretty easy to assume some things. It's easy to assume that they are prejudiced, maybe even racist. It's easy to assume they are short sided to the point of willfully ignorant. While being middle aged...

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The Fiddler and the Angel

May 9, 2016

After attending the Thursday, May 7, 2016 UTEP Dinner Theater rendition of “The Fiddler on the Roof,” I became disoriented and could not find my vehicle on the new pedestrian-friendly campus. I walked with my 80-year-old friend for 15 minutes, and...

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Kim Valle in Tel-Aviv

A night in Tel-Aviv

Kim Valle, Contributor May 3, 2016

My friends who have been traveling with me, Sarah, Summer and I had a daylong layover in Kiev, Ukraine after flying from Athens. We immediately learned that our flight to New York was canceled due to a severe snowstorm.   As we walked out to...

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Discovering the oldest cities of the world

Kim Valle, Contributor May 3, 2016

Two of my close friends and I took a plane from Istanbul to Athens, and the two-hour flight was smooth and fast. While in the plane, I kept staring out the window and admiring the beauty of Greece’s geographical nature. The mountains on the ocean made...

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Five takeaways from the NFL Draft

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Reporter May 3, 2016

Love or hate your team for their choice, the NFL Draft is over and rookie training camps will begin starting the week of May 12. Some are either extremely confident in their team’s draft class and anticipate a great season, while others are still upset...

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