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My adventures with Superman review

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Contributor/Reporter July 14, 2023

As power continues to shift at Warner Bros. and DC, Adult Swim is in the midst of releasing a brand-new animated take on a classic character. “My Adventures with Superman” was released earlier this month to critical acclaim. In this video, Emmanuel...

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What is up with parking at UTEP?

What is up with parking at UTEP?

Erik Acosta, Web Editor July 14, 2023

There are two things that I hate: people who think Taylor Swift is overrated and student parking at UTEP. After an incident which resulted in me getting two parking tickets because I did not have a permit to park at school, filled with anger and disappointment,...

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What is going on during concerts?

What is going on during concerts?

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief July 13, 2023

In a time where concerts are seen as a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch your favorite artists perform their best hits, it seems stupid to do anything to ruin the performance. So why is it that recently, concertgoers have taken it upon themselves...

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Hot v. Cold: Which is better?

Hot v. Cold: Which is better?

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter July 6, 2023

It will soon be two weeks since we have entered summer, and the temperatures have not been shied to let us know. Hitting triple digit temperatures almost every day of the week, with rare clouds coming to only mildly dampen heat. For the winter enjoyers,...

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Body positivity summer

Body positivity summer

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Multimedia Editor June 29, 2023

Working out for the perfect summer body is now coming to an end. Accepting our body's look is becoming the more acceptable way to enjoy a quick jump in the pool. Having the “perfect body” varies from person to person. There is nothing wrong with choosing...

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Is Rex Orange County “MAKING TIME” to heal from a recent scandal? 

Is Rex Orange County “MAKING TIME” to heal from a recent scandal? 

Fatima Alvarado, Designer June 28, 2023

Recently, musician, Alex O’Connor, known as Rex Orange County, released the rest of his tour dates after canceling his “Who Cares?” tour towards the end of 2022 due to sexual assault charges. In October 2022, O’Connor broke the internet after...

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A goodbye I wish I did not have to say yet

A goodbye I wish I did not have to say yet

Maria L. Guerrero Duran, Web Editor May 13, 2023

I started writing this at the beginning of the semester just because I wanted to look back at how I felt and compare it to how I feel now.   Starting Jan. 6, I am sitting in my room trying to take it all in, the semester only a few days away from...

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A bittersweet goodbye, but an exciting hello

A bittersweet goodbye, but an exciting hello

Katrina Villarreal, Multimedia Editor May 12, 2023

I have been putting off writing this because it is hard to say goodbye to a place that gave you so many amazing memories and friends, but part of the journey is the end. Throughout my college career I have been (almost) everywhere, from San Antonio...

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A new journey awaits me

A new journey awaits me

Jasmin Campoya, Photographer May 11, 2023

My time at UTEP has been a rollercoaster of a journey. I remember coming in during COVID and feeling lost and unsure of what I wanted to do. But I knew it would all fit together if I was doing what I was passionate about.   I remember applying for...

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A fine line between telling stories and facing persecution

A fine line between telling stories and facing persecution

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2023

Last month Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporter Evan Gershkovich was arrested on accusation of espionage in Russia. Arrested by Russian Security Services, Gershkovich is being questioned over the possibility of being a spy for the United States government,...

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The Prospector’s precious guardian angel

The Prospector’s precious guardian angel

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2023

Everyone has a special thing in their life whether they come in the form of a human, cat, or dog. For our Director, Veronica Gonzalez, and for some here at The Prospector, that was Piper.  April 13, 2023 marked the end of Piper’s journey and a new...

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The EA (Electronic Arts) has required rights for the National Football League, National Hockey League, Formula One, Ultimate Fighting Championship, and the Professional Golf Assocation. Photo courtesy of John Seb Barber/ Wikipedia Commons

Greed over quality: The decline of sports games

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor April 13, 2023

I am old enough to remember the sixth generation of gaming. The PlayStation 2, Original Xbox and Game Cube dominated the market with split screen controls and great titles such as Medal of Honor, Mario Sunshine and Halo 2. It is strange to imagine a gaming...

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