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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Bugging the Litter Bugs

Bugging the Litter Bugs

Amanda Guillen, Managing Editor April 21, 2015

Growing up I was always known to be the uptight, prissy and spotless little girl. Now at 21-years-old, and not much has changed. This all seems to be irrelevant when talking about the Earth, but it actually has led to what I think has changed the course...

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Texas Tramples the LGBT Community

Maria Esquinca, Copy Editor April 14, 2015

As I stood in front of the restroom of the Family Life Center in Austin, an older lady came out of one the stalls. She said “hold up, I’m just going to put some lipstick.” From one of the stalls another voice was heard, “I’m going to do the...

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S.B. 185: More Political BS

Ben Woolridge, Staff Reporter April 7, 2015

Allowing local law enforcement to ask people, who they detain or arrest, for their legal status is just another political ploy that will only keep our borders broken. El Paso Police officers and Sheriffs’ deputies should not be burdened with extra...

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No dream for DREAMers

No dream for DREAMers

Amanda Guillen, Managing Editor April 1, 2015

Flashing back four years ago when I began searching for a university to attend, one of my main concerns was the cost of tuition of the university. This is one of the main reasons why I decided to solely apply to Texas universities. In-state tuition is...

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Concussions be damned: my son can play football if he wants

Jason Green, Staff Reporter April 1, 2015

Recently San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland retired after only one season in the National Football League. Borland cited recent studies, which show the adverse effects of playing football on a person’s brain as the main reason. He also said...

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Citizens United for Ted Cruz

Maria Esquinca, Copy Editor March 24, 2015

Ted Cruz just announced his bid to run for president and he wants you to know he’s here to save America. (Americans being white, straight, conservative, upper-to-middle class.) In his patriotic and nostalgia-inflicting ad he seems to lament the loss...

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College students be wary: social media to blame for too many grammar errors

Jose Soto, SHFWire Intern March 17, 2015

While here in Washington, D.C. for an internship, I was fortunate enough to attend the College Media Association Conference in New York City. It is aimed toward multimedia journalists, reporters, photographers and all types of writers and editors. As...

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Get it together, Texas

Get it together, Texas

Lorain Ambrocio, Editor in Chief March 3, 2015

There are 37 states that allow gay marriage, while appeals are pending in the remaining 13 states. On Feb. 19, two women in Austin, Texas, were married after State District Judge David Wahlberg made an exception since one of them had ovarian cancer. It...

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D-I baseball in El Paso, maybe someday

Jason Green, Staff Reporter March 3, 2015

Recently at a local sporting goods store, I noticed a rack full of Under Armour UTEP baseball shirts. I am not really sure why they even exist since baseball at UTEP does not. It was like a stab in my baseball super-fan heart. Baseball at UTEP ended...

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Modeling, the sport of beauty

Modeling, the sport of beauty

Alonso Moreno, Contributor February 24, 2015

If you are into the world of fashion, or have outlets that let you know about it, there is a big chance that you got some sort of glimpse the New York Fashion Week. From the latest in fashion to the predictable big stars present at the event, it is...

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More Champions League? Yes, please.

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor February 24, 2015

This is the best time of the year for soccer. Domestic leagues and cups are near their final stages and both European competitions have started back up. It seems like every three days there is at least one game that is a must-see because of the participants...

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Rights for the unarmed

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter February 17, 2015

Obama called the three Muslim students killed last week at Chapel Hill University “brutal and outrageous,” and added, “no one in the U.S. should ever be targeted because of who they are, what they look like, or how they worship.” Much of the...

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