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Assayer of Student Opinion.

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Finding confidence in bell bottoms and platforms

Finding confidence in bell bottoms and platforms

Annabella Mireles, Photo Editor April 10, 2023

Fashion does not have one defined look. You could give three people the same top or accessory and it would be styled three different ways. I think the first time I really started to care about fashion was when I watched “The Devil Wears Prada” for...

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What to expect when living on campus

What to expect when living on campus

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor April 8, 2023

College offers students many new experiences. One of those experiences includes living on your own. Some students choose to live in a rented apartment in the city while others may not be quite ready to make that commitment. Living on campus is a great...

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What does TEA’s takeover of HISD mean for students?

What does TEA’s takeover of HISD mean for students?

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor April 6, 2023

In early March, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced the state would take over the state’s largest low-income school district, the Houston Independent School District (HISD), which was justified by state officials due to low state accountability...

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We are the future, we are the ‘somebodies’

We are the future, we are the ‘somebodies’

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture March 25, 2023

I developed a good understanding of where I stood in the world at a fairly young age. I was taught by society to brush off the way that boys tease and I was taught to like it. I was taught that I could do anything I wanted but was then reminded to expect...

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The stars shine for Lana Del Rey

The stars shine for Lana Del Rey

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement March 23, 2023

The iconic and lovely Lana Del Rey received the Visionary Award at the Billboards Women in Music event. The award show highlighted Del Rey’s achievements and growth as an artist, showcasing previous eras in her work and how she has paved the way for...

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Is the healthiest lifestyle worth your mental health?

Is the healthiest lifestyle worth your mental health?

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter February 27, 2023

Meal prep, weight loss supplements and workout routines surface on the biggest platforms, one example being TikTok. TikTok influencers swarm the for you page to show the new 12-3-30 workout routine or lazy meal prep ideas. The constant need to lose weight...

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Training for the El Paso Half Marathon

Training for the El Paso Half Marathon

Nicholas Maes, Contributor February 17, 2023

The El Paso Marathon has been one of El Paso’s biggest events for the past 17 years, as it is a qualifier for major U.S. and World Marathons, including the Boston Marathon, the New York Marathon and the London Marathon.   Some veteran runners take...

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‘To Be So Lonely’

‘To Be So Lonely’

Itzel Giron, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2023

In my time I have always heard “If you do not look for love that is when it will come to you. Right when you least expect it.”   Well, I have been single for almost three years now and I still think it is just a lie people have convinced me to...

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Introducing me’

‘Introducing me’

Katrina Villarreal, Multimedia Editor February 17, 2023

Multimedia can be used and seen in everyday life, whether it is in the form of podcasts or videos. Listening to your favorite podcast or watching your favorite video can always lift your mood. Whether you are looking for a motivational podcast or a vlog...

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Pick N’ Shovel: Why they are the hidden gem on campus

Pick N’ Shovel: Why they are the hidden gem on campus

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor February 17, 2023

If you ever have been a college student or currently attending college, there is usually a dilemma looming before the start of the day, “What am I going to eat today?”    This question may be hard for many students, as there can be many hidden...

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‘Boy Meets Congress’: Why are celebrities becoming politicians?

‘Boy Meets Congress’: Why are celebrities becoming politicians?

Fatima Alvarado, Designer February 9, 2023

Only a few weeks ago, Ben Savage, former “Boy Meets World” star announced he is running for a seat in congress. Savage hopes to take the 30th district seat currently held by Representative Adam Schiff in the 2024 election. The real question is, why...

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How to be a better activist and ally

Prospector Staff Report February 3, 2023

Activism can look different at every stage in every space. Whether it be resistance through things like protesting, art, music, film or poetry, people can show up for communities in a multitude of ways. But with recent political movements and celebratory...

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