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Introduction to The Prospector’s new sports editor

Introduction to The Prospector’s new sports editor

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor September 6, 2022

Sports can be a multilayer experience that can be analyzed and picked apart into oblivion. A simple football game can birth dozens of articles and countless opinion pieces.  Anything from the pregame locker room to the maintenance of a stadium can offer...

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Exploring art and culture through a new lens

Exploring art and culture through a new lens

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor August 24, 2022

Art and culture exist in multitudes that seep into every aspect of our everyday lives. From music to movies to literature, we have always been able to find joy in the different creative outlets around us. Living in a digital age makes connection to...

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Paving new paths at The Prospector

Paving new paths at The Prospector

Emily Autumn Velasquez, Editor-in-Chief August 23, 2022

Navigating college is anything but easy. It is a constant game of search, both literally and figuratively, whether that consists of searching for what classes to take or searching for friendships that will last a lifetime. Luckily for me, my search...

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The International Student Guide: Prepare for success with the University Career Center

The International Student Guide: Prepare for success with the University Career Center

Hugo Hinojosa, Designer July 1, 2022

Editor’s note: This is the last of a three-part series on how to make the most out of the services UTEP has to offer whilst being an international student.  You might have heard about the University Career Center during orientation. You might have...

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The International Student Guide: How to find a job on and off campus with Job Mine

The International Student Guide: How to find a job on and off campus with Job Mine

Hugo Hinojosa, Designer June 30, 2022

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on how to make the most out of the services UTEP has to offer whilst being an international student.  There is nothing more intimidating than the quest of job hunting. Building yourself up...

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The International Student Guide: How to enhance your UTEP experience with OIP

The International Student Guide: How to enhance your UTEP experience with OIP

Hugo Hinojosa, Designer June 30, 2022

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on how to make the most out of the services UTEP has to offer whilst being an international student.    If you are a first-year international student: congratulations, you are officially...

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Roe v. Wade may be gone, but not our spirit

Roe v. Wade may be gone, but not our spirit

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter June 25, 2022

The Supreme Court has overturned Roe vs. Wade, supporting states like Texas and Mississippi in their bid to limit abortion rights.   Currently, Texas allows up to six weeks for an abortion; however, women do not usually discover their pregnancy that...

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Dr. Jorge Muñoz, profesor del departamento de física de UTEP desde 2018. Cortesía del perfil de la facultad de UTEP.

El liderazgo de Jorge Muñoz en UTEP

Lizbeth San Martin, Guest Columnist June 24, 2022

El profesor de física Jorge Muñoz recibió una carta que provenía de la oficina de la presidenta. Muñoz inmediatamente supuso que debía ser una notificación de algún curso al que debía asistir. Para su sorpresa no era ningún asunto de futuras...

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Ana Maria de la Garza en su estudio/academia de arte en Brownsville, Texas. Foto cortesía de Ana Maria de la Garza

Un brochazo de libertad

Tiffany Morales, Guest Columnist June 24, 2022

Ana María de la Garza relata como a los 13 años, su maestra de pintura, Lily le dio la libertad, las herramientas y técnicas para poder pintar. Desde entonces, ella se propuso continuar compartiendo lo que su maestra Lily le había inculcado, la libertad...

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Ms. Cerecerez stands with three of her Saturday ESL Tutors, from left to right, .  Caleb Molinar, Lorena Cerecerez, Karla Sosa and Abel Ochoa. Photo by Mariana Velasco

Cerecerez and the power of learning

Mariana Velasco, Guest Columnist June 22, 2022

A tall, brunette woman with her hair gelled back in a bun stands outside Room E206.  She greets her students with a tooth-flashing smile as they come into her classroom. The walls of this classroom are adorned with colorful posters; one reads “Data...

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Photo of Adrian Ortega, teacher and administrator, picture taken in her home. Photo by Victoria Castillo.

An American teaching in China

Victoria Castillo, Guest Columnist June 22, 2022

A knocking sound echoed from Professor Adrian Ortega’s living room. She began to feel confused by the sound because she did not remember inviting anyone over to her apartment. Ortega mentioned that the knocking sounded as though it would go on forever....

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There are many places in El Paso to rock climb that are both indoors and outdoors. Photo courtesy of Alyson Rodriguez

El Paso’s rockin’ spots for climbing

Alyson Rodriguez, Guest Columnist June 20, 2022

Known throughout the world for its incredible rock formations, El Paso is a destination for elite rock climbers.  El Paso and surrounding areas have many places to rock climb both indoors and outdoors, including Franklin Mountains State Park, Hueco...

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