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S:10 E:5 The Grind

Adam Regalado, Multimedia Editor April 11, 2024

Hello everyone, welcome back to another episode of The Prospector Podcast. We have guests, Dominique Macias and Frida Acuna, two fellow UTEP students. Together we talk about the grind culture that has been very prevalent on social media. We talk about...

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Raramuri doll (CE 1980 – 1987) and water jar (CE 1975 – 1977).

Dualidad: Embracing the culture

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer April 10, 2024

Members of the community gathered to celebrate the knowledge, culture, and acceptance displayed by the El Paso Museum of History’s new exhibition, Dualidad: Indigenous Gender Identity in the American Southwest and Mexico on March 28.   According...

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The immensely popular social media app, TikTok, faces a ban in the U.S by the Supreme Court whose main concern is China accessing citizens private data.

TikTok bill faces uncertainty as it heads to the Senate

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter April 10, 2024

The discussion of banning TikTok in the U.S had its largest hurdle on March 13 after a sweeping bipartisan effort voted for the effective ban. The bill known as the TikTok Bill will run through Senate and according to The Associated Press, the bill is...

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Beyoncé released ‘act ii: COWBOY CARTER, after five years in the making. Photo courtesy of Printerval.

Diving into Beyoncé’s new hit record ‘COWBOY CARTER’

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor April 5, 2024

Time to put on cowboy boots and do the Dosey-doe, Beyoncé released her highly anticipated album ‘act ii: COWBOY CARTER.’ The new era began after the album was announced during the Super Bowl LVIII, alongside two singles from the record, ‘16 CARRIAGES’...

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Blooming poppies during the Poppies Fest, Mar. 23 at the El Paso Museum of Archeology.

Celebrating El Paso’s favorite flower at the 2024 Poppies Festival

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Writer April 5, 2024

El Paso's beloved flower is blooming in all its glory. The 15th annual Poppies Festival, hosted by the El Paso Archaeology Museum at 4301 Transmountain Road, welcomed visitors to celebrate this cherished event.  “The Poppies Festival began in 2007...

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Carrie Underwood returns to El Paso, after 16 years.

El Paso wears Denim and Rhinestones

Adam Regalado, Multimedia Editor April 5, 2024

After 16 years, Carrie Underwood has returned to El Paso. Fans dressed in their boots and denim jackets as the Don Haskins Center vibrated with energy of excitement and anticipation. Fans of all generations came to celebrate Underwood's return in hopes...

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The UTEP tennis team is now 4-12 on the season and 0-3 in C-USA play.

UTEP Tennis serves 7-0 loss to junior college, falls to C-USA rival

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Contrbutor/Writer April 4, 2024

The UTEP women’s tennis team hosted two teams Easter weekend in hopes of bouncing back from a series of losses. The team is currently 4-12 and winless in conference play following the Friday and Saturday matchups at the El Paso Tennis Club.  Friday’s...

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Border Patrol agents gather as they head towards a group of immigrants.

Ongoing border crisis heightened after migrant breach

Ximena Cordero, Staff Reporter April 4, 2024

Hundreds of migrants breached the razor wire barrier alongside the Texas-Mexico border in El Paso March 21 in hopes of surrendering themselves to U.S Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents to get processed.   According to the El Paso Times, some...

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UTEP track and field competed in three matches from Thursday through Saturday. One taking place in Austin, Texas, the other in San Marcos, Texas and one in Stanford, California. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics.

UTEP Track and Field strike gold in multiple out of town meets

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor/Writer April 4, 2024

The UTEP Track and Field team recently competed in three meets: one at the Texas Relays meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, one at The Stanford Invitational at Cobb Track and Angell Field in Stanford, California, and at the Texas State Track...

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Summer concerts, raves and music festivals are on many people’s bucket list for this upcoming festival season.

Fine tuning festival planning

Nicholas Maes, Sports Editor April 4, 2024

My experience with music festivals has been slim, but it was one of my best experiences to date. For example, the Crossroads Guitar Festival was one I had been wanting to go to since I first learned about it ten years ago. I’d never been to a music...

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Body forms allow designers to see how their design would look on someone.

Fashion for all bodies and sizes

Adam Regalado, Multimedia Editor April 3, 2024

The small section in the back of the retail store is the section that is usually hidden with a small variety of clothing. This section is targeted to “plus size” people and normally offers a limited variety of sweatpants, t-shirts, and other regular...

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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Shoei Ohtani found himself in a scandal when his interpreter and friend, Ippei Mizuhara, was fired by the Dodgers for his connections with sports betting. Ohtani denies ever willingly taking part in the matter. Photo courtesy of the MLB.

Dodgers’ Ohtani embroiled in gambling controversy

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter April 3, 2024

Almost a week has passed since Shohei Ohtani addressed rumors and speculation that he was involved in gambling, which some say is baseball's greatest sin, after his interpreter and friend, Ippei Mizuhara, was fired by the Dodgers for his connections to...

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