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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Jane Asinde stares down the defense during a game against MTSU, Feb. 17.

Jane Asinde: From court to commencement

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Writer May 9, 2024

As the final buzzer sounds on her collegiate basketball journey, Jane Asinde celebrates not only a victorious career on the court but also a triumph in academia, marking her graduation from college as a testament to her dedication and excellence both...

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UTEP track and field completed their regular season in Tuscon, Arizona, competing in the Arizona Desert Heat Classic, April 27. Photo courtesy of UTEP athletics.

UTEP Track and Field mines gold ahead of championships

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor/Writer May 8, 2024

UTEP Track and Field finished their regular season at the Arizona Desert Heat Classic at Roy P. Drachman Stadium in Tucson, Ariz. The meet was an all-day endeavor, with both men's and women's events that included hurdles, hammer, javelin, discus, shot...

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Senior Javelin thrower Arianne Morais readies her javelin to throw across the field.

Arianne Morais: The javelin reaches its final destination

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor/Writer May 8, 2024

As the spring semester quickly speeds to the finish line, many college seniors are scrambling to make sure they have everything right in their academic and personal lives to graduate on time. For some UTEP graduates, it will be their last time playing...

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Outfielder Lexi Morales attempts to hit the ball during a game against Liberty, April 27.

UTEP Softball pulls through, earns ticket to C-USA post-season tournament

Melissa Herrera, Contributor/Writer May 7, 2024

The UTEP Softball season is inching toward its end after players stepped out to the field for their last home series. The Miners picked up their bats and gloves for the last time this season at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex, where they faced the...

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Dibattista complied over 50 victories in her career, with them coming in both singles and doubles matches.

Elena Dibattista: causing a racket for UTEP tennis

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter May 1, 2024

As the semester winds down and graduation approaches, Elena Dibattista, a native of Italy, is returning life’s serve and leaving her mark on at UTEP as an accomplished tennis player and dedicated student.   During her time at UTEP, Dibattista has...

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The C-USA Beach Volleyball Championships took place April 25 to 27 at the Youngsville Sports Complex. Photo Courtesy of UTEP Athletics.

UTEP Beach Volleyball leaves everything on the sand as season ends

Melissa Herrera, Contributor/Writer May 1, 2024

The UTEP Miners headed to Youngsville, LA to compete in the Conference USA (C-USA) Beach Volleyball Championship on April 25 at the Youngsville Sports Complex. The Miners were ranked in the tournament as the No. 6 seed. The UTEP Beach Volleyball season...

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McIver-Brown found his passion in occupational therapy as he enjoys helping people in need.

Dresden McIver-Brown: Gridiron to graduation

Esteban Corona, Staff Reporter April 30, 2024

From the field to the classroom, life as a student athlete can be busy. Balancing practice, games, homework, and a social life can be overwhelming to some student athletes. However, with dedication and support systems, student athletes can juggle their...

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The NCCA hosted their yearly tournaments for both the men and women. Due to it having competitive play including possible upsets, and it is taking place mostly in March, the tournament was named March Madness. Photo courtesy of the NCCA.

March Madness recap

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter April 24, 2024

As March gave way to April, the NCAA women's and men's basketball tournaments crowned the champions for their 2023-2024 seasons.   For the women's side, the undefeated South Carolina Gamecocks were crowned national women's champions on April 7, after...

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The Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers will travel to Brazil to face each other for their season opener on Friday, September 6, 2024. Photo courtesy of Flickr.

The NFL heads to Brazil

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter April 23, 2024

For the first time in National Football League (NFL) history, two teams will face off in the southern hemisphere. The game will be played in Corinthians Arena in São Paulo, Brazil, on Sept. 6.  The trailblazing event will be between the Philadelphia...

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The 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) season officially kicked off March 28 with a series of highly anticipated matchups, and the first two weeks have already made history. Photo courtesy of Flickr.

MLB season underway

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter April 18, 2024

The 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) season officially kicked off March 28 with a series of highly anticipated matchups, and the first two weeks have already made history.   Many fans across the country were thrilled to see their favorite teams retake...

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Girl excited to be more than halfway through 3-mile run.

The empowering story of Girls Run the 915

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Writer April 17, 2024

Ladies from various walks of life and running speeds have geared up in their running shoes to join the newest running crew in El Paso, known as Girls Run the 915. The running group was born from a mission to empower women on their running paths.  Arianne...

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Marian Ovalle and Katie Martin high five each other during the Canyon Classic held from April 6-7. This marked the final matches of the season for the Miners. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics.

UTEP beach volleyball wraps up regular season

Esteban Corona, Staff Reporter April 16, 2024

UTEP Miner’s beach volleyball split the opening day of the Canyon Classic, securing a 3-2 victory against Ottawa University Arizona (OUAZ) Spirit’s but succumbing to nationally ranked Grand Canyon University (GCU) Antelopes with a 5-0 loss Saturday...

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