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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Alyda Muela

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer

Alyda Muela is a sophomore at The University of Texas at El Paso. She is a contributor at The Prospector. She is a multimedia journalism major with a minor in general business. After graduation she hopes to travel the world to continue to pursue a career in journalism.

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Located at 201 E Sunset Rd, Mustard Seed Cafe helps the El Paso community by providing free meals.

Get a taste of the Mustard Seed Cafe

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer May 13, 2024

Grown and gathered straight from the garden, a variety of leafy greens and vibrant produce become a tasty meal for anyone in need at the Mustard Seed Cafe. The cafe located at 201 E Sunset Rd. has provided freshly made meals at little to no cost to the...

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Brianna Cooper, with the help of her mother Sukie Hernandez, will be graduating this semester and hopes to attend graduate school in the fall.

Grad Parents: From K-12 to Cap and Gown

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer May 7, 2024

When the moment finally comes for each student to cross their tassel over from right to left, the families and friends of every graduate are seen cheering them on in the audience. A child’s graduation is more than an academic achievement; for their...

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Future sports journalist, Alan Tiscareno, discovered his passion for journalism after taking a class at El Paso Community College.

Journalists of the Future: Writing their stories one word at a time

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer April 30, 2024

As grad season rolls around and graduates begin to reminisce on the last four years, there is always one question left to answer, “What’s next?” Whether it’s graduate school, a new jobor  a moment to rest after college years, these students are...

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Competitors pose for a photo as they program a game on their computer.

Level up with Bandit Game Studio

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer April 18, 2024

A UTEP student organization is bridging the gap between hobbies and professional careers in game development by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to learn anything from game engineering to creative design.   On April 12-14 Bandit Game...

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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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Investigations revealed club was a hot spot for criminal activities.

Jaguars Gold Club permanently closed after lawsuit settlement

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer April 2, 2024

Jaguars Gold Club, a well-known strip club on the east side, has been permanently closed after a lawsuit was filed with the County Attorney’s Office. The club, located at 11377 Gateway Blvd W. received a temporary restraining order Feb. 22. from the...

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The southern United States-Mexico border has experienced a large influx of migrants seeking refuge in El Paso and Annunciation House helps relieve border tension concerns by taking in immigrants and offering them a safe space.

El Paso Annunciation House fights to save its historic history

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer March 20, 2024

District Judge Francisco Dominguez has ruled against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in his ongoing legal battle with an El Paso nonprofit that helps migrants.   Paxton is seeking to shut down the non-profit Annunciation House, a faith-based nonprofit...

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Jaden Soto is a 23-year-old mother who raises her three-year-old daughter by relying on what’s she’s learned from her past experiences.

Mother: She believed she could, so she did

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer March 19, 2024

From late nights to early mornings to the first day of school, being a mom is a job of its own that creates beautiful life and everlasting lessons. Mothers can accomplish the impossible when it comes to raising children... However, being a mom can also...

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Zoi Luna, owner of Hereditary Jewels, first started her business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

An inside look at El Paso jewelry makers

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer March 18, 2024

El Paso is home to many artists, some of whom showcase their artistry through jewelry. For some creators, jewelry making started as a hobby and unexpectedly became a business.  Zoi Luna, owner of Hereditary Jewels on Instagram, started her business...

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The run consisted of two events, a 5K run or a 1-mile walk.

Corazón De Niños: Saving children’s lives one race at a time

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer March 14, 2024

As the busy sounds of running shoes grazing the pavement and friendly conversations filled downtown El Paso, as participants geared up for the Corazón De Niños 5k and one mile walk in the spirit of charity.   The Camino Real Rotary Club of El Paso...

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Sometimes getting away from home means hanging out with your friends and creating memories that could last a lifetime.

7 things to do during spring break in El Paso

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer February 28, 2024

Spring break is rolling around the corner, and many students look forward to endless relaxation on the beach. While every student dreams of the perfect vacation, life often interferes. For students planning to stay in El Paso this upcoming spring break,...

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Frontera Folx was founded in 2019-2020 and provides the community a safe place to have discussions about reproductive rights and allows for LGBTQIA+ activism on campus.

Let’s talk about sex

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer February 20, 2024

UTEP student organization, Frontera Folx, is breaking stigmas around tough conversations on campus, while also inviting the community to participate in discussions about reproductive rights and LGBTQIA+ activism on campus. Along with UTEP sorority, Sigma...

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