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Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon dribbles the ball around his teammates pick in 67-66 win over Middle Tennessee State Jan. 30.

[Photo] UTEP basketball loses two more players to transfer portal

March 20, 2020

Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon dribbles the ball around his teammate's pick in 67-66 win over Middle Tennessee State Jan. 30.

Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon dribbles the ball around his teammates pick in 67-66 win over Middle Tennessee State Jan. 30.

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Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon dribbles the ball around his teammate's pick in 67-66 win over Middle Tennessee State Jan. 30.

Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon dribbles the ball around his teammates pick in 67-66 win over Middle Tennessee State Jan. 30.

[Photo] UTEP basketball loses two more players to transfer portal

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor March 20, 2020

Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon dribbles the ball around his teammate's pick in 67-66 win over Middle Tennessee State Jan. 30.

UTEP senior forward Jade Rochelle makes a move to basket versus North Texas at the Don Haskins Center.

[Photo] UTEP battles back to defeat North Texas 67-63 and now heads on two-game road trip

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 26, 2020

UTEP senior guard Katarina Zec puts up a shot against North Texas senior forward Anisha George at the Don Haskins Center.

Since leaving her role as Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, Heather Wilson became the newest president of UTEP.

[Photo] Heather Wilson applied for presidency of Colorado university system, explains decision to choose UTEP

Bryan Mena, Entertainment Editor January 21, 2020

Since leaving her role as Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, Heather Wilson became the newest president of UTEP.

Arizona State freshman quarterback Jayden Daniels runs for positive yards at the 86th annual Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl.

[Photo] Turnovers plague Florida State as Arizona State wins 20-14 in the 86th annual Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 2, 2020

FSU Junior Linebacker Emmett Rice makes a hit on redshirt running back A.J. Carter at the 86th annual Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl.

Senior Runningback Treyvon Hughes catches a screen pass and turns up field against the Rice Owls at the Sunbowl stadium.

[Photo] Treyvon Hughes completes a well-rounded career at UTEP

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter December 3, 2019

Senior Runningback Treyvon Hughes catches a screen pass and turns up field against the Rice Owls at the Sunbowl stadium.

UTEP senior quarterback Kai Locksley rushes against the Rice defense Nov. 30 at the Sun Bowl.

[Photo] UTEP falls to Rice 30-16 in final game of the season

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter November 30, 2019

UTEP senior quarterback Kai Locksley rushes against the Rice defense Nov. 30 at the Sun Bowl.

Graduate student and UTEP guard Daryl Edwards drives the ball to the net against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center.

[Photo] Basketball programs off to a promising start in young season

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter November 19, 2019

Graduate student and UTEP guard Daryl Edwards drives the ball to the net against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP player Joshua Fields is finally brought down by two defenders against the University of Nevada.

[Photo] UTEP football loses ninth straight with 37-10 loss versus UAB

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter November 19, 2019

UTEP player Joshua Fields is finally brought down by two defenders against the University of Nevada.

Sophomore guard  Souley Boum dribbles the ball past the NMSU defender at the Don Haskins Center.

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Sophomore guard Souley Boum dribbles the ball past the NMSU defender at the Don Haskins Center.

Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon will make his return to the team against Southern Miss.

[Photo] Men’s basketball looks for their first conference win of the season

January 8, 2020

Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon will make his return to the team against Southern Miss.

Sophomore forward Tydus Verhoeven makes the difficult pass to his teammate while being heavily covered by two NMSU players at the Don Haskins Center.

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Sophomore forward Tydus Verhoeven makes the difficult pass to his teammate while being heavily covered by two NMSU players at the Don Haskins Center.

Sophomore guard Nigel Hawkins evades around the defender while playing against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center on Dec.3

[Photo] UTEP men’s basketball fall to Mean Green

January 27, 2020

Sophomore guard Nigel Hawkins evades around the defender while playing against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center on Dec.3

Graduate student and UTEP guard Daryl Edwards drives the ball to the net against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center.

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Graduate student and UTEP guard Daryl Edwards drives the ball to the net against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center.

Junior forward Bryson Williams passes the ball over the opposing player while playing against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center.

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Junior forward Bryson Williams passes the ball over the opposing player while playing against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP scores against Middle Tennessee.

[Photo] Volleyball wins third straight, breaks .500

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor November 12, 2019

UTEP scores against Middle Tennessee.

Junior forward Bryson Williams powers through a defender late in the second half to score another two points against New Mexico Highlands University at the Don Haskins Center.

[Photo] Miners start basketball season with balanced win

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor November 6, 2019

Junior forward Bryson Williams powers through a defender late in the second half to score another two points against New Mexico Highlands University at the Don Haskins Center.

Austin HS student actor acts as one of the asylum patients at the Shakespeares Asylum show.

UTEP and Austin High School present Shakespearian-themed haunted house

Daniel Rey Perez, Photographer October 29, 2019

UTEP’s Department of Theater and Dance, in collaboration with theater students from Stephen F. Austin High School hosted “Shakespeare’s Asylum,” a theatrical haunted house that runs until Nov. 1.   The show acts as a traditional haunted...

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Store owner Michelle Bocanegra looms over Alexia as she embraces the coffin at the Tooth and Veil ugly Halloween sweater tea party.

[Photo] Tooth and Veil hosts tea party for goth community

Alexia X. Nava Carmona, Copy Editor October 29, 2019

Store owner Michelle Bocanegra looms over Alexia as she embraces the coffin at the Tooth and Veil ugly Halloween sweater tea party.

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Team Capitan Cadet Alexander Greenman, Junior, runs through the finish line the fastest on the UTEP team at the end of the Army Ten-Miler race.

ROTC competes in national race

Daniel Rey Perez, Contributor October 22, 2019

More than a hundred universities and military academies entered the “The Army Ten-Miler” race, including UTEP’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Oct. 13 in Washington D.C. UTEP ROTC placed 17 out of 103, finishing with times faster...

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Texas Rangers at the Brite Ranch in Presidio County, 1918.

Discussion on the massacre of Porvenir, Texas held at YISD HQ

Daniel Rey Perez, Contributor October 15, 2019

The community convened to watch the film “Porvenir, Texas” and engage in a fruitful discussion Friday, Oct. 4 at the Ysleta Independent School District Headquarters.   After the 52-minute screening, a discussion panel was held where viewers...

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Honeybadger and community co-leader Andrew Clanan addresses the team and those who wish to join, at the teams first meeting.

[Photo] Local esports team helps members socialize and connect

Margaret Cataldi, Staff Reporter October 7, 2019

Guests and UTEP students are invited to play video games and have free snacks as the Honeybadgers create a friendly atmosphere at thier first team meeting at UTEP.

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UTEP players celebrate thier first touchdown of the game against the University of Nevada.

[Photo] Football working to improve against UTSA

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter October 1, 2019

UTEP players celebrate thier first touchdown of the game against the University of Nevada.

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The UTEP ROTC Color guard gets ready to present the nations colors at the annual 9/11 commemoration ceremony in Centennial Plaza.

UTEP holds yearly reminder of lives lost on 9/11

Daniel Rey Perez, Contributor September 16, 2019

The Military Student Success Center (MSSC) held a 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony at the Centennial Plaza in order to honor those who lost their lives in 2001 at the Pentagon, in the planes and at the World Trade Center after terrorists flew planes...

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Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino hosted the Mariachi Festival at the Park Saturday Aug. 24.

[Photo] Annual Mariachi Festival celebrates Mexican culture

Maria Ramos, Contributor September 3, 2019

A family-friendly event at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino featuring mariachi music.

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The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP houses a variety of flora in both species and color, that captures the aesthetic of the southwest.

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The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP houses a variety of flora in both species and color, that captures the aesthetic of the southwest.

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The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP is the perfect place to relax on campus.

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The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP is the perfect place to relax on campus.

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The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP houses a variety of flora in both species and color, that captures the aesthetic of the southwest.

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The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP houses a variety of flora in both species and color, that captures the aesthetic of the southwest.

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UTEP athletes interact with fans on “Fan Day” at Sun Bowl Stadium Aug. 24.

“Fan Day” Miners football hold open practice

Daniel Rey Perez, Contributor August 27, 2019

Just seven days prior to UTEP’s first football game against Houston Baptist, UTEP Athletics hosted Fan Day which included an open practice and an autograph session free of charge. Fans were able to meet their favorite players in the Larry K. Durham...

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A townhall discussion panel was held at Ya Basta: Latinos rise against gun violence and hate. Hosted at the UTEP union Cinema, Aug. 22, 2019.

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A townhall discussion panel was held at "Ya Basta: Latinos rise against gun violence and hate." Hosted at the UTEP union Cinema, Aug. 22, 2019.

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U.S. Rep Veronica Escobar speaks at Ya Basta: Latinos rise against gun violence and hate. Hosted at the UTEP union Cinema, Aug. 22, 2019.

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U.S. Rep Veronica Escobar speaks at "Ya Basta: Latinos rise against gun violence and hate." Hosted at the UTEP union Cinema, Aug. 22, 2019.

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UTEP hosts first-generation college celebration

UTEP hosts first-generation college celebration

Daniel Rey Perez, Contributor April 23, 2019

With more than 200 attendees, students, faculty, and proud parents took part in a celebration where first-generation college student earned their cords, Monday, April 22, at the Tomas Rivera Conference Center located at the Union East. Meshel Henderson,...

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