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Students check out the latest apps on their smart phones.

Apps that simplify the life of a student

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 23, 2014

We are well into the fall semester and homework, exams or papers shouldn’t deter any student from keeping up with what is going on in the online world. The following apps will help students simplify, organize and protect them during overcharged days. “Fitocracy” This...

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From a fire in the middle of the night

From a fire in the middle of the night

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 9, 2014

UTEP has a rich and extensive history, which is expected from an establishment reaching its 100-year anniversary. Metallurgy was a big draw in the city of El Paso and the idea of a school of mines had started to see light in 1910 after years of discussion....

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Jaime Picks Up: Art

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Apr 27, 2014

Jaime makes an inspirational trailer for the struggle of an artistic douche. Afterwards he walks around campus asking students what their impressions of art are and it's role in society.

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Jaime Picks Up UTEP Tuition Increase

Jaime Quesada Apr 19, 2014

On this week's episode, Jaime asks the students how the tuition increase proposal will affect them in the future and whether they agree with it or not.

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[Video] Jaime Picks Up Gender Wage Gap

Jaime Quesada Apr 18, 2014

Jaime goes out to question how the student body feels about the gender gap problem in America.

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World-renowned artist, Toby Kahn visits UTEP

World-renowned artist, Toby Kahn visits UTEP

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Apr 7, 2014

Tobi Kahn, a world-renowned conceptual artist–who both sculpts and paints, visited UTEP on March 31. The lecture took place at the Stanley and Gerald Rubin Center. To keep things light, Kahn joked about a concern of losing his audience to the UTEP...

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A student receieves the flu vaccine that was offered on campus for free in February.

How to avoid the flu this season

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Jan 21, 2014

The H1N1 virus is back this year and has already claimed the lives of four El Pasoans, including one UTEP student. The Center of Disease Control and prevention, urges people 6 months and older to get a yearly vaccine. With the recent passing of...

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“Dead Ahead” is available on iTunes and the Play store at no charge.

‘Dead Ahead,’ a virtual zombie apocalpyse

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Jan 21, 2014

There are plenty of games out there for your phones or tablets. Naturally, as great as they all are, they eventually reach an expiration date, where we all simply get bored of them. So if you have exhausted your recent time killer over the winter break,...

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Water pipe line break update

Water pipe line break update

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Dec 19, 2013

A pipe line that burst on Dec. 17 just before 2 p.m. in front of Old Main has been repaired. Water rushed from Old Main and around the Psychology Building and down Kirby Avenue until in reached the end of the street, where a water grate spanning the...

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Water pours over the fence down the street from the Psychology Building.

Waterline breaks at construction site

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Dec 17, 2013

A water pipeline at UTEP broke this afternoon at approximately 1:50 p.m. beginning at the construction site in front of Old Main. It is estimated that the pipeline was 12 inches in diameter in total. Water rushed down the street in front of Old Main and...

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Jaime Picks Up: Episode 8

[Video] Jaime Picks Up: Episode 8

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Nov 19, 2013

Jaime Quesada talks with students about the results of the Pick Awards and why they think chain businesses are favored over local businesses.                 [youtube id="pCEa3IZLdSs"...

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The nightmare before Halloween

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Oct 29, 2013

Halloween is coming up and if you are left picking out a costume at the last minute, you have a decision to make—either go to the nearest Halloween store and pick out a costume, or go to your local Savers or Wal-Mart to find individual pieces to create...

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Ghosts: the legends of our city’s past

Ghosts: the legends of our city’s past

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Oct 29, 2013

I began my sojourn into the mystical world when I covered Paul Bradford’s School of Paranormal investigation at the end of Septemeber. The event was held at the Museum of History and it involved a two-hour panelist talk and a one-hour electronic voice...

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The Nexus 7 32GB is now at $259 at Best Buy and Future Shop.

Nexus 7: The sequel that’s better than the original

Jaime Quesada , Contributor Oct 22, 2013

The Nexus 7 is a 7-inch tablet created by Google and built by ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Just when we thought normal-sized tablets were the last piece of technology we would need, they come out with this. I have to say though, that this is one sequel that...

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[Video] Jaime Picks UP 6

Oct 10, 2013

Jaime sets the stage for the Concordia Cemetery investigation that will occur at 9 p.m. Saturday. He looks to students in the UGLC for perspectives and opinions on any lore to the cemetery.

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[Video] Jaime Picks UP 5

Oct 3, 2013

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[Video] Jaime PicksUP 4th Edition

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 30, 2013

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The Green Ingredient is located at 201 E. Main St., Suite 112, inside the Chase Building. Open Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.

The Green Ingredient for healthy eaters

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 24, 2013

Getting fresh greens is sometimes hard to come by in El Paso. While many restaurants do offer vegetarian plates, an all-green vegetable menu has been introduced to the downtown area, located inside the Chase Tower building at 201 E. Mills. The Green...

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Jaime Picks Up 3rd edition

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 19, 2013

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Television: it just needs a hug

Television: it just needs a hug

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 17, 2013

Our society has moved forward in many ways in the past 100 years and even more in the past 10 years. Racism is still around, but generally speaking, it is regarded as small-minded and homosexuals today can get married and openly enlist in the military....

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Jaime Picks UP! The 16 de septiembre

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 13, 2013

Jaime goes around the UTEP campus asking students what they know about the 16 de septiembre celeration.

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The next big thing finally arrives

The next big thing finally arrives

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 11, 2013

Apple has predictably launched its new iPhone nearing the final quarter of the year. Breaking tradition though, they have released twins, the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Both have been speculated in forums, but speculations are usually followed by disappointment....

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(Top) The Pill can be found on Amazon for $199. (Bottom) The Jawbone Jambox can be found on Amazon for $152..

The jawbone jambox vs. pill beats speakers

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 10, 2013

Everything manufactured these days seems to be crafted for the sole purpose of making your life more portable. However, audio companies, Jawbone and Dr. Dre Beats have stepped up to make sure you never have to rely on your laptop or smartphone speakers...

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Jaime Picks Up

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 4, 2013

Hello Miners! This is the first edition of 'Jaime Picks Up' where Jaime picks up on sports and interviews with fellow students about what they know about this year's football team. Be sure to tune in every Wednesday at theprospectordaily.com. Thanks...

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Zombie Crawl

[Photo] Zombies take over El Paso

Sep 4, 2013

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JVB’s Bohemian Cafe offers Japanese lessons every Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Learn Japanese at local bohemian cafe

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Sep 3, 2013

A small group of reluctant college students have come together to learn Japanese without the time capsuling nature of a classroom lecture. They take place at Joe, Vinny and Bronson’s Bohemian Cafe. Joaquin Gutierrez-Murgia, senior operations and...

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Five Things to Look Forward to This Fall

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Aug 28, 2013

With El Paso’s downtown revitalization going full swing, it may be hard to keep track of what is happening. The following list is meant to give you an appreciation of some of the older events and celebrate the new! Downtown Melt is an effort made...

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Doctor Who Fans Unite for San Japan

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Aug 27, 2013

During the San Japan: Sinister 6 convention, a blue box was placed in the middle of the room. Although it was a great opportunity for cosplayers to take photos of themselves in front of it, this blue, police box served another purpose aside from novelty. The...

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San Japan Convention Continues French Themed Cafe

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Aug 27, 2013

A Starbucks is a nice commodity to have around any town and a local coffee house can give a home away from home feel. At the San Japan convention, coffee and tea took a leap ahead of traditional service. Dressed as French maids and butlers, the staff...

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Loteria at Bowie Feathers: A Lively and Interactive Evening for All Ages

Jaime Quesada, Contributor Aug 27, 2013

Bowie Feathers isn’t just about drinking and music anymore. Every Wednesday at 7 p.m., the community is invited to play Loteria for free, having the chance to win prizes such as tickets for upcoming shows at Tricky Falls and dinner for two at Hello...

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