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Jorge Guajardo

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter

Jorge Ian Guajardo, is 30 years old and born and raised in El Paso. He is majoring in multimedia journalism and minoring in English rhetoric. He is a contributor at The Prospector looking to lay the foundation for a long and successful career in journalism once he graduates.

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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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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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On Mar. 5, the Socorro Independent School District voted to have the Texas Education Agency take over as a conservator.

SISD votes to receive conservatorship from Texas

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter March 21, 2024

The Socorro Independent School District (SISD) has voted to have the Texas Education Agency (TEA) take over as a conservator, a move that could have significant implications for the district and its students.  The decision was made March 5 after a...

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Junior forward Kevin Kalu jumps up in attempt to lay the ball over the defense of Liberty, Mar. 14. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics.

C-USA title eludes UTEP as Miners fall to Western Kentucky

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter March 19, 2024

For two days, the Miners wrote a Cinderella story that had them punching their ticket to the big dance, the NCAA tournament, for the first time since 2010. That fairytale ended March 16, as UTEP suffered a gut-wrenching loss to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers...

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Beginning in 1963, the men’s basketball team went on a run of NCAA championship appearances.

UTEP sports: Building on a legacy

Jorge Guajardo, Staff Reporter March 12, 2024

For 55 years, UTEP has stood as the only Texas school to win a men’s basketball national championship. In 1966, legendary coach, Don Haskins, broke down basketball’s color barrier while simultaneously breaking down the University of Kentucky’s fellow...

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Oakland Athletics announced that Jenny Cavnar would be the A’s full-time play by play announcer, making her the first woman to call balls and strikes for any organization in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB). Photo courtesy by Flickr

Oakland Athletics hire Major League Baseball’s first female play by play announcer

Jorge Guajardo, Contributor/Writer March 1, 2024

77 years ago, baseball’s color barrier was broken by none other than Jackie Robinson. Now, baseball once again leads the way in breaking another barrier. This time, that barrier was the glass ceiling. On Feb. 13, the Oakland Athletics announced that...

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The Los Angeles Lakers unveiled a statue on Feb. 8, 2024. Honoring NBA legend Kobe Bryant who played for the franchise for 20 years, spanning from 1996 to 2016.

Lakers unveil first of three statues commemorating the late Kobe Bryant

Jorge Guajardo, Contributor February 19, 2024

Kobe Bryant, known as one of the greatest basketball players of all time and an inspiration to many, will now watch over fans at the Crypto.com arena forever. The Los Angeles Lakers unveiled a statue honoring the late Hall of Fame player, Feb. 9. The...

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