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Kristen Scheaffer

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor/Writer

Kristen Scheaffer is a senior, studying multimedia journalism with a minor in creative writing. She is starting her final semester at UTEP and The Prospector, with hopes of graduating in December. When she is not reporting, she can be found reading, writing, drawing, and hiking. Her aspirations include publishing her own writing and delving more into politics.

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David Sanchez is a training and development consultant in human resources at UTEP.

UTEP staff member makes impact in human resources

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor November 30, 2022

David Sanchez, Training and Development Consultant in Human Resources at the University of Texas at El Paso, has been holding workshops on emotional intelligence and building stronger interpersonal relationships.  An El Paso native, Sanchez, got his...

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The real treasure is the friends we got to make along the way

The real treasure is the friends we got to make along the way

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor November 29, 2022

As I am sitting here at my laptop, typing away at what may be the most sentimental piece I have written for The Prospector, I cannot help but see the faces of my fellow writers. We all met and became friends because of our passion for words, news and...

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Tamaulipas voted for the legalization of same-sex marriage in Mexico Wednesday, Oct. 26. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Same-sex marriage becomes legal across Mexico

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor November 15, 2022

The state of Tamaulipas voted for same-sex marriage legalization in Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 26. There were 23 votes in favor of legalization while there were 12 who voted against it and two abstentions.   With the approval of the city’s Congress of...

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The environmental impact of tailgating and litter

The environmental impact of tailgating and litter

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor November 9, 2022

One of the greatest American pastimes is coming together for a good, competitive game of football with an ice-cold beer, some burgers on the grill and maybe even some team colors painted on your face. Even better is if someone can attend an in-person...

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Franklin Mountains State Park rangers held Halloweenfest, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30 at the visitors’ center for the park.

Franklin Mountains State Park hosts Halloweenfest to educate the public

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor November 2, 2022

Franklin Mountains State Park rangers held Halloweenfest, an event used as a teaching tool about the region’s creepy crawlies, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30 at the visitors’ center for the park.   Some of the booths represented there...

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This year is women’s head coach Kevin Baker’s sixth season at UTEP, and he is the first coach in the UTEP program to have three winning seasons within their first four years.

Head coach guides women’s basketball team

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor November 1, 2022

This year marks the beginning of Kevin Baker’s sixth season at UTEP, though he’s a veteran coach for the sport, and this is year 16 in his college basketball career.   Although he considers Austin his hometown, Baker says he was a bit of a military...

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 As Dia De Los Muertos is one of the most important celebrations in Mexican Culture, the UTEP Library has setup a display in honor of Bobby Byrd.

UTEP library holds a display for Bobby Byrd for Día de los Muertos

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 30, 2022

The UTEP library makes an altar, or an ofrenda, for the dead every year and dedicate it to someone prominent at the university, as well as for the writing and art community. This year’s altar was erected Thursday, Oct. 27 and was dedicated to the late...

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Based on the film version of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the UTEP Dinner theatre will be performing “The Rocky Horror Show-Live On Stage!” which centers on a couple whose car breaks down, and finds themselves at the castle of Dr. Frank-Furter, a transvestite from the planet transsexual who is trying to create the perfect man.  Photo courtesy of the UTEP Dinner Theatre.

Dinner Theater’s Rocky Horror has audiences ‘shivering with anticipation’

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 18, 2022

As the UTEP Dinner Theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary, the Rocky Horror Show opened, selling out seats to El Paso. What is a fan-favorite for this time of year, the show is based on the 1975 cult-classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show” by Richard...

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Hector Azurmendi as Dracula, with Natalia Sosa Quiroz, Paula Vasquez, and Ava Trousdale as the Vixens, at the first “Dracula” showing Friday, Oct. 14, at the El Paso Playhouse.

‘Dracula’ a blood pumping show

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 17, 2022

“Dracula” started its first showing Friday, Oct. 14, at the El Paso Playhouse. Saturday’s performance opened to a packed house, eager to see the Halloween classic with some audience members even dressed for the part.   Rebecca McVay Condra,...

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The 28th annual Community Fair at Hueco Tanks State Park will take place Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16. The fair will include indigenous groups educating the audience on their traditions and presents an opportunity for people to experience the history and geology. Photo courtesy of Joachim Hees III.

Hueco Tanks State Park celebrates its 28th annual Community Fair

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 13, 2022

What was once called the Interpretive Fair celebrates its 28th year at Hueco Tanks State Park. The two-day event will take place Saturday, Oct. 15, and Sunday, Oct. 16. There will be no fees charged on these dates and no capacity restrictions.   The...

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UTEP student Kierra Lopez-Robinson, organizational and corporate communication major, self-published her debut collection of poems, “Daughter of the Sun,” on Aug. 18 through Amazon.

UTEP student self-publishes debut book while running nonprofit

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 13, 2022

UTEP student Kierra Lopez-Robinson, organizational and corporate communication major, self-published her debut collection of poems, “Daughter of the Sun,” Aug. 18 through Amazon. Lopez-Robinson was only 24 years old when her book was published.  Lopez-Robinson...

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The Texas government has banned the most books from public school libraries in the United States including books such as “The Hunger Games,” “Harry Potter,” and “The Hate U Give.”

Banned books trigger national debate

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 6, 2022

While many authors and stories are celebrated and advocated for, the United States is in the middle of a debate on what literature should be allowed in schools. Banned Books Week is usually celebrated in the final week of September.   Texas Gov....

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Early voting will take place Monday, Oct. 24 through Friday, Nov. 4. Residents can go to any election site to vote. Photo courtesy of andysternberg/Openverse.

A student’s how-to guide for voting

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 4, 2022

As November draws closer, so does election time and with a publicized race this year, some may be overwhelmed by how to vote. Election Day is scheduled for Nov. 8.    The seat that has been in the news is for Texas state governor. However, there...

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On Sept. 30, 1972, the Guadalupe Mountains National Park was authorized by congress, and this year their fiftieth anniversary is celebrated.

[Photo] Guadalupe Mountains National Park celebrates golden anniversary

September 30, 2022

On Sept. 30, 1972, the Guadalupe Mountains National Park was authorized by congress, and this year their fiftieth anniversary is celebrated.

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The Sunflower Bank has an art installation with El Paso Children’s Hospital Foundation to recognize Pediatric Cancer Awareness month.

El Paso Children’s Hospital and Sunflower Bank collaborate using children’s art

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor September 28, 2022

In recognition of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, El Paso Children’s Hospital and Sunflower Bank have provided a space for an art installation. On display is the art of pediatric oncology patients, located at Sunflower Bank’s downtown location,...

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Cactus Flower Bookery offers a wide range of collections and themes, not only selling books but also tote bags, jewelry, stones and other gifts.

Make a visit to the borderland’s best bookshops

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor September 20, 2022

The City of El Paso is home to a handful of cozy bookshops hoping to promote literacy and give back to the community with their new, rare, donated and affordable selection of books. While corporations like Barnes & Noble do diligent work in providing...

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A member of NAMI shares a photo of her and her brother during a writing workshop held Sept. 2

NAMI addresses mental health through writing

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor September 14, 2022

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) at UTEP engages students with the use of creative writing as a therapeutic outlet. Pauline “Po” Ku, bilingual creative writing graduate student, leads the group every two weeks in these sessions, occasionally...

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Associate Professor in the department of history, Yolanda Chávez Leyva, is one of 12 Latinos who will be featured in the Smithsonian exhibit which will run until 2025.

Leyva chosen as notable Latina for exhibit

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor September 6, 2022

Yolanda Chávez Leyva, Associate Professor for the Department of History and Director of the Institute of Oral History, was one of 12 notable Latinos chosen for the Smithsonian exhibit “¡Presente! A Latino History of the United States” in Washington...

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(From left to right) Juan Roman and Raymond Acevedo are both sophomores at UTEP and are both first-generation students.

UTEP’s first-generation students weigh in with their experiences

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor August 30, 2022

As students begin their classes this semester, for many this is a huge step. For some, it is their first time at college and for others, they are the first in their immediate family to pursue college.   According to University Communications, 48.4...

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Beast,starring Idris Elba, Leah Jeffries, and Iyana Halley, is a thriller about a family whose trip to Africa takes a dark turn when a rogue lion terrorizes them. Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures.

‘Beast’ teaches family values in this thriller

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor August 24, 2022

Editor’s note: This review has no spoilers.  Though it was not anticipated to be a blockbuster, “Beast” stood out with its four-dimensional characters, adding depth to the normal bestial thriller. Although the film is formulaic to the average...

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UTEP student Dyana Guillen-Garza has been in contact with the Center for Accommodations and Support services, also known as CASS at UTEP. Guillen-Garza that is chronic and has interfered with her studies.

UTEP student challenges CASS policy

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor August 23, 2022

UTEP criminal justice major Dyana Guillen-Garza has challenged the Center for Accommodations and Support Services (CASS), policy after receiving multiple suggestions to take medical leave instead of finishing her summer classes. On top of living with...

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The Mariachi El Capitán of Chapin High School opened up the hite House Initiative Latino Economic Summit by performing July 22.

UTEP hosts White House Initiative Latino Economic Summit

Kristen Scheaffer July 29, 2022

UTEP hosted a summit Friday, July 22, to connect the Latin community with leaders and resources. The event was co-hosted by the Aspen Institute and is the fourth in this series of summits, kicking off in San Antonio, then hosting in Denver, Chicago and...

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The Prospectors photo archive.

The importance of voting in the upcoming governor’s race

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor July 29, 2022

As November draws closer, the governor’s race is getting more heated. With hot topics like gun rights, the new abortion law, and the power grid, voters should know where each candidate stands on these topics.   However, El Paso may not have the...

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Roe v. Wade may be gone, but not our spirit

Roe v. Wade may be gone, but not our spirit

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter June 25, 2022

The Supreme Court has overturned Roe vs. Wade, supporting states like Texas and Mississippi in their bid to limit abortion rights.   Currently, Texas allows up to six weeks for an abortion; however, women do not usually discover their pregnancy that...

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High schools such as W.H. Burges offer early college programs that help students graduate with not only a high school diploma, but also an associate degree, saving students time and money. El Paso Community College collaborates with school districts such as Canutillo, Clint, El Paso, Fabens, San Elizario, Socorro, Tornillo, and Ysleta.

Early college students prepare to join the work force

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter May 4, 2022

After completing the early college program provided by EPCC, Paulina Medrano will graduate, leaving them to receive their bachelor’s degree only two years after graduating high school. “Early college high schools are opportunities for students...

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After 22 years, UTEP student body elected its first all-female executive team, Dream. The team from left to right. Cira Vera vice president of external affairs, Gabriela Muñoz as presi-dent, and Alyssa Martinez as vice president of internal affairs Photo courtesy of Victoria Duran.

SGA elects first all-female executive team in 22 years

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter May 4, 2022

The UTEP student body elected its first all-female executive team, Dream, since 1999. Starting June 1, the Student Government Association (SGA) will welcome Gabriela Muñoz as president, Alyssa Martinez as vice president of internal affairs, and Cira...

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UTEP’s Student Engagement and Leadership Center (SELC) hosted the first student film festival April 9 at the Union Cinema. The winners included (from left to right) Edgar Alvarez for the Miners Choice Award, Fernanda Ponce for Best Storytelling, and Martin Renova for Best Cinematography and Overall Best Picture. Photo courtesy of UTEP’s Student Engagement and Leadership Center.

UTEP’S Student Leadership & Engagement Center hosts first student film festival

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter April 20, 2022

UTEP’s Student Engagement and Leadership Center (SELC) hosted their first student film festival April 9 at the Union Cinema and provided students, no matter their major, an opportunity to show their work. “A few months ago, the Student Engagement...

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The Dolores Huerta exhibit located at the Museum of History on 510 N Santa Fe St.

El Paso Museum of History presents Dolores Huerta exhibit

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter April 19, 2022

The El Paso Museum of History is hosting an exhibit called “Dolores Huerta: Revolution in the Fields/ Revolución en los Campos” until June 26. The exhibit highlights labor rights activist, Dolores Huerta, and her impact on farmers’ rights.   The...

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Anadeli Bencomo named Dean for College of Liberal Arts

Anadeli Bencomo named Dean for College of Liberal Arts

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter April 13, 2022

UTEP names Anadeli Bencomo, Ph.D., as the new dean for the College of Liberal Arts. Bencomo is scheduled to begin the position June 1.   Bencomo, a Venezuelan native, is coming to UTEP from the University of Houston, where she has served for...

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Many local businesses sell items such as soaps, jewelry, healing crystals, candy and more at El Paso
markets.

The influential role of the markets in El Paso

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter April 5, 2022

Art and farmer’s markets provide non-commercial options to El Paso residents while providing revenue to pop-up business owners. Every weekend in El Paso, residents can attend the markets downtown and in the Upper Valley to browse the selections of...

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Despite its low prices, fast fashion produces between 8 and 10% of carbon emissions globally and subjects approximately 160 million children to child labor markets.

The environmental impact of fast fashion

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter April 5, 2022

Fast fashion has grown in popularity over the last couple of decades, leading to a decrease in price but an increase in controversial labor while negatively impacting the environment. It is the process of a speedy turnover of affordable, trendy clothing...

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Governor candidate Beto ORourke hosted a town hall at the El Paso Community Foundation on Sunday, March 27.

Beto O’Rourke hosts a “People of Texas” Town Hall meeting

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 31, 2022

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke made a pitstop to his home city of El Paso, Texas during his “People of Texas” state tour. He addressed El Pasoans in an intimate rally held at the El Paso Community Foundation at 1 p.m. on Sunday,...

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The effects of overturning Roe V. Wade

The effects of overturning Roe V. Wade

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 24, 2022

It has been six months since S.B. 8 went into effect in Texas. It has been about three months since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed it to stay in effect for the time being. The month of March is supposed to celebrate women and the strides we have made,...

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UT Promise Plus reduces tuition fee for students

UT Promise Plus reduces tuition fee for students

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 23, 2022

The UT System Board of Regents created a $300 million endowment as a means to reduce the cost of higher education for undergraduates at seven UT institutions, including UTEP. The UT system and UTEP leaders along with elected officials met with the community...

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has reported that El Paso did not meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards, making the county the only one in the border region to not meet the requirement.

El Paso addresses air quality standards in county

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 22, 2022

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has reported that El Paso County is the only one in the border region to not meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).   The TCEQ is an environmental agency for Texas with 16 regional...

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AT&T is working with the Federal Affordable Connectivity Program which will provide affordable internet by replacing the Emergency Broadband Benefit launched in 2020.

AT&T and federal government work together to make connection affordable

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 8, 2022

AT&T rolled out a plan, working with the federal Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), to provide affordable internet, replacing the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB), a fund launched in 2020 to aid households who could not afford stable internet...

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Founder and former director of the ballet department, Ingeborg Heuser passed away on Feb. 14. Heuser worked 47 years at UTEP and was recognized by the El Paso Commission of the Women’s Hall of Fame.  Photo courtesy of ctb001 on Youtube.

Ingeborg Heuser dies at 97, leaving a lasting legacy at UTEP

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 7, 2022

Former UTEP ballet director Ingeborg Heuser passed away Mon. Feb. 14 surrounded by loved ones, according to her obituary.    Heuser, founder and former director of the ballet (and what is now the dance) department, was born in Berlin, Germany in...

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UTEP has been declared an R1 research university for the second time by The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education after reaching this status in December of 2018. UTEP is the only university in the U.S. with this status and a 100% undergraduate admission rate.

UTEP reaffirmed as a top research university

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 5, 2022

UTEP has been declared as a R1 “Very High Research” university by The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Out of nearly 4,000 degree-granting institutions. UTEP falls within the ranks of 141 R1 universities. This places it...

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The Woman’s Wellness Summit, hosted by the Paso del Norte Hotel on May 19, will include speakers such as LPGA golfer Gerina Piller, UTEP alumn and El Paso boxer Kayla Gomez, and two-time Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman.  Photo courtesy of Agência Brasil.

El Paso Junior League to hold Women’s Wellness Summit

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 4, 2022

A Women’s Wellness Summit will be held on Thursday, May 19, at the Hotel Paso del Norte hosted by the Junior League of El Paso (JLEP), a women’s organization committed to volunteering and promoting women’s potential to provide change and improvement...

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Juniors Laura Sofia Ronquillo and Maximilian Rothblatt have been awarded with the University’s highest award for scholarship and leadership, the Hawkins Scholarship. This is a $10,000 award that will help them towards graduate school.  Photo courtesy of J. R. Hernandez.

Meet the recipients of the Hawkins scholarship

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter March 2, 2022

Students Laura Sofia Ronquillo and Maximilian Rothblatt were awarded the Hawkins scholarship, an award providing two UTEP students with 10,000 dollars each to go toward their school career.   The Hawkins Scholarship is considered the highest award...

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The need for activism without tragedy

The need for activism without tragedy

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter February 19, 2022

On Jan. 11 one of my podcasts dropped a new episode. I grabbed my shopping list for Target and headed out, starting the new episode to listen to on my way. This episode stuck with me. It was NPR’s “Code Switch,” and the episode was, “They came,...

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With Texas being hit with another winter storm, Governor Greg Abbott addresses Texans with a plan at an Austin news conference Feb. 1. Governor Abbott said there would be 27 state agencies supporting Texans and 10,000 megawatts of extra capacity for use at the expected peak demand.

Abbott responds to winter storm, prepares for power outages

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter February 19, 2022

Winter Storm Uri hit Texas and the eastern half of the United States Thursday, Feb. 3, 2021, leaving nearly 4 million Texans without power, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. The damage adds up to nearly $295 billion.  That storm took...

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Jessica Ruiz asks true or false questions to students who participate at the Sex/Love and Respect booth at Centennial Plaza Feb. 14.

Sex/Love and Respect Week to be held at UTEP

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter February 16, 2022

UTEP will be hosting a series of events to mark this week to educate the student body on healthy relationships. These events will kick off on Monday, Feb. 14, and will be ongoing for the week.  The month of Feb. marks Teen Dating Violence Awareness...

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The ADA Advisory Committee provides appropriate accommodation to both students and faculty by providing equal opportunities for those with disabilities. The Committee held their first public meeting on Friday, Jan. 21. at the Rivera Conference Center located in the Union building.

UTEP creates new ADA advisory committee

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter February 4, 2022

The newly formed Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, Advisory Committee at UTEP will meet monthly to discuss accommodation needs on campus.   The ADA went into law in 1990 and was signed by George H. W. Bush. It was created to outlaw discrimination...

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While being open with your sexuality with your family has its own struggles, members of the LatinX community tend to have a more difficult time due to the culture.

LGBTQ youth struggle within Latinx community

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter February 4, 2022

Editor's note: Latinx is a term referring to people of Latin American heritage who identify as gender-neutral.  El Paso is a city of culture and community, yet there is one group that is still struggling in the community: those among the Latinx LGBTQ+...

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UTEP celebrates National Hijab Day

UTEP celebrates National Hijab Day

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter February 2, 2022

National Hijab Day is Tuesday, Feb. 1, and the Student Engagement and Leadership Center (SELC) has teamed up with the Muslim Student League to celebrate UTEP’s first Hijab Day and educate students on campus.   The Muslim Student League (MSL) is...

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Local el pasoan pumping gas during the hight of gas prices.

Gas Prices soar, impacting El Pasoans

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter January 26, 2022

Gas prices are climbing nationally, impacting the way people commute. For three weeks the average cost of gasoline has been on the rise, according to GasBuddy. The year 2022 has had a greater incline compared to recent years.    As of Monday, Jan....

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A cap and tassel for the graduating class of 2021

Students feel pressured to decide their future

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter December 5, 2021

As the fall semester ends, some students will be wrapping up the last loose ends before crossing the stage. College can be daunting, knowing students must decide who they want to be at a young age.   According to Liz Freedman, 20-50% of college students...

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Graduation cap, gown and medal packets for upcoming graduates are available at the University Bookstore.

Commemorating commencement

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter December 5, 2021

Celebrating the occasion is too costly for some students As graduation draws near, it’s time to decide who to invite, where to hold your family get-together, and what to buy to commemorate the event. You have already dropped a lot in tuition, and you...

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Children sing the U.S. national anthem at the Step-Out/Walk to Stop Diabetes event on Nov. 6, 2021.

Diabetes: Do you know your status?

Kristen Scheaffer, Staff Reporter November 18, 2021

November is American Diabetes Month, a time to remind people that they should be aware of their blood sugar and their risk factor.   “It was something I never imagined was going to enter into my life,” said Claudia Martinez Boyd, lecturer for...

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UTEP students can participate in early voting, at the voting site located in the Mike Loya  Academic Services Building, Room 131.

Election Day is here: Awareness makes a difference

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor November 2, 2021

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2 and it is time to cast our ballots. This year, there has not been a lot of talk about the election, lacking the usual two-party candidates.  “In the ballot, El Paso voters will find eight propositions to amend...

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UTEPs SELC hosted a photobooth event on National Coming Out Day.

UTEP celebrates LGBTQ History Month

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 21, 2021

UTEP’s Student Engagement and Leadership Center (SELC) and the Inclusion and Advocacy program are celebrating Queer History Month by hosting Queertober events.   “Queertober is the way that we celebrate Queer History Month, which...

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“Where will we grow” exhibit on display in the Centennial Museum and Chihuahua Desert Gardens

UTEP celebrates 27th Annual Florafest

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor October 6, 2021

Florafest is around the corner as we progress into the cooler weather. From 9 a.m. on Oct. 9th at the UGLC plaza until they sell out, the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens will be holding their 27th annual Florafest.  The event...

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Prospector File Photo/Eric Vasquez

Hueco Tanks to celebrate its 27th Annual Interpretive Fair

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor September 29, 2021

Hueco Tanks State Park will celebrate its 27th Annual Interpretive Fair next month. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17, guests are welcome to attend various events ranging from traditional performances to educational tours...

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Michelle Esparza, Patrick Gabaldon, Eden Klein, Elisa Samaniego speak at the 35 under 35 Alumni in Law Speaker Series on September 7 2021

UTEP presents 35 under 35 Alumni Speaker Series

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor September 22, 2021

UTEP is hosting the year-long 35 under 35 Alumni Speaker Series, introducing students to 35 alumni under the age of 35 who have graduated from UTEP in their respective fields. The goal of this series is to present the possibilities of earning a UTEP...

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Photo by Connor Martinez

UTEP receives portion of grant for cancer research

Kristen Scheaffer, Contributor August 31, 2021

The University of Texas at El Paso has been selected to receive a portion of a $142 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for cancer prevention and research. Dr. Xiujun “James” Li and his research team...

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