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Protesters stand along Rushing Road at Veterans Park to protest police brutality June 19,2020.

Video: El Pasoans hold peaceful protest for Black Lives Matter on Juneteenth

Prospector Staff June 22, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzwKrtBx30s

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President Donald Trump holds a rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tue. May 24.

Trump’s upcoming visit stirs resentment among El Paso residents, officials

Prospector Staff August 6, 2019

In the wake of Saturday’s mass shooting at Cielo Vista Walmart, President Donald Trump will visit El Paso, according to Federal Aviation Administration advisories. The trip comes after a visit to Dayton, Ohio, where another mass shooting occurred just...

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Up next: UTEP softball

Up next: UTEP softball

Prospector Staff February 18, 2019

The UTEP women’s softball team(2-7) looks ahead to their next tournament at the UC Davis tournament in Davis, California, after losing their last four matchups at the Boyd Rebel Gaming Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Miners won their first matchup...

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Up next:UTEP womens basketball

Up next:UTEP women’s basketball

Prospector Staff February 18, 2019

The UTEP Women’s basketball team next matchup will be against the University Of Texas At San Antonio as the regular season is close to conclusion. The Lady Miners are still battling with only seven active players. In their last matchup against Southern...

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Chihuahuas fall to Vegas in game one

Chihuahuas fall to Vegas in game one

Prospector Staff April 14, 2018

The El Paso Chihuahuas were held to two hits in their 7-1 loss to the Las Vegas 51s Friday night at Southwest University Park. It tied the team record for fewest hits in a game. The 51s scored twice in the first inning, marking the fourth consecutive...

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The Miners kickoff the 2018 season at home against Northern Arizona on Sept. 1.

Miners eye offense as key for turnaround in 2018

Prospector staff April 2, 2018

The Miners are currently midway into their spring season and about five months away from their first game under new head coach Dana Dimel. Coming off a winless 2017 season, Dimel’s focus will be set on improving all three units. The biggest concern...

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Angela Davis to lecture on campus

Angela Davis to lecture on campus

Prospector Staff February 5, 2018

UTEP’s African-American Studies Program and the Black Student Union are kicking off a lecture series with guest lecturer Angela Davis at 6:30 p.m. this Wednesday at the Undergraduate Learning Center building, room 126.  Davis is an activist, author,...

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Drop by the UTEP Bookstore to receive a golden ticket then watch social media for the winners.

UTEP Bookstore giving away textbooks, rings and more

Prospector Staff January 18, 2018
The UTEP Bookstore has been holding a "golden ticket" giveaway this week where students have a chance of winning textbooks, UTEP gear, class rings and graduation packs.
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Miner Welcome week starts off the semester

Miner Welcome week starts off the semester

Prospector Staff January 16, 2018

It's "Miner Welcome" week, where the Student Engagement and Leadership Center is hosting a week-long festival to welcome back students to the Fall semester. This semester, all activities are going to focus on leadership, innovation, vision and engagement. At...

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Previewing the 56th annual WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational

Previewing the 56th annual WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational

Prospector Staff December 20, 2017

Now in its 56th year, the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational is the oldest collegiate holiday basketball tournament in the country. Our sports staff breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of the three visiting teams in this year's field...

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Chihuahuas beat Memphis 3-0 to hold off elimination

Chihuahuas beat Memphis 3-0 to hold off elimination

Prospector staff September 15, 2017

Franchy Cordero homered and singled, driving in two runs as the El Paso Chihuahuas avoided elimination in the PCL Finals against the Memphis Redbirds with a 3-0 win on Friday, Sept. 15. In the fifth inning, El Paso went up 1-0 on a home run by...

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Panel on Duranguito

Prospector Staff September 14, 2017

The panel was on September 14 at the UTEP Library on the 1st floor.  

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Chihuahuas take 2-0 series lead on Reno

Chihuahuas take 2-0 series lead on Reno

Prospector staff September 7, 2017

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Reno Aces 7-3 Thursday night at Greater Nevada Field to take a commanding 2-0 series advantage in the best-of-five series. El Paso is now one win away from heading back to the Pacific Coast League Championship series. ...

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Chihuahuas beat Aces to take game one

Chihuahuas beat Aces to take game one

Prospector staff September 6, 2017

The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Reno Aces 3-1 Wednesday night at Greater Nevada Field to take a 1-0 advantage in the Pacific Conference Championship series. The series winner is best-of-five. Trailing 1-0 Wednesday, Hunter Renfroe led off the top of...

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Student Government Association lacks transparency

Student Government Association lacks transparency

Prospector Staff March 28, 2017

As the election process draws near and students elect a new student government, it’s worth looking at the current state of the association and their lack of transparency with the students they represent. SGA oversees important aspects of student life...

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KEEP UTEP BEAUTIFUL!

KEEP UTEP BEAUTIFUL!

Prospector Staff October 8, 2015

The Center for Environmental Resource Management invites the UTEP community to Adopt A Landscape and help keep the UTEP campus beautiful by claiming your patch of land and pulling weeds. Find out how at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 10 at Leech Grove. A...

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Carnegie Corporation honors UTEP president

Carnegie Corporation honors UTEP president

Prospector Staff September 28, 2015

The Carnegie Corporation of New York recently honored UTEP President Diana Natalicio as one of the recipients of its 2015 Academic Leadership Award. Four leaders of American universities were recognized for demonstrating vision and outstanding commitment...

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El Chisme Season 2, Episode 4

Prospector Staff February 27, 2015

Welcome to the second season of El Chisme, where we discuss everything and anything. In this episode the Prospector staff talks about a concealed gun bill that has been approved by the Texas senate affairs committee and is on it's way to approval by the...

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Ernest Alvidrez, sophomore pre-business major, won the Centennial Crossword Puzzle contest by correctly filling out the puzzle and identifying the incorrect answer.  The question was, who is the patron saint of engineering? Wrong answer was Saint Peter, correct answer is Saint Patrick.

Student wins puzzle contest

Prospector Staff September 16, 2014

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El Chisme

Prospector staff November 18, 2013

Welcome to "El Chisme," a weekly show hosted by our staff where we discuss anything you can think of. This week we discuss: The 2013 Pick Awards The Trojan 2013 Sexual Health Report Card Humane treatment of animals for food Marketing...

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