The Prospector

Luis Barrio
Luis Barrio is a staff reporter specializing in Sports. He is also the co-host of the Prospector News Weekly, a weekly broadcast that covers all of the top stories at UTEP. He is a Senior graduating in December 2014. Luis is a product of El Paso, TX. He enjoys being outdoors and being physically active. His family comes before anything else. He is a big sports enthusiast and a fan of good movies. Luis spent the summer of 2013 interning for ABC-7 KVIA. Upon graduation Luis aspires to work for CBS as a sports broadcaster.

“I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever a having felt sorry for itself.” D.H. Lawrence

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter

Dec 02, 2014
To Stay or not to Stay? (Story)
Nov 18, 2014
Horrible, like a boss (Story)
Nov 18, 2014
Liberal arts majors smoke the most, according to study (Story)
Nov 04, 2014
Writers attempt to complete a novel in one month (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
Students opt out of Halloween festivities for religous reasons (Story)
Oct 27, 2014
The Prospector News Weekly: Sports October 27 (Story)
Oct 21, 2014
Surviving on minimum wage not easy for El Pasoans (Story)
Oct 14, 2014
November ballot to include prop for highway funds (Story)
Oct 07, 2014
Student participation increases for homecoming events (Story)
Sep 30, 2014
Influx of Korean students study 3D printing (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
24th Minerpalooza biggest one yet (Story)
Sep 16, 2014
UTEP celebrates Hispanic heritage (Story)
Sep 15, 2014
The Prospector News Weekly (Sports) Sept. 15, 2014 (Story)
Sep 09, 2014
The Bear and his road to glory (Story)
Sep 09, 2014
Library evolves to provide resources to students (Story)
Aug 11, 2014
Rory revives golf (Story)
Jul 22, 2014
Winners of 2014’s NBA free agency (Story)
Jul 22, 2014
UTEP football ready for new start (Story)
Jun 28, 2014
Chihuahuas win in walk-off fashion (Story)
Jun 24, 2014
The man, the myth, the legend—Anthony Rotich (Story)
Jun 17, 2014
Rotich sees double at NCAA championships (Story)
Jun 10, 2014
Miners advance to NCAA Championships (Story)
May 08, 2014
Supreme court hears appeals by penalized SGA campaigners (Story)
May 06, 2014
End of a long difficult road for Hohman, Leasau (Story)
Apr 29, 2014
Final home series ends on a bitter note (Story)
Apr 25, 2014
The Prospector News Weekly April 25, 2014 (Story)
Apr 24, 2014
Engineers prepare for weekend Baja SAE competition (Story)
Apr 22, 2014
Track set to impress at Drake Relays (Story)
Apr 22, 2014
Fan club president to be inducted to EP’s Hall of Fame (Story)
Apr 17, 2014
The Prospector News Weekly April 17, 2014 (Story)
Apr 15, 2014
Defense shines in spring game (Story)
Apr 15, 2014
Miners sweep Blue Raiders (Story)
Apr 11, 2014
The Prospector News Weekly: April 11, 2014 (Story)
Apr 08, 2014
Record-setting season comes to a close (Story)
Apr 05, 2014
Rutgers break UTEP hearts with 56-54 win in WNIT Final (Story)
Apr 04, 2014
The Prospector News Weekly April 4, 2014 (Story)
Apr 01, 2014
Recreation Center, best tool to keep in shape (Story)
Mar 28, 2014
The Prospector News Weekly March 28, 2014 (Story)
Mar 28, 2014
UTEP takes down Colorado 68-60 to advance to WNIT quarterfinals (Story)
Mar 25, 2014
UTEP swept by North Texas, fall to tenth place (Story)
Mar 24, 2014
Miners defeat Gaels, advance to WNIT regional semis (Story)
Mar 24, 2014
Student Opinion on the 2013-2014 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Season (Story)
Mar 21, 2014
UTEP takes down Arkansas State 74-64 (Story)
Mar 21, 2014
The Prospector News Weekly:March 21 (Story)
Mar 18, 2014
New plans for commencement ceremony announced (Story)
Mar 18, 2014
Record-setting team falls short, will play NIT (Story)
Mar 15, 2014
Tulsa overpowers Louisiana Tech to earn NCAA bid (Story)
Mar 14, 2014
Middle Tennessee handles Florida International 64-57 (Story/Media)
Mar 14, 2014
Golden Eagles second half surge takes down UTEP (Story)
Mar 13, 2014
No. 22 Middle Tennessee survives UAB scare (Story/Media)
Mar 13, 2014
Louisiana Tech crushes Charlotte 86-65 (Story)
Mar 13, 2014
Blue Raiders cruise past Monarchs (Story)
Mar 12, 2014
UTEP runs past Pirates 77-68, will face Golden Eagles in quarterfinals (Story)
Mar 12, 2014
Jonathan Stark leads Tulane in win over North Texas (Story)
Mar 11, 2014
Marshall holds on to early lead to upset Florida Atlantic (Story)
Mar 11, 2014
North Texas comes back to defeat Rice in overtime (Media)
Feb 27, 2014
Tulsa hands UTEP second straight loss (Story)
Feb 22, 2014
UTEP downs East Carolina 81-74 (Story)
Feb 18, 2014
Crucial road trip for Miners (Story)
Feb 13, 2014
Bortley late three-pointer holds off Miners late rally (Story)
Feb 11, 2014
The most loyal and dedicated Miners fan (Story)
Feb 05, 2014
Miners end on 16-5 run to defeat Louisiana Tech (Story)
Feb 04, 2014
Softball begins new era under Echo-Hawk (Story)
Jan 29, 2014
Irene Gari scores 18 as Miners roll over Herd 77-50 (Story)
Jan 28, 2014
Cornel West, philosopher and activist, to visit campus for Black History Month (Story)
Jan 28, 2014
Strong start for track and field (Story)
Jan 25, 2014
Miners handle Roadrunners 81-62 (Story)
Jan 24, 2014
UTEP centennial exhibit unveiled at airport (Story)
Jan 22, 2014
UTEP storms back to defeat Golden Eagles in overtime (Story)
Jan 21, 2014
Seeking to bounce back (Story)
Jan 21, 2014
Arizona Intercollegiate opens spring season (Story)
Jan 11, 2014
UTEP upends Golden Hurricane 97-66 (Story)
Dec 29, 2013
UTEP women’s basketball finish year with victory over Tigers (Story)
Dec 23, 2013
Washburn leads UTEP past Montana State 70-55 (Story)
Dec 16, 2013
New Orleans stuns UTEP with its first road win in two years (Story)
Dec 03, 2013
Aiming for 7-0 start against Aggies (Story)
Dec 03, 2013
Xitlali Herrera concludes her run as a Miner (Story)
Dec 03, 2013
A learning experience in the first year under Watts (Story)
Nov 30, 2013
UTEP beats Texas State for third-best start in school history (Story)
Nov 27, 2013
Miners use big second half to top Bears (Story)
Nov 22, 2013
Women’s basketball take down Lumberjacks for biggest win in school history (Story)
Nov 19, 2013
UTEP to take on Southern Miss in C-USA Tournament (Story)
Nov 17, 2013
Miners top the West Alabama Tigers 67-46 (Story)
Nov 12, 2013
Rotich leads Miners to regional qualifiers (Story)
Nov 12, 2013
Miners face Aggies for first real test of season (Story)
Nov 12, 2013
Miners crush rivals New Mexico State 94-69 (Story)
Nov 08, 2013
Miners cruise past Texas Permian Basin (Story)
Nov 05, 2013
Don Haskins gets new floor and design (Story)
Nov 05, 2013
Back in the hunt for title (Story)
Oct 29, 2013
Simonsen leads Miners to fifth place finish at UTEP Invitational (Story)
Oct 08, 2013
Finding success on the field and in the classroom (Story)
Sep 24, 2013
Mental strength the key for success for Gina Soto (Story)
Sep 20, 2013
Sun Bowl celebrates 50th birthday (Story)
Sep 06, 2013
Miners open UTEP Invitational with win over Southern and loss to Oral Roberts (Story)
Sep 03, 2013
UTEP cross country preparing for a new season (Story)
Aug 27, 2013
UTEP Volleyball Set for New Challenge (Story)
Assayer of Student Opinion.
Luis Barrio