The Prospector

Paulina Astrid Spencer
Paulina Astrid Spencer is a multimedia journalism student at the University of Texas at El Paso. She works as a reporter at the University’s newspaper, the Prospector, where she writes weekly stories.  This semester she started an internship at Channel 9, where she publishes bylines and stories daily for the web. She is a proud Chicana and has interests in Mexican- American activism and feminism. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and hopes to incorporate her love of news-reporting and her minor in Chicano Studies in the future. She enjoys spending time with her family, her three mischievous cats and two adorable dogs.

Paulina Astrid Spencer

Oct 13, 2020
Ciudad Juarez sustainable clothing brand strives to empower women (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
In Review: Watching ‘Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging’ 12 years later (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
‘It’s very dead now:’ UTEP empty on first day of semester (Story)
Aug 16, 2020
UTEP Dinner Theatre will perform and stream live “UTEP Dinner Theatre Broadway in Concert” (Story)
Aug 09, 2020
Minerpalooza celebrates 30 years with first-ever virtual show (Story)
Jul 16, 2020
In Review: ‘365 Days’ a headache inducing mess of a film (Story)
Jul 09, 2020
Federal Grand Jury returns with additional charges against Walmart shooter (Story)
Jul 03, 2020
Las Cruces kicks off ‘Music in the Park’ series virtually on Fourth of July weekend (Story)
Jun 29, 2020
UTEP Criminal Justice professor speaks on police brutality, defunding the police (Story)
Jun 28, 2020
UT System Board of Regents discuss plans for the fall semester (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
Protest to defund police department and denounce systemic racism carries through downtown El Paso (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
The Jazz Exchange to host ‘Virtual Jazz Sessions’ featuring local artists (Story)
Jun 01, 2020
‘I can’t breathe’: Protest for justice in George Floyd killing and police accountability ensues in El Paso (Story)
May 29, 2020
Terry Scholar: Matthew Gardea (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
UTEP students weigh in on ‘satisfactory / unsatisfactory’ grading scale (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
International students adapt to non-essential travel at the border (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Artista visual Juarense produce ‘Itinerario de una mujer en la frontera’ (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
Study: Nearly half of adults don’t discuss politics (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
IN REVIEW: ‘After Parkland’ hits painfully close to home (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Walmart shooter has first court appearance after federal indictment (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
No broken heart? Here’s how you can celebrate this weekend of romance (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
Federal grand jury indicts El Paso shooter on 90 counts (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Federal authorities to update public on El Paso shooter’s case (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
The El Paso Museum of History inaugurated its first exhibit of the year (Story/Media)
Jan 21, 2020
Interdisciplinary Research Building expected to open its doors by the summer (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
El Paso sees rise of CBD stores (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Indigenous protesters advocate for clean water (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
OPINION: October’s memes in brief (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
On-campus hearing addresses mass violence prevention and safety (Story/Media)
Oct 15, 2019
El Paso Matters: Michigan-native journalist starts digital platform (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
Cold War Kids headlines El Paso Forever (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Congresswoman Veronica Escobar visits UTEP for a conversation with students (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
UTEP goes global: International student program looks to expand its reach (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
SGA Homecoming pageant continues as a tradition (Story)
Sep 17, 2019
UTEP study focuses on parking solutions (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
El Paso-Ciudad Juárez commuters stress about road closures (Story)
Jul 15, 2019
Incoming UTEP Freshmen attend Miner Melt (Story)
Jun 30, 2019
Beto O’Rourke visits the Clint Border Patrol Facility in Clint, Texas (Story)
Assayer of Student Opinion.
Paulina Astrid Spencer