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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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Naomi Fertman, associate professor in the Women’s Studies Program, teaching the course “Women and Work in the Sex Industry.”

Sex industry course offers discussion on taboo subjects

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter February 11, 2014

In a small classroom, hands are being raised in the air and loud murmurs are echoing across the room. On the wall you see the words “PORN AND FREE SPEECH” projected in bold white letters. This is just a normal day in Associate Professor Naomi Fertman’s...

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Freshman pre-engineering major Robert Portillo is one of many students that have opted to ride their bicycles in order to efficiently get around campus construction.

Students say more bike lanes needed around campus

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter October 8, 2013

Bike lanes have been added to El Paso’s streets in recent years. This has led to the presence of more bike riders around the city. Although more bike lanes have been added, bike riders say there is still need for more, especially around UTEP and surrounding...

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Students voice concerns on security

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor September 10, 2013

Robert Morales, junior criminal justice major, was on campus March 26, 2013, when an alert of a bomb threat was sent out. When he found out it was not real, he was astounded at how someone could have made a joke like that. “The guy was a dumbass...

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Students evacuate campus on March 26 after a bomb threat was called in.

Bomb threat unresolved

S. David Ramirez, Staff Reporter September 10, 2013

Some are skeptical that the UTEP community is prepared in case of another incident like that of the March 26 bomb threat. The UTEP Emergency Management Plan remains unchanged. The cover page of the document displays a notice that it was last revised...

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Students support Suicide Prevention Week

There is a myth that suicide cannot be prevented, when in fact most suicides can. Most suicidal individuals desperately want to live, but they are unable to seek an alternative to their problems. They tend to give definitive warnings of their suicidal...

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The Atheists began with Tanner Milroy after he realized there was no atheist organizaiton on campus. He decided to begin the group instead of joining the Student Government Association.

The Atheists use community service to expand, contribute

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter September 10, 2013

Ana Castro, sophomore math major, has been an atheist since she was in seventh grade. She said she felt out of place and uncomfortable about expressing her beliefs at that age, but has since found camaraderie on campus. The Atheists began in Oct. 2012,...

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