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Historic halls to be demolished to make way for new research facility

Juan Raygoza, Contributor June 23, 2015

The long-decaying buildings, Burges and Barry Hall, located west of the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center, have been scheduled for demolition, which is set to being the week of June 22. The two former dormitories were constructed in 1963 and 1971,...

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Miner Canyon student will feature 83 units able to house approximately 352 students.

State-of-the-art dormitories to open in August

Juan Raygoza, Staff Reporter June 16, 2015

Come this fall, the brand-new Miner Canyon student housing complex will be ready for students to move in. As part of a $23-million project, the new dormitories will feature 83 units able to house approximately 352 students in bedroom residences that...

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UTEP hopes the new the new improvements to Centennial Plaza will provide an innovative and modern space for students to study, recreate, dine, and build community.

Centennial transformation brings new changes to campus life

Valerie Herrera, Staff Reporter June 9, 2015

Since its unveiling in April, the Centennial Plaza has been utilized as a pedestrian-friendly space for students and the public to enjoy. However, regulations regarding the area’s usage has students wondering what they can expect for traditional UTEP...

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Construction on Centennial Plaza continues past Fall 2014 deadline.

Deadline for construction still in question, UTEP pushes to finish by end of spring

Maria Esquinca, Copy Editor January 20, 2015

Students, workers and UTEP officials alike are united by a common desire—the end of construction on campus. “We too want the project to be over,” said Greg McNicol, associate vice president for business affairs. “We’re working as fast as we...

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Campus transformation closer to completion

Amanda Guillen and Lorain Waters September 9, 2014

Beginning in spring 2013, UTEP began a campus-wide construction project that will ultimately make the university a more pedestrian-friendly campus. Since that date, the campus has been divided up into sections, all with  varying completion dates. The...

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The Campus Master plan involves demolishing Benedict and Bell Hall to be transformed into one large facility proposed to be a Behavioral Sciences building.

Old buildings to be demolished for new behavioral sciences

Amanda Guillen, Staff Reporter February 18, 2014

Editor’s note: this is part three of a three-part series that explores the 2011 Campus Master Plan. According to the Campus Master Plan 2011, two of the university’s oldest buildings are on their way to being demolished. Benedict Hall, which...

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Construction plays no favorites

Construction plays no favorites

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor October 8, 2013

Editor’s note: Check theprospectordaily.com for the complete story. It seems like all anyone can talk—or complain—about is construction. “It takes me twice as long to get to class now” or “I have to go all the way around campus just...

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In previous years, students built floats in the P-9 parking lot and  were able to use trailers as floats. This year students will be limited to using a vehicle as a float. No trailers allowed.

Parade route changes due to inner campus construction

Kristopher Rivera, Copy Editor October 1, 2013

The 2013 annual homecoming parade, hosted by the Student Engagement and Leadership Center, will take place on the perimeter of campus and on a different day due to inner campus construction, which has forced other events such as Minerpalooza to relocate....

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