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The Prospector Podcast – Season 6, Episode 1

Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor January 25, 2022

On this new season of The Prospector Podcast, reporter Itzel Giron covers Beto O'Rourke's visit to El Paso as he prepares to face Gov. Greg Abbott in the race for Texas Governor. Multimedia Editor Anahy Diaz brings us the best corners to study at UTEP...

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The Prospector Podcast – Season 5, Episode 1

The Prospector Podcast – Season 5, Episode 1

Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor August 31, 2021

A new season of The Prospector Podcast is here! This week's episode includes the concerns of UTEP students as they return to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Anahy Diaz sits down with Marieli Pinero Melendez, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist at...

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UTEP’s Texas Western Gold Rush welcomes students back to campus

UTEP’s Texas Western Gold Rush welcomes students back to campus

Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor August 26, 2021

UTEP welcomed students back to campus after a year of online learning, with its first-ever Texas Western Gold Rush celebration at Centennial Plaza on Monday, August 23.

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UTEP set to allow eight guests at in-person graduation

UTEP set to allow eight guests at in-person graduation

The Prospector Staff April 22, 2021

Graduating UTEP students will be able to invite eight guests to attend their graduation ceremony this year, according to an email sent out by President Heather Wilson on April 22. “Our 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates have worked hard to earn their...

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UTEPs Interdisciplinary Research Building will serve as the universitys vaccine program site starting week of Jan.18, as it is prepared to vaccinate 480 people a day.

UTEP offers vaccines to all students and employees

The Prospector Staff April 6, 2021

UTEP is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to all its students and staff April 9-10, the school announced Tuesday, April 6. According to an email by the Office of the Chief of Staff, UTEP students, faculty and staff who have completed the consent and questionnaire...

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UTEP set to begin vaccinating students next week

UTEP set to begin vaccinating students next week

Anahy Diaz, Editor In Chief April 2, 2021

UTEP will begin vaccinating all students next week as eligibility expands to everyone 16 and older in the state. According to an email sent out by UTEP President Heather Wilson on Friday, April 2, the university expects to start offering vaccines to...

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UTEP set to host in-person commencement ceremonies in May

UTEP set to host in-person commencement ceremonies in May

Julian Herrera, Staff Reporter March 24, 2021

After more than a year-long of virtual activities, UTEP announced two commencement ceremonies will be held in-person at the Sun Bowl in May for all graduates of the Class of 2020 and 2021 spring and summer candidates.  According to a news release...

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Maria Morado, 53, works in housekeeping at the University Medical Center. She began selling homemade masks to her coworkers at the hospital when COVID-19 cases were rapidly increasing in April 2020.

Handmade face masks: The business behind the art and craft

Andrea Valdez-Rivas, Contributor March 23, 2021

Wherever there’s demand, there will always be supply, at least that’s what local experienced seamsters found to be true as homemade mask businesses boomed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   Throughout the past year, the Centers for Disease Control...

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UTEPs Interdisciplinary Research Building will serve as the universitys vaccine program site starting week of Jan.18, as it is prepared to vaccinate 480 people a day.

UTEP plans for in-person activities after spring break, president announces

Noelia Gonzalez, Staff Reporter March 3, 2021

UTEP President Heather Wilson announced in a campus-wide email sent Wednesday, the university’s intention to increase in-person activities after spring break and plans for the Fall semester to be in-person.  Wilson said the university is planning...

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Maluma’s latest tour, Papi Juancho World Tour 2021, will be his fourth. He will be touring in twenty four different cities across the U.S.

UTEP set to welcome Maluma’s world tour in September  

Nicole Lopez, Contributor February 24, 2021

UTEP will be a stop in Columbian singer Maluma’s world tour, at the Don Haskins Center at 8 p.m. Sept. 24.   Nearly a year later since the COVID-19 pandemic limited concerts, UTEP’s Office of Special Events announced on Monday it will...

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UTEP receives about 1,000 more COVID-19 vaccines

UTEP receives about 1,000 more COVID-19 vaccines

Anahy Diaz, Editor-In-Chief January 26, 2021

UTEP has received another shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, according to an email sent by President Heather Wilson on Tuesday.  Wilson said the University will be able to vaccinate about 1,000 more high-risk students, faculty and staff...

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UTEP administers its first COVID-19 vaccines, students and faculty share experience

UTEP administers its first COVID-19 vaccines, students and faculty share experience

Julian Herrera, Staff Reporter January 25, 2021

UTEP began administering the first doses of its 975 Pfizer vaccines on Friday, Jan. 22 and Saturday, Jan. 23, to high-risk students, staff and those working in medical environments.   UTEP President Heather Wilson regarded the University’s...

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