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The Prospector Podcast – Season 5, Episode 5

Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor October 26, 2021

On this week’s episode of The Prospector Podcast, reporter Alyson Rodriguez talks to the Student Alumni Association (SAA) who is hosting its 14th annual haunted campus tour on Oct. 29. Editor-In-Chief Julian Herrera tells the unearthing legend of El...

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Top five Halloween no-nos

Top five Halloween no-nos

October 29, 2018

Halloween means a lot of different things for different people. As a child it’s arguably the most important day of the year—procuring as much candy as possible is the main and sometimes only goal—it’s the start of sugar dependency for most kids...

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Haunted Campus Tours delivers historical significance

Haunted Campus Tours delivers historical significance

Elenie Gonzalez, Staff Reporter October 30, 2017

The Student Alumni Association celebrated their 11th-annual Haunted Campus Tours on campus last weekend, which is an event that traditionally takes place the weekend before Halloween. The SAA has a motto, “Keepers of Tradition,” and it is one...

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Eight haunted spots in EP

Eight haunted spots in EP

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief October 30, 2017

Rooted in its deep history on the Mexican-American border, El Paso’s past has been a storied tale with tons of unique accounts. Throughout its history, ghost tales of the paranormal have been passed down throughout the years and shared like old folk...

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Junior biological sciences major Karina Monticone delivers Halloween candy and presents to underprivileged individuals.

UTEP club helps underprivileged celebrate Halloween

Elenie Gonzalez, Staff Reporter October 23, 2017

Halloween is the one night of the year that many people of all ages look forward to celebrating with decorations, candy and costumes flooding the town. It’s a tradition that dates back many decades. Trick or treating is what most children look forward...

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Symbols of death are not a product of commercial Halloween but can be traced back to ancient traditions from cultures all over the world.

Going beyond the candy and costumes: world origins of Halloween

Stephanie Hinojosa, Staff Reporter October 11, 2016

Launching the world into a frenzy of festivities is the holiday that is either one of the most awaited or dreaded celebrations: Halloween. Drawn from ancient practices and celestial guides, countries worldwide have celebrated this holiday around the same...

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Netflix and Thrill

Netflix and Thrill

Jose Soto, Entertainment Editor October 27, 2015

The nights have grown longer, chillier and scarier. Halloween is definitely almost here. As vampires and witches roam the streets in search of treats and many put on their costumes to party among the ghoulish, some will opt to bundle up on their couch...

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A male student poses as someone that may participate in halloween vandalism.

The risks that come with Halloween fun

Julio Cesar Chavez, Staff Reporter October 27, 2015

According to pop culture, Halloween is a night of crimes ravaging through the community, but the picture isn’t so grim in the Sun City. Being one of the safest cities in the U.S., however, doesn’t mean the evening will be without risk. El Paso Police...

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Some parents choose to dress their children in halloween costumes that do not elicit fear.

‘Trick or Treat’: Different perspectives

Valerie Terrazas, Contributor October 27, 2015

Halloween’s spirit and colors are pretty much everywhere. Decorating yards, arming their arsenal of candy to give away, and making final arrangements to costumes are part of the action people are experiencing this week before Halloween. Even though...

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The Downtown El Paso Ghost Tour will take participants through the streets of downtown and conclude at the Old Wigwam Saloon .

Ghosts915 tour explores the haunted side of downtown

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter October 27, 2015

El Paso’s history is rich with spine-chilling and freakish occurrences, and the Ghosts915 Paranormal Research Center’s Downtown Ghost Tour explores the creepy places where many of these stories have taken place. Just in time for Halloween, the tour...

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#1 rated haunted house in the area to give nightmares

#1 rated haunted house in the area to give nightmares

Fernanda Leon, Staff Reporter October 27, 2015

The spookiest time of the year is approaching and El Pasoans have taken notice. The houses have been decorated with creepy decor, stores have filled their aisles with all sorts of costumes, and the ways of scaring the life out of you are many. One of...

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Haunted Campus will take place at 6 p.m. Oct. 23-24 at the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Center (Alumni Lodge).

Haunted campus dolls up for Halloween theme

Joseph Esposito, Staff Reporter October 21, 2014

The UTEP Student Alumni Association will be hosting their annual Haunted Campus event on Oct. 23 and 24. Attendees will be guided through the haunted buildings on campus after dark, finishing at a haunted house created by the association. “We’re...

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