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The walk back to the center

November 15, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump gave his first post-election interview on “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Nov. 13; Trump stood firm on some issues and seemed to walk back on others. Steve Bannon, former CEO of Breitbart News, was named as Trump’s chief strategist...

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Radical Soup: a recipe for discussion

Christian Vasquez, Copy Editor November 8, 2016

Radical Soup is a collection of leftists who combine their love of community discussion and vegetarian soup. It’s a mashup of scholars, activists, students and professionals, who aim to stir up discussion about the problems of the world and how to solve...

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A student practices yoga in Centennial Plaza.

Communication skills can stem from yoga, study finds

Grecia Sanchez, Staff Reporter November 8, 2016

Patricia Flores, doctoral student in rhetoric and composition studies, recently defended her dissertation this past Monday, Oct. 31, in which she associates yoga to an increase in interpersonal communication. According to Flores, besides health benefits...

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Women’s basketball team overlooked despite success

Women’s basketball team overlooked despite success

Jason Green and Grecia Sanchez November 1, 2016

UTEP women’s basketball has achieved a level of success that ranks it near the top of all teams—male and female—at UTEP. The team was a runner-up in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament in 2014. During the tournament’s final four games,...

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Julia Castillo lives in the apartments at the corner of Overland Avenue and Chuhuahua Street. The apartment complex sits in the center of the area El Paso has approved to be demolished for a new arena. Castillo is not sure when she’ll have to leave her apartment.

Demolishing more than history as city moves forward with arena location

Michaela Román, Editor-In-Chief November 1, 2016

Editor’s note: This is the first part of a three-part series on the Save the Union Plaza efforts. The quotes from Salvador Ortiz have been translated from Spanish. Just south of the Chihuahuas’ Southwest University Park and the Union Plaza bar scene...

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Junior mechanical engineering major, Lana Hussein and Junior commercial music major, Jean-Andre Moore were crowned UTEP’s 2016 homecoming king and queen Sunday, Oct. 23.

Greek life reigns as homecoming king and queen

Eric Vasquez, Entertainment Editor October 25, 2016

Sunday night’s 2016 homecoming pageant was a test of endurance for hosts, audience and contestants alike, but the almost four-hour competition proved to be worth the time for this year’s court. Included in the competition was a talent portion and...

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To kneel or not to kneel?

To kneel or not to kneel?

Jason Green, Staff Reporter October 25, 2016

When the national anthem is played at Saturday’s UTEP football homecoming game, a portion of the audience will either be on one bent knee or raising their fist in protest. In conjunction with a local organization called Radical Soup, a group of UTEP...

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Clowns creep into local and national headlines

Clowns creep into local and national headlines

Mariana Rodriguez, Contributor October 18, 2016

Halloween is fast approaching and the clowns have come out to play. At least that is what headlines have been warning readers since late August when the first clown sighting occurred in Greenville, South Carolina. The Greenville County sheriff’s office...

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Miners desperate to end losing streak

Miners desperate to end losing streak

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor October 18, 2016

After a bye week, where the Miners finally got a chance to catch their breath, rest up, get healthy and work on fundamentals, head coach Sean Kugler and his squad will now travel to San Antonio to face the UTSA Roadrunners on Saturday, Oct. 22. Losing...

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UTEP transformation among the best in the world

UTEP transformation among the best in the world

Rene Delgadillo, Layout Editor October 11, 2016

UTEP’s Campus Transformation Project has earned worldwide recognition after being selected as the first project in the world to receive a Sustainable Sites Initiative Silver Certification Award for creating an ecologically sustainable landscape. Green...

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The Prospector News Weekly October 4th, 2016

The Prospector News Weekly October 4th, 2016

October 4, 2016

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Departamento de becas no se preocupa por estudiantes internacionales

Departamento de becas no se preocupa por estudiantes internacionales

Grecia Sanchez, Staff Reporter October 4, 2016

Editors note: the quotes by Dodd and Mijares were translated from English to Spanish Actualmente, el Departamento de Becas de UTEP tiene disponibles 569 becas para más de 23,000 estudiantes en este semestre. De las 569 becas disponibles, 120 son solamente...

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