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There are no heroes today

There are no heroes today

Javier Cortez, Copy Editor September 25, 2018

I remember it like it was 3,612 days ago. I was sitting in the living room with my mother as I watched then Senator from Illinois, Barack Obama, become 44th President of the United States of America. I don’t remember the channel it was on, what...

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Trumps transgender ban distracts public from bigger picture

Trump’s transgender ban distracts public from bigger picture

Augie Touris, Contributor July 27, 2017

As of today, the 45th president of the United States informed the nation via Twitter that transgender individuals would no longer be allowed to serve in the military. This announcement, composed over three tweets that miraculously were free of error,...

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SCOTUS vs. Immigration Plan

SCOTUS vs. Immigration Plan

Rene Delgadillo, Staff Reporter July 5, 2016

The 4-4 Supreme Court tie that blocked President Barack Obama’s plan on immigration illustrates a horrible reality in this country: people are afraid of losing their place in this nation filled with white supremacist ideas, at the expense of people...

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President Barack Obama urges Congress to close corporation tax loopholes during a press briefing Tuesday at the White House. Obama says tax inversions make it harder to keep the economy strong.

President Obama calls on Congress to end tax inversions

Erick Payne, SHFWire April 12, 2016

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on April 5 called on the Republican-controlled Congress to end tax inversions, praising new steps taken by the Treasury Department to curb the corporate practice. The best way to end this behavior is with tax reform...

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President Barack Obama says his Precision Medicine Initiative will create research, technology and policies to produce better medicine at a cheaper cost. Dr. James Hamblin, moderated a panel discussion Thursday at the White House to discuss the president’s initiative.

Obama, doctors take steps to improve health care

Tia Rinehart, SHFWire March 1, 2016

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is asking for a donation of something other than money: He’s wants the medical records of a million people to improve health care. It’s part of a program to create medicines and treatments for individual patients. ...

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President Obama signs the Every Student Succeeds bill into law Thursday. Sen Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sofia Rios, a eight-grade student at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Va., watch.

Obama: End to No Child Left Behind education law a Christmas miracle

Amanda Guillen, SHFW Reporter December 14, 2015

WASHINGTON – An early Christmas miracle took place Thursday, according to President Barack Obama. The miracle, the signing of a bipartisan education bill, Every Student Succeeds, which rewrites the controversial No Child Left Behind law enacted in...

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The Prospector News Weekly Feb 20, 2015 en Espanol

Kimberly Valle, Entertainment Editor February 20, 2015

Esta semana en noticias UTEP y médicos de Texas Tech han abierto un centro para empleados y atención de salud de familias. Anglos tienen doce veces mas riqueza que la raza afro-americana. La póliza inmigratoria del presidente Obama ha sido Detenido...

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Rights for the unarmed

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter February 17, 2015

Obama called the three Muslim students killed last week at Chapel Hill University “brutal and outrageous,” and added, “no one in the U.S. should ever be targeted because of who they are, what they look like, or how they worship.” Much of the...

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El Chisme Season 2, Episode 2

January 30, 2015

Welcome to second season of El Chisme, where we talk about anything and everything. This episode the Prospector staff discusses SuperBowl Sunday, Obama's two year college plan, and the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa.

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The Prospector News Weekly January 30, 2015

Amanda Guillen, Managing Editor January 30, 2015

This week in news, UTEP names a new interim provost, UTEP students react to Juarez ranking 27th most violent city in the world, and Carrie the Musical takes over the UTEP Dinner Theater.

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Photo Illustration by Jacobo De La Rosa

Obama proposes new plan for free higher education

Maria Esquinca, Copy Editor January 27, 2015

President Barack Obama recently unveiled The American College Promise, a proposal to make the first two years of community college free. The president proposed his plan in Tennessee, where the state has begun it’s own program for free community college—the...

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