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The Prospector Podcast – Season 5, Episode 7

Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor Nov 23, 2021

On this week’s episode of The Prospector Podcast, Multimedia Editor Anahy Diaz covers the UTEP SGA Town Hall with the university’s police department to speak about the Oct. 29 incident, when two individuals who shot and killed a 22-year-old at the...

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UTEP Police Department Town Hall addresses delayed security response

UTEP Police Department Town Hall addresses delayed security response

Anahy Diaz, Multimedia Editor Nov 22, 2021

The UTEP Student Government Association (SGA) held a Town Hall Thursday night with the university’s police department to speak about the Oct. 29 incident, when two individuals who shot and killed a 22-year-old at the near by McDonald’s hid inside...

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UTEP’s Student Government Association (SGA) has released its special election results Tuesday, Feb. 16 following over a week of campaigning.

SGA announces special election results

Anahy Diaz, Editor-In-Chief Feb 16, 2021

UTEP’s Student Government Association (SGA) released its 2021 special Spring election results Tuesday evening.    The senator-at-large vacant seats will be filled by Joseline “Josie” Avila with 130 votes, Kimberly Sanchez with 109 votes, Brianna...

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UTEP’s Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a Facebook Live debate considering the COVID-19 pandemic for candidates vying for executive positions.

SGA hosts debate for executive positions 

Sven Kline, Contributor Apr 9, 2020

 UTEP’s Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a Facebook Live debate Tuesday, considering the COVID-19 pandemic, for candidates vying for executive positions.   Topics of debate were how to increase student engagement, their stance on reimbursement...

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Congress representative of District 16 Veronica Escobar was invited by SGA to talk about the community and education on Oct, 7.

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar visits UTEP for a conversation with students

Paulina Astrid Spencer, Staff Reporter Oct 8, 2019

The UTEP Student Government Association (SGA) held an on-campus conversation about education and the border with U.S. Rep. for Texas's 16th congressional district Veronica Escobar Monday, Oct. 7 at the university’s Geology Building.   The event featured a...

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UTEPs Student Government Association discussed a variety of topics during its Thursday, Sept. 26 meeting

UTEP’s student government in brief

Bryan Mena, Entertainment Editor Oct 8, 2019

Appropriations, updates on special projects, two special election races, an issue with accountability and a trip to Bhutan were among the several things mentioned at UTEP’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting Sept. 26.   The meeting began...

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Green Fund

Green Fund

Alexia X. Nava Carmona, Reporter Apr 23, 2019

Green Fund, a committee created in 2012 by a student government vote, provides financial resources and advising to student sustainability projects that aim to improve the UTEP campus, according to Committee Chair Sergio Baltazar. “We provide the financial...

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UTEP Student Government Association hears student concerns on president pick

UTEP Student Government Association hears student concerns on president pick

Glenda Avalos, Contributor Mar 15, 2019

UTEP's Student Government Association held an open forum meeting Thursday evening at Union East room 313 to hear concerns over the University of Texas Board of Regents unanimous choice of Dr. Heather Wilson as finalist for UTEP president announced March...

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SGA voting results delayed due to election violations by two presidential candidates.

SGA proposed new legislation that aims to reduce plastic waste

Alexia X. Nava Carmona, Reporter Feb 12, 2019

The Student Government Association at UTEP aims to reduce waste on campus. SGA Collegiate Senator for the College of Liberal Arts, Omar-Eduardo Barriga, proposed Article XIII, a piece of legislation that aims to reduce plastic waste on campus. “I promised...

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SGA takes a shot at saving pharmacy through proposal

SGA takes a shot at saving pharmacy through proposal

Andrea Valdez-Rivas, Reporter Oct 23, 2018

UTEP announced the closure of the pharmacy, located at the Health Center, which is set to close on Dec. 14. The UTEP Student Government Association (SGA) has introduced a proposal to continue the pharmacy to help favor students, per the organization....

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SGA President Cristian Botello wrote a proposal to keep the pharmacy in the student health center open.

SGA proposes alternative proposal to closure of campus pharmacy

Andrea Valdez-Rivas, Reporter Oct 15, 2018

In light of the campus pharmacy closure, UTEP Student Government Association (SGA) is proposing that the pharmacy continue to operate under a Class D grouping with a proposal written by President Cristian Botello. According to SGA, this proposal will...

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Junior psychology major Cristian Botello is the newly elected Student Government Association president.

Botello to focus on college experience during SGA tenure

Eddie Velazquez, Contributor Aug 28, 2018

As a new school year begins , a new Student Government Association (SGA) administration comes into the fold. At the helm of this regime is junior psychology major and now new SGA president Cristian Botello, who is certainly not a stranger to the way...

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