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The best college job I could have asked for

The best college job I could have asked for

Michaela Román, Editor-In-Chief April 30, 2018

College is what I did in between being an editor at The Prospector. Shaking caffeinated hands with bags so heavy under my eyes I could almost feel their weight. It was a Monday. But not just a typical Monday of classes, or a 9 to 5 job. No, another...

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SGA candidates reflect on election week and anticipate results

Adrian Broaddus, Web Editor April 25, 2017

It’s five in the morning and Carlos Chavira’s alarm buzzes to start the day. Although he usually wakes up after 9 a.m. each day for school, this particular week the Student Government Association elections demand that he gets to school early and stay...

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Does size matter?

Andres Martinez, Multimedia Editor February 18, 2017

UTEP students give their opinion on whether size matters or not.  

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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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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally on May 21 at Vado Elementary School in Vado, New Mexico.

Sanders visits Vado before New Mexico primary

Amanda Guillen, Editor-In-Chief May 21, 2016

  As two protestors mocked and insulted the long line of Bernie Sanders supporters, Bertrand Perdomo urged the media and others to focus on the reason they were at Vado Elementary in Vado, NM. “Don’t feed the negativity,” Perdomo...

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More than a Copy

Jasmine Aguilera, Copy Editor May 3, 2016

My life before The Prospector is a blur. That may sound like an exaggeration, but before I walked into 105 Union Building East five years ago, the thought of my future resembled something like a Picasso painting—the shapes, lines and hues coming together...

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Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet addresses the crowd at the Tomas Rivera Conference Center on  April 13.

Peace Corps director visits UTEP to announce ranking

Amanda Guillen, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2016

In 1961 Texas Western College (now UTEP) and Rutgers University were the first universities with students who volunteered for the Peace Corps. Now 55 years later, the director of the Peace Corps made her first visit to El Paso and addressed a full crowd...

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Former journalist brings book, message of ‘America’s War Machine’ to UTEP

Mike Vasquez, Staff Reporter March 29, 2016

Former Washington Post reporter Molly Sinclair McCartney visited campus last week to discuss her late husband’s book, “America’s War Machine: Vested Interest, Endless Conflicts,” an investigation into the true motives behind the United States’...

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Head coach Keitha Adams coached her team to a 16-0 homestead this season.

Women prepare for UTSA

Charles Desouza, Staff Photographer March 1, 2016

After defeating Charlotte 94-91 Feb. 26, and being named Conference USA regular season champions, the Miners will travel to San Antonio to face UTSA in their last game of the regular season. The squad currently received 14 votes in the Associated Press...

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State of the Union and free community college

State of the Union and free community college

Amanda Guillen, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2016

Over the last seven years of President Barack Obama's presidency the State of the Union addresses have been nothing short of poetic. The 2012 presidential election was the first election that I was able to participate in and the Obama administration...

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Del hola al adiós

Fernanda Leon, Staff Reporter December 1, 2015

La desidia, es en muchas ocasiones un factor muy importante que nos lleva a no tomar ni malas ni buenas desiciones sino a simplemente no tomar ninguna. Es precisamente por esta cuestión que mi instancia en esta publicación estudiantil, hoy en día,...

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I will ramble on

Alonso Moreno, Copy Editor December 1, 2015

University life is weird, not in an ironic way, but in a way that has defied all expectations I had. To begin, I didn’t start with journalism in mind or anything remotely associated with it. Like many before me, I was a starry-eyed freshman with delusions...

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