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New Chihuahuas manager Jamie Quirk has been involved with professional baseball for over 40 years as a player and coach.

Jamie Quirk: I stress winning

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor June 23, 2015

It is the norm that the dugout of a minor league baseball team is in constant flux. The El Paso Chihuahuas know that all too well, but this season they have also dealt with a change in coaching. After the Chihuahuas’ parent club, the San Diego Padres,...

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Study abroad builds cosmopolitan students

Juan Raygoza, Staff Reporter June 16, 2015

According to a NAFSA (Association of International Educators) study done recently, the number of study-abroad students has grown only 2 percent nationally. In the 2012-2013 school year, the number of students applying for study-abroad programs increased...

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The “Engendering Community” Exhibit will be held at the UTEP Centennial Museum until Sept. 19

Museum brings first LGTBQ exhibit in El Paso

Fernanda Leon, Conributor June 16, 2015

The first exhibit in El Paso to highlight the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community is now open to the public. This is a progressive move toward recognition among the LGBTQ community in the Sun City as their artistic endeavors are presented...

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The Prospector’s Monday Night Playlist

June 15, 2015

Every Tuesday The Prospector releases a print edition of our publication. This means a long day of work every Monday that usually carries on into late hours of the night. Between editing stories, finding sources, designing pages and the occasional...

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Campus carry becomes law

Campus carry becomes law

Alonso Moreno, Staff Reporter June 9, 2015

After much deliberation surrounding the controversial bill, the Texas Legislature has approved the campus carry bill, which is now on its way to the governor’s desk to be signed into law. On May 31, Senate Bill 11 was approved by the Texas House in...

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In Texas guns prevail

In Texas guns prevail

Amanda Guillen, Editor in Chief June 9, 2015

Face mask on, backpack strapped tight, clothes midnight black. As I sat inside the Prospector office working on my story for the day, I noticed a man frantically pacing up and down the first floor of the Union Building. As I looked at the man outside...

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UTEP hopes the new the new improvements to Centennial Plaza will provide an innovative and modern space for students to study, recreate, dine, and build community.

Centennial transformation brings new changes to campus life

Valerie Herrera, Staff Reporter June 9, 2015

Since its unveiling in April, the Centennial Plaza has been utilized as a pedestrian-friendly space for students and the public to enjoy. However, regulations regarding the area’s usage has students wondering what they can expect for traditional UTEP...

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‘Viva! El Paso’ will will begin Sat. Aug. 8 at McKelligon Canyon.

‘Viva! El Paso’ returns after year-long hiatus

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter June 9, 2015

An El Paso tradition that uses dancing, singing and narration to illustrate El Paso’s culture and history is returning to the Sun City after a year-long absence. “Viva! El Paso”  began running in 1978 when it was first performed by the Los Pobres...

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Chuco Soul Project performs at the State Line.

Chuco Soul Project gives local music a fresh vibe

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter June 9, 2015

Many bands form through mutual interest in music amongst friends and acquaintances. Others bands are brought together by talent scouts. Some bands simply get together at someone’s garage and jam out on their instruments, not looking to pursue anything...

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Psychic fair invites public to learn about their future

Fernanda Leon, Contributor June 9, 2015

It is not uncommon for people to wonder about their future, relationships or marriages, and finding the answers to these and many other daunting questions is another story. However, there are some people out there who claim to have the answers for you. The...

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The El Paso Chihuahuas went 2-6 over their last home stand at Southwest University Park.

Chihuahuas look to right the ship

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor June 9, 2015

  El Paso will be hosting the Triple-A Championship game come mid-September, and in order for the Chihuahuas to play in that game, they must win the Pacific Coast League title. With a third of the season now gone, the Chihuahuas have a 27-30 record...

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PayDirt Pete Auditions

June 2, 2015

UTEP is on the look out for the next PayDirt Pete. The program is expanding due to change of leadership, Bianca Marquez will be filling the position as UTEP’s new Cheerleading Coach. The new program is set to meet the needs of both the on-campus and...

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