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Maximo art society member welcomes gallery goers.

Campus organization aims to put art students on the map

Maria Esquinca, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

A blank white wall is slashed angrily with red paint. The wall seems to bleed through the jagged sharp lines. Crimson roses erupt from the center and have been delicately placed atop the jagged lines to create a soft contrast. On the floor below, people...

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Senior psychology major Joseph Peterson spray paints a wall in Downtown El Paso.

Psychology major spray paints the city like a canvas

Lorain Watters, Assistant News Editor April 29, 2014

Two giraffes share their last kiss as they are set on fire, while a panda tied to a multi-colored balloon floats over pyramids. The sky is filled with pink planets, swirling with yellow and blue gases, as a peacock walks by and says, “Keep it real.” The...

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The unused Saddle Blanket site will house striving artists in the city. Occupancy is expected to start in late spring or early summer of 2016.

Downtown welcomes artists to affordable housing

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

What is currently an underutilized space in Downtown El Paso will soon house local artists and creative businesses. The unused former Saddle Blanket site will undergo a massive transformation into an innovative, an affordable housing project for striving...

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Christina Gonzalez designs costumes as a hobby that pertain to superheros or villan. Poison Ivy is one of her favorite costumes.

Costume designing is taken to the next level

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

Proudly marching through comic conventions as your favorite character can be pretty rewarding, especially if you’ve taken the time to create the costume yourself. For cosplayers, who have been going to conventions for years, creating their costumes...

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The 60-ft.glass window created by local artist, Robert Davidoff, is one of four entrances to the Southwest University Ballpark.

Ballpark art is a hit for El Pasoans

Lesly Limon, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

El Paso is a city rich with culture and beauty. Recently, the city has been working on developing more public art for El Pasoans, especially with the new ballpark nearing completion. The ballpark will feature artwork by local artists who have been...

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Julia Sosa dirigirá la nueva obra llamada “A Solid Home,” como parte de la serie de teatro chicano.

Estudiante conserva su cultura mexicana

Jose Soto, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

Aquí en UTEP, no es fácil encontrar artistas que conservan las raíces de su cultura, de la convivencia de nuestra frontera y de las costumbres mexicanas. Julia Sosa, estudiante de teatro y sociología, comparte su tiempo, sus esfuerzos y sobre todo...

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Freshman distance runner Cosmas Boit, along Anthony Rotich, Abiola Onakoya and Daniel Tarango, earned gold in the distance medley relay.

Usual suspects find success at Drake Relays

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

After a successful showing at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, the Miners are less than three weeks away from the Conference USA outdoor championships. After a rocky start to the outdoor season, both men and women showed promise over the weekend...

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UTEP’s student section, full of the Miner Maniacs at a men’s basketball game against Rice on Feb. 1.

UTEP sports provide entertainment for students

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

Some people who attend an athletic event want more than to just be entertained. They want to root for a certain team, understand the dynamics of each athlete and ultimately analyze the game. Others, go to athletic events for the atmosphere, the poetry...

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Junior oufielder Ashley Eldridge observes the ball pass on its way to the plate.

Final home series ends on a bitter note

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

The UTEP softball team concluded their last home series April 27, as the Miners fell to the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners in two of the three games played. With two setbacks against UTSA, postseason play is now out of reach for the Miners. They will...

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The Prospector News Weekly April 25, 2014

Amanda Guillen and Luis Barrio April 25, 2014

The Prospector News Weekly covers all the top stories that affect the students at The University of Texas at El Paso. This week in news, the Baja SAE will take place from the 24th to the 27th of April,Sexual Assault Awareness month leads to unity through...

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Beck, El Pasos BFF, welcomed with open arms

Beck, El Paso’s BFF, welcomed with open arms

Jasmine Aguilera, Editor-in-chief April 24, 2014

Beck came to El Paso to find a friend—at least that's what he repeated over and over during his Thursday night performance at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Mr. Hansen, this reporter would love to be your friend. In fact, everyone should be Beck's friend....

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The Clothesline Project

Amber Gomez, Staff Reporter April 23, 2014

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, students and community members came together to stand up to domestic violence and sexual assault. The Clothesline Project honors survivors and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. T-shirts...

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