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UTEP President Dr. Diana Natalicio announced her retirement from the university May 22, 2018.

President reflects on tenure as her last semester comes to a close

Brianna Chavez, Copy Editor May 7, 2019

Irreplaceable. It’s a common word used by the community to describe UTEP President Dr. Diana Natalicio, who has played an extremely impactful role in the UTEP, El Paso and Cd. Juárez communities for decades. Her efforts to achieve access and excellence...

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Fullback Winston Dimel signed as an undrafted free agent with the Seattle Seahawks.

Six Miners may head to NFL teams sign undrafted free agents

Isaiah Ramirez, Sports Editor April 29, 2019

The 2019 NFL draft has come and gone and six Miners have been presented the opportunity to play for an NFL team. Although no player was officially drafted, two players signed as undrafted free agents and four Miners were given NFL rookie camp invitations....

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UTEP Football: A look at offense

UTEP Football: A look at offense

March 25, 2019

The Miners enter year two of the Dana Dimel era. Its most significant accomplishment last season was the end of a 20-game losing streak and a 1-11 record. Multiple injuries at quarterback and offensive line derailed any consistency or any chance to improve...

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UTEP head coach Rodney Terry looks to lead his young Miner team into group play. The Miners are currently in 13th place in the Conference-USA standings.

UTEP men’s basketball aim for redemption with group play

Michael Cuviello, Contributor February 19, 2019

The UTEP men’s basketball team (8-17, 3-11) faces an uphill battle to make the conference tournament as the 13th seed in Conference USA’s unique bonus play format. This new format places all-conference teams by record within conference into two groups...

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Senior forward Jordan Alexander scored 14 points against the Souther Miss Lady Eagles at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP women’s basketball fall at home after last-second shot attempt

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor February 16, 2019

The UTEP women’s basketball team lost its second straight game to Southern Miss Lady Eagles, 64-63, Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Don Haskins Center. Southern Miss would take advantage of points off turnovers as they scored 28 points compared to UTEP’s...

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UTEP Hockey captures second TCHC Championship in three seasons

UTEP Hockey captures second TCHC Championship in three seasons

Isaiah Ramirez, Sports Editor February 12, 2019

For the second time in three years, the UTEP hockey team are the Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference Champions after defeating conference rival Texas A&M 8-1 in Mansfield, Texas. In the championship matchup, freshman forward Carlo Witter scored two...

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Freshman Nigel Hawkins dunks the ball on the fast break

Miners snap their three-game losing streak with win over FIU

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor February 9, 2019

The UTEP men’s basketball team snapped its three-game losing streak defeating the FIU Golden Panthers, 85-75, Saturday night at the Don Haskins Center. Previously before facing FIU (14-11, 5-7), UTEP (8-15, 3-9 C-USA) had lost seven of its last eight...

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UTEP edges out Charlotte to snap its three game losing streak

UTEP edges out Charlotte to snap its three game losing streak

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor January 26, 2019

The UTEP men’s basketball team snapped its three-game losing streak edging out the Charlotte 49ers, 53-51, Saturday night at the Don Haskins Center. UTEP improved to 7-12 on the season and earned its second win in Conference USA. Meanwhile, Charlotte...

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UTEP loses its third straight to Old Dominion

UTEP loses its third straight to Old Dominion

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor January 24, 2019

https://youtu.be/WVeXcjhU9jQ UTEP’s second-half comeback was not enough as the Old Dominion Monarchs edged out the Miners, 50-48, Thursday night, at the Don Haskins Center. UTEP fell to 6-11 and 1-5 in C-USA while ODU improved to 16-5 and 6-2...

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Welcome back Miners, UTEP is now an R1 top-tier University

Welcome back Miners, UTEP is now an R1 top-tier University

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor January 22, 2019

While students, faculty and staff were away for the winter break, The University of Texas at El Paso reached a prestigious milestone  by becoming a tier-one research institution after a decades-long pursuit.  UTEP attained the coveted R1 designation...

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Men’s basketball looks to bounce back

Men’s basketball looks to bounce back

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor January 22, 2019

The UTEP Miners men’s basketball team returns home to the Don Haskins Center for a two-game homestand as they look to bounce back after losing two straight games on the road. UTEP (6-11, 1-5 C-USA) is dead last in Conference USA division standings.Their...

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Athletes to watch: UTEP track and tennis

Athletes to watch: UTEP track and tennis

Isaiah Ramirez, Sports Editor January 22, 2019

As the spring semester kicks off at UTEP there are certain athletes looking to leave an impact on their respective seasons. Here are some athletes to watch in UTEP Women’s Track & Field and UTEP Women’s Tennis. UTEP Women’s Track and Field  Lilian...

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