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The Student News Site of The University of Texas at El Paso

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The Student News Site of The University of Texas at El Paso

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Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, cinematic masterpiece features the incredible talents of Gael García-Bernal, Bad Bunny, and Joaquín Cosío.
Sin Máscara: Celebrating Cassandro, the exótico!
Victoria Ortega November 16, 2023

In the vibrant world of lucha libre, where masks conceal identities and gravity-defying acrobatics blur the line between reality and spectacle,...

Siento que, por hecho de tener esta doble identidad como frontera y ciudad, la gente está más dispuesta a aceptar combinaciones de géneros y sonidos que un público menos diverso no aceptaría con facilidad. 
-Nana Bersa
Melodía entre los mundos
Carlos Castro, Writer • October 18, 2023

Si hay algo que caracteriza a la urbe juarense, es la música. Al ser una frontera, Ciudad Juárez enlaza a músicos de todo tipo de géneros...

Grammy award-winning country artist Chris Stapleton takes the stage for the first time at the University of Texas at El Paso’s Don Haskins Center, opening the show with his first single, Nobody to Blame from his 2015 debut album Traveller.
Chris Stapleton’s visits El Paso for his All-American Road Show tour
Ethan Thomas, Photographer • May 12, 2023

The anticipation and eagerness ran high as the crowd was ready to see Grammy Award-winning country artist, Chris Stapleton, take the stage in...

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Photos and memorabilia in the Fort Bliss section of the El Paso Museum of History’s Permanent exhibit Changing Pass.
Fort Bliss
Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Writer • October 17, 2023

From less than 9,000 residents in Fort Bliss a decade ago to over 11,000 today, per the 2020 census, Fort Bliss remains a pillar of the El Paso...

After jumping the U.S.-Mexico border wall in Sunland Park, New Mexico, a man sits atop the wall, aiding two others climbing back over to the Mexican side.
The ongoing migrant crisis at the borderland
Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Writer • March 6, 2023

Since last year the City of El Paso has been the forefront of the migrant discussion as thousands of individuals from Central and South America...

Actress Alicia Silverston speaks on the 2nd Annaul Womens Wellness Summit, hosted by the Junior League of El Paso, Feb. 24.
Lessons from a ‘Clueless’ Icon: Learning to embrace the importance of women’s wellness
Yoali Rodriguez, Copy Editor • March 3, 2023

When it comes to topics regarding issues involving women’s mental health and body image, it can be perceived as a taboo conversation in different...

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President Dr. Heather Wilson sitting with Staff Writer Erik Acosta. Photo courtesy of The Prospector.
Exclusive Sit Down Interview with President Dr. Heather Wilson: Full Q&A
Erik Acosta, Writer • November 28, 2023

In 2019, Dr. Heather Wilson became the 11th President of UTEP and has been considered a prominent image for the university. From reaching milestones, such as becoming one the first women in the Air Force...



(From Left to Right) Julius Alvarez and Angel Rios, partial owners of Flairshot in Horizon, Texas, sit down range, surrounded by pieces of ammunition.
Flair Shot
Ethan Thomas, Writer • October 18, 2023

Neon lights mix with the desert sun as you open the door to Flair Shot, flashing greens, pinks and purples catch your eye while the door slowly shuts. An indoor airsoft target range, with the tell-tale...

Victoria Meyers, a 20-year-old studio art major with a concentration in graphic design, plays videogames and tabletop games, her favorite being Dungeons and Dragons.
The mayhem and madness of Dungeons and Dragons
Meagan Elizabeth García, Writer • June 2, 2023

The gaming industry provides multiple sources of relief, entertainment and community to those in need of a creative outlet. Both tabletop and video game spaces are typically known for being male dominated,...

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I would say Im pretty outgoing once you get to know me. Id say Im hardworking, and maybe funny, I like making my teammates laugh. 
-Jacob Presutti
Brianne Williams, Web Editor/Writer • October 17, 2023

Nearly filling the stands each season, UTEP welcomes fans from across the city, to support its college sports teams. Home games for sports such...

My mom has taught me my whole life that there are gifts that God gives us and theres things that we are called to do. I believe that basketball is a gift that God has given me, Petree said.
Mahrianna Petree: and the world of college basketball
Brianne Williams, Web-Editor/Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

Mahrianna Petree and her sisters were holding toy basketballs before they could walk. “My dad told us that when we were little girls, there...

Gavin Hardison
Gavin Hardison
Jorge Solis, Staff Writer • August 29, 2022

The sun glistened and beat down on the stadium at the University of Texas at El Paso, which was aptly named the “Sun Bowl.” The field turf,...

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Matthew Braxton is a 23-year-old UTEP student, who is the founder and CEO of the company Revcorp PC.
Matthew Braxton
Meagan Garcia, Writer • October 19, 2023

When it comes to the world of technology and engineering, it is easy to get lost in ideas such as artificial intelligence and the theories that...

Twitch streaming taught me to never give up: Meihki 
Twitch streaming taught me to never give up: Meihki 
November 18, 2020

Carlos La Luz, better known as Miehki online, started competing in e-sports when he was 13 years old.  It was not until Fariko Impact...

Lovers Behind the Screen
Lovers Behind the Screen
February 25, 2020

A single google search using the terms: Tinder, Bumble, or dating apps yields over 10 pages and 170 million results ranging from articles on...

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