Miner Minutes

Weekdays at 8:59am and 12:30pm

In honor of the UTEP Centennial Celebration, KTEP presents Miner Minutes.  Each weekday at 8:59am and 12:30pm, Norma Martinez and Louie Saenz will take a look back at the history of the University of Texas at El Paso.  UTEP's traditions, its people, it's unique architecture, and anniversaries of special events will all be celebrated in Miner Minutes.

Miner Minutes are an endorsed part of UTEP’s Centennial Celebration. Learn more at UTEP100years.com.

 

   The history of UTEP's oldest building, Old Main.  Today is Day 43 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year. 

Aired Nov. 19, 2013.

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    Shannon K. O'Neil is the next speaker in UTEP's Centennial Lecture Series.  Today is Day 44 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 18, 2013.

  

  

  The history of Sun Bowl Stadium.  Today is Day 47 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 15, 2013.

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  The Larry K. Durham Center.  Today is Day 48 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 14, 2013.

  The history of Kidd Field.  Today is Day 49 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 13, 2013.

  

  The history of Holliday Hall.  Today is Day 50 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 12, 2013.

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   Celebrating the partnership of UTEP and the military.  Today is Day 51 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.  

Aired Nov. 11, 2013.

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   The history of the pick as a UTEP symbol.  Today is Day 54 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 8, 2013.

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   The history of Basketball at UTEP.  Today is Day 55 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 7, 2013.

 

   NASA astronaut and UTEP graduate, John "Danny" Olivas.  Today is Day 56 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 6, 2013.

 

   Texas Western graduate and veteran journalist, Sam Donaldson.  Today is Day 57 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 5, 2013.

  

  Just a few of the many distinguished alumni who have attended UTEP.  Today is Day 58 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 4, 2013.

 

   The many traditions at UTEP.  Today is Day 61 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Nov. 1, 2013.

    The ghouls & ghosts of UTEP.  Today is Day 62 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 31, 2013.

  This year's Christmas Fair by the Junior League of El Paso celebrates UTEP's Centennial.  today is Day 63 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 30, 2013.

    

  

  The award-winning student-produced documentary "And the Wheels Turned: The 1966 NCAA Basketball Championship."  Today is Day 64 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 29, 2013.

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    The life & legacy of Coach Don Haskins.  Today is Day 65 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 28, 2013.

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  Texas Western's historic 1966 NCAA Men's Division One Basketball Championship.  Today is Day 68 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 25, 2013.

  

  Construction of Spur 1966.  Today is Day 69 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 24, 2013.

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    Significant achievements by UTEP Athletics in the last 100 years. http://www.utepathletics.com/   Today is Day 70 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 23, 2013.

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  The history of desegregation at Texas Western College.  Today is Day 71 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.  

Aired Oct. 22, 2013.

 

   UTEP's Centennial Lecture Series on a broad range of contemporary issues.  The next speaker is Ricardo C. Ainslie, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Educational Psychology, Oct. 22, 5 p.m.,  UTEP Undergraduate Learning Center, Room 116.   Today is Day 72 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 21, 2013.

  

  UTEP's Partnership with the City of El Paso.  Today is Day 75 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 18, 2013.

  Centennial-related gifts for the holidays!  Information at http://alumni.utep.edu/wine and http://centennial.utep.edu/gear.html.  Today is Day 76 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 17, 2013.

 

   Student enrollment at UTEP in the last 100 years.  View classic digitized yearbooks here: http://digitalcommons.utep.edu/yr_books/

Aired Oct. 16, 2013.

 

   The Practice Mine on the UTEP campus.  Today is Day 78 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.  

Aired Oct. 15, 2013.

    UTEP Dormitories over the years.  Today is Day 79 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Oct. 14, 2013.

  

  The various faces of the UTEP mascot, Paydirt Pete.

Aired Oct 11, 2013.

 

   UTEP's very own Centenario Queso, inspired by the Kingdom of Bhutan's national dish, ema datshi.

Aired Oct. 10, 2013.

 

   The history of football at UTEP.

Aired Oct. 9, 2013.

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