Everyone in the UTEP community knows what the letters TWC mean to the university, or Texas Western College as it was formally known as. The Miner Athletic department is bringing a whole new meaning to add to the acronym.
Over the weekend, UTEP sent out a release to confirm what felt like inescapable news. Five Miner student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19 and as a result, the university's athletic facilities will close for extensive cleaning until Thursday, July 16.
As universities in the Conference USA start to mull over their respective athletic budgets for the 2020-21 academic year, there's one common ground for each school: trying to find ways to reduce costs and save money.
UTEP men's basketball coach Rodney Terry held a powerful press conference on Wednesday, addressing the George Floyd killing by a Minneapolis police officer last week and advocated for racial justice in America.