NPT Capitol: Anyone can be a Miner — even Speaker Straus
UTEP has been criticized in the past for its loose admission standards. Tuesday night, all House Speaker Joe Straus, R-Alamo Heights, had to do to become a UTEP Miner was show up to El Paso’s Margarita Madness party and speak for 30 seconds or so (ok, so we’re just having some fun with the event — seriously, Straus would make a great Miner). Watch the video for more.
— Sito Negron (Video: Ben Wright)