The University of Texas at El Paso’s first live mascot was a burro.
UTEP's Paydirt Pete and Chico the Chihuahua met fans at the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens Aug. 1.
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El Paso Chihuahuas mascot Chico and UTEP Miners mascot Paydirt Pete will be available for a meet-and-greet from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at UTEP’s Centennial Museum.
An elephant sized party was the perfect way to Celebrate UTEP’s Centennial! The El Paso Zoo joined the celebration during Elephant Fest over the weekend. Paydirt Pete made an appearance to help hand out information about the Centennial and also gave away the new UTEP Football
Monica Castillo and Paydirt Pete invite you!
A new coloring book tells how Little Pete became the Miners' mascot.
Today is Day 82 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. Paydirt Pete is UTEP’s prospector mascot. The first mascot of the school was a student dressed as a prospector leading a burro named Clyde. After the school’s president Dr.
Along with the donkey emblem and various live burros, Paydirt Pete has been a longtime UTEP mascot. Although the miner symbol was used by the school for many years, Pete began in 1962 as a doodle by civil engineering student