Author Archives: Tanya Torres

About Tanya Torres

Tanya Torres is a graduate from UTEP. She reports on many different topics for MUIPR. She was born in El Paso, Texas and is still currently living in Texas. She was also a sports writer for the current and prospective athletes at UTEP. When she is not writing, she is either with her family, watching movies, reading, working out or playing video games. Follow on twitter @tanya_ariel02.

Vancouver Pizzeria Has a Not So Secret Ingredient In Their Pizzas

In Vancouver, there is a pizzeria-vapor lounge called Mega Ill, owned by two brothers named Stephen and Mark Klokeid, who are providing customers with a new kind of topping on their pizzas — marijuana.   After dealing with his own illness, Stephen desired to create a place for people to safely medicate. “I think it’s… Read More

ALS Air Force Veteran Refuses to Stop Living

Everyone remembers the ALS Challenge campaign to raise awareness about the neurodegenerative disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. But not everyone knows the stories of the people suffering from this disease and what it does to those afflicted. As it progresses throughout the stages of the disease, it begins to affect the brain and the spinal cord, ultimately… Read More

70-Year-Old Japanese Woman First Recipient of Next Generation Stem Cells

A 70-year-old Japanese woman has become the first recipient to receive stem cells that are derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. This technology will later be able to offer regenerative possibilities for embryo-derived cells. This advancement will be able to offer us these possibilities without any safety concerns. The procedure took place at the Institute… Read More