Tag: 2018

It’s only an honor when you have to earn it

By RYAN T. CRAGUN AND KACY TILLMAN We want to thank Sara Richardson for her article in The Minaret last week. As the Directors of the Honors Program, we love to see our students think critically and engage in public discussions and debates. Sara’s article does just that by raising a number of concerns in […]

Oh baby: Stormi steals the Super Bowl spotlight

By VERONICA SANSUR Farewell Super Bowl, hello Kylie Jenner. The little Kardashian girl is back and has a daughter to show the world. Hours before one of the greatest events in American sports, Jenner made a public announcement revealing not only that she was pregnant by her boyfriend Travis Scott, but that she’d already given […]

Honors Program: not an honor anymore

By SARA RICHARDSON “Honors Program.” Every student wants the phrase on their resume, but is it really worth it? Being a current Honors Program Student at UT myself, I don’t think it’s worth all the hype. From the numerous requirements necessary to graduate with honors, to the limited movement of classes and opportunities, I strongly […]

Cloned monkeys: it’s bananas

By INDIRA MOOSAI On Jan. 24, Shanghai scientists published that they managed to create a pair of genetically identical long-tailed macaques, according to CNN; in other words, they’ve cloned primates using the same technique that created Dolly the sheep in 1996. The monkeys, Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong, were cloned using a technique called somatic […]

First Gasparilla: an introvert’s experience

By IVY VELAZQUEZ Gasparilla is one of the most anticipated events of the spring semester. A day where drinking suddenly seems to become an extreme sport and is basically an excuse to be drunk before the sun rises, many students here at UT, as well as residents of Tampa, party like a pirate. However, some […]

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