Education

Immigration poem wins Mesa Community College student a trip to national competition

Jacobo Perez, a Mesa Community College English major, won first place in poetry for his poem, "How to Cross the Border Illegally or How to Make Tamales de Rajas," in the Maricopa Community College District Creative Writing Competition. His poem is about the people who cross the U.S.-Mexico border and the stories they rarely tell.

Schools’ response to student walkouts varied across state, nation

WASHINGTON - High school students across the country walked out of class to demand action on school safety, but how far they walked and what they faced when they walked back in varied. In Arizona, there was no set policy on how schools should manage protesting students.