Phoenix turns to residents to come up with innovative solutions for providing chilled drinking water in public places
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Office of Innovation partnered with Venture Café to host the first Innovation Challenge. Five teams competed to come up with innovative solutions to provide chilled, drinking water to public places.
‘I will never stop’: Legislative fight against fentanyl continues as drug seizures rise
PRESCOTT — Record amounts of fentanyl passing through the southern border and the death of a beloved daughter spurred a Prescott family to raise awareness and fight for new legislation in Arizona.
Arizona House considers making schools offer firearms safety training in grades 6-12
PHOENIX – Arizona’s House of Representatives is continuing to advance a bill mandating that Arizona’s public middle and high schools offer training on properly handling firearms. A bill similar to HB 2332 failed last year in the state Senate, with opponents concerned the bill creates a gun culture in schools.
ASU League of Legends builds from ground up through developmental team
PHOENIX – ASU League of Legends’ new roster is full of new faces but most come from the same place. Last year’s developmental roster.
See updates from Arizona voters and polling locations on Election Day
PHOENIX – Voters across Arizona headed to the polls to make their voices heard this midterm election. Their votes on candidate races and propositions will determine the future of Arizona. This year, tensions are high as Arizonans decide on a new governor as well as a U.S. senator, among other races.
Corporation Commission: Nick Myers says clean energy mandates won’t work
Nick Myers, a Republican candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission, pledges to keep utilities affordable without forcing companies to adopt renewable energy.
Former ASU League of Legends player returns as coach
PHOENIX – Former ASU varsity League of Legends player returns in a head coaching role hoping to defy expectations with the new team.
Going pro in esports? ASU Valorant players eye turning professional
PHOENIX – The college-to-pro pipeline for esports players isn’t as clear as their NCAA counterparts. For players on the ASU Esports Valorant team, their dreams of going professional are undeterred by this lack of clarity.
Ducey to terminate federal unemployment benefits for Arizonans
PHOENIX – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and about half of other state governors have decided to prematurely end the increased unemployment benefits that President Joe Biden had promised would be in place until Sept. 4. Starting July 10, Ducey will end the extra $300 per week benefit for Arizonans.
New field, new challenges await Sun Devils after delay of women’s soccer season
PHOENIX – Despite a disappointing 2019 season and the COVID-19 pandemic that delayed the 2020 season u, Arizona State coach Graham Winkworth believes the women’s soccer program is on the cusp of national prominence.
Chinese international students face COVID-19 dilemma: Stay put or spend big bucks to go home
PHOENIX – China has more international students studying in the U.S. than any other country, but COVID-19 has presented them with a dilemma: Stay and face losing their visas, or spend thousands to get home.
Amid COVID-related harassment of Asian Americans, experts stress need for mental health care
Asian Americans historically have been less likely to seek mental health care than other Americans, but amid harassment and some violence related to COVID-19, experts urge those in need to seek help.