TEMPE – En route to becoming a five-time NCAA champion, Léon Marchand has treated his further ascent to stardom at ASU with humility amid persistent comparisons with swimming legend Michael Phelps.
TEMPE – Bob Bowman took over the scraps of what was left of ASU’s swim program in 2015. Since then, he’s converted the program into a powerhouse, building the strongest swim team in the country. Now, they’re poised to capture the national championship.
PHOENIX – Legisladores de Arizona y activistas hacen un llamado al estado para que mejore la atención a personas que padecen de demencia, proponiendo varios proyectos de ley, incluyendo uno para llevar $500,000 a AZDHS. Arizona tiene la tasa de crecimiento más rápida en los EE. UU. de personas mayores de 65 años diagnosticadas con la enfermedad de Alzheimer, según un informe nacional de la Asociación de Alzheimer de 2023.
PHOENIX – Arizona legislators and Alzheimer’s advocates call for the state to step up in dementia care, proposing several bills, including one to bring $500,000 to AZDHS. Arizona has the fastest growth rate in the U.S. of people 65+ diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a national Alzheimer’s Association 2023 report.
PHOENIX – Nevada stands in the way of Arizona State’s NCAA tournament hopes in Wednesday’s First Four game, but coach Hurley believes his team is battle tested and prepared for the bright lights of the big dance.
TUCSON – The African American Museum of Southern Arizona officially opened on Jan. 14, 2023, in Tucson, with the intention to “enable the community to join together and respect the past, honor the present, and pay reverence to the future while engaging and sustaining social action,” according to the museum’s website.
MESA – Perry High School fielded two teams in the 6A state championships in soccer on Saturday, but Xavier Prep High School stood in the way of a sweep.
PHOENIX – ASU men’s swimming & diving team has had an impressive season capped by Léon Marchand’s standout performances, a 7-1 record and a No. 1 ranking. Now the Sun Devils seek to carry their momentum into the Pac-12 Championships in early March.
PHOENIX – Indigenous intertribal hoop dance combines tradition and history with individuality and creativity. We tell the story of three dancers who are sharing their passion for the dance with the next generation.
WASHINGTON - After an eight-year hiatus, Arizona executed three death-row inmates in 2022, the most it has carried out in a decade. And Attorney General Mark Brnovich has set the wheels in motion for a fourth execution, which could come after he leaves office next month.
LOS ANGELES – The swim team is not only strong this season, but its success is being powered by freshmen and sophomores that could maintain its edge for years to come.
PHOENIX – Cronkite News is changing the name of one of our main topics – Indian Country – to Indigenous Communities. The reason: The term Indigenous is viewed by many as more inclusive.