CROWN Act banning discrimination against natural Black hair enacted by Tempe, Tucson
TEMPE – A Tempe natural hair stylist talks about the beauty and diversity of natural hair in light of Tempe and Tucson passing the CROWN Act, which prohibits hair discrimination.
ASU paves way for women’s triathlon to become official NCAA championship event
TEMPE – In February, college triathlon hit its quota of 40 teams and is on pace to becoming an official NCAA championship sport within the next two years. A winner of five national titles in a row, Arizona State is a pioneer in the growth of this sport.
Texas Tech’s all-time winningest softball coach now turning around GCU’s program
PHOENIX – Shanon Hays, the winningest coach in softball history at Texas Tech, is now turning around Grand Canyon’s program. The Lopes, who were 19-30 in 2021, are first in the WAC West.
Trailblazing Jamie Boggs puts GCU athletics in national spotlight
PHOENIX – Phoenix native Jamie Boggs is using her unique experience to continue to build athletics, academics and her hometown community as vice president of athletics at Grand Canyon.
Helping women start journey of personal growth inspires Fountain Hills bike event
PHOENIX — Her experience in sports and leadership roles in business has inspired Liz Caracciolo to start Inspire Events, a company that is using a bike event to build a community of women looking to start their personal journeys.
Jardín comunitario en Phoenix promueve medidas de mitigación frente al cambio climático
PHOENIX – Blanca Abarca, líder ambientalista de la organización Chispa Arizona, prepara el jardín para la llegada de la primavera en un huerto rentado por Chispa, con el propósito de enseñarle a su comunidad a sembrar y cultivar sus propios alimentos de una manera sustentable como lo hacían sus ancestros.
An incoming storm: Athletes, sports organizations ‘moving the needle’ in climate change action
PHOENIX – Professional athletes and teams across the globe have been proactive in the fight against climate change. Sports contribute largely to carbon emission, and athletes taking the cause into their own hands is happening more often.
Arizona saw ten-fold jump in catalytic converter thefts, second-most in nation
WASHINGTON - Theft of catalytic converters - the part of a car's exhaust system that changes toxic gases to less-harmful emissions - is surging across the country, including Arizona.
As COVID cases rise, officials push vaccinations and masks for the holidays
PHOENIX – Valleywise Health stresses the importance of vaccinations to combat COVID-19 and flu as cases rise and the holidays draw near.
World class: ASU women’s soccer is a global family
TEMPE – With 13 international players on a 31-player roster, Arizona State’s women’s soccer program has mastered international recruiting like no other program in the Pac-12 Conference. Coach Graham Winkworth’s team represents 10 countries on five continents.
ASU triathlon team’s first recruit from Mexico ready to pave way for future Latin Americans
TEMPE - MJ Lopez Aguirre heads into Arizona State triathlon’s 2021-22 season with loads of international experience. As the first Sun Devil triathlete to be recruited from Mexico, she hopes to be a good representation for future Latin American members.
Team culture, international flavor fuel fast start for ASU women’s soccer
PHOENIX – With help from players all over the planet, such as Lucy Johnson and Nicole Douglas, the ASU women’s soccer program is developing an other-worldly culture.