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Senior season in a pandemic: How COVID-19 altered futures of ASU athletes

PHOENIX – Many senior athletes at ASU had their final season of collegiate play canceled in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That number has only grown as many fall and winter sports have been canceled or postponed due to the risks of the pandemic.


The other pandemic: Loneliness widespread with the loss of social connections

PHOENIX – Behavioral scientists say people suffer when their desire for belongingness is not met, and they feel they have become a burden to those around them. Both of these feelings have been amplified during COVID-19.


Making their pitch: Women on Angel City soccer club forging bonds with community

LOS ANGELES – Angel City FC, the newest women’s professional soccer franchise, arrives in 2022 but already is trying to impact women’s sports and the Los Angeles sports culture.


Not the ‘blue wave’ they hoped for, but Democrats made gains in 2020

WASHINGTON - For years, Democrats have argued that Arizona was about to turn blue. But while they grabbed the top two races on the ballot, Democrats made little headway in state, local or other congressional races - close, but not the "blue wave" they were hoping for.


If ancient drought choked the Southwest for centuries, what does the future hold?

Caves in the Great Basin of Nevada and Utah tell a story linking climate change to a “worst-case scenario” with potential impact on 56 million water users in the West.


Invisible chapters: Writing the Black community into stories of libraries, bookstores and publishing

TUCSON – The Kindred program at Tucson’s main library is one solution to a lack of African American representation in libraries, on bookshelves and at publishing houses.


Three Arizona tribal leaders on diverse slate of 11 electoral voters

WASHINGTON - The slate of 11 Democratic electors who will cast Arizona's Electoral College votes Monday for President-elect Joe Biden includes, for the first time, leaders of three tribes: the Gila River Indian Community, Navajo Nation and Tohono O'odham Nation.


Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


As corporate America responds to racism, some firms vow to address health disparities

As corporate America refocuses on racial equity after the death of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests against racial injustice, some firms are pledging to help remedy health disparities in communities of color


Separate and unequal: Pay gap affects women, minorities, families

PHOENIX – Women across the U.S. experience a pay gap that varies based on their location, job or race. The Arizona pay gap is 3 cents less than the national average, but it widens based on demographics and industry.


‘We help with loneliness’: Iranian American Society maintains sense of community online

The Iranian American Society of Arizona is working to provide physical and emotional comfort to members who are struggling to get through the COVID-19 pandemic – especially older people who now are more isolated.


Arizona State completes upgrades to women’s soccer, lacrosse ‘dream’ fields

PHOENIX- Athletes and coaches from Arizona State’s women’s soccer and lacrosse teams praise the university’s recently renovated and upgraded fields.