By Staff | April 28, 2017
In the 2017 spring semester, a team of graduate students from Cronkite News researched in-depth stories for a project about expansion across Arizona. The project, “Development in the Desert: the Changing Face of Arizona” covers issues around the state ranging from urbanization, mining, commuting, Phoenix arts and more. Four of the graduate students on the research team sat down for a Facebook Live interview to discuss the steps taken and research needed to create an in-depth analysis about the state of Arizona’s rapid expansion.
By Lily Altavena, Sophia Kunthara & Natalie Tarangioli | April 26, 2017
With proposed U.S. Department of Agriculture cuts in the billions of dollars, the National School Lunch Program - a fundamental part of Arizona’s school day - is facing new uncertainty.
By Sophia Kunthara | April 14, 2017
PHOENIX - When Susan Fowler detailed the atmosphere at Uber company headquarters in her viral February blog post, the former Arizona State student and engineer gave voice to a serious issue in the tech industry: harassment of female workers in male-dominated companies.
By Sophia Kunthara | March 2, 2017
Two Jewish community centers in Arizona were targeted with bomb threats Monday in the fifth wave of such threats to centers across the country in two months.
By Sophia Kunthara | Feb. 22, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security has ordered more aggressive enforcement of detainment and deportation laws for undocumented immigrants, prioritizing those with criminal convictions but putting anyone in the U.S. illegally at risk of expulsion.
By Kaddie Stephens | Feb. 10, 2017
NOGALES, ARIZONA — All seemed calm at this southern Arizona town Thursday despite Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and Gov. Doug Ducey touring the border.
By Sophia Kunthara | Feb. 10, 2017
NOGALES - After a whirlwind 48 hours during which she was detained, deported and taken to a migrant shelter in Mexico, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was temporarily reunited with her children.
By Sophia Kunthara | Feb. 7, 2017
PHOENIX - About 35 protesters gathered in front of Sen. Jeff Flake's Phoenix office Tuesday afternoon to protest decisions made by the Trump administration, including the President's executive order and nominations for members of his cabinet.
By Charlie Clark | Jan. 31, 2017
PHOENIX – Visiting from Denmark, Gitee Sorensen and Gitte Ottosen came to Phoenix for an international craft and hobby trade show, but the pair extended their trip a few extra days to have a mini vacation.
By Joseph Guzman | Jan. 18, 2017
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will leave office Friday without declaring a new 1.7 million acre national monument around the Grand Canyon, Arizona lawmakers said this week.
By Adam DeRose | Dec. 5, 2016
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama could cement his environmental legacy by taking executive action to designate nearly 4 million acres of Western land as national monuments before leaving office next month. And it may be one legacy of the Obama administration that incoming President Donald Trump will have a hard time unraveling after he takes office.
By Jessica Suerth | Oct. 27, 2016
WASHINGTON - The 2016 election is still 11 days away, but former state Sen. Kelli Ward already has her sights set on 2018 and a challenge to U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona.