ASU softball gears up for 2022 with new roster
TEMPE – Despite significant roster changes, Arizona State softball coach Trisha Ford has confidence in the team’s direction.
Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project projected to serve thousands of people
PHOENIX – The ongoing project aims to bring drinking water to the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation and Gallup, New Mexico. Some residents have received water while others are still waiting.
A pesar de la popularidad del fútbol americano entre los latinos, las tasas de participación siguen siendo bajas
PHOENIX – Durante el tiempo de JR Alcantar como entrenador en jefe de fútbol americano en la escuela secundaria Cesar Chavez, con frecuencia veía a los jugadores faltar a la práctica. La necesidad de trabajar fuera del hogar para ayudar a mantener a las familias era común en un lugar donde más del 65 por ciento de los estudiantes matriculados son hispanos. Es una de las razones por las que la popularidad del deporte entre los hispanoamericanos no se traduce en participación en el campo en todos los niveles.
Cahokia artspace, owned by women and led by Native Americans, cultivates ‘creative placekeeping’
PHOENIX – Cahokia is an artspace owned by women and led by Native Americans that opened Oct. 11 in downtown Phoenix. Its goal is to uplift Indigenous representation in the art world and “creative placekeeping.”
Unlevel pitch: The path to professional soccer is tougher for girls than boys
PHOENIX – Pathways to the professional level vary by gender in youth soccer, where girls and boys have disparate opportunities to sign a professional contract as a minor.
Despite football’s popularity among Hispanic Americans, participation rates remain low
PHOENIX – Over 30 million Hispanic Americans consider themselves NFL fans. Despite the numbers, that fails to translate to participation in the sport at all levels.
Colleges nationwide face rapid decline in male enrollment, although ASU bucks the trend
PHOENIX – Colleges across the country are seeing significant drops in young men on campus, though Arizona State University somehow has managed to buck the trend, registering a 5% increase in male enrollment in the 2020-21 school year.
Distance swimming and dim sum: ASU’s Gordon Mason takes journey from Hong Kong to Tempe
TEMPE – ASU swimmer Gordon Mason faced a long journey to reach Tempe, traveling from Hong Kong to the U.K. to Los Angeles. While on that path, he found his two greatest passions: swimming and cooking.
Kyle Rittenhouse opponents, supporters rally at ASU over his possible enrollment
TEMPE – Several left-wing groups rallied Wednesday to demand that Arizona State University deny enrollment to Kyle Rittenhouse – although ASU officials say Rittenhouse isn’t enrolled and hasn’t applied for admission.
Bumpy beginnings: ASU men’s basketball eyes 3 points of improvement after 2-2 start
SAN DIEGO - The Arizona State men’s basketball team has lost two of four games in 2021. It knows it must improve in several areas, including shooting, perimeter defense, health and chemistry.
Los artistas hispanos se unen para luchar contra la desinformación y fomentar las pruebas y las vacunas contra COVID
PHOENIX — Los artistas hispanos ayudan a navegar la información de las vacunas COVID-19 y las pruebas a través del arte para la comunidad hispana.
Nogales businesses hope reopening the border will reverse losses suffered during pandemic
NOGALES – After 19 months, Nogales will reopen Monday to nonessential travelers from Mexico, giving the Arizona border city of 20,000 hope that life and the economy may return to pre-pandemic normal.