Friday, April 28, 2017
Arizona is one of the fastest growing states, ranking eighth in the country in terms of percentage population growth and fifth in numeric growth between 2015 and 2016, according to census data. But with the rapid expansion comes growing pains, including traffic congestion and "brain drain."
By Staff | Friday, 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 Emily L. Mahoney | Wednesday, April 26, 2017
PHOENIX - Children kept themselves busy with coloring books and chased each other with masks in the corner of the cafeteria at Isaac Middle School, but school had long since ended and adults soon came over to keep them quiet.
By Caity Hemmerle | Friday, April 21, 2017
This week’s top Cronkite News stories include reporting on pet prosthetics, the LGBTQ homeless community, growth in the city of Buckeye and a big newsroom high five.
By Kanak Jha | Friday, April 21, 2017
PHOENIX – To learn a city's best dishes, you need a local guide. The Arizona Office of Tourism and the Arizona Restaurant Association recently launched website Expedition Foodie to help out-of-towners plan their culinary adventure in Arizona.
By Emily Balli | Thursday, April 20, 2017
PHOENIX -- Being 15 years old isn’t easy for a lot of people. You’re a freshman in high school and really starting to come into your own. You’re trying to figure out where you belong and what you want to do with your future.
By Emily Houck | Monday, April 17, 2017
In Arizona, there are 2,166 vacant teacher positions open statewide, according to the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association.
By Andres Guerra Luz | Monday, April 10, 2017
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump this weekend hailed the "unyielding and devout allegiance" of American prisoners of war, less than two years after he sparked a firestorm by questioning the heroism of Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, a Vietnam War POW.
By Emily L. Mahoney | Monday, April 10, 2017
PHOENIX - When 13 states recently filed a brief in support of President Trump’s travel ban, they used Arizona’s rocky history of immigration enforcement at the core of their legal argument.
By Caity Hemmerle | Friday, March 31, 2017
This week's top Cronkite News digital stories include reporting on the Final Four, a Cronkite News analysis of Latino representation in Valley police departments and a podcast focused on sleep deprivation among college students.
By Emily L. Mahoney | Thursday, March 30, 2017
PHOENIX - When Magdalena Schwartz, now a pastor in Mesa, first immigrated to America from Chile in 1998, she played guitar for people in jail because she felt it was a way she could volunteer without speaking English.
By Emily L. Mahoney | Friday, March 24, 2017
PHOENIX - Among the muddy cowboy boots, late-night RV dance parties and creative beer bongs typically displayed at Arizona’s annual Country Thunder music festival in Florence, concert-goers will also see a new recruitment booth for U.S. Customs and Border Protection this year.