Ole Braatelien expects to graduate in May 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication. Braatelien is a content distributor and writer for The Western Journal and was editor-in-chief for The Voice, Glendale Community College’s student newspaper.
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PHOENIX – A petition to stop a local waste company from expanding into hazardous materials has reached more than 4,000 signatures as Yuma County officials prepare to vote on the special use permit.
‘Very personal project’: Repurposed shipping containers provide alternative shelter for those experiencing homelessness
PHOENIX – The city of Phoenix has teamed up with nonprofit St. Vincent de Paul and metal fabrication company Steel + Spark to provide another shelter option using shipping containers.
PHOENIX – Republican Sen. Anthony Kern gave ASU 60 days to look into claims that faculty members at its honors college bullied students into not attending a school event because of its political speakers.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix City Council recently approved a plan to donate up to 600 unclaimed firearms – valued at about $200,000 – in the city’s possession to the National Police of Ukraine. Some lawmakers have asked the city to repeal the decision.
SCOTTSDALE – The Lighthouse Artspace Phoenix in Scottsdale has extended its run of “Leonardo: The Universal Man exhibit,” a 360-degree immersive art experience that uses music, narration and video. But the show is just the latest in a string of similar experiences. An ASU art history professor says this kind of projection mapping is art's next big trend.
Arizona education leaders unveil ‘Everything to Gain’ campaign about importance of post-high school education
PHOENIX – Education Forward Arizona and business leaders reveal a new campaign to raise awareness about Arizona’s education goal: To have 60% of Arizonans with college degrees or certificates by 2030.
From toilets to mattresses: Arizona officials warn motorists to “Secure Your Load” to prevent road debris
PHOENIX – Arizona safety officials say road debris is dangerous: The region saw more than 800 debris-related crashes last year, Maricopa County Supervisor Jack Sellers said. Gov. Katie Hobbs declared June 6 Arizona’s “Secure Your Load Day.”
Gov. Katie Hobbs says no Arizonan will ‘be forced to cut their water use’ because of Colorado River conservation plan
PHOENIX – Gov. Katie Hobbs made two things clear at a news conference about a Colorado River water conservation plan Thursday: Arizona will lead the way in the tri-state agreement, and Arizonans need not worry about a water-use crackdown.