The Tempe City Council will make a final decision at a special city meeting on April 12. Former students of a school Councilman Kolby Granville taught at allege he facilitated underage drinking and made unwanted sexual advances toward them after they graduated.
A group of women from northern Mexico participated in entrepreneurship classes hosted by the University of Arizona and U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico. On Saturday, they’ll present their projects at a trade show.
The online news publication Indian Country Today is moving its operations to ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. The move will give students more opportunities to cover Native American communities.
Last month marked 500 years since the Spaniards arrived to the current territory of Mexico. And, for some Mexican authorities, the anniversary is an opportunity to condemn the violence of the “conquistadores”, and get rid of anything that honors them. But not everyone agrees.
An Arizona Senate panel has revived a proposal from a Republican lawmaker that would fine educators who try to influence students' political or religious views up to $5,000, a push Democrats said was aimed at retribution for last year's teacher strike.
State lawmakers are going to create a code of conduct for Arizona legislators. This comes more than a year after legislative leaders promised to create the code. That was after former Rep. Don Shooter was expelled from the House over accusations of sexual harassment.
In February, Arizona legislators rejected a bill that would have forced makers of alternative milks, like soy and almond, to stop using the word “milk” on its labels. “Almonds don’t lactate” was widely quoted as a major reason for the bill. But, this phrase and the debate did not start in Arizona and do not look to end anytime soon.
In just the past few years, an increasing number of Americans have taken on part-time gigs or side hustles, like driving for Uber or Lyft. That’s made it more common for disputes to come up related to whether the worker is an employee or independent contractor.
The investigation that revealed a number of wealthy families — including Hollywood celebrities — funneling tens of thousands of dollars to high-level universities in order to get their kids in has renewed public questions about power and money.
Climate change continues to be one of the more contentious issues for policymakers, especially at the federal level. There are some who dispute whether the problem was introduced or, at the very least, exacerbated by humans.