A new study shows that Arizona is the worst in the nation when it comes to rising college costs. The report put out by the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities revealed cuts to higher education and rising tuition pushes more costs onto students.
What would we do without our smartphones, without being able to stay in touch with friends or catch the latest news immediately or watch a movie on a really tiny screen? Matthew Lapierre has released a study on smartphone dependency and which came first: loneliness that leads to dependency on the phones or depression related to that dependency.
Next week is Día de los Muertos. In the past, The Show has talked to artists and experts about this uniquely Mexican holiday, but this time, we wanted to talk to one of the many Mexican American families right here in Arizona who celebrate it.
Have you ever heard someone speak and thought they sounded like they were from an earlier era, based on the words or phrases they use? It turns out, that same concept applies online. Linguist Gretchen McCulloch delves into that in her book, "Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language."
A spin-off of "The Loud House," Nickelodeon's new animated series "The Casagrandes" it’s one of the first cartoons in the country to focus on a Mexican American family. Miguel Puga is supervising director on "The Casagrandes," and the series draws from his upbringing in a big Latino family.
On Saturday, a burial for 37 unclaimed or impoverished veterans will be held at the Marana Veterans Cemetery. The unclaimed veterans being buried come from all branches of the military and served anytime since World War I. Their identities are known but sometimes the families can’t be found.
To talk about Arizona GOP members of congress crashing impeachment proceedings, Katie Hobbs’ frustration with her predecessor in the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office and more, Paul Bentz of HighGround, and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera joined The Show.
Residents in Northern California have been experiencing imposed power shut-offs over the past few weeks as part of a public safety effort. Utility companies there are turning off the electricity during high winds in an attempt to prevent wildfires.
Agave are a familiar sight in the Arizona-Sonora borderlands. But there’s a shortage the large succulents. And that spells trouble for another important desert species — migrating nectar bats that feed on and pollinate agave flowers. Now, an ambitious binational project is working to restore agave and protect the pollinators that rely on them.
The Phoenix Suns plans' for a quick rebuild have hit an unexpected snag. Center Deandre Ayton was suspended 25 games without pay by the NBA on Thursday night for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for a diuretic.
Fishermen in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez returned to a protected area for the world’s most endangered marine mammal. Now, a rare photograph of the small porpoise spotted just feet from a fishing boat is sparking concern among scientists and activists.
Over the past decade, scientists, students and a supercomputer at the University of Arizona have contributed to a massive global project to gene-sequence 1,000 plants. Now the venture has published its findings.
Facing a rising prison population, Kansas has transferred 120 inmates inmates to a private prison in southern Arizona. The Kansas Department of Corrections said private prison operator Core Civic recently flew the medium- and maximum-custody inmates to its Saguaro facility in Eloy.
In fiscal year 2018 alone, more than 750,000 foreign born citizens were naturalized, earning the full legal rights afforded to natural born citizens. As that trend continues, those numbers could spell trouble for President Trump.
Low-level crimes can be more than an inconvenience for both the system and the person in trouble. If that person is living on the streets or experiencing extreme poverty, a minor infraction can mean a quick descent into the criminal justice system that is hard to recover from.
Listen to Brian Crowe overseeing the production of wheelchair accessible vans at the VMI factory in Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
And now it's time for the next edition of Sonoran Arcana, our monthly dive into the margins of Arizona food. The Arizona wine industry has grown exponentially in the last decade or so, and there are several regions of the state where you can’t turn a corner without running into a vineyard.
A new project led by ASU is looking to increase the use, and the kinds of uses, of solar power. ASU is working with MIT and schools in Ireland on the multi-year project, which focuses on manufacturing, materials and other aspects of photovoltaic devices.