For decades, colleges in Arizona have received a steady stream of Mexican students seeking to complete doctoral degrees in science and math. Initially, the Mexican government sent them as an effort to boost the number of scientists in that country. But now, Arizona colleges recruit them as one way to keep up their graduate enrollment.
More jets and more jobs are expected over the next few years at Luke Air Force Base. Since being named the F-35 training site in 2013, Luke has welcomed 51 new fighter jets to its base west of Glendale.
TinyDesert Concerts are when we bring local bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music. Valley-based band Cheap Hotels came to play for us, and The Show's host Lauren Gilger spoke with one of the band's frontpeople, Ian Wilson.
Ground was broken on that in the late 1960s when deaf theater actress Linda Bove was cast in the role of Linda the Librarian on Sesame Street. Bove is a Phoenix resident, and I spoke with her recently about her experience on the program and being a deaf performer.
We know films can be rated “R” and “PG-13,” but what about an “F” rated film? It’s a new rating that’s starting to become more widely used in the film industry, and it’s for films that are rated “F” for Feminist.
We’re periodically reminded that democracy is a messy process and one that takes consistent energy and commitment. To that end, Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics has partnered with The Atlantic magazine to explore — through a series of essays — how technology is impacting democracy.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week’s news: Invisi-bill, Scaredy Spice, Prime Purchase. Our panelists read three stories about someone with a real good reason to move out of their house, only one of which is true.