The co-founders of Phoenix New Times are giving a $2 million gift to Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication that will support a new program focused on coverage of Latino and borderlands issues.
Arizona will likely see lackluster economic growth in the coming year as the hangover from the housing bust continues to dampen the economic recovery, according to economists presenting at an annual forecast meeting earlier this month.
This is expected to be a near-record year for holiday travel in Arizona. AAA spokeswoman Michelle Donati said the low price of gas has led to a major increase in people planning to travel over the holidays,
Arizona State University announced a new partnership with Adidas on Tuesday. The apparel manufacturer will be supplying the school’s athletic department with about $4 million in equipment per year from 2015 through the summer of 2023.
Amanda Adkins is a local artist. In 2013 she was hired to paint a mural for the Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix. Over the month of December, she painted some of the people who helped make that theater so special, including founder Helen Mason.