Learning didn’t always come easy for 23-year-old Scottsdale native Daniel Mazzon, as teachers said his ability to listen and comprehend the material was below average. But instead of going through the motions, Mazzon opted to venture on his own and apply the skills he had to a different project.
East Valley Institute of Technology students are making masquerade masks to raise money for a nonprofit organization. Students are asking for donations of costume jewelry, feathers, beads, sequins, glitter, fabric and other craft supplies to make this project possible.
This fall America is going to have an election. This is not going to be an election for president, but the Republican party has shown that it doesn’t know how to win an election. John McCain would have had an easy win if he approached it as Sarah Palin wanted: she wanted to attack Barack Obama where he was most vulnerable, his defective character. Sen. McCain only wanted to attack Obamas’ policies, refusing to do as Palin advised. By his actions, he was allowing Obama to win.
As talk of the highly anticipated sequel, “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” revs up, French III students at Seton Catholic Prep creatively gave the Avengers some French adventures of their own — and in the process, won first place at the Arizona State University Foreign Language Fair in the student-written play competition.
First, we had to sit through “Iron Man 2,” “Thor,” “The Incredible Hulk,” and “Captain America: The First Avenger” to finally get to “The Avengers.” Now, we have to sit through “Iron Man 3,” “Thor: The Dark World,” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” to finally get to “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
ASU Project Humanities has received funds from Arizona Humanities (formerly The Arizona Humanities Council) to expand public programming. With this funding, Project Humanities is able to offer a variety of film screenings and workshops that bring people together to promote the idea of talking, listening and connecting.
ASU engineering students Jen Moore and Sanketh Kamath work with seventh-graders Kabastian Khoundra and Nico Vigilat at Kyrene Altadena Middle School on the project Solar Mirror: Engineering Light on Friday, April 4, 2014.