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The annual Nike Tournament of Champions is upon us.
ASU’s Project Humanities stepped into the national spotlight again and was recognized recently by a leading higher education organization for its innovative effort to engage communities with the arts and sciences.
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In his Nov. 6 AFN guest commentary, “Culture is not a costume,” Dr. Neal Lester addresses the “controversy” of the refusal of the Washington Redskins owner to change the team name to something less “offensive.”
Have Americans lost hope? The trust-deficit between them and their policymakers is distressingly large, with only 19 percent, according to an October Pew poll, who say that they have faith that the government will do what is right just about always or most of the time.
I was born on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1926. I tell people I came out of a turkey but I’ve been trying to fly like an eagle all my life. So you can imagine my thoughts if God gave me one wish before I check out.
Washington Federal has announced that Trevor Bush of Ahwatukee has been promoted to senior vice president of Arizona retail banking. In his position, Bush is responsible for providing leadership to the 23 retail branches and two wholesale departments in Arizona.
Mountain Pointe senior defensive back Dominique Fenstermacher announced Friday he verbally committed to UNLV.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according to the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
Step right up and meet the man who, some say, is the greatest man in American history — George Washington. Though, you will actually be meeting George Fairfax, the man who portrays Washington for a living. Originally from Virginia, Fairfax lives and breathes Washington and will transport you through time to a place where the General is the most respected man in the country.
Just when you thought you had the president’s health care law figured out, it’s changing.
Wednesday marks the first day of the early signing period for some sports.
Even though Arizona is generally considered a “red” state, I’d like to thank all those who voted for Barack Obama, especially those who re-elected him. I voted for the other guy, both times. And thanks for putting all of those Democrat senators and representatives into Congress.
As I follow the recent controversy over naming, identity, and cultural representation connected with the NFL’s Washington football team’s nickname and mascot, “Redskins,” I am surprised and confused that there is such vocal resistance to changing the name not just a few deem a racial slur that offends (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/washington-redskins-name-controversy).
Budget battles never seem to end in Washington, DC. And, like a real battle, there are casualties. Among them are people with diseases and disabilities hoping for new medical breakthroughs.
Is it possible to convey, through the experience of just one man, the sweep and enormity of the horror that was American slavery?
Childsplay in Tempe is coordinating with the Rising Youth Theatre in Phoenix to participate in a national playwright contest focusing on topics related to bullying.
Arizona’s jobless rate jumped three-tenths of a point last month to 8.3 percent and now is a full percentage point higher than the national figure.
As a freshman history major Robert Dorney had the experience of a lifetime when he went to work at the Washington Monument during the summer of 1968. Now, the only physical memory he has of that summer will be donated to the Martin Luther King museum in Atlanta to become part of their permanent archives.
In 2011, 10 employees retired and received $700,000 in cash and THEN began receiving annual pensions of over $110,000. One fire official received a cash payment of $795,000 and that spiked his yearly pension from $90,000 to $130,000 by cashing in vacation and sick time along with other benefits.
Guns didn’t kill Christopher Lane and I’m not so sure genuine racism is to blame. Can minors fully understand such hate? We do know the teens who gunned down the athlete, who was jogging in Duncan, Okla., say they were “bored.”
Sometimes a shift is so gradual, its effect isn’t realized until an event forces retrospection.
Timmy Hernandez wasn’t always making over-the-shoulder catches in the corner of the end zone.
Jim Rogers, a famous investor, tells us that nations that save and invest these savings will have growth and prosperity. America is on the wrong path. We don’t have savings, and we are loaded with debt. We also consume more than we export, and have done so for many years. The Federal Reserve is debasing the dollar, so its worth keeps declining. The days of the U.S. dollar being king is no longer true. The next stage of our decline will occur when all of our dollars come home and cause inflation to surge. This is all planned by our administration, with massive monetary help by the FED.
When people think of television journalism, Katie Couric is one of the first names that comes to mind. She’s been all over during her career, from co-anchoring NBC’s “Today” show to being the first solo female anchor of a national news broadcast on “CBS Evening News” with Katie Couric. She’s also a best-selling author and outspoken cancer advocate. Now, Couric hosts and executive produces her own syndicated daytime talk show, “Katie.”