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Steinbeck, Sontag, and Boulez

Daniel Asia | Posted 03.30.2016 | Arts
Daniel Asia

For anyone who follows the Wall Street Journal's Terry Teachout's 'dramatic' wanderings throughout America, it is known that theatre is thriving throughout this land. This is certainly true in Tucson, AZ.

Being Native American Is A Political Act

Gabriela Maya Bernadett | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
Gabriela Maya Bernadett

Despite every attempt by mainstream society to render us invisible, Native Americans are very thankful. After more than 500 hundred years of colonization, Native Americans are still here and always will be. Please remember that when you sit down at your Thanksgiving meal this year.

Rosa Robles Loreto Goes Home After 461 Days in Sanctuary

Rev. Gradye Parsons | Posted 11.12.2015 | Religion
Rev. Gradye Parsons

For 461 consecutive nights Rosa Robles Loreto, seeking sanctuary inside Southside Presbyterian Church, joined supporters in prayers for freedom, for safety, and to change America’s broken immigration system. On Tuesday they gathered once again, but this time for the final prayer vigil.

Love Between a Mother and Son is Stronger than Mental Illness

NationSwell | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

Orlando Montes knows mental illness in an intimate way. His mother was a diagnosed with schizophrenia when he was a child. Growing up was hard for M...

For Teacher Appreciation Week, Let's Vow to Invest, Reward, and Respect Teachers

Colleen M. Niccum | Posted 07.07.2014 | Education
Colleen M. Niccum

As we commemorate Teacher Appreciation Week, it's a good time to reflect: if we depend on teachers to develop the future workforce and help turn our children into productive members of society, what can we do about this problem?

MAC and Crowdfunding Turn Vision into Reality for Local Small Businesses in Tucson, AZ

Kiva Zip | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Kiva Zip

In Tucson, Arizona, the Women's Business Center (WBC) at the MicroBusiness Advancement Center (MAC) helps start-ups solidify their business plans thro...

Breathing in Our Dead and the Spirit of Immigration Reform

Roberto Lovato | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Roberto Lovato

Two weeks after I visited Tucson, the smell in the freezer inspires the will to peace, the necessary will to end the war -- in this case, the war on immigrants.

Civil Unions in Tucson

A.J. Walkley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
A.J. Walkley

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, the City Council of Tucson, Ariz., approved an ordinance allowing same-sex couples to register for civil unions in a unanimous 6-0 vote, making the city the second in the state to pass this historic decision.

John McCain Gets Unexpected Surprise

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) arrived on Thursday night for a town hall. He left with a show of great appreciation from survivors of the Jan. 2011 Tucson...

Isabel Celis' Mom Sticks Up For Husband Who's Cut Off From Other Kids

Posted 05.24.2012 | Crime

The mother of a missing Arizona girl is defending her husband as "a great father" even though authorities have barred him from seeing their two other ...

TIMELINE: The Isabel Mercedes Celis Case

Posted 04.25.2012 | Crime

Police in Arizona are searching for Isabel Mercedes Celis, who went missing from her parents' Tuscon home sometime in the early morning of April 21. P...

Tucson School Walk Outs Grow: Protest School District's Folly and Mexican American Studies Banishment

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.24.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

As the nation watches the Tucson Unified School District's spiral into disarray, hundreds of students have walked out of their Tucson schools today in a coordinated protest against the banishment of the district's acclaimed Mexican American Studies program.

Healing In Tucson

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

The residents of Tucson Arizona watched the memorial service held on the University of Arizona campus in honor of those killed and wounded in the mass shooting of January 8th. Over 23,000 of us sat in the McKale Memorial Center or in Memorial Stadium next door and shared our grief with our neighbors.

David Frum Tries to Blame Pot for Tucson Shooting: What Is He Smoking?

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

When a prominent columnist with decades of experience so rashly tries to deflect public attention from a staggering tragedy toward a scape goat, what you're smelling is his credibility going up in smoke.

20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities In America: Bicycling.com Ranks The Best Cities To Ride In (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Bicycling.com released its definitive list of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S. this week. The study surveyed only cities with 100,000 citizen...

Freedom Comm. Discloses Buyer For Arizona Paper

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Freedom Communications said Wednesday that it has finalized an agreement to sell the East Valley Tribune in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa to a company th...

2009 Marks the Deadliest Year for Crossing Arizona/Mexico Border

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

For those of us who live in Tucson, Arizona the story goes beyond economics and becomes one of survival, as desperate men, women and children die in the desert we call home.

The Renault-Nissan Alliance Forms Zero-Emission Vehicle Partnership in Raleigh

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nissan will introduce zero-emission vehicles in the United States in 2010, starting with a 5-passenger compact vehicle that will have a range of 100 m...

The Consequences of a Wall: More Deaths Along AZ Border

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

During the first half of this fiscal year the remains of 60 migrants were found in the Southern Arizona desert; 128 bodies were found across the entire U.S./Mexican border.