USGD approves more than $29,000 in funding requests at the semester's 1st Senate meeting

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The first USGD meeting of the semester included more than $29,000 in approved funding requests, which encompassed goals like a new safe escort trolley, business cards for the DPC Veteran’s Club and general funding for DPC Aware. Read story

Slide show: Mayan group leads protest, march after president's delay on deportation action

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More than 50 members of Consejo del Pueblo Maya, or “Counsel of Mayan People,” protested through downtown Friday following President Barack Obama’s decision to delay deportation changes. Read story

Devilishly Healthy: Preventing infection when crossing paths with Ebola and other viruses

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In the terrifying scenario that the Ebola virus makes it to Phoenix, the light rail would be a major hotspot for infection. Although unlikely, the same guidelines for avoiding the virus go for avoiding other types of illnesses that are common. Read story

Local comedy scene continues to evolve with events like the ever-growing Comedy on Fire

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Comedy on Fire, a monthly show at the Firehouse Gallery, has grown immensely in the past year. Some of the most recent shows have included well-known road comics, but the show still focuses on strengthening the local comedy scene. Read story

Local restaurant owners chat food at TEDx talk

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The Evans Churchill Community Association hosted its second TEDx event at the Phoenix Convention Center last night. Local restaurant owners, food truck entrepreneurs and foodies spoke to the audience. Read story

Taylor Place houses overflow students in downtown hotel for second year

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Taylor Place, Arizona State University’s downtown residence hall, was overbooked for the second year in a row. Several students were once again temporarily housed in a nearby hotel. Read story

Wednesday Wind Up activates Civic Space Park during lunch hour

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Downtown Phoenix residents can sample local businesses and food trucks at the new weekly event Wednesday Wind Up, created by Downtown Phoenix Inc. The organization hopes to bring the community closer together. Read story

Downtown Phoenix parking meters expand hours, issue warnings

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The city of Phoenix will start issuing fines for its new parking meter hours, which were effective Aug. 18. While downtown visitors are upset at the change, business owners are not as concerned. Read story

Slideshow: Rattlers team celebrates 3rd consecutive ArenaBowl win with parade

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The Arizona Rattlers paraded through downtown Phoenix on Wednesday following their third consecutive ArenaBowl win, circling through the streets and eventually culminating in post-parade speeches at US Airways Center. Read story

RadiatePHX event reboots to bring community together, address downtown projects

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RadiatePHX, a networking event focused on enhancing the downtown community and bringing collaborators together, held an event Tuesday evening at the Arizona College of Medicine. Organizers hope RadiatePHX becomes a monthly event. Read story