CO+HOOTS to start international exchange program connecting with global entrepreneurs


Phoenix coworking space CO+HOOTS is going international. The business’s nonprofit arm, the CO+HOOTS Foundation, has started the CO+EXCHANGES program to share the talent in Phoenix with nonprofits around the world. Read story

Mayor's Arts Awards: Meet this year's winners


The Downtown Devil explores the stories of five of the six Mayors Arts Awards 2014 winners of dance, music, theater, visual art and public art. Read story

Cronkite School alumni receive grants for innovative development in journalism industry


The Walter Cronkite School and Knight Foundation have collaborated to create a new $15,000 grant for alumni. Brandon Quester of the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting and Weston Phippen of the National Journal were the first recipients. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Moving further into in-depth territory with new multimedia and series


We are an online platform, gosh dang it, and it’s about time we start utilizing our platform. This means more award-winning radio and photos as well as graphics, maps and GIFs. Read story

Former Arizona Republic reporter discusses book about early-onset Alzheimer's experience


Greg O’Brien, a former Arizona Republic reporter and author of On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s, spoke about his battle with the disease with students at the Cronkite School. Read story

Former ASU nursing dean named American Academy of Nursing Living Legend


After 12 years as dean of ASU’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Barbara Durand received the title of “Living Legend” from the American Academy of Nursing. Durand helped implement the doctor of nursing science program at ASU. Read story

Artspace comes downtown, pitches live-work units to enhance Phoenix art community


Artspace, a national non-profit, met with artists downtown Wednesday to get their opinions on possible live-work spaces. The organization already has similar programs in Avondale and Mesa. Read story

Light Rail Confidential Case File 29: Stationary


When the light rail glides down First Avenue past the Circle K, she doesn’t look. Every day, she turns her body to face the opposite direction or wrenches her eyes tight, barely visible behind don’t-mess-with-me glasses. Read story

ASU Downtown students express concerns over Camp Fargo participation


Students on ASU’s Downtown campus have expressed concerns about the difficulties of participating in ‘Camp Fargo’ — the tradition of camping out around Wells Fargo Arena for football tickets. Distance and schedule conflicts make it harder for students who live on smaller campuses to participate in the festivities surrounding the games. Read story

Barrister Place building continues 'request for proposal' process to finalize terms


Developers working on downtown’s Barrister Place building, which is well-known for appearing in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1960 thriller “Psycho,” have yet to finalize their “request for proposal” terms. Read story