Fight for $15 movement marches downtown for higher wages, better treatment of workers


The Phoenix protesters joined thousands of people across the country in the Fight for $15 movement to raise the minimum wage and improve conditions for workers. Read story

Experts: With border reporting comes danger and stories that need to be told


Alfredo Corchado, Mexico bureau chief at the Dallas Morning News, and Angela Kocherga, border bureau chief at Gannett Company Inc., shared stories of danger and development regarding current situations in Mexico at the Walter Cronkite School Tuesday. Read story

Public relations executive discusses trends at Must See Mondays event


Marian Salzman, CEO of Havas PR North America, talked the changing nature of the news industry and the importance of spotting trends at a Must See Mondays event April 13. Read story

Carnegie-Knight News21 alumni speak of their experiences at Must See Mondays event


Former Carnegie-Knight News 21 students shared their experiences working on a project that focused on the issues surrounding gun rights and violence at a Must See Mondays event. Read story

A look back at Frank Smith III's time as downtown student government president


Frank Smith III chose to not run for what would’ve have been a record-making third term as downtown student government president, leaving Corina Tapscott unopposed in her successful run for the position. We take a look back at the work done in his two terms and how Smith changed as a leader. Read story

A look at the platforms and positions of USGD executive leadership for 2015-2016

The winners in Thursday’s unopposed election, President-elect Corina Tapscott, Vice President-elect Ryan Boyd and incoming Vice President of Services Katherine Hofland, offer their platforms and perspectives on USGD this coming year. Read story

Focus. Flash. Phoenix: Locked In


The mood was light but serious on Thursday morning as Corina Tapscott and her executive ticket awaited the official results of the USGD election on Taylor Mall. Read story

Photojournalist discusses impact of war photography at Must See Mondays event


Veteran and photojournalist Bill Putnam shared his experiences with capturing the essence of war at a Must See Mondays event hosted by ASU’s Walter Cronkite School. Read story

ASU joins national program to help AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni find jobs


Arizona State University was announced as the first university in the nation to join Employers of National Service, a program launched by President Barack Obama to assist AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni with job opportunities. Read story

Devil's Advocate: A former USGD member's take on Tapscott running unopposed


Downtown Devil business editor and former USGD presidential candidate Travis Arbon reflects on the implications of an unopposed USGD campaign that may liberate student government from drama. Read story