ASU's public programs college changes name to reflect goals


What was recently known as the College of Public Programs is now the College of Public Service and Community Solutions at ASU. The deans and students of the college said the name better reflects the mission of the school in solving community issues. Read story

College of Public Programs hosts TED-inspired talk to educate public, celebrate new name


The newly renamed College of Public Service and Community Solutions hosted the first discussion in a new series that aims to share the college’s research with the public. Read story

Devilishly Healthy: Welcome back!


Downtown Devil’s health and wellness blog Devilishly Healthy has returned for the spring semester. Columnist Wafa Shahid has some advice on how to successfully get back into the swing of school and work. Read story

Cronkite faculty discuss the journalistic ethics of Charlie Hebdo shooting

Faculty from the Cronkite School discussed the journalistic ethics surrounding the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris in a panel event Wednesday. The conversation focused on balancing freedom of speech and good judgement. Read story

Cronkite team behind new heroin documentary discuss the process of making the film


After months of work, Walter Cronkite School students and faculty and local journalists premiered their documentary on Arizona heroin abuse, “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona.” The film was simulcast on all television stations and dozens of radio stations across the state. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Highlights of the semester


In celebration of the end of the academic semester, the Downtown Devil’s editors selected stories and columns that represented some of the publication’s best work of the past six months. Read story

Journalism student creates news broadcast for deaf community


The Deaf and Hearing Network is the first ASU news broadcast to combine speaking, signing and captions. The videos are produced and taped by volunteers and students in a studio at the Cronkite School. (Chris Garay/DD)

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Commuter students face challenges with extended meter hours, ASU lots downtown


The third entry in the “Spacial Awareness” series looks at the impact parking-meter changes have had on ASU students at the Downtown Phoenix campus, and offers insights into what the school is doing in the future for student parking. Read story

ASU students protest company I'm Schmacked 'exploitation' in documenting college parties


I’m Schmacked, a company that travels the country throwing parties on large college campuses and posting videos, hosted an event last month in Phoenix that led ASU student government leaders to start a protest against the company. Read story

Club for medical, health students chartered on Downtown campus


The Downtown Phoenix campus now has its own chapter of the American Medical Student Association. The club, which has 132 members, helps students gain experience needed when applying to medical school. Read story