Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist gives students advice to look for inspiration


Bill Dedman speaks to the crowd at the Cronkite School’s recent Must See Monday event. The journalist and author presented students with tips to increase creativity in journalism skills such as thinking of different story ideas. (Sarah Kolesar/DD)

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Slide show: National Geographic biome exhibit debuts at Arizona Science Center


On the corner of Fifth and Washington streets, the Arizona Science Center welcomed customers for the debut of their new science exhibit, National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers, on Sunday. Read story

Bioscience becomes first Arizona school to include sustainability officer in student council


Bioscience High School has partnered with the SustainPHX Literacy Project to add a position to its student council, helping to develop a relationship between the council and sustainability initiatives already on campus. Read story

ASU College of Public Programs 'In my life I will...' wall receives positive responses


An ASU alumna was inspired by the international “Before I Die” project, where walls are placed in communities, allowing people to fill in the phrase “Before I die I will…” Her wall aims to be positive, with the message “In my life I will…” instead. Read story

With new parking-meter rules, exceptions made for meters around ASU campus


Although Phoenix’s change in parking-meter hours and rates have stirred conversation among residents and visitors, the city has worked with ASU to accommodate students parking near the Downtown Phoenix Campus, giving those meters longer parking-hour limits. Read story

ReEngage Phoenix at Burton Barr reconnects high school dropouts to education system


The ReEngage Phoenix program at Burton Barr Central Library assists high school dropouts by giving them the chance to earn a GED or a high school diploma. Phoenix’s high rate of disconnection influenced ReEngage Phoenix’s creation. (Austin Miller/DD)

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NPR television critic examines the effect of modern media on prejudice and racism


Eric Deggan, author of “Race Baiter,” discusses the media’s role in depicting minorities in a negative light, at this weeks Must See Monday. (Sierra LaDuke/DD)

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Students of 3 universities host Health Fair for the Homeless; clinic to launch in October


Students from Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University have teamed up to create Arizona’s first student-run health clinic for the homeless. Student Health Outreach for Wellness, or SHOW, along with Central Arizona Shelter Services and the Maricopa Integrated Health System, hosted the inaugural Health Fair for the Homeless at the Human Services Campus in Phoenix. Read story

USGD appoints new senator, filling all Senate positions for 1st time in organization's history


The Undergraduate Student Government Downtown Senate approved funding requests, discussed ongoing projects and appointed a senator, filling all positions in the Senate for the first time in the organization’s history. Read story

Comic-book artist gives career advice to the Teen Artist Guild at Phoenix Center for the Arts


Comic artist Andy Carreon spoke to members of the Teen Artist Guild at the Phoenix Center for the Arts on Saturday afternoon about the importance of marketing their artwork and believing in themselves. Read story