John McCain makes keynote speech at economic forum on the Downtown campus


U.S. Sen. John McCain addressed the American Action Forum Thursday concerned for the future of the housing market in Arizona. The forum was held in the Walter Cronkite School’s second-floor theater. Read story

ASU art piece to move to vacant lot on Roosevelt Row


Downtown visitors will soon be able to view a new piece of art along Roosevelt Row, but this piece is far from another mural. It is a huge, blue structure resembling something between a rib cage and ocean waves. Read story

Tom Brokaw to deliver ASU commencement address at spring graduation

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Television journalist Tom Brokaw will deliver the commencement speech at Arizona State University’s undergraduate graduation ceremony on May 3, an ASU spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday evening. Read story

Editorial: Campus, community draw closer together in wake of tragedy

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Saying goodbye to someone you care about is never easy.

Moving on without that person is even harder.

This semester, many of us at the Downtown campus will have to do just that.

Two weeks ago, as most students were Read story

Downtown faculty, staff discuss student veterans at awareness seminar


Transitioning from the military to college and combat-related trauma were some of the topics discussed at the first Veterans Awareness Seminar for ASU faculty and staff on the Downtown campus Monday. Read story

Fair Trade Cafe to offer new lunch options for ASU students

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Fair Trade Cafe hosted a food tasting last week previewing a vegetarian lunch option available for ASU students next fall. Read story

U-Pass price to increase to $150 for 2011-12

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ASU Parking and Transit Services announced the price of Valley Metro Student U-Passes will rise to $150 for the 2011-2012 academic year on Tuesday. Read story

Slide show: Black History and Culture

Over 100 event-goers flocked to downtown Phoenix’s Civic Space Park Sunday afternoon to celebrate Black History Month by listening to local performers and guest speakers. Read story

Urban Outfitters at CityScape lays off students

Freshman journalism major Patrick Ryan was one of the 23 people recently laid off from the Urban Outfitters at CityScape. Including Ryan, 10 ASU students had their jobs terminated. Read story