Bad Donkey restaurant opens in YMCA, offers quirky health food menu options

The Cave Creek-based restaurant, Bad Donkey, opened at the downtown Valley of the Sun YMCA last Tuesday. The small shop sells subs, salads, wraps, smoothies and other healthy food items. Read story

Video: ASU student relieves stress, rides equestrian

Danielle Alder, 26, is one of three downtown students who rides on the ASU Western Equestrian Team. The team competes in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, and Coach Bob Leary says his team is a force to be reckoned with. Read story

New lifelong learning program downtown opens ASU to older adults


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at ASU offers a variety of classes and lectures to adults ages 50 and over. To register for classes, members pay a $15 fee per semester plus an additional $35 per four-session class or $10 per one-time lecture they wish to take. Read story

Marching-band members attempt to find rhythm in commuting


For many members of ASU’s marching band who live downtown, the commute to Tempe via light rail can be a chore. These students can spend up to six hours a week commuting to Tempe and back for marching-band activities. Read story

ASU's State Press to cut back printing schedule, focus more heavily on digital


ASU’s 106-year-old independent, student-operated newspaper will be cutting back publishing to one day per week starting in January, according to a press release published on its website Thursday evening. Read story