I understand the relationship between inclusivity and excellence quite differently. The ASU charter is anchored by a phrase that many of us in the ASU community can recite by heart: our university measures its excellence “not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes, and how they succeed.” More of us who value our public universities need to stand up to defend the liberatory ideals expressed in this statement.Read More »
Arizona transportation officials say they're not sharing your driver's license photo with federal agencies, a practice that apparently is occurring in other states.Read More »
Fernanda Santos spent 12 years at the New York Times, including the past five as a correspondent based in Arizona. When faced with a decision to continue at the newspaper or stay in Phoenix, she chose the desert. Now she’ll teach a new generation of journalists at Arizona State University.Read More »
The rest of the country is learning something about Gov. Jan Brewer that Arizonans have known for years — the SB1070-fueled perception of her as a finger-wagging Tea Party icon is only part of the story.Read More »
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says she's "furious" after senators on Wednesday blocked legislation that would expand background checks for gun buyers.Read More »
Public relations veterans say Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu and his campaign team made political miscalculations when the lawman called a press conference to publicly reveal that he is gay and refute allegations that he threatened an ex-lover with deportation.Read More »
Facebook. Sony Playstation. Epsilon. Amazon.com. The New York Yankees.
In recent weeks all of these big name companies and corporations fell victim to Internet security data breaches or viruses.
A “birther” bill here, a measure to allow guns on college campuses there. Arizona does produce more thoughtful and complex legislation, yet we still can’t shake the Donald Trump-levels of attention every time we do something that everybody else thinks is stupid.
But now the business community is launching an effort many believe will change all of that.
A report from an investigation disclosed unseemly ties between the Fiesta Bowl and prominent Arizona politicians, including at least one big-name lawmaker who pushed legislation that benefited the organization.Read More »
In the perennial post-game buzz about Super Bowl ads, the buff body of the new GoDaddy Girl (aka Joan Rivers) was a big hit this year.Read More »