Thanks for thinking of me, but Santa has already arrived

If you’ve had some sleepless nights lately agonizing over what to give me for Christmas, go back to bed and worry no more. I...

Who raises, lowers Old Glory? Spend a few moments with Victor Feliberty

Editor's note: Noah Kutz, one of our young writers, turned a feature-story assignment into an opportunity for personal introspection. When he graduates from the...

Walking enthusiast discovers new world, right in his own neighborhood

Editor’s Note: The following commentary was submitted by South Tempe resident Robert Hall. Like so many others, I’ve become addicted to my Fitbit. Since...

Words from the wise: In this season, make them yours

Wise men came in the midst of darkness to render him homage. That’s one of the many images you see popping up in dazzling holiday...

No bodies in the street? What kind of newspaper are we, anyway…

We’ve been hearing a lot from readers about (a) all the political ads that have appeared in our pages lately and (b) how much those readers appreciated the generally more civil tone of discourse evident in Wrangler News compared to some of the other election-season messaging.

As veterans tribute nears, a legacy lives on, inspires

Veterans Day isn’t merely an occasion for furniture or appliance shopping.

They’re the real faces of the places we know, and always with a smile

Julian, one of the longtime security officers who greeted us last year when we drove onto the campus until he retired in May—who we came to regard as the “face” of Marcos de Niza

Riders flock to scooter migration

Zipping, zooming and zig-zagging through the streets of Tempe, a new flock of Birds has descended on our city—only these have wheels instead of wings.

Survivor’s advice: When life throws you a curve, get on your Harley and ride

If you haven't twisted down hard on the throttle and felt the punch a big motorbike can deliver, you might not understand Greg Venneberg's crazy passion for two-wheeled travel. But his reason for riding will still inspire you.

Listen up: One man’s venture into new world of hearing

Why should we spend time discussing something we know nothing—and, to be fair, care nothing—about? Well, my mindless undergraduates, I was hoping you would ask.
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