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.

Doc: Ethical stem cell method offers new hope for heart patients

In his research, Dib found that the way to truly cure and rejuvenate a heart after one suffers a heart attack is by replacing the cells that were lost.

Police, fire join forces to assess school safety

This contribution by Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny describes a collaborative effort to determine the city's readiness should violence occur on local campuses.

A long road guided by remarkable helpers makes a journey easier

It all began a year ago in May, when the effects of a near lifetime of smoking raised the specter of lung cancer and a destiny that appeared to justify little hope for survival.

As paper costs rise, so do our hopes you’ll want to help

Honestly, folks, we really do believe in what we do. And, from what we hear in our everyday travels, it seems that you do too.

Odyssey of hope takes group more than halfway around the world

The 14,000-plus miles that stretch between West Chandler and Uganda have been bridged by a local group devoted to improving the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable humans.

Education movement continues to increase visibility of public school funding issues

The #RedForEd movement is rolling along, despite the seasonal summer break. It’s a lower profile, of course, compared with the large volume of teachers who participated in the walkout in April.
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