Northeast Valley News

Racism remains a societal evil

Ahtesham Azhar, Reporter

May 6, 2015

Despite the vast awareness of racism and tons of policies in place to address the issue, the United States still struggles with the existence of racism in the society and its system. The recent riots in Baltimore because of protests...

Jodi Arias sentenced to life in prison

Jeremy Beren, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2015

Jodi Arias, the Mesa woman convicted of murdering ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander in 2008, has received a life sentence with no possibility of parole. The verdict brings to a close one of the most dramatic and intensely-covered...

College students struggle with low wages

Ahtesham Azhar, Reporter

April 11, 2015

SCC students have termed President Obama’s recent proposal to raise the minimum a sigh of relief. In his State of the Union earlier this year, President Obama called on Congress to raise the national minimum wage from $7.25...

Phoenix group empowers incarcerated youth

Francisco Dominguez, Reporter

April 8, 2015

“I believe there is no such thing as a bad kid,” Release the Fear CEO Robert Miley declared. “I believe they haven’t found their gift.” Miley is the founder, heart and soul of Release the Fear, a non-profit organization...

Tempe Arts Fest features distinct variety of attractions

Hannah Cook, Managing Editor

March 28, 2015

The air on Mill Avenue in Tempe is filled with the smell of kettle corn, cotton candy and the sound of musicians and performers during the 28th annual Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts. From March 27 to March 29, Mill Avenue...

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