Autism Spectrum Disorder: No two alike

One in every 68 children is impacted by autism, according to the National Autism Association. Autism effects the section of the brain that’s responsible for social skills, communication and cognitive function. When autism is caught early,  treatment, therapy, and medication can help children improve. However there is no cure. Adults with autism especially have difficulty […]

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Campus Pantry combats student food insecurity

On Tuesday mornings at 11 a.m. third-year student Anisa Maani heads to the University of Arizona’s Student Union to get food. But Maani does not head into the Union’s food court-style dining hall. She does not survey the ready-made pizzas keeping warm under lights at Papa John’s or patiently wait for waffle fries and nuggets […]

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Comeback Season: The Bolo Tie

This festival season, the bolo tie is getting a makeover. The bolo tie gained immense popularity throughout the southwest in the early 30s and became the official neckwear of Arizona in 1973. The accessory was made famous by Westerners and cowboys, specifically in Wickenburg, Ariz. According to Mary Ann Igna, curator at the Arizona Bolo […]

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Tombstone merchants corral profits, ideas for tomorrow

Statistics don’t tell the story of a community. Reports can’t capture how a town’s aesthetic woos the bond between patron and merchant. Institutional determinations made from afar will always fail to paint the picture of what a city feels like, or how its streets sound under moonlight.  The mileposts that say Tombstone is facing economic […]

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Native Chiltepine pepper in Southern Arizona

Something other than coffee is brewing at Exo Roast Co. Along with the typical coffee beverages like lattes, cappuccinos, and chai, Exo Roast Co. also offers something with a little extra kick to it—a chiltepine cold brew. “It sprung from an interest in using local ingredients,” Doug Smith, co-owner of Exo Roast Co., said. From […]

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