Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Sonoran News

Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Action at a blackjack table. Creative Commons licensed photo.

Casino gambling making big bucks in Arizona

Harrison Leff December 29, 2014

Casinos in Arizona are starting to regain some of the business lost during the recession, but the recovery process has been slow and numbers are still far below the highs the industry experienced a few...

The entrance to the new Bannister building on the UA campus features a several foot wide piece of a massive tree.

UA researchers barking up the right tree

Harrison Leff December 4, 2014

  Deep in the densely forested mountains and hills of the Southwestern region of the United States, researchers this year have been climbing tall trees in the name of science. The team from the University...

Buffelgrass sits amongst native plants in the Sonoran Desert in Tucson, Arizona. Photo by Harrison Leff

The war on buffelgrass

Harrison Leff November 6, 2014

Another rainy season, another round of buffelgrass, and the battle to control it continues. Officials and environmentalists pledge to renew their battle against the invasive plant species, a predator...

Campaign signs line the streets in Tucson, Ariz. ahead of the election. Photograph by Harrison Leff

Big money hits Arizona campaigns

Harrison Leff October 16, 2014

The money being contributed to this election cycle shows just how much some are willing to spend in their pursuit of victory. More than $490 million has been spent on 811,800 political advertisements...

Small Business Thrives in Arizona

Small Business Thrives in Arizona

Harrison Leff September 24, 2014

The entrepreneurial spirit thrives in Arizona as new small businesses continue to emerge in an atmosphere that fosters their growth and development more than in any year since 2008. In 2011, Arizona had...

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