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

Members of the Bisbee Community Chorus sing Christmas Carols to get the audience in the holiday spirit at the Bisbee Festival of Lights on Nov. 24, 2017, in Bisbee Ariz. The Chorus carols at four different events around Bisbee throughout December. (Photographed by Leah Gilchrist/ Arizona Sonora News)

Bisbee Festival of Lights glows another year

Leah Gilchrist December 4, 2017

From the ashes of a fire at City Hall, the City of Bisbee comes together as a community to kick off the holiday season, even if it’s with fewer twinkling lights. The Bisbee Festival of Lights,...

History books on a shelf at the University of Arizona Main Library in Tucson, Ariz. on Nov. 5, 2017. The library is home to books of all kinds and eras. (Photographed by Leah Gilchrist/ Arizona Sonora News)

Racism in school curriculum sheds light on including students in conversation

Leah Gilchrist November 29, 2017

Calls for diversity in classroom textbooks have led to tensions over how ethnic groups are represented in school curriculum, boiling down to a case of teaching tolerance and creating more inclusive...

The O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Ariz. on Sept. 30, 2017. The O.K. Corral has drawn visitors from all over to see reenactments of the famous gunfight between the lawmen and the cowboys of the Old West. (Photographed by Leah Gilchrist)

Vigilante justice paves a centuries long history for Tombstone

Leah Gilchrist October 18, 2017

A gunfight that happened in less than a minute in Tombstone on Oct. 26, 1881, left the town with an immortalized piece of history, and a place on the map. The shootout between Wyatt Earp, his brothers...

Copper Queen mine in Bisbee, Ariz. on Monday Sept. 11, 2017. The Copper Queen mine served as a foundation to the town of Bisbee in the early 1900s. (Photographed by Leah Gilchrist/ Arizona Sonora News)

Arizona looks to make a penny on copper industry

Leah Gilchrist September 27, 2017

Copper's value is on the rise, and equipped with new mining technology, Arizona has a promising future in producing the nation’s copper. The value of copper hit $3.20 in mid 2014, before taking...

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