Arizona students collaborate for social justice

By Daniel Roca Staff Writer TUCSON, Ariz. — Behind heavy doors in the César Chávez building at the University of Arizona, elementary and high school students from across the state gathered together for a weekend of art, collaboration, organizing and activism on April 16-17 at the second annual Praxis Youth Conference. The goal of the … Continue reading

Uranium mining threatens Grand Canyon communities

By Simone Crowe Staff Writer FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Over a thousand uranium mines have already contaminated water across the Southwest, poisoning communities with radiation that leads to cancer, harming the biodiversity of rivers and dissipating toxic ore-dust into the air. Despite the immeasurable damage the mess of these abandoned mines has inflicted, the Federal government … Continue reading