The Arizona Teaching Crisis

It’s no new information that teacher shortages are affecting the nation as a whole, but Arizona has been hit especially bad. (With no help from Republican Gov. Doug Ducey’s new law allowing teachers to be hired with no formal teaching training) In 2014, Arizona ranked 48th in average per pupil spending, and the teacher salaries…

Arizona Representative Believes College Students “Dilute” Elections

Arizona State Rep. Bob Thorpe believes that college students “dilute” elections in districts where they both attend school and live. Thorpe’s proposal would disallow students to use their college addresses when registering to vote, even if they live there year-round. “These students do not influence the elections within their home communities, where their families and…

A False Sense of Online Privacy

Harvard University recently revealed that it had rescinded admissions offers to at least 10 students who shared offensive images on a private Facebook group chat. The students posted memes and images mocking things like minority groups, child abuse, sexual assault and the Holocaust. Because a lot of social media teens use today is focused on…