June 2017

Immigration Visa application
The long-running debate over what to do about undocumented immigrants currently in the U.S. — and those who may be trying to illegally enter the country now and in the future — has been taken up at least a notch or two by the Trump administration’s proposed enforcement changes.
June 02, 2017
Border wall
As the bidding process for contractors to build the President’s controversial border wall continues, environmentalists are speaking out. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice of intent to sue the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection over its plans to allow the construction of up to 20 “prototype” border wall designs in Southern California.
June 02, 2017
Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. Joining us are Lawrence Robinson, executive director of the MCCCD’s Center for Civic Participation, John MacDonald, owner and partner with the firm Policy AZ, and Kristin Gilger, associate dean of the Walter Cronkite School at ASU.
June 02, 2017
letter carrier and truck
Listen to the sounds of Oscar Garcia delivering mail in downtown Phoenix for the United States Postal Service.
June 01, 2017
writing pen
Many of us keep journals for personal reflection — as a way to consider what we’ve done or what we think we may do. But when is journaling especially effective? To learn more, we spoke with Kyle Bourassa, graduate student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Arizona.
June 01, 2017
Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized and Ignored and Still Live Happily Ever After
Traditionally, getting married was something that was simply a common part of adulthood — considered a significant part of “settling down” into maturity. But new research shows that the number of single people around the world has grown to an unprecedented level, and more of us are deciding to never get married.
June 01, 2017
ASU logo
When you think about robots, does an image of a turtle come to mind? It does for my next guests and their students. Dan Aukes and Heni Ben Amor are assistant professors at ASU, and they and their classes are working to build a new robot, called the C-Turtle.
June 01, 2017
Our next guest was in Paris in 2015, attending the summit that led to Paris Climate Accord. Dan Bodansky is an expert in environmental law. He works at ASU in both the law school, and the Global Institute of Sustainability.
June 01, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
The Phoenix City Council has passed a new, tougher ordinance dealing with lobbyists — it takes effect on July 1. With me to explain is Dustin Gardiner, who covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
June 01, 2017
Detroit Under S.T.R.E.S.S. movie poster
In the early 1970s, the Detroit Police Department decided to try something new, in its effort to reduce crime.
June 01, 2017

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