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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Sep 2009

Matthew Spangler

"The Kite Runner"

The story of two boys from Afghanistan, "The Kite Runner" has seen success as a book and a film. Mark McLemore talks with the playwright, Matthew Spangler, about the local production.

Sep 11, 2009
Albert Elias Sr.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hear a commentary from Albert Elias, Sr. about the commencement of this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Sep 11, 2009
Poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming.

Alison Hawthorne Deming

Meet poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming. She talks with Mark McLemore about the places where art and science intersect, and the concept of an ecosystem for the human mind.

Sep 4, 2009
Voices Tiny

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Hear Katie Tarter express her love for playing the cymbals in the Tucson High marching band, and how much she's going to miss it after graduation.

Sep 4, 2009
Old Main

University of Arizona Fall Semester

Kimberly Craft looks at the start of the fall 2009 semester at the University of Arizona, and how recent budget cuts are being felt across campus.

Aug 28, 2009
University of Arizona students

UA Students

Mark McLemore talks to some U of A students to find out what changes they're noticing as the new school year begins.

Aug 28, 2009
Arizona State Treasurer Dean Martin

State Treasurer Dean Martin

In a conversation with Christopher Conover, Treasurer Dean Martin talks about his concern over the state's current fiscal crisis, as Arizona has "maxed out its credit cards"

Aug 28, 2009
Richard Evans and his daughter Jane Evans

StoryCorps in Tucson

Hear how Richard Evans returned home following his service during World War II...on a ship full of dogs headed for the United States to be reunited with the soldiers who had adopted the pets.

Aug 28, 2009
Kid at the Grand Canyon

Parks in Focus

Meet some of the kids who spent a week camping at the Grand Canyon, as part of a program called "Parks in Focus," a collaboration between the Morris K. Udall Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club.

Aug 27, 2009
Arizona State Capitol building

Arizona Budget Battle Continues

Will an agreement finally be reached over the troubled state budget? Christopher Conover brings us the latest news from the capitol.

Aug 14, 2009
Bill Estes Jr.

Bill Estes Jr.

Peter Michaels talks to Bill Estes III about the life of his father, the late Tucson home builder Bill Estes Jr., who was a strong supporter of education in Arizona.

Aug 14, 2009
Arizona State Capitol building

Budget Saga Continues

Christopher Conover brings us the latest on the ongoing battle over the troubled state budget.

Aug 7, 2009
Erik Pytlak, National Weather Service

Monsoon Status Report

After a strong start, what happened to this year's monsoon? Mark McLemore talks to Erik Pytlak of the National Weather Service to find out what's going on with Arizona's weather.

Aug 7, 2009
Raw Food for Diabetics

Raw Food Diet for Diabetics

While doctors say there is no cure for diabetes, some diabetics have discovered a way to stay off of insulin, permanently. Laura Markowitz reports it's all about what they eat.

Aug 7, 2009
Robin Soliz

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

High school student Robin Soliz talks about practicing transcendental meditation, even amidst the chaos of her family's busy home.

Aug 7, 2009
Solar House

Solar House Update

Christopher Conover looks at the University of Arizona's entry in an international contest to design the future of solar housing.

Jul 31, 2009

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