Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Jun 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

A Love Triangle Becomes an "Invitation to a Bonfire"

Jun 14, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: an overview of the political landscape heading into the midterms; how Tucsonans celebrate Juneteenth; and Adiba Nelson on her family's legacy of domestic violence.

Taking a Trip to "Bundyville"

Jun 7, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.

Infinite Lifetimes

Jun 7, 2018 Renowned Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman, translator of the "Tibetan Book of the Dead", talks about rebirth, space aliens, and lucid dying.

Making a Connection: Teens Help Seniors Learn Digital Literacy

Jun 1, 2018 A new program is getting tech-savvy teens to educate seniors about 21st century tech and the internet.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

May 31, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

To the Last Drop: Planning for Water Shortage

May 24, 2018 The forecast for the Colorado River is grim, and pressure is rising for states to reduce water usage.

Pulling Back the Curtain on "Oaf"

May 24, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Conserving water today to prevent a crisis in two years; Tucson readers share their best-loved novels for "The Great American Read"; the harmonious sounds created by Tibetan singing bowls.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

May 18, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

A Taste of Tucson History

May 10, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

Landwhale: Jes Baker Spreads Message of Body Liberation

May 3, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson responds to the #MeToo movement; how Title IX is changing the way sexual violence reported on campus; and music from the Arnold / Klingenfus Ensemble.

What Difference Does Title IX Make?

May 3, 2018 Understanding shifts in thinking on the law that has come to target sexual violence on campus.

Taking Back the Night in a Year of #MeToo

May 3, 2018 Ripples from the national movement were felt at an annual Tucson event, where hundreds marched to end sexual violence.

UA Film Students Dream in Widescreen

Apr 26, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Teachers take their message to the Capitol; an exclusive interview with Linda Ronstadt; and the Center for Creative Photography celebrates Ansel Adams.

Understanding Autism From the Inside Out

Apr 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are National Guard troops really needed at the US-Mexico border? And, remembering radio legend Carl Kasell.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Apr 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

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