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Learning more about a Sonoran Desert Icon

The saguaro cactus has been a source of study for southern Arizonans for decades

Police use tear gas to break up pro-Palestinian protest at UA

Riot gear clad officers broke up the encampment just after midnight.

Ecologists and artists in Nogales to celebrate new jaguar

To celebrate the discovery of a new jaguar roaming the Arizona borderlands, conservationists will host a public discussion in Nogales on Saturday followed by a procession to the border wall to view a wildlife-themed art installation on the wall itself.

Claire Campbell Park-The Weaver of Hope, Color and Light

Claire Campbell Park is an internationally recognized artist, lecturer, and teacher.

Business and faith leaders speak out against new immigration ballot referral

A group of business and faith leaders are opposing a GOP proposal that would expand employers’ requirements to confirm citizenship status when hiring, under penalty of up to a $10,000 dollar fine and a class 6 felony.

Trail Crew

Meet the people at Saguaro National Park who build and maintain hiking trails.

Housing Crisis: The Amphi Panteras advocate for residents of the Malibu Apartments in Tucson

In Tucson’s Amphi neighborhood, a tenant activist group is focusing their attention on the Malibu Apartments where tenants are fighting for their rights.

Phoenix's semiconductor hiring is slow despite federal investment

The government is spending billions to support semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S. But trainees seeking chipmaking jobs may have to wait.

Better Work Homeless Work Program in Sierra Vista

Homeless Work Program, Better Work Program, Sierra Vista, Cochise County

Craig T. Nelson delivers commencement address to the UA graduating class of 2024.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The documentary "Fair Play" gives visibility to the unending work of new mothers; and explore the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.

Despite growing gaps in homeless services, community assistance groups feel unsupported

Mutual aid organizers report the feelings of hostility have increased this year.

Arizona law bars universities from boycotting Israel

A state law passed in 2016 prohibits the state and local governments from adopting investment policies that include boycotting Israel.

Arizona lawmaker punished for using Senate facilities to speak with anti-Semitic talk show host

Kern is facing indictment for actions tied to the 2020 election.

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