Nova, the new mascot for the festival, made his appearance alongside Boomer Bear!
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If you’re into science, math and related cool stuff, you’ve gotta attend a few Arizona SciTech events! This is the ninth year of the monstrously fun festival—Arizona’s biggest celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Thousands of events all over the state show people that... Read more

Gabriel Sandler and Chris McCrory | Cronkite News
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Tens of thousands of Red for Ed protesters marched to the Arizona Capitol on Thursday in a historic demonstration against years of education budget cuts, with protesters demanding higher teacher pay and increased classroom funding.  Read more

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Over a million protesters joined March For Our Lives, crowding streets and sidewalks on Saturday, March 24. Read more

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A report that an FBI wiretap intercepted Sean Miller discussing payments to a star basketball player has raised questions about the past and future of the sport and triggered reaction from many that they’re not surprised about the current firestorm. Read more

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Teenagers jump into Kansas gubernatorial race, taking advantage of loophole in election rules.  Read more

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Elon Musk sends Tesla Roadster into space with latest SpaceX launch. Read more

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WASHINGTON - In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead, Arizona educators said they regularly grapple with the benefits and drawbacks of social media that gave students a firsthand account of the trauma, while empowering them to act. Read more

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The University of Arizona campus will once again be filled by the Tucson Festival of Books on March 10 and 11, this time the tail end of the University of Arizona's spring break.   Read more

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Arizona Senator Steve Farley attempts to pass a bill prohibiting texting while driving. Out of 47 states, Arizona is the last to cave in. Read more

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