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Concerns over racial injustice, hopes to keep Texas red drove North Texans to vote on Election Day

Tens of thousands of North Texas voters cast ballots on a mostly uneventful Election Day with relatively short lines, after a record-breaking three weeks of early voting. In an election season marked by anxiety and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, voters were driven to the polls for different reason. One said a summer of racial injustice pushed him to cast a ballot; another said he wanted to keep Texas red. One woman who feared voting in person because of COVID-19 did it anyway, saying the el

Bars near ASU are closing due to COVID-19 concerns

The temporary closures come after the CDC advised against gathering in groups of 10 or more Concerns over the spread of COVID-19, or the new coronavirus, have pushed some bars and restaurants on Mill Avenue and near campus to decide between staying open or temporarily shutting their doors. The debate comes after Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego declared a state of emergency Tuesday in response to the coronavirus, asking that Phoenix bars close by 8 p.m. and that restaurants shift to a takeout, deliv

ASU to temporarily cancel in-person classes because of coronavirus

ASU has transitioned all in-person classes to online effective March 16, due to concerns of COVID-19, known as the new coronavirus. The online courses will be in effect for two weeks, a school-wide email from President Crow said. Once the two weeks are over the University will assess the situation. Courses will be shifted to an online format using Zoom and other platforms used at ASU, such as Canvas and LockDown Browser, to ensure that students have the “full resources of the institution” ava

Protesters rally against presence of border patrol agents at career fair

Protesters demonstrated in front of the Student Pavilion to show solidarity with undocumented students Dozens of students gathered outside of the Student Pavilion on the Tempe campus Thursday to oppose the presence of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents at a career fair. The career fair was one of several regularly scheduled events that take place throughout the year, allowing students to network with potential employers and look for job opportunities. But some students said the presence of CBP agents on campus poses a threat to migrant students.
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