Student Activism

Arizona’s new immigration law has sparked a rise in student activism. In April, nine college students chained themselves to the Arizona State Capitol building to protest SB 1070. The charges against all the students were later dropped. Gregorio Montes de Oca and Justine Garcia, two of the students involved in the protest talk about what motivated them to do it.

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Gregorio Montes de Oca, ASU student;Justine Garcia, ASU student;

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“Check, Please! Arizona” returns to Arizona PBS

Three guests sit at the Check, Please! Arizona table on set with host Mark Tarbell.

Arizona PBS is issuing a call for nominations of local and independently owned Arizona restaurants to be featured on new episodes of returning fan-favorite series “Check, Please! Arizona.”

The Oratorio: A Documentary with Martin Scorcesse

Martin Scorsese reveals the fascinating story of a one-night-only performance in 1826 at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral—Scorsese’s home church in Little Italy—that marked the arrival of Italian opera in the New World in, The Oratrio.

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