Bisbee 1000 hurts so good

The nine staircases added up to 1,034 steps. At Bisbee’s 28th annual Great Stair Climb on Oct. 20, there I stood. With less than two weeks’ notice, I was ordered to not only cover the Bisbee 1000, but participate in it. I’m not a runner and I did absolutely no training for this race. My…

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Miscommunication: Hispanic youth wrongfully diagnosed

Hispanic bilingual students are being hindered academically in Arizona and across the country, because some speech-language pathologists do not have the resources or training necessary to correctly diagnose speech disorders in children. As students come to school for the first time, they go through various screenings to ensure they are developing at a standard rate. This is…

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Arizona sex education falls short

Arizona ranks third worst in the nation when it comes to comprehensive sex education curriculum, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2016 School Health Profile. The state does not have a law that requires schools to teach sex education or sexually transmitted disease education, but it does mandate that any sex ed…

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