GOP ‘smart’ ballot drop boxes would come with a hefty price tag, if they’re ever created

By Gloria Gomez/UA Don Bolles Fellow/AZ Mirror PHOENIX — Republicans hope to replace outside ballot drop boxes with “smart” boxes that don’t yet exist and will cost 500% more than the ones that Arizona counties already use, based on the unfounded claim that ballot-box stuffing helped steal the election from former President Trump. While current drop boxes…

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Tablas de libertad (Freedom Decks)

Por Marery Ruiz Barraza / El Inde The 2020 Summer Olympics debuted its first skateboarding competition. Although prominent figures competed during the Olympics, the Mexican border town of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora homes a group of skaters who recall their journey to get a skatepark, be accepted by the community, and obtain sponsors, like…

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Modern-day metaphysical: The Ninth House

By Bellah Nelson/El Inde Over 50 years ago, Ann Stewart, a 47-year old teacher from Flowing Wells, Arizona, was fired for allegedly teaching witchcraft to her high school English students. Stewart had long ash-blonde hair and a widow’s peak—a V-shaped hairline that is passed on genetically. Her eyes were blueish-green and her favorite colors to…

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