Trump signs executive order to repeal parts of Affordable Care Act

Donald J. Trump took office on Friday, January 20th in the usual swearing in ceremony on the steps of the congressional building in Washington D.C. to become the 45th president of the United States. If nothing else, the 2016 election was very divisive and polarizing, perhaps more so than any in our nation’s history. Followers…

GCC offers opportunity to study abroad in Spain

  Glendale Community College’s teachers and students have an opportunity to learn more about Spain. This program is about Spanish cultures and traditions. The Department of Communication and World Languages recommends to apply early before January 31, 2017. “GPA is a requirement for this program; the student needs to have a 2.6 GPA to be…

‘Silence’ speaks on religious extremes

“Silence” the latest dramatic effort from director Martin Scorsese, who by now has established himself as one of the most influential figures in cinema history, is about two Jesuit (a form of Catholic) priests in the 1600’s who go looking for their mentor in Japan. Sounds boring, right? It’s quite the opposite. And as much…

What the wage increase means for local business

During the 2016 election this past November, Arizonans were given the opportunity to vote for an increase of the state’s minimum wage. Proposition 206 allowed voters to raise the current minimum wage to $10 an hour starting in January, with a gradual annual increase to $12 per hour by the year 2020. On the surface,…

Coyotes end three-game losing streak

The Arizona Coyotes faced off against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Gila River Arena on Saturday Jan. 21, 2017 with a score of 5-3. In the beginning of the game, the Lightning started off by winning the opening face-off and began with the possession of the puck. Unfortunately for the Lightning, that possession was…