'Somebody Special for our 500th ride': 100-year-old WWII veteran
Nov. 11, 20222 | Cronkite News
Grounded No More, a Mesa nonprofit that takes veterans on “honor flights,” took its 500th flight with 100-year-old WWII veteran Ted Giannone, who joined the Navy at 19.
Creating connection one drumbeat at a time: Phoenix nonprofit helps people fight loneliness
Aug. 9, 20222 | AZCentral
People gather for a weekly drum circle at Grounded 32, a nonprofit community center that provides activities and meetups in north Phoenix.
Graves in 19th Century Pioneer & Military Memorial Park preserved by Volunteer Efforts
Feb. 22, 2022 | Cronkite News
The Arizona Pioneers’ Cemetery Association is working to preserve Pioneer Military & Memorial Park, where more than 3,700 people are believed to have been buried with only 600 grave markers.
The Gilbert Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
April 22, 2021 | Samantha Chow
Located on Greenfield and Guadalupe Road, the Gilbert Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch serves as a recreational site for bird watchers, nature photographers, and fishers while providing an innovative way to conserve water.
Agility Dogs at ASU
March 17, 2020 | State Press
On March 7-8, Agility Dogs at ASU competed in the first-ever Intercollegiate Dog Agility Nationals held in Buckeye, Arizona. But it was not an easy road for the ASU Agility Dogs to get to.
Non-Traditional Aged Students
Feb. 20, 2020 | State Press
Approximately 10% of undergraduate students are over the age of 25, according to the ASU Common Data Set. While some may find returning to school difficult, both 49-year-old Aaron James and 33-year-old Jolene Quinn say they thrive in this experience.
Cronkite Dean Invites Freshmen to Thanksgiving Dinner
Dec. 3, 2019 | State Press
From roasted turkey to warm pumpkin pie, the Callahan house was filled with a delicious Thanksgiving meal and over twenty students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication for the 11th consecutive year.