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Machine made for big Gilbert giving

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor The Giving Machine proved Gilbert is a generous place. Gilbert was one of five locations around the world where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints put a unique...

Obama surprises students on reservation

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, GSN Staff Writer Former First Lady Michelle Obama surprised a handful of students meeting with Gila River Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis at the Huhugam Heritage Center outside Chandler Feb. 12 before her...

Bright future ahead for CV wrestling

Bright future ahead for CV wrestling By Zach Alvira, GSN Sports Editor   For nearly a decade, the Campo Verde High wrestling program has established itself as one of the top programs in the state. But after eight...

GPS sees retention program successes

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor For student Alejandro Martinez, school was a pain with no gain. “I pretty much gave up and stopped doing my work completely,” the junior high school student said. Then, a pilot...

New Gilbert university luring EV athletes to shift into Park

New Gilbert university luring EV athletes to shift into Park By Zach Alvira, GSN Sports Editor For the longest time, Arizona was a vast wasteland of higher education. There were the three state universities and Grand...

Grieving EV moms talk of their sons’ suicides

By Jim Walsh, GSN Staff Writer One by one, grieving East Valley mothers displayed photos of their sons who are part of the region’s suicide cluster, pleading with the state Senate’s Education Committee for help. The...

Turkey and kale soup makes for a whole pot of comfort

With jan D’Atri, GetOut Contributor Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Or, at least let it get cold at night so we can really appreciate a tummy-warming pot of turkey or chicken,...

Williams Field senior in running for Presidential Scholar nod

GSN News Staff A Williams Field High School senior is in the running for a national Presidential Scholars award. Ruth Nyagaka is one of five Arizona students nominated for the U.S. Presidential Scholar in Career and...

Sons of Serendip thanks fate, ‘Got Talent’ for its success

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, GET OUT Editor Sons of Serendip singer Micah Christian feels a connection with the audience when the band performs. That keeps the quartet energized and positive about its future. “Every night we have...

Panel gives nod to 165-home development

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A developer wants to build 165 single-family homes on 40 acres of former farm land at the southeast corner of Greenfield and Germann roads. Lennar Arizona’s proposal to build the...