Quidditch coming to downtown Phoenix

One of the biggest crazes across college campuses is about to hit downtown Phoenix. Last month, Aaron Hopkins-Johnson, owner of Lawn Gnome Publishing, announced that the bookstore will be hosting Quidditch games downtown. Quidditch is the fictional sport played in the hit Harry Potter book and movie series. The sport … Continue reading

Griner resurges Mercury

This time last year, the Phoenix Mercury were sitting at home with the second worst record in the WNBA, beaten out only by the Washington Mystics. This year, this Monday night, on a shot with 4.9 seconds left by stellar rookie Brittney Griner, the Mercury advanced to the Western Conference … Continue reading

Local racewalker trains for race

To her friends and classmates, journalism student Georgina Norun doesn’t seem like an elite quasi-athlete. “Yeah, I guess she does walk fast,” fellow Cronkite student Mark Normal said. “I don’t really think about it.” Norun is one of thousands of competitors expected to compete in the USGD-sponsored “Downtown Racewalk 5K.” … Continue reading