Brenda Muñoz Murguia/Cronkite News
Brenda Muñoz Murguia expects to graduate in December 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in political science. Muñoz Murguia, who is a Spanish digital producer for The State Press, is working for Cronkite Noticias.
Rent hikes, downtown boom spur gentrification of older Tucson neighborhoods
By: Brenda Muñoz Murguia/Cronkite News - June 30, 2022
Tucson, once considered sleepy and affordable, has seen a particularly painful rent spike in recent years.
Arizona’s growing Latino population is underrepresented among teachers
By: Mia Marquez/Cronkite News and Brenda Muñoz Murguia/Cronkite News - April 26, 2022
Forty-five percent of Arizona students in grades pre-K through 12 identify as Latino, but one report shows they’re falling behind in the classroom. One factor driving that trend, the report says, is the lack of Latino teachers in the state. A 2021-22 report from ALL In Education – a nonprofit that compiles research, data and community feedback […]
Migrants wait at the border while U.S. battles over lifting COVID-19 ban on processing asylum applications
By: Brenda Muñoz Murguia/Cronkite News - April 18, 2022
NOGALES, Sonora, Mexico – Rosario, 24, married as a teen, had two children and raised them while her husband worked. It took him eight years to earn enough money to furnish their home in the southern Mexican state of Michoacán. But it was a nice home. They fulfilled their dream. Then warring cartels forced them […]