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Gloria Gomez/UA Don Bolles Fellow

Gloria Gomez/UA Don Bolles Fellow

Gloria Gomez is a senior at the University of Arizona and the 2022 UA School of Journalism’s Don Bolles Fellow. Gomez has interned at the Arizona Daily Star and worked at the Arizona Daily Wildcat. She is a dual major in journalism and political science, with a Spanish minor. She’s a member of the Investigative Reporters and Editors and National Association of Hispanic Journalists. The UA School of Journalism started the fellowship in 1977 to honor Don Bolles, an Arizona Republic reporter killed in a 1976 car bombing.

Nativist Republicans call on Ducey to militarize the border to stop an ‘invasion’

By: - January 14, 2022

A nativist former top Trump White House official on Wednesday exhorted Gov. Doug Ducey to use Arizona’s National Guard to turn immigrants back at the border.   Ken Cuccinelli, a top United States Citizenship and Immigration Services official in Donald Trump’s administration, said Ducey has the constitutional ability to direct national guardsmen to remove those crossing […]

Democrats diss Ducey for ignoring school funding needs, COVID-19 challenges

By: - January 10, 2022

Democrats and public school advocates said Gov. Doug Ducey had two glaring holes in his final State of the State speech on Monday: funding for public schools and COVID-19. “If we truly want Arizona to be unstoppable, our priority should be increasing education attainment,” said Education Forward Arizona President & CEO Rich Nickel, referencing Ducey’s […]