Isabela Gamez/UA Don Bolles fellow

Isabela Gamez/UA Don Bolles fellow

Isabela Gamez is a writer for the Arizona Mirror while serving as the University of Arizona School of Journalism’s Don Bolles Fellow. She is a current junior at the University of Arizona majoring in journalism with a Spanish minor. She previously interned at the Digital Futures Bilingual Broadcast Studio and Arizona Public Media. She is active in the reporting of social justice issues.

Colorado River

AZ ranks No. 3 for water efficiency as Colorado River dwindles

By: - January 20, 2023

Arizona is ranked No. 3 among the states for water efficiency and sustainability, but still has a lot of room for improvement, according to a new analysis released this week.  The Alliance for Water Efficiency ranks conservation, sustainability and affordability, and assigns each U.S. state a national and regional ranking. Arizona ranked No. 3 overall […]

High school students protest anti-LGBTQ sentiment in GOP-led legislature

By: and - January 9, 2023

Across the street from the state Capitol, while lawmakers gathered in advance of the new legislative session, Arizona high school students laid out 180 black body bags in protest. “We are trying to let our legislators know that every single step they take, bill they vote on, there is a life on the line,” said […]