• Census Data: Significant Growth In Hispanic Enrollment, Degree Attainment

    Danielle Smith Public News Service Across the whole country, the rapidly growing Hispanic population made remarkable strides in college enrollment and educational attainment, according to a recent analysis by the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of Hispanic students ages 18 to 24 enrolled in college increased to 2.4 million in 2021....
  • Monarch Butterfly Winter Count Shows Significant Improvement

    This winter, volunteers counted more than 335,000 Western monarch butterflies in an annual survey, a big improvement over the last few years, but still far short of historical numbers. Observers only counted 2,000 of the iconic black-and-orange butterflies in 2020, and then 250,000 in 2021. Rebeca Quinonez-Pinon, senior manager of...