Author Archives: Malu Banuelos

About Malu Banuelos

Malu is a journalism senior at Walter Cronkite’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She is currently an editorial intern for AZ Big Media. Originally from Los Angeles, Malu left the financial service industry to pursue her lifelong goal to become a writer. Her extracurricular activities include extreme sports, photography and studying philosophy.

NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders Pairs Veterans With Young Professionals

NAIOP Arizona's Developing Leaders - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011
by in Associations

NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders mentoring program designed to pair veteran and young CRE professionals to bolster the industry For a group that has yet to commemorate its first class, NAIOP Arizona’s Developing Leaders mentoring program has some fairly heady goals. That’s evident by its mission statement: * To Improve the communities in which we develop,… Read More →

Verona Chophouse: Tuscan-Inspired Menu, Vegetarian Offerings Make For Fine Dining Experience

Verona Chophouse
by in Dining | Executive Lifestyle

One might ask why a vegetarian would dine at a restaurant that bills itself as a “chophouse,” but with such a large variety of delectable meatless dishes, the better question to ask is why more vegetarians don’t frequent it? Located inside Gila River Casinos’ Lone Butte Casino in Chandler, Verona Chophouse revamped its menu and… Read More →

Throw Momma from The Plane

Skydiving, Desert Skydiving Center, Buckeye
by in Play

Tired of buying the usual perfume bottle, purse, spa gift certificate or other stereotypical woman’s gift, I decided to make my mother’s 60th birthday more interesting by taking her tandem sky diving at Desert Skydiving Center in Buckeye. When I told people I was taking her skydiving they thought it was the coolest thing ever—and… Read More →