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Editorial: Boos & Bravos
The State Press editorial board votes on the best and the worst of the news this week.

Kill’em, don’t clone’em: Stem-cell research revisits cloning debate
The world’s panties of ethics are in a knot over the debate regarding stem cells and genetic research, such as cloning, but the nether leg of the discussion is on the right foot.

Column: X Games go weak, sell out to soccer moms, masses
“Extreme” sports are no longer extreme; they have become mass marketed and media molded. ESPN’s professional coverage has taken the harsh soul from the X Games’ showcased sports (skateboarding, inline-skating, wakeboarding, snowboarding, BMX, and street luge) and made them slightly less lame than a night playing Scrabble with your grandmother.

Letters to the Editor
Readers tell us what they think.

Volleyball sophs 6 strong; ready for leadership roles
With a year of experience under its belt, ASU volleyball's freshman class of 2000 is regarding this season as its chance to shine.

Hall of Famer still running hard
For Mike Haynes, former ASU football player and current Callaway golf executive, life has been measured by one triumph after another. The most recent one for Haynes was being appointed a Callaway executive vice president earlier this year.

Sun Devils bring ‘noisy’ end to 1st week of practice in Tempe
Head coach Dirk Koetter wanted his troops to practice on Frank Kush field because the team has yet to practice with crowd noise, something that is integral to preparing for a game.

Yokoi shifts focus to improving team
Mickey Yokoi, the new women's head golf coach has been bombarded with congratulatory phone calls ever since he got the job Tuesday afternoon.

Drivers need to slow down
Tempe police have temporarily stationed safety signs along Apache Boulevard from Rural Road to Mill Avenue to slow down speeding drivers in response to the public’s concern after the death of ASU freshman Jessica Woodin.

Blood drive fails to reach 200-unit goal
Despite reports of a national shortage, donations at the ASU back-to-school blood drive were 30 percent lower than the United Blood Services’ campus goal.

Tempe police find bar receipts in Torre’s office
Tempe police found bar receipts in the office of Mark Torre, a suspect in a hit-and-run accident that killed an ASU freshman.

Campus needs more trash bins
A growing litter problem on campus prompted ASU’s Clean and Beautiful Campaign Committee to add larger trash receptacles and more custodial support in classrooms, officials said.

Officials improve safety on south side of campus
The Sonora Center residence hall, on the southwest corner of Apache Boulevard and McAllister Avenue, has increased security since a resident was sexually assaulted in March.

Business job fair provides professional environment
The College of Business College Council is sponsoring a career fair Sept. 12 for the first time that is designed to set a more professional atmosphere for students to interact with recruiters.

ABOR to face athletic report
The upcoming Arizona Board of Regents meeting will consider the controversial Knight Report, which recommends radical changes in NCAA sports oversight and corporate sponsorship.

Police Beat
Campus and Tempe police reports from the campus area are posted.

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