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Editorial: Forget education: Look to the future for your degree
From Capricorn to Sagittarius, the stars were shining brightly for future-predicting nuts everywhere this month, when an astrology school in Scottsdale became the first of its kind to receive accreditation.

To party or study: Campus reviews don’t reveal reality
ASU has lost its party-school rating in The Princeton Review. Columnist Kathleen Heil takes issue with the concept of lists and labels.

Bush fuels Balkan war with greedy oil needs
NATO troops were deployed to Macedonia last week in what looks like yet another “peace-keeping” mission in the ever-troubled Balkan region. The mission is part of a peace agreement between the government in Skopje and Albanian rebels who have been waging a campaign of guerrilla warfare throughout the country.

Arizona education system AIMS to hurt students
Standardized tests have become the latest fad amongst educators around the country. Unfortunately, it's not for the right reasons.

ASU hires coach to lead new water polo program
Vicki Gorman will attempt to build a women's water polo program from the ground up when she arrives at ASU next week after serving as head coach for four years at the University of the Pacific.

European Tour rookie Paul Casey earns first victory
Former ASU star Paul Casey birdied the final hole of the Scottish PGA Championship on Sunday to earn his first European Tour victory.

Former ASU Cornerback Eason Cut by Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals announced the release of rookie cornerback Nijrell Eason on Monday.

New law lowers BAC level, brings harsher penalties
A new state DUI law that lowers the legal blood alcohol content level in drivers from 0.10 percent to 0.08 percent will go into effect Saturday.

Sex offender seen around campus
A sex offender ASU police arrested and released last week has reportedly been seen loitering around the ASU campus.

Campus radio station hits Internet waves
The Blaze, KASC 1260 AM has been broadcasting over the Internet because it has been without a signal for nearly two weeks since lightening hit its radio tower on top of the Engineering Center G-Wing.

Hackers access system, disrupt ASU computers
Hackers caused communication disruptions among Macintosh computers on campus Monday.

‘Wet ‘n’ Wild’ not part of Playboy
Phoenix police are investigating a possible false advertising case against two men who recruited Valley females, including ASU students, for a swimsuit poster.

Web directory assists minority students
ASU’s Multicultural Student Center plans to unveil a Web-based directory that will help minority students feel more connected to the University.

Student, faculty interact through ‘Fellows’ program
The Faculty Fellows Program — designed to bring faculty and students together outside classroom walls — begins its season with a presentation of the film “Dead Poet’s Society,” tonight at Neeb Hall.

State College Republicans remove Shahbandar
The Arizona College Republicans voted unanimously to impeach ASU College Republican president Oubai Shahbandar Sunday, sparking a battle over the identity of the Republican party on campus.

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