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Editorial: Wonka turns 30; still a tasty treat
Campus life is much like Willy Wonka's chocolate factory.

Column: West Nile virus not as vicious as mosquitoes might make us think
Because relatively common and deeply beloved creatures carry the disease (pigeons, mosquitoes, the occasional horse) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fear that the West Nile virus could quickly become prevalent in the United States.

Column: Student street safety responsibility of all
It doesnít matter if you are walking, riding a bike or driving a car; when you take a moment to witness the chaos of Mill Avenue after 8 p.m. on a weekend, you canít deny how dangerous the streets around campus are.

Let doctors, not teachers, determine deficits
The Connecticut legislature unanimously passed a bill, signed into law last month, which prohibits teachers from recommending or demanding that a child be placed on psychiatric medication such as Ritalin.

Peace Department would make world a better place
Humanity has made some great strides in the technology and efficiency of war, but it's time to make strides in world peace, too.

SPORTS
ASU swimming and diving teams out of the blocks, into new season
Success appears to be lying just beyond the horizon, as all pieces of the ASU Swim and Dive team puzzle are in place and all parts are functioning properly.

Column: Sportscaster lingo making mockery of conversations
When Joe Sports Fan watches SportsCenter and the anchors ram that drivel in like the banana-strawberry-split pea baby food that canít possibly be appealing, Joe finds himself spitting out those phrases he so hates.

ASU looking to lend support to star Tullock
When the ASU womenís soccer team takes the field this weekend in the Baylor Labor Day Classic at Baylor University in Texas, all eyes will be on Stacey Tullock.

Itís no surprise, but some think Devils may contend in Pac-10
In Sundayís Los Angeles Times, sports columnist Chris Dufresne called the Sun Devils the probable surprise team in the Pac-10. Dufresneís statements on the Sun Devils are sentiments fans have echoed since the hiring of Dirk Koetter.

CAMPUS NEWS
Bookstore profits not what they seem
Buying textbooks can be a painful process that empties wallets, but local bookstore owners are not making as high of profits as others across the nation.

Students rally support for Neil Giuliano
Students For Neil Giuliano members were out on campus Tuesday hoping to gain support for Tempe Mayor Neil Giuliano as his recall election nears.

Poll: 46% would not feel safe in stadium
Nearly half of Maricopa County voters say they would not feel safe attending events at the new Arizona Cardinalsí stadium...

Tempe group wants smoke-free bars
Members of Tempe for Healthy Smoke-free Workplaces are collecting signatures in a fight to make city bars and restaurants smoke free by next year.

Police issue hundreds of citations in two days
Police officers made 64 arrests and issued 371 citations Friday and Saturday while patrolling the streets of Rural Road, Apache Boulevard, Mill Avenue and the surrounding areas.

State economy mirrors nation's slowdown
Arizona's economy is following suit with the country's economic slowdown, according to the September issue of the Bank One Economic Outlook Center.

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