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OPINIONS
Editorial: Hate, harassment have no place in tragedy aftermath
By now every one of us has likely been inundated with images and stories of the tragic events that occurred Tuesday on the East Coast. The yet-unclaimed terrorist acts at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have left everyone in a state of shock and confusion.

Opinion: Bad bus service, blasé drivers drive students insane in a ‘Flash’
ASU's Flash bus service has seen extreme changes since the semester began. The bus service, which is contracted by Valley Metro to ATC Tempe, is a necessary form of transportation for many ASU students and staff. According to Transit Operations Coordinator Glen Fenton, the Flash service can see as many as 90,000 passengers in a single month.

Letters to the Editorial
Safety & security are delicate things, built not so much upon what we do, but rather, what we believe in. As this is true for us here at ASU, so also is it true for our country and the world. As we cope with life after 11 Sept. 2001, let us believe in justice, not vengeance.



Opinion: Tidbits from the terror on Tuesday
Government



“The deliberate and deadly attacks, which were carried out yesterday against our country, were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.” — President Bush.

Some players wary of travel
Almost everyone in the world of sports was affected in one way or another by Tuesday morning's tragedy, which is being called the most destructive act of terrorism on U.S. soil.



Opinion: Language debate only hurts those in need
The great language debate halts progress at the United Nations Conference on Racism while the marginalized groups of the world desperately wait for progress.

SPORTS
Trying to regain focus
The Sun Devil football team returned to practice Wednesday after its scheduled Monday off-day and the unexpected cancellation of Tuesday’s practice, due to the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.



Soccer game with No. 1 Tar Heels called off
The ASU women’s soccer team will not get a chance to play the University of North Carolina Tar Heels this season at the College Showcase Tournament in Houston.



Devils scorch Aztecs in Koetter debut
Dirk Koetter's reign as Arizona State's head football coach began Saturday night with a convincing 38-7 win over the San Diego State Aztecs.

ASU-UCLA football game postponed
Several major college football games, including a game between ASU and UCLA that was scheduled for Saturday, have been postponed.

CAMPUS NEWS
Campus groups aid relief efforts
ASU clubs have come together to raise money and supplies for victims and their families from Tuesday's terrorist attack.



No worries: Drivers stay calm about local gas prices
Fuel supplies are adequate, says American Petroleum Institute:



Despite gas price hikes in the Midwest, ASU students said Wednesday they are unconcerned that Arizona gas stations will follow suit.



Muslim community reacts to attacks
Middle-Eastern businesses around ASU and the Muslim associations on campus have reacted differently to the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.

Today
The Today Section is a daily calendar of events printed as a service to the ASU community. Requests are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and are printed as space permits. We do not take requests over the phone, via e-mail or fax. Forms may be picked up in the basement of the Matthews Center, where they should be filled out completely and legibly.

Engineering projects displayed on campus
ASU engineering students took over Tyler Mall Wednesday with racecars, cement canoes and electric vehicles. These inventions were all part of the annual Engineering Awareness Day that brought 35 student groups and local businesses such as Microsoft, the Princeton Review and Kaplan to show off the projects and contraptions being created on campus.

Theta Chi house fire caused
An improperly used extension cord was the cause of a fire in the Theta Chi fraternity house Tuesday, Tempe fire officials said.

Police Beat
Tempe police released these reports Wednesday:



• A 25-year-old man was arrested for public sexual indecency after he was standing naked in front of a woman’s fitness center masturbating while women were working out inside.

ASU holding memorial ceremony
As a result of the terror unfolding at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon this week, ASU is holding a ceremony today in recognition of the tragedies.

Students, faculty keep eyes on Channel 2
Over the past two years, ASU Channel 2 has transformed from a station running tech screens all day long into a fully-operating student-run television station.

Muslims, Christians unite in Tempe
Muslims and Christians have formed a "holy block" in Tempe in a response to Tuesday's terrorist attacks.

A Campus Mourns: Students Respond To Tragedy
As a nation still in shock begins to mourn, students at ASU are expressing the now all too familiar sentiments of shock and disbelief.

Bush: Military powerful and prepared
President Bush comments on the search for the terrorists who attacked the World Trade Building, Pentagon and an attempted assault on Camp David, which ended in a plane crash in Pennsylvania.

US landmarks attacked by terrorists
Just before 9 a.m., a plane was flown into one of the two towers at the World Trade Center in New York City. Minutes later, a hijacked American Airlines Boeing 767 that had taken off from Boston was crashed into the other tower.

ENTERTAINMENT
CD reviews: 14 Iced Bears, In the Beginning
You no longer have to scour Ebay for those early, long-out-of-print 14 Iced Bears 7's. Slumberland has compiled them on CD, along with eight previously unreleased BBC session tracks, some live cuts and demos.

CD reviews: Jamiroquai, A Funk Odessey
Jamiroquai is set to release its fifth album Sept.11, and it’s everything you’d expect it to be. The band isn’t going to win any new fans with this release, but anyone who can name one of it’s songs or dug the “Virtual Insanity” video — think moving floor — will find themselves tapping a toe.

Lifestyles: Beat dorm doldrums with room makeover
Dorm life: It can be the foundation of your best college memories or a nightmare that continues for five years. There are some fun items to decorate with that will make your dorm room a great place to come home to.

Othello remake weaves tangled web of plot
Based on the Shakespearean play Othello, O moves the classic tale from the battlefield to the basketball court, using a modern setting and language.

Film Review: Funny ‘Bubble Boy’ still blows
The fast-paced flick, rated PG-13 for crude, sexual humor, follows Jimmy Livingston (Jake Gyllenhaal) as he races across the country to stop his true love from wedding her evil fiance.

Theater arts: Pop opera comes to Gammage
ASU’s Gammage Auditorium is hosting Disney’s off-Broadway production of Aida. Once an opera, Aida has been transformed by composers Elton John and Tim Rice into a pop musical complete with two princesses and the solider for whom they both yearn.

Theater arts: ‘L.A. Numb’ energizes director, cast
For this job above all others, Jennifer Linde, director of L.A. Numb, has forced herself to break free from the quietude and distance people place between themselves and life, said Dustin Goltz, L.A. Numb author and ASU graduate.

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