Serving Arizona State University Online Since 1995  Current Issue: Tuesday, September 18, 2001





Editorial: Internet makes evil-doing easy for cyber psychos
The Internet is great for a lot of things — e-mail, research, porn, term papers — but it seems that cyber-space is becoming a place for “evil-doing” more than ever.

Opinion: Media reaches new low with appalling coverage of attacks
We've seen the horror of the second 757 slamming into the World Trade Center from every conceivable angle. We've watched the video over and over of people leaping to their deaths rather than facing the fire behind them. And our members of the media have become more familiar than the people involved in this tragedy.

Opinion: How long will Stars, Stripes last?
The 4-year-olds my mother teaches are making American flags out of red, white and blue construction paper and saying the pledge of allegiance every morning.

Veterans leading a strong Stanford
In 2000, ASU was the victim of a bad snap out of the end zone on a first quarter punt attempt, resulting in a safety that led to a 22-7 scoring run for the Cardinal and a 29-7 final.

Experience name of game as men's golf opens fall season
Results will not be heavily scrutinized, numbers will not carry much weight and the difference between par and bogey will be insignificant for the Sun Devil men's golf team this fall.

Software factory on campus could aid research, learning
ASU professors are hoping to develop a software factory on campus that would provide valuable experience for students and serve as an asset to the research department.

Child relief group redirects donations to victims
The ASU student organization Child Relief and You is collaborating with the United Way to collect donations for the Crisis Response Fund held Monday and Tuesday.

Police Beat
Tempe police released these incidents Monday:

• A 30-year-old Tempe man was arrested for pushing and kicking his girlfriend.

• A 35-year-old Tempe man was arrested for endangerment and arson after he started a fire in an occupied apartment and pushed a wheelchair-bound woman from the apartment balcony down a stairway

Routine screening at SRC
Nursing students Wednesday may have saved the life of a volunteer who let them take his blood pressure at the Student Recreation Center.

Phoenix sues to stop stadium construction
The Phoenix City Council filed a lawsuit Monday against the state Tourism and Sports Authority after it refused to stop construction on the proposed Arizona Cardinals stadium.

Students seek campus safety
Safety remained the top concern among international students who spoke with Associated Students of ASU and the campus police at a forum Monday.

Measles outbreak spurs campus concern
Due to a measles outbreak in Maricopa County, the ASU Student Health Center is urging students to get vaccinated. After one case of measles was reported Sept. 7, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health declared the outbreak.

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.

Letters to the Editor
I recently transferred from UA to ASU. Although my family and I have lived quite a while in Mesa it was hard adjusting to a new college. Especially for a Wildcat entering Sun Devil territory is quite interesting. After being beaten this past Thursday, I realized that I am part of a huge family I did not know even exists.

Greek Rush not interrupted by attacks
Despite Tuesday's terrorist attacks, Rush activities continued for several fraternities and sororities at ASU.

Tempe congregations fill hearts with love
As terror and tragedy fills the hearts of many Americans, Muslims, Christians and Jews in Tempe got together to spread a much needed feeling: love.

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.

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