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Editorial: BOOS & BRAVOS
BRAVO to a slow return to “normalcy.” Sports are back on the tube, postponed events are being rescheduled, life is slowly returning to what it was like two weeks ago. While we are not in the same state of mind, we cannot let such a tragedy rule our lives.

Opinion: Finding solace from senior year in grade school games
What the heck happened? Suddenly, I've become old. I knew I was entering my final year of school at ASU, but that didn't prepare me for the reality that the rest of my life has already started.

Opinion: One, two, three, four, I declare a dumb war
I am already sick of this new war. President “Dumb”ya is calling this a “different type of war,” a war that not only will include military strikes on “the terrorists” but also will attack their resources and finances.

Letters to the Editor
I have never seen America as vengeful as it has been in the last week since the tragedies in New York and Washington. “You were not alive for Pearl Harbor,” they remind me, “and now your generation has its war.” Really? If this is my war then let me first ask who is the enemy?

The Edge
ASU quarterback Jeff Krohn was 27 of 35 for 271 yards against San Diego State, but had a tendency to underthrow receivers during the game. Cardinal quarterback Randy Fasani tied a career-best with four touchdowns against Boston College and threw for 232 yards.

ASU meets Stanford in early test
Opinions differed this week on the importance of the ‘revenge factor,’ as Dirk Koetter calls it, as the Sun Devils prepared to play Stanford, who has outscored ASU 79-37 over the last two seasons.

The Starters
ASU : Offense, defense, special teams

Stanford: Offense, defense, special teams

ASU rested, ready for play
Scheduled to play last weekend against perennial power North Carolina, ASU (3-1) was forced to cancel the match when the tragic events of last week’s terrorist attacks grounded the team.

Lane a young, effective leader
When a team is young, experience becomes a precious commodity. So even though ASU soccer player Temryss Lane is only a sophomore, she is forced to take on the role of an experienced veteran.

Golfers open at UNM
ASU begins its 2001-02 campaign in Albuquerque, N.M., at the 47th annual William H. Tucker Intercollegiate. The Sun Devils will play 36 holes today and 18 holes Saturday at the University of New Mexico's 7,248-yard, par-72 Championship Course.

Oregon teams invade ASU after long layoff
After last weekend's matches were postponed due to national tragedies, the ASU women's volleyball team will look to keep the momentum it gained at the Loyola Marymount Volleyball Challenge two weeks ago. The Sun Devils (4-3) went 3-0 versus some tough competition.

Sun Devils prepare for Stanford
Though the Sun Devil football team had to wait an extra week to start their PAC-10 season, they are taking nothing for granted as they hit the road for the first time this season to play the Stanford Cardinal.

City council denies approval of adult store
The Tempe City Council voted Thursday to deny a proposed adult store pending the redesign and relocation of the proposed building. The store, Fascinations, to be located at 838 W. Elliot Road, has sparked legal and ethical discussions.

Hotel industry takes hard hit
Citywide hotel occupancy is at 52 percent - 10 percent lower than what it was a year ago, Becky Mayberry, communications director for the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, said.

Council delays decision on center
The Tempe City Council voted 7-0 to postpone its decision regarding plans for the University Town Center until November. The approval was denied to allow more discussion between ASU and the architects of the project. The center, also commonly known as the Tempe Town Center, is on Mill Avenue and University Drive.

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.

Students rally against hate
ASU students and faculty gathered together on Hayden Lawn Friday afternoon to unite the campus against a common enemy: hate.

$250,000 grant places Tempe police in schools
Tempe police can now supply all Tempe junior high and high schools with a full-time detective thanks to a $250,000 grant from the state.For students and teachers, this means a detective on campus every day.

Catholic group, ASASU supporting gay students
The Associated Students of ASU and the All Saints Catholic Newman Center both want to do their part to make gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students feel welcome on campus and in the religious community.

American flag hangs in Sahuaro Market again
An American flag will fly inside Sahuaro dining hall once again after controversy erupted over its removal last week from Sahuaro Market, leaving many students and alumni disillusioned and misinformed.

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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