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Editorial: Think of China when saluting Stars and Stripes
President Bush thanked several countries around the world in his speech Thursday for standing by America in these past two weeks of peril. He praised Britain, France and Germany for adopting our National Anthem momentarily. He recognized Korea and Cairo for their prayers, and Africa, Australia and Latin America for grieving with us.

Opinion: The many-eyed, zero-horned, grounded purple fungus beater
Recently, there has been a lot of nipple-twisting and butt-pinching going on in the organic food laboratories at the University of Newcastle in northeast England. Why are these scientists so giddy, you ask? Well, it appears that potato growers and lovers in Europe may have found their savior in the form of a purple potato.

Opinion: Tasty chocolate tainted by sweat, labor
According to the Philadelphia Enquirer, most of the workers on cocoa farms are between the ages of 12 and 16, but some are significantly younger. Many are enticed by suggestions of wages or bicycles, only to be sold by traffickers for as little as $50.

Opinion: After-effects of terrorism attack American life
The purpose of terrorism is not simply to kill; it is to create dissidence, instability and change in the targeted social system. At what point did we neglect to recognize this portion of our opponent’s strategy? Every day I see more changes being officiated in this country, ranging from the good and practical to the sublimely ridiculous.

Broncos crush Cardinals in season opener
Led by the pinpoint accuracy of quarterback Brian Griese and its ever-effective rushing attack, Denver (2-0) reeled off 38 consecutive points en route to a 38-17 victory over the Cardinals (0-1) in their season opener.

Women's golf team heads to Washington to open fall season
The Sun Devils were supposed to get their season underway Sept. 13 at the Dick McGwire Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., but withdrew following the terrorist attacks along the East Coast. ASU's 2001-02 campaign will now begin with the NCAA Fall Preview today in Auburn, Wash.

Cardinal Dominate Devils
STANFORD, Calif. – It’s always the one who retaliates that ends up getting caught. And by reacting to a Stanford touchdown late in the first quarter with a four-play, 58-second scoring drive, ASU got itself into big trouble.

Missed tackles, turnovers torment ASU
STANFORD, Calif. - The Sun Devils were expected to put points on the board with head coach Dirk Koetter at the helm, but could not keep up when their conference-opener turned into a shoot-out.

Pepperdine defeats Devils
They wore the same jerseys and had the same last names, but two different ASU soccer teams showed up to play this weekend. The team that thoroughly handled Mississippi, last year’s ACC West champion, in a 3-1 win Friday night was no where to be found Sunday afternoon, as ASU fell 3-0 to Pepperdine.

ASU splits matches with Ducks, Beavers
With the American Flag sewn onto the back of their uniforms to honor those affected by the nation's tragedy, the Sun Devils easily brushed-off the Oregon Ducks Friday to open the Pac-10 season. Unfortunately, the tables were tuned Saturday, as Oregon State came from behind to down ASU in five games.

ASU vs Stanford
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City celebrates patriotism in downtown march
Donning patriotic clothing and carrying American flags, more than 1,000 Tempe residents marched down Mill Avenue Saturday to demonstrate their commitment to unity and diversity in the community.

Lyrics on sidewalk promote peace, freedom of music

The group wrote the lyrics to John Lennon’s song with sidewalk chalk Friday in front of the Memorial Union. Members of the ASU chapter of the YDS say they believe awareness should be spread on campus about peace and censorship concerning the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Car set afire by arsonist, officials say
Arson destroyed a Pakistani student’s car Saturday morning in Parking Structure 5, officials said.

Students treat children in rural Arizona
An ASU group traveled to a small, rural Arizona town Saturday to provide needed health care to migrant families. The group FACES, Fostering and Achieving Cultural Equity and Sensitivity in Health Professions, consists of ASU and UA students, community members and healthcare professionals.

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ASU rally helps promote unity among community
A campus rally held to promote unity in the college community brought both ominous and comforting comments from ASU President Lattie Coor Friday afternoon.

Radio host's enterprise recognized by ASU, SRP
The American dream has often been called a myth, but don't tell that to Kim Komando, who received the ASU College of Business and SRP Spirit of the Enterprise Award at a luncheon Friday.

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

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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