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Editorial: BOOS & BRAVOS
BRAVO to ASU's Campaign for Leadership. Over $522 million were raised through the four-year fund-raising effort. BOO to budget cuts. We've said that before, but we'll say it again. Budget cuts have proven to be good for nothing.

Opinion: Artists abandoning aesthetics for political agendas annoying
This week, the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics at Arizona State University hosted the first-ever "Ethics and the Arts" conference. Nationally renowned philosophers, critics, political watchdogs, artists, writers, corporate media moguls and filmmakers convened to debate pressing issues concerning the arts.

Opinion: Letters to the Editor
Democrats still alive, active

On Wednesday, my fellow Sun Devil Brett Early asked "Where are the college Democrats?" My response, "We're alive and well, thanks for asking."

No. 8 Oregon on the run
If last week was any indication of the Oregon team the Sun Devils will see Saturday, they can expect the Ducks to establish their offense by running the ball early and often.

The Edge
Ducks quarterback Joey Harrington threw for a season-low 119 yards and zero touchdowns in last week's 24-17 victory over Washington State, but has at least one touchdown in 14 of his last 16 games and is 21-3 as a starter.

The Starters
Pos. No. Name

WR 6 Donnie O'Neal (6-2, 181, Sr.)

LT 78 Levi Jones (6-6, 332, Sr.)

Sun Devils up against Oregon's Autzen advantage
When Stanford outscored Oregon 21-0 in the fourth quarter two weeks ago at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore., the Cardinal not only completed an improbable come-from-behind victory over the then-No. 5 Ducks, but they also ended UO's nation-leading, 23-game home winning streak.

ASU trying to end UA's title hopes
After playing some of their best volleyball of the season last weekend versus nationally ranked UCLA and USC, the Sun Devils will play host to No. 4 UA on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena.

Swimmers to face Wisconsin in Tucson
A good showing in last week's ASU Pentathlon, coupled with a motivational season-opening win over Hawaii two weeks ago has given the Sun Devil swimming and diving teams momentum heading into their first real test of the season.

Last hurrah for 3 Sun Devil soccer stars
This weekend marks the end of the ASU soccer team's home season. It also marks the last time three players instrumental in making Sun Devil soccer what it is today will play at home.

ASU raises $522M in fund-raiser campaign
The ASU Campaign for Leadership program was started in 1995 with a vision of raising $300 million for teaching and student endowments. The campaign has now raised $522,020,031.

Council rejects ASU's plans for Town Center
The Tempe City Council voted Thursday to deny site plans for the proposed retail and office project replacing the University Town Center at University Drive and Mill Avenue.

Campus research could help fight against bioterrorism
As terrorism and bioterrorism continue to threaten America, work by ASU researchers that could benefit the military and the public may be called upon for protection in the near future.

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.

Architecture & design college benefits from annual golf tourney
he College of Architecture and Environmental design will receive about $15,000 from the 19th annual Golf Benefit held Thursday.

Coyotes use hockey to raise scholarships
The ASU Campaign for Leadership and the Alumni Association teamed with the Phoenix Coyotes Hockey Club Thursday in an effort to increase awareness of the need for scholarships, as well as to raise funds for them.

ABOR seeks supervision over technology
The Arizona Board of Regents will be taking a closer look at the state universities' information technology programs in the future, now that the State Auditor General has released a report detailing a lack of supervision in IT programs.

Campus cops cracking down on bikes, skates
ASU police issued warnings to bicyclists, skateboarders and in-line skaters Thursday as part of a campaign to enforce transportation rules on malls throughout campus.

Police Beat
Tempe police released these incidents Thursday:

A 37-year-old Tempe man was arrested for misdemeanor assault when he jumped the victim from behind and put him in a head lock.

Real World, Road Rules make stop near campus
One of the hippest stations on television is making its way to Tempe this weekend. MTV will be at the ACME Roadhouse this Saturday. They will visit ACME for one purpose: to see it any ASU students fit the MTV protocol for the next series of Real World and Road Rules shows.

Massage releases stress, rejuvenates body
The white words on the glass door of the massage parlor read, "Quiet, please. You are entering a D-Stress Zone." Perfect. On a recent Saturday afternoon, with the weight of school and work on my chest, I know that I am in the right place.

Students plan for future at astrology school
Students of the nation's only astrological institute are very serious about their course of study. To them, it's science. To modern-day scientists, it's a hoax, but historical scientists didn't always see it that way, said Lorraine Duke, admissions director.

Deep Blue Something want more than 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'
Pipes and his brother Todd are half of the band Deep Blue Something. Their hit "Breakfast at Tiffany's" was a huge success, but not a lot has been heard from the band since then.

American Standard sets standard for local music
Shaggy bangs dip into the eyes of American Standard front man David Rhodes as he throws a guitar strap over his head. Looking out into another intimate bar scene, he sees, through the hazy smoke, a usual audience of local faces but a few new ones hearing their sounds for the first time.

Dracula expert sheds light on vampire fact and lore
The Dracula expert is not what one could easily classify as "Gothic." She has been hailed by many as the world's foremost authority on Dracula due to her extensive research in the field of Dracula- and vampire-related literature.

Gazing in to the Present
"Mother earth is talking and no one is listening," said the 53-year-old woman. She doesn't find it surprising that it's snowing in the Midwest during October, while here in Phoenix it's still hitting 90 degrees every day.

'13 Ghosts' remake still scary after all these years
This movie is rated R for remake. The Puff Daddy of the movie industry is at it again. But instead of targeting old Sting songs, Joel Silver and Robert Zemeckis are releasing their second remake of a William Castle movie, Thirteen Ghosts.

Local woman, national author to discuss E.T.s
In the wake of the Sept. 11 tragedies, people across the world are searching for answers, for hope, for solace. Some look to prayer, some choose to give money for support and some just need to talk about it to feel involved.

Arizona native 'Busy' with 'Dawson's Creek' role
A few years ago, she answered a casting call at her high school for the part of a smoking club-girl for an anti-tobacco commercial. Soon, Philipps was seen on TV wagging a cigarette and her butt before being thrown out by an angry mob.

Tarot reading reveals little
A few months ago, when we were planning the articles for the semester, we looked in our crystal ball and saw the future: an article about modern-day fortunetellers.

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