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Editorial: Real people have no chance in 'The Real World'
While our lives have all been thoroughly enriched by MTV's Real World players over the past 11 years, we've been accustomed to the fact that "real" is not the image the station really wants us to get. We've been shown that being a "real" person means that your life is full of completely unreal situations and shocking personalities.

Opinion: Burger King puts workers' feet to the fire literally
According to the Herald article, the consultant also had the Burger King marketing people bend spoons, break boards, smash bricks, bend steel bars with their throats and walk over a bed of sharp nails.

Opinion: Dissidents get diss'ed by federal government
Police and national forces are currently embarking upon a cavalier program of undue persecution of any individual (remotely) possibly connected with the Sept. 11 attacks, and of individuals who are in disagreement with the war. Here are some of the stories that have come out recently, showing the extremity of the recent campaign against "homeland terrorism."

Opinion: Super fast jet engine new expensive NASA toy
Well, if you were NASA, you'd spend it building a hypersonic jet engine, and you'd probably call it a scramjet, because that's what they did.

Oregon pummels Krohn, Devils in convincing victory at Autzen
EUGENE, Ore. An early touchdown and the dramatic momentum swing that came with it were not enough to lead the Sun Devils past the Ducks Saturday night.

Don't believe the hype; a storm was on the way
Eugene, Ore. Here in the misty Pacific Northwest, where rain-soaked streets wind through thick green, tree-lined hillsides, the people are as accustomed to damp air and month-long rainstorms as us desert dwellers are to sun-drenched tile patios, air conditioning and rugged brown, saguaro-dotted hillsides.

Harrington dominates Devils in near-perfect victory
The Oregon senior quarterback may not take home this year's Heisman Trophy, but he has put his team in the driver's seat for a bid to the Fiesta Bowl. Harrington re-wrote the record books Saturday night by gunning six touchdown passes in a blowout win over the Sun Devils at Autzen Stadium.

Cardinals can't repeat win against Eagles
With the memory of a fourth quarter Jake Plummer comeback still fresh in the minds of the Philadelphia Eagles, Donovan McNabb and company made sure that the Cardinals felt a little of the same pain Sunday when they rolled into Tempe and over the Cardinals 21-7 before a sparse crowd of 33,430.

ASU vs. Oregon
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total

ASU 7 3 0 14 24

UO 14 7 14 7 42

Volleyball loses to UA again, but shows signs of improvement
After dropping its eighth consecutive match to rival UA on Saturday, the ASU volleyball team was only encouraged by the way they lost and was optimistic about its final six matches.

ASU students audition for MTV's 'Real World'
More than 800 people lined up in Tempe Saturday to participate in the first casting call for future seasons of MTV's "Real World" and "Road Rules" reality television shows.

Legislators assure students, faculty at lunch university budget cuts will be minimal
State legislators agreed to keep budget cuts that affect ASU to a minimum Friday when they met with ASU educators, parents and students for a brown-bag luncheon.

Developer's lawsuit against Tourism and Sports Authority thrown out, ruled constitutional
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Mark R. Santana ruled Friday that the law that created the Tourism and Sports Authority is constitutional, denying the lawsuit brought by West Valley developer John F. Long.

Committee displays trash on campus
Approximately 1,620 pounds of trash collected around campus was hauled to the Student Services Lawn Thursday by ASU Clean and Beautiful as a reminder to students of the amount of trash produced on campus everyday and the importance of recycling.

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.

Police Beat
A 20-year-old Phoenix man was arrested for burglary when he attempted to jump over the wall of a car dealership. The man told police he was going to break into the parts building and steal something.

Marketing students hoop it up to raise awareness of leukemia
The ASU Chapter of the American Marketing Association held a 3-on-3 basketball tournament Saturday to raise money for leukemia charities.

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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