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Editorial: Lies good enough to last a lifetime
Fibbers everywhere gained a renewed sense of purpose with one simple phrase: "I did not have sexual relations with that woman." Now, there's even a venue to support this heinous practice of trickery and deception.

Opinion: Velcro gloves, good shoes key to holiday shopping survival
I am a run-walking snatcher myself, but I have been known to adopt various other tactics in a pinch. This type of marathon shopping takes real skill and an insider's know-how.

Opinion: Consumption doesn't make world go around
In the past, we were encouraged to conserve our resources so that they might go to those who "needed them most" (i.e., the "boys"). Saving rubber, fabric, metal, anything useful was in vogue.

Opinion: Celebrity selfishness gives bad name to marriage
Suzanne Lopez, a Los Angeles psychotherapist who counsels celebrities, says, "I think that there are people in the business who have long-term successful relationships, and they work really hard at them, just like there are people in everyday life who have successful relationships and they work really hard at them."

Wildcats maul Sun Devils
The Sun Devils dug themselves an early hole they were unable to crawl out of Friday afternoon and lost 34-21 against rival UA in front of a season-high 55,831 fans at Sun Devil Stadium.

This rivalry has it all! Two teams, one fight, absolutely zero class
Not exactly the way ASU seniors would have scripted it, I'm sure. A lasting image of a team of Wildcats dancing like fools on a giant likeness of Sparky in the middle of Frank Kush Field with the time clocks at zero and the score at 34-21.

Wade burns up ASU
The UA junior wide receiver caught 11 passes for 157 yards and one touchdown, career highs for yardage and receptions in a game. He also received the Ben Goo Award for the game, chosen by the press and presented to the MVP of the winning team.

Pre-game trash talking leads to post-game altercation
It began last year when the Sun Devils danced on the Arizona Stadium field and sung their fight song, and was fueled by trash talking from both sides during the week leading up to the annual rivalry game between ASU and UA.

UA vs. ASU
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total

UA 20 0 14 0 34

ASU 0 7 7 7 21

Cougars clean up on glass to topple Devils
Although it didn't really matter that much because the Sun Devils were already caught in a blizzard on the boards earlier in the day. ASU (1-2) got hammered on the glass Saturday afternoon and dropped its second consecutive game with an 82-70 loss against Brigham Young (2-0) in front of 6,228 fans at the Marriott Center.

Still room for improvement in Oregon
In a conference that is conditioned to expect the unexpected, one thing you can count on every year is that the Oregon schools will not be easy wins for their Pac-10 opponents.

Sun Devils 1-1 at Paradise Jam tourney
Senior Amanda Levens scored 29 points, one shy of tying her career-high, to lead the Sun Devils (3-2) to a 76-58 win over Kansas State (3-1) on Sunday. Senior Melody Johnson added 11 points for ASU.

Student debt rising; state financial aid slipping
Byron Bjore said it would take a "miracle" to erase the $15,000 to $20,000 in debt he estimates he will have when he graduates from ASU in four years.

Completing stadium for 2004 will be 'extremely difficult'
The new Arizona Cardinals stadium may not be ready for the 2004 football season after local pressures forced the state Tourism and Sports Authority to extend the renewed site selection process last week.

Poll: 21% say don't build new stadium
The location of the new Arizona Cardinals stadium has left Maricopa County residents divided, according to a KAET telephone poll released Wednesday.

Business College, Ford offer dealership training program
The program, from a partnership forged between ASU and Ford Motor Co., is the first of its kind in the nation at the university level, specifically geared toward minorities and specializing in the fields of marketing and management.

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.

Local lawmakers liaisons for Chinese sister city
The Tempe City Council recently appointed Councilman Dennis Cahill and state Rep. Meg Burton Cahill as the new city coordinators for its Sister Cities program to Zhenjiang, China.

From sex, irrigation and the Bible, ASU offers classes for everyone
Have you ever wanted to study the ancient healing practices of Shamanism? Or maybe the effects of sex, love and romance in the mass media? Perhaps you would prefer something closer to home like the history of ASU?

Biosphere 2 offers students unique study opportunities
ASU microbiology graduate Craig Robson has found a way to escape the pressures of the academic grind while still pursuing his career goals and earning some college credits.

Police Beat
A Tempe woman was arrested after she committed assault against her husband by hitting him multiple times in the face with a leather strap. She was also charged with criminal damage after she broke several glass figures by throwing them.

Former student arrested in sex case
A former ASU student was arrested Nov. 19 on suspicion of forcing a 15-year-old girl he met over the Internet into a sexual act, Peoria police said.

Classifieds - 11/26/01
Announcements WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE - ASU Police Dept. is hosting a free class for training in Rape Aggression Defense. Enhance your desire/ability to defend yourself. Call for dates & info: 965-1972 Apartments 1214 E. ORANGE, Marianna Apts. 1bd & studios. Call for move in specials.

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