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Editorial: Online evaluations empower students
The traditional bathroom-stall teacher chats and rants are now available in an online venue. Internet-based professor evaluations mark one more notch on the bedpost for ASU in our efforts to become a super-duper-mega-virtual behemoth.

Legislature should reexamine education tax credit program
In 1997, Arizona was one of the first states in the country to pass legislation for the education tax credit program. The idea behind this program, or more deceptively, the idea that was sold to the community, was that this program would help improve the education of economically disadvantaged children. But, of course, this is not the case.

Child 'geniuses' not safe from dumb parents
The biggest mistake I ever made in grade school was to get good grades from then on people expected me to do well. It's a burden I live with to this day, but at least I made the mistake for myself (my parents, sadly, did very little of my homework).

Letters to the Editor
Once again I find myself dumbfounded at the ignorance and moronic reasoning by a State Press "Editorial." I am referring specifically in this case to Josh Deahl's response to Dear Abby's wise decision to report Paul Weiser to the police after confessing his sexual fantasies to her about a 10-year-old girl within his reach.

Top of the Kee
Pre-registration begins today and there are plenty of opportunities for sports fans to stay in the game while getting some elective credits out of the way.

Benford possibility for UNM
When a coaching vacancy arises in men's college basketball, it's not uncommon for Rob Evans to be included in a long list of candidates to fill the position.

Men's swimmers trying to make history for Chasson at NCAAs
After a long season in which ASU has been ranked No. 13 or better since Nov. 1, 10 individuals representing head coach Michael Chasson's 31-man swimming team will compete in the NCAA Championships, which begin today at the Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Ga.

Holloway to switch positions
ASU sophomore Michael Holloway is listed on the spring roster as a safety but will more than likely lineup as a wide receiver this fall something that suits him just fine.

ASU, Truet finish second in Tucson
The ASU women's golf team managed one of its better finishes of the year last weekend with a second-place showing at the Mountain View Collegiate.

ASU to face UW on little rest
With only three days to recuperate, the 20th-ranked ASU baseball team will take the field tonight at HoHoKam Park to open its Pac-10 home schedule.

Sun Devil point shaving scandal made into movie
The fix was in on the ASU campus just eight years-ago when two Sun Devil basketball players received cash for trying to keep their team from covering the point spread in five contests during the 1993-94 season.

Leingang wins as ASASU student body president
In a surprise victory, microbiology junior Mike Leingang defeated Meghan Cox in a runoff election for the presidential office of Associated Students of ASU.

Coor lauded for efforts in Native American programs
The American Indian community honored ASU President Lattie Coor on Wednesday for his contribution to the growing success of Native American programs on campus.

East campus hikes housing prices first time in 3 years
The prices are rising an average of 5 percent to compensate for the $21 million renovation project on the houses. The renovation project began in March 2001. The houses were refurbished, painted and fitted with double-paned windows.

Campus women's groups unite to spread awareness
Over 25 women's organizations and clubs gathered on Hayden Lawn on Wednesday to celebrate Women's History Month. The event, called "Women on the Move," sprawled across the campus lawn from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., offering students diverse entertainment, information tables, craft projects and snow cones.

Police Beat
A 42-year-old male transient was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct at Chuy's, 1831 E. Baseline Road, after he allegedly started a fight with a patron who was eating dinner with his family.

Women's health issues are new focus for Hull
The 2001 Women's Health Survey caught the attention of Gov. Jane Hull and compelled her to re-evaluate the accessibility of health information and exercise for women in the state.

Sigma Nu suspended two years for hazing
Sigma Nu is under suspension for two years by ASU after getting caught hazing by a university official. Under the suspension, which is effective immediately, the fraternity cannot operate on ASU's campus or participate in any campus activities.

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Sudden need for health leads to needles
It's amazing what you'll consider doing to your body in the name of health. Five months ago, the thought of being stabbed with a dozen needles in various parts of my body didn't exactly scream out to my well being.

Potty-mouthed puppets invade primetime
Imagine if E! did one of its True Hollywood Stories on Sesame Street and informed the nation that Bert and Ernie were more than just "roommates," there were "special ingredients" in Cookie Monster's cookies, and Prairie Dawn's "nighttime" name was Busty McBooty.

Made-for-TV movie mocks ASU
ou may recall The Simpsons episode in which an apocalyptic flood supposedly sends most of Springfield's residents to the afterlife.

Swedish punks sweat it out far from home
For this privilege, I thank Millencolin. A band originating from and still living in Sweden, Millencolin has gained a reputation over the years as a melodic punk band with a shifting sound.

Canadian rock stars invade stage with Bush
When the Canadian quartet Default hits Phoenix this week in support of their debut album The Fallout, keep your eyes peeled for sun tanning musicians in the area.

'The Rookie' steps up to bat as newest baseball flick
Baseball just happened to be Jim Morris's dream. It was more than peanuts and Crackerjacks to the legendary baseball player, who spent a good portion of his life chasing that dream. Hence the premise of the latest feel-good baseball movie, The Rookie, opening this Friday.

MS Walk also for those with heartache
She has seen the gradually debilitating effects of MS and the unpredictability with which it strikes. When she goes to sleep at night, Bohnert fears what could be awaiting her when she awakens the following morning: loss of sight, total paralysis, the finality of ending up in a nursing home.

Physicians and patients speak out on natural methods of healing
A plump man lies on his back, needles sticking out of his round belly, hoping that acupuncture will finally help him lose weight. In the next room, a woman huddles in a cocoon of blankets, sweating out the toxins in her body.

Poetry month celebrates Langston Hughes
Creative expression can be intangible and unruly it is impossible to describe a poem or its author within exactly defined boundaries, yet it is possible to appreciate their true meanings.

Channel 2 Programming Schedule
This week, watch Academy-Award winning actor Denzel Washington in Training Day and keep up to speed with campus news through The Walter Cronkite School's Newswatch

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