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OPINIONS
Editorial: Tempe Town Lake's potential problems downright Biblical
It turns out that we could have our own little addition to Genesis if a strong enough storm were to hit the Tempe Town Lake. According to some ASU professors, flooding could potentially wreak enough havoc to destroy waterfront business properties.

Opinion: Child's deafness a disability,
The perfect baby. What would yours be like? It would probably be exactly like you - except smarter and more attractive. But would you give it your chronically smelly breath? Would you give it your poor eyesight? Would you give it deafness?

Opinion: Sniffing out a new weapon is no sweet task
Fine, make your little jokes. But this happens to be a serious matter of National Security. According to news items sent in by several alert readers, the Department of Defense has asked scientists to develop an odor that is repulsive to all humans, regardless of culture.

Opinion: Plagiarism, cheating spell death to Integrity
It's official. Integrity has taken her last dying gasp and passed on from this world, after suffering major complications from a horrible internal disease.

SPORTS
West powering Devils at plate
The sophomore first baseman leads 23rd-ranked ASU in extra base hits with 29 and has 17 multi-hit games on the season. While the award is the first for West, it marks the 65th all-time honor for the Sun Devils.

Sun Devils have one scholarship left, Illinois product might take it
With San Jose City College product Jamal Hill already locked up, many have begun to wonder whether the ASU men's basketball program will bring in more recruits for the upcoming season.

Hump Day Hoopla
First, we'll examine the record. For 37 years, Roger Maris was king of the single-season home run crown, a landmark many thought could not be surpassed. However, when Mark McGwire blasted 70 in 1998, a new era of home run hitting began.

Suggs focusing less on self, more on team
In Suggs' case, that statement holds true. The Chandler Hamilton High School product has already used his talent to make a name for himself in his first two seasons with the Sun Devils.

CAMPUS NEWS
No more free printing
The Information Technology department will begin charging students to print from all four of its campus locations in the fall in an effort to reduce waste.

2 ASU graduate programs rank among elite
Rankings of "America's Best Graduate Schools" aren't just about prestige for two ASU graduate programs, they're also tools to help attract and retain graduate students.

Professors receive $20,000 to spend on bettering education
Two professors were awarded $20,000 Tuesday as part of the Centennial Professorship honor given by the Associated Students of ASU and the ASU Parents Association.

Today
DISC Decision Information Systems Club is having a construct a computer for charity event at 7:30 p.m. in BAL-121. Cost is $15 for members, $25 for non-members.

Favorite profs perform in Last Lecture Series
Boring lectures are a dime a dozen on every college campus, but tonight students have the chance to see a truly fascinating lecture by one of three professors who were chosen by ASU students for being extraordinary speakers.

Police Beat
A 27-year-old Tempe woman was arrested on charges of burglary, theft and forgery in the 700 block of South Hardy Drive. The woman allegedly entered a business after it had closed and removed several blank checks.

Tempe Town Lake: City's centerpiece not invincible
A children's water park is under construction by Surface Creations near Tempe Town Lake. Kids will love it; they have a blast whenever water is involved, said the Mesa-based company's project manager, Susan Clark.

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ENTERTAINMENT
Warming up to the spandex warrior
It has been said that when he's not appearing as a correspondent on Comedy Central's Battlebots, or flying across the world to deliver punch lines to the masses, he's training eagles on his roof or slaving away in his underground workshop making bedside reading lamps.

Lost Souls
Two Valley murders bring transgendered Native Americans to light.

Forensics team alive and well with talent
If you mention to people that you compete in forensics, a funny look comes over their face, as if they're imagining a group of coroners in a room full of dead bodies racing to discover the cause of death for each one.

Born to Bionic Jive, baby
Although local band Bionic Jive signed to Interscope Records nearly two years ago and has opened for the likes of Nas, D12, Kottonmouth Kings and Digital Underground in support of their latest release, Armageddon Through Your Speakers, the group hasn't turned Hollywood on us just yet.

Something Corporate delivers something special with 'piano boy'
"Billy Joel never yelled 'Fuck you Jordan' at the end of his songs," McMahon said. "And it's just a wild guess, but I bet he never had to load/unload his own piano either."

Girl Repellant more than just ladies' men
It's a Saturday afternoon and three of the four members of Girl Repellent (bassist and vocalist Ben Vandermeer, lead vocalist and guitarist David Mulhstein and vocalist and guitarist Jordan Warner) are sitting in a Chili's Restaurant near campus, playfully arguing over who the real ladies' man of the group is.

New man on campus 'Wilder' than ever
Documenting the life and times of an average college student would not make for a successful film. Realizing this, writers Brent Goldberg and David T. Wagner came up with Van Wilder: Party Liaison, later renamed National Lampoon's Van Wilder.

Robin Williams battles with big purple rhino
A purple rhino teaching kiddies about please and thank yous, anger management and step-dad's adjustment period, marks the most ethical gimmick on children's television. The only catch? Smoochy's rival icon wants his head on a mantle at all costs.

Rainbow disconnection led to murders of transgenders
The two gay transgender Native Americans, who both lived their lives as women, found prejudice not only from those who oppose the gay lifestyle but from those who live it as well, proving that while gay and lesbians are "coming out" in droves, they still have some opening up to do.

Channel 2 Programming Schedule 4/7-4/13
Channel 2 Programming Schedule for April 7 - April 13, 2002.

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