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Editorial: Boos & Bravos
BRAVO to printing charges. While we disagree with anything that requires taking money out of a poor college student's pocket, we must say that students do waste a lot of paper.BOO to constant suicide bombers in Israel. We hate hearing about someone getting aboard a bus and blowing himself up and killing eight others.

Opinion: Molestation allegations make priests hot under the collar
Over the past few weeks, allegations over sexual misconduct have surfaced nationwide against members of the Catholic clergy. Young men from Boston to Los Angeles have come forward saying Catholic priests sexually abused them.

Opinion: Point/Counterpoint: Prop. 200 to ban smoking
The real arguments for or against Prop. 200, which would ban smoking only in the entrances to, exits from, and enclosed areas of businesses like restaurants and bars, boils down to the interests of several groups.

SPORTS
At long last, Hill inks name with Sun Devils
It took a little longer than most originally anticipated, but ASU head coach Rob Evans finally secured his first recruit of the men's basketball spring signing period.

Golfers host annual tourney
The 30th annual event is going to take place at the par 72, 7,057-yard Karsten Golf Course in Tempe. Fifteen teams will play 36 holes today, before logging 18 more Saturday. The tournament is scheduled to begin this morning with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m.

Reavie gunning to make Masters cut
ASU sophomore Chez Reavie is in 38th place with a two-over 74 after Thursday's opening round in The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club. Reavie was paired in the 88-man field with Tom Watson and former Sun Devil Billy Mayfair, who carded an identical score.

Devils heading down home stretch
After wrapping up a month-long road trip, the ASU men's tennis team will host the Bay Area schools this weekend at the Whiteman Tennis Center.

Devils prepping for Regionals
After a pair of consecutive second-place finishes, the 11th-ranked ASU women's golf team will compete in the Peg Barnard Collegiate this weekend in Palo Alto, Calif.

First baseman takes prolific hitting to L.A.
West has been so prolific that he even challenged Chicago Cubs right fielder Sammy Sosa, whose team trains at HoHoKam Park during the spring, for round-tripper supremacy.

Devils travel to Oregon schools
After sweeping a three-game series against two of the nation's best, the ASU softball team hopes to continue its surging play this weekend when traveling to the Pacific Northwest.

Former swim coach to be honored at meet
The annual meet honors a former athlete every season, but this year is going to be a little different than in the past. Chuck LaBenz, who became the first Sun Devil to break the four-minute barrier in the mile in 1970, will be honored Saturday afternoon at the meet.



Devils optimistic for scrimmage
After counting breakdowns on 28 of 65 plays two weeks ago, the second-year Sun Devil head coach said last week's scrimmage bore evidence that his team improved over the course of the four-week practice schedule.

Sun Devils take to road yet again
With seven games left in its inaugural season, the ASU water polo team will head to California this weekend to partake in the Long Beach State Invitational.

CAMPUS NEWS
New INS regulations strict on student visas
More than 3,000 international students at ASU along with millions of other foreigners in the United States could be affected by new regulations on foreign visas, rules issued this week by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Debate delays new constitution
The debate still isn't over for delegates attending the Associated Students of ASU's constitutional convention, originally intended to wrap up Wednesday.

Volunteers help file last-minute taxes
Procrastinators are rushing to file their taxes before Monday's April 15 deadline with the help of VITA, the Volunteer-run Income Tax Assistance program at ASU.

Student awaits Senate approval on appointment to ABOR
ASU law student Danelle Peterson now awaits approval from the Arizona Senate on her appointment as a student regent to the Arizona Board of Regents.

Today
BHAKTI Yoga Club is having meditation, music and free food at 6 p.m. in the Heart of the Lotus Buddhist shop at 806 S. Ash Ave. There will be a lecture by Visnu dasa, an ISKCOW Phoenix devotee.

Police Beat
A 29-year-old Mesa man and a 20-year-old Phoenix man were arrested on charges of prostitution, public sexual indecency and trespassing in the 1900 block of East University Drive.

Experts divulge tips of trade for international marketplace
"We only receive a classroom knowledge by attending classes," said Lulling, an economics and Spanish senior. "It's helpful to have people with international experience come and explain to us the reality of international business."

Tempe debates benefits, risks of smoking ban
Dana Schmitt has allowed cigarette smoke to become a part of her work. As a bartender at Chili's restaurant on Mill Avenue, she willingly puts up with smoke being blown in her face all day to keep a job that she loves.

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

All dogs don't have to go to heaven
On any given week, Maricopa County pounds are forced to euthanize over 700 dogs and cats. Sadly, that number is directly proportional to the number of pets taken in.

'Heel' takes step toward 9/11 recovery
But he believes that an open dialogue about the emotions inspired by that seminal day is crucial in the national healing process. And he believes that artistic exploration is a good way to engage such a dialogue.

Campus playwright close to endless success with new play
By sophomore year he was able to put on an evening full of original plays called All the Motivations, during which several of his scripts were performed.

Adoption : The stress, the sadness, the success... the stories of adoptive and foster care parents
Jacober didn't beat or neglect her children, but after six months of caring for her two foster daughters, the girls were ready to return home. The girls were first taken away from their biological mother due to drug abuse, but now that their home has been declared safe, the Jacober household is missing two familiar faces.

Fine China fast becoming local indie favorites
If you've seen this band live or heard their new album, You Make Me Hate Music, then you know precisely what I'm talking about. If not, then get off your butt and check out one of the few local groups currently generating a Valley buzz.

Newsted's EchoBrain is no Metallica re-tread
It's easy to stick with a formula that works, especially when the sum of all parts equals millions of albums sold worldwide, touring more than 60 countries and being hailed as one of the greatest metal bands ever.



Music awards up the ante for Arizona talent
The Phoenix music scene has had a lifetime as rocky as the terrain that makes up its landscape. Over the past decade local music has seen a rise and fall in notoriety, camaraderie and public support.



Fourbanger puts punk pedal to the metal
Authority Zero helped spotlight this music genre with their recent signing to Lava/Atlantic Records. Now bars and clubs are adding punk rock nights to their weekly entertainment roster and radio stations are playing what used to be obscure bands.

List these locals as must-see rockers
For most bands, "hooky and catchy" are not words that are proudly tossed around; however, this group of three isn't afraid of commercialism in any sense.

Crack the code with comedian classes
Although Carrie was no comedian, Tony Vicich is a professional who thrives on hearing the laughter of hundreds of strangers in a crowded room. And he's darn good at making it happen.

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