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Pilots drank away 'fat rule' sorrows; money is nation's new God
Things I think I know and things I know, I think.

I think the line between man and machine just got blurrier with the announcement last month that a Florida family has had rice-sized computer chips implanted in their upper arms. The chips contain phone numbers and medical information; they can be read by a scanning device connected to an Internet database.

Budweiser ad teaches boys and girls valuable lessons in relationships
Gimme a break! Only the Canadians could be this uptight. In Toronto, there is a Budweiser commercial airing that depicts women slapping their men for checking out other women in their presence. A consumer group in Toronto claims to have received a "hand full" of complaints about the ad and has asked that it be removed.

SPECIAL REPORTS
Lost Boys: Young Sudanese refugees fleeing civil war, find haven in Arizona
Joseph Majaic Took hurried to join the other young African men gathering on the front lawn after Sunday morning mass ended at St. Gregory Catholic Church in Phoenix.

Lattie's Legacy: A look at Coor's 12 years at the helm
Lattie Coor didn't want the job. Now, thirteen years after accepting the ASU presidency, Coor will leave office and turn over the reigns to Michael Crow. As the 65-year-old Coor prepares to retire, many are singing his praise and calling him the "right president" for ASU over the past 12 years.

Complete ASU presidential transition coverage
This summer, Michael Crow will become ASU's next president and will take on the challenge turning the university into a "world-class" institution. The 46-year-old executive vice provost of Columbia University has a history of turning heads and impressed audiences during his campus visits.

SPORTS
Millage ready to impress
CULVER CITY, Calif. - While some players often struggle to find desire from within, motivation comes with relative ease for Curtis Millage. The ASU senior shooting guard has had little trouble mustering enough energy to push his game to the next level.

Williams misunderstood then, sorely missed now
They say the hardest thing in sport is using a round bat to squarely hit a round baseball.

Ted Williams could do that.

In fact, when the baseball great died last week, he took with him one of the most extraordinary swings the game of baseball has ever known.

No better time than now for ASU sports
It's time to start rallying around Sun Devil sports. And yes, I know it's only July, but you can't start too early this year. Forget the 1996 Rose Bowl and that Barry Bonds played here. That's the past. The future is now and it is starting to look very bright for ASU.

CAMPUS NEWS
Police Beat: Man beats up cop
ASU and Tempe police reports for the week of June 30.

Stocks and bonds: how to invest with success through college years
You don't have to be a stockbroker or financial planner to become an successful investor while attending college.

From stocks to mutual funds, a first-time investor can easily get lost in the maze of free market terminology.

So what's the difference? And how do I get involved?

According to Bonnie Gentry, a certified financial planner of five years at Scottsdale's Merrill Lynch, there are several differences between stocks and mutual funds.

Police make arrest in Russian mafia case
A Russian immigrant has been arrested at a college campus in California while apparently attempting to install illegal software onto a computer.

Tighter visa regulations may hurt international students
Despite tighter regulations for international students to attend American universities since Sept. 11, applications have been streaming into ASU from over 200 nations worldwide.

According to Zohreh Sotoodeh, assistant director for international admissions at ASU, there has been a 20 percent increase in applications for international admissions since last fall.

Monkey moves may help paralyzed control artificial limbs with minds
Scientists at ASU have developed a device that allows monkeys to move a cursor on a computer screen by thought alone. This research has raised hopes that paralyzed people may one day be able to control artificial limbs with their minds.

Stephen Tillery, a doctoral candidate at ASU, said he and several other scientists have implanted tiny electrodes into the brains of rhesus monkeys to record their brain activity.

Classifieds - 7/9/02
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ENTERTAINMENT
Punk takes over Peoria for Vans Warped Tour
In some situations, "punk" may be considered an insulting fightin' word. But at the Vans Warped Tour, where thousands of fans gather to surf on untamed seas of people, mosh to live music and envy extreme sport athletes, "punk" is an adjective used describe not only a type of music, but a type of experience. To see a slideshow of the punk party, click here.warped tour



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