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Ballpark Franks and Joes forgotten
Tonya Reynold's not another fan boohooing with a clever sign reading: "One more strike and we're out!" To Tonya, baseball is more than just a game; it's a living.

How can you be offended by a guidebook?
The American Medical Association seems to think students are less judicious and more naive when it comes to deciding where they want to go to college.

'FISA' Court is tapped out
It's the fourth day of school and, as such, it's time to discuss. I'll give you a topic: The United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review neither surveys nor reviews. Discuss.

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.

Volleyball: Harris making comeback after surgery
When ASU outside hitter Natalie Harris reported for volleyball camp in August 2001 as a sophomore, she knew there was something wrong with her body.

Devils add 21 swimmers in 2002 class
A top recruiting class of nine women and 12 men has the ASU swimming and diving coaching staff excited for the upcoming season.

Stewart glad to be on hot seat
While facing one the nation's toughest teams, Riccardo Stewart amassed a career-high 10 tackles, including three for a loss, a pass breakup and a seven-yard sack of Nebraska junior quarterback Jammal Lord.

Women's Hoops: Turner Thorne likes challenging schedule
With the 2002-03 schedule finally official, the ASU women's basketball team will have to quickly make replacements to repeat its success of last season when it captured the first-ever Pac-10 Tournament title.

Hoops signee qualifies for upcoming season
More than nine months after signing with the ASU men's basketball program, 6-foot-6 freshman forward Allen Morill has academically qualified for the upcoming season.

Tempe offers rebate for water conservation
The city of Tempe is offering commercial and industrial businesses a 25 to 50 percent rebate on the costs of supplies used to conserve water if they can reduce their water usage by 15 percent.

Police Beat: Student arrested for marijuana at the MU
A 42-year-old woman was arrested for prostitution. She allegedly agreed to perform oral sex on a man for $20. The man dropped her off after a few blocks because she didn't have a condom.

Russian mob may have stolen 28 student IDs
After associates of the Russian mafia allegedly hacked into about 20 ASU computers last spring, communication between information technology officials and police has increased.

'Q' is for freedom of speech
Write obscenities on it, urinate on it or break it. According to the student group, Q, if you do something to it, you'll be fulfilling the purpose of it – free expression.

Suncard exposure puts IDs at risk
Questions about identity safety in relation to Suncards are almost always lurking in students' minds. "My dad and I changed my ASU ID number before I even came here," said Jen DiTullio, a journalism and mass communications sophomore. "We just didn't think it was safe to have my Social Security number on the card.

New traffic light on Apache to increase pedestrian safety
A new traffic light being built on Apache Boulevard is part of a joint initiative between ASU and the Tempe police to increase bicycle and pedestrian safety.

Classifieds - 8/29/02
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Emily Ayn's new album shows off her grungy side
Although Phoenix has a brooding rock scene, female musicians like Emily Ayn are few and far between.

Jerry's girl
OVER THE PAST half century, the Jerry Lewis annual Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon has become an institution of American television. It's as synonymous with Labor Day weekend as bumper-to-bumper traffic and saying goodbye to your favorite pair of white shoes.

Sun Devil Encores share creative projects
On Tuesday, at the Memorial Union's Art Café, professor Carlson and Andrea Avery, a creative writing graduate student, kicked off the first performance in a series of shows called the Sun Devil Encores.

Doing Tempe
Everything from pizza and subs, to techno and opera...SPM gives you the master list of places to hit in Tempe.

The Art Café that could
Students nibbling on bagels while cramming for tests. Getting your daily dose of caffeine along with your daily dose of culture-- just a couple of goals of the new Art Café in the Memorial Union.

More for your mural
The 'No Trespassing' sign stamped on the picture of Hayden Library that adorns the construction wall mural south of Stauffer Hall, is not literal. It's just a humorous accident of art and progress.

The pulse of Ozzfest
Montreal-based foursome Pulse Ultra released their debut disc, "Headspace," only two months ago, and already they've landed a much coveted spot on the Ozzfest Tour.

A devoted fan comes clean in her soap opera adventure
ALTHOUGH IT PAINS me to admit it in this public arena, I watch the soap opera "Passions" on a regular basis...

SDTV-Channel 2 program guide
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The clarinet is sexy?
Anne Watson may have chosen the clarinet 14 years ago out of convenience, but the aspiring musician and Ph.D. candidate has oodles to say about the "sexy" instrument now.

Art and music in cafés around the Valley
Whether it's food and drink you're in search of, or just a change of scenery, you're sure to find something that will tickle your creative fancy at one of these local hangouts.

Beck in the swing of things
"THERE IS A new record that is rapidly approaching, stealthily into the night," Beck Hansen whispered into a sold-out crowd at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts Sunday night...

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