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OPINIONS
'Maquiladoras' dampen Labor Day celebrations
No matter how hard the first week of classes spanks our summer-fattened minds, Labor Day, luckily, offers a three-day return to vacation-style decadence.

Baseball needs its teeth pulled
Talk about the ultimate irony: getting your wisdom teeth pulled a day before the baseball strike date.

Slapped wrists warrant raised fists
Jack Makedonsky, a legitimate contender for ASU Sports Fan of the Century, is now "ashamed to be a Sun Devils football fan."

SPECIAL REPORTS
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.

SPORTS
W Soccer: ASU attempting to live up to rankings
The Sun Devils will begin their seventh season as the No. 4 pick in the Pac-10, their highest ranking ever. But that's not where the preseason accolades stop.

Volleyball: Devils looking for test in exhibition
The Sun Devil volleyball team doesn't begin the regular season for another week, but it will play at 7 p.m. today. The annual alumnae match at Wells Fargo Arena has been as much a part of ASU's preseason as practices and the start of school.

Football: ASU not taking I-AA foe lightly
While any betting man would pick the Sun Devils head coach Dirk Koetter's team is cautious not to take the Division I-AA Eagles too lightly.

Football: EWU accepting underdog role
The last time Paul Wulff walked out of Sun Devil Stadium, he felt satisfied with his play and marginally pleased with the end result. The Eastern Washington head coach, then a redshirt freshman quarterback at Washington State, made the first start of his collegiate career in September 1986.

Williams out at strong safety, Smith will be forced to start in his place
When senior strong safety Alfred Williams left Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb., last weekend, one can only imagine the frustration going through his mind.

CAMPUS NEWS
Manzanita Hall increases academic emphasis
Manzanita Hall is reworking its facility this year in order to provide more guidance for freshmen.

ASASU president plans big despite obstacles
When Mike Leingang took over as Associated Students of ASU president last spring, he knew there would be obstacles to overcome.

ASU ties with Harvard for science distinction
UC-Berkley, Harvard University, Ohio State University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute tied with ASU for 19th place in receiving 18 CAREER grants from the National Science Foundation, in the past four years.

Studies say birds prefer wealthy areas
ASU ecologists Ann Kinzig and Paige Warren's study of bird migration found birds to be more attracted to the wealthy areas of Phoenix than to middle or lower income neighborhoods.

Police Beat: A male transient was arrested for attempted manslaughter
A 24-year-old male transient was arrested for attempted manslaughter in the 600 block of West Hardy Drive.

Knaperek looks to cut deficit, balance budget
Laura Knaperek's focus this year can be summed up in three major issues. "No new taxes, a balanced budget, and the best policy possible for the state of Arizona," said the Republican Senate candidate.

Clearing the air
Tempe's smoking ban is in effect, but is it effective? State Press Magazine invesitgates.



Click inside the story to watch Quicktime video clips of Dr. Leeland Fairbanks.



Classifieds - 8/30/02
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ENTERTAINMENT
Guttermouth rocks the MU
Punk band Guttermouth bombarded the Memorial Union Thursday afternoon with their wacky, socially unacceptable blasts of fury.

ASU student brings project to Burning Man
From snowy mountain camping trips to engineering conferences, his digitally mastered 14-foot dodecahedron is quite well traveled for a sculpture, said fine arts junior Scott Van Note, the sculpture's creator.

SDTV-Channel 2 program guide
Program guide 8/30-9/8

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...

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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