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Keeping the 'moo' out of MU
Everybody packing into the Memorial Union during the lunchtime cannot only make for a nice sociable time, it also creates a huge fire hazard.

American companies attempt to increase sales
American companies, like Heinz, McDonald's, Michelob, and Wrigley's, alter their already popular products to attract a wider audience.

Record labels bite the hand that feeds
Large record companies that shut Napster down are the ones that MP3s benefit the most while the independent artists that Napster claims to help should treat Napster like a strain of airborne syphilis.

The Raw Deahl: 9/11/02: A day like any other
I'm not allowed to laugh next Wednesday. Or be entertained. Or do anything I might have done the day before. Neither are you. Because, well, that would be wrong. That would be disrespectful.

SPORTS
Hoops: Smith impresses critics at summer camp
ASU senior forward, Tommy Smith, dumbfounded critics last month with a stellar showing at a summer camp run by Milwaukee Bucks consultant Tim Grgurich.

Sun Devil runners looking to build on last year's success
When the season begins Friday at Notre Dame, the ASU men's and women's cross country teams hope to improve on a successful campaign in which they both finished in the top 25 at the NCAA Championships.

Football: High expectations for 'true' freshman
This season, the ASU football team has inducted a larger-than-usual class of "true" freshmen players, those who decided to forgo a redshirt practice year in favor of immediate playing time.

CAMPUS NEWS
Police Beat: Man receives oral sex while driving
Tempe police reported several incidences on Wednesday, including the arrest of an out-of-towner who paid a prostitute to perform oral sex on him.

Tempe's new councilwoman shares her vision
Tempe City Councilwoman Pam Goronkin offers a unique perspective, predicts the future of Tempe's economy, and looks for time to delve into the city's more complex issues.

Safety Escort Service tackles funding cuts, accidents
SES is facing many problems, including a $7,000 budget-cut which allows less than minimum wage salaries for employees.

Students, staff feel the crush of credit card debt
With the majority of ASU students, staff and faculty owning credit cards and not understanding how to use them, credit card debt is a common problem.

Theta Chi kicked out of on-campus house
The ASU Greek system has taken another blow with the announcement Wednesday that Theta Chi fraternity has received a one-year suspension and a two-year disciplinary probation, which means that the fraternity will have to move out of their on-campus house.

Classifieds - 9/5/02
Notice to our readers: Before responding to any advertisement requesting money be sent or invested, you may wish to investigate the company and offer. The State Press cannot assume responsibility for the validity of the offers advertised in our classified section.

ENTERTAINMENT
SPM: Stand-up for Sept. 11
Sometimes laughter can be the greatest common denominator. But is one year long enough?

SPM: New York's state of mind
On Sept. 11, 2001, after receiving a phone call telling her to turn on the television, Janis Lewin watched in horror as disaster struck the city she calls home. On Sept. 12, she set out for Manhattan armed with her most powerful weapon — her camera.

The ambiguity of it all
ASU grad student and sculptor Andy Behrle sits down with The State Press Magazine before his exhibit opens this Friday at the Eye Lounge Contemporary Art Space in downtown Phoenix.

Feeling their way out
Some musicians avoid the "emo" tag like the plague. But local act Before Braille doesn't seem to mind so much.

CD Review: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head
Joe Watson reviews Coldplay's new album A Rush of Blood to the Head.

CD Review: Slum Village's Trinity (past, present and future)
Jamie Schneider reviews Slum Village's new album Trinity (past, present and future)

CD Review: A Simple Plan's No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls
Sara Thorson reviews A Simple Plan's new album No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls

More than a one-horse town
Michael Caton-Jones' new movie City by the Sea is a deft, exciting thriller with some serious issues on its agenda.

Sold!
A Gentlemen's Charity Gala, benefiting the Northern Arizona University Sky Dome Scholarship Fund, will give local ladies a chance to bid on up to 20 guys for a romantic date and maybe more.

Blazing a trail
Tucked away in the shopping center on the corner of University and McClintock drives, lies Chet Pope and Mike Jarmuz's store, Inferno. The facade is unassuming to the point where passersby would likely never guess that a shrine to punk rock gods sits inside.

All under one roof
Mill Avenue's newest addition, Motif, offers art for the body and mind.

Bottom of the food chain
If Limp Bizkit was the life-sustaining breath to nü-metal, than Nonpoint is gas from a dead corpse. But, really, they don't mind.

Portrait of a mad man
Robin Williams clicks as a lonely psycho in One Hour Photo

Rock takes the reigns
As pop and rap-rock take a back seat, rock is taking center stage. And that's just fine with The Reign Kings' lead vocalist Scott Briggs.

Big fat Greek rock 'n' roll
Tony Hajjar has a strong commitment to the media. Not only did the drummer from the El Paso-based band, Sparta, conduct a phone interview via cell phone while weaving through the crowded streets of Los Angeles, but he also offered "something to write about."

ASU needs an 'Idol'
ASU's Sun Devil Idol might get to sing the national anthem at sporting events. Which puts him or her right up there with such current singing sensations as Alina Tatum, 14, and Alexz Johnson, also 14.

Home away from home
The Other 49 aims to bring together non-resident students who might have a hard time finding their niches on campus

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

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