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Guns on planes: Need I say more?
George W. Bush's plan to attack Iraq is ridiculous, but not near as bad as the idea to give guns to airline pilots for defense against terrorists.

Just say 'No' to altruism
The hoards of students on campus asking fellow students if they would like to register to vote or receive a free T-shirt after signing up for a Bank of America credit card have greedy, not altruistic, motives.

Christensen struggles in West, Krohn rises in East
The Sun Devils continued to take a double-barreled approach towards quarterbacking during their 46-13 win over Central Florida on Saturday. Meanwhile, former ASU QB Jeff Krohn had a sparkling debut at UMass-Amherst.

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.

Football: Suggs leader of defense
The offense sputtered and the rain threatened to steal the game from ASU, but junior defensive end Terrell Suggs refused to fold Saturday night while taking matters into his own hands.

Second-half outburst lifts ASU
A dreary situation turned into a giant celebration Saturday night, as the ASU football team wore out a demoralized Central Florida squad in a 46-13 win.

Football: UCF's Gabriel shines in loss
If there was a bright spot for Central Florida on a night that went from promising to disastrous quicker than the thunderclouds moved over Sun Devil Stadium, it was the play of Doug Gabriel.

Cross Country struggles in road opener
For the ASU men's and women's cross country teams, Friday's Adidas Invitational did not end quite how they wanted it to.

Volleyball starts season on high note in S.C.
The ASU volleyball team returned to Tempe victorious this past weekend after facing two nationally-ranked teams in Colombia, S.C.

Football: McDonald hoping to fill void left by Lightfoot
Junior Shaun McDonald hopes to step up with the ASU receiving corps hit hard by the departure of sophomore Daryl Lightfoot.

Terrorism has chilling effect on study abroad
The International Programs Office at ASU saw a mild 1 percent dip in the number of students studying abroad. The popularity of studying out of the country has been consistently increasing in past years, but Sep. 11 changed all that.

Officers, broadcasters join to rescue children
Local law officials will join broadcasters tonight on the Tempe Police Department's live call-in show, StreetBeat, to discuss Arizona's own version of the "Amber Alert."

ASU undertakes $30M energy conservation plan
A new energy conservation partnership with Arizona Public Service Energy Services is expected to cut the University's $16 million yearly electric bill by $3 million.

Timeline of Sept. 11 memorial events on campus
ASU will be hosting a number of memorial events for Sept. 11, Monday through Wednesday.

Classifieds - 9/9/02
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.

Art magazine makes debut
An art enthusiastic crowd of more than 600 people showed up for the long-anticipated launching party of Phoenix's newest art magazine, Shade.

SDTV-Channel 2 program guide
Program guide 9/9-9/22

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

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.

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."

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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