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Letters to the Editor
Check out what members of the ASU/Tempe community have to say about the latest issues.

Deer Valley schools storm The Castle!
A Castle Boutique planning to open near two Deer Valley schools has parents, the school district scoffing.

Child abductors meet 'Amber'
Although the Amber Alert has worked in every state that it has been implemented in, lets hope Americans don't take it too far.

The Raw Deahl: Open mikes, open minds
As far as talent went, none of them had any. I can't remember any of their names, but their horrible slit-my-wrists singing will probably haunt me forever.

ASU Remembers
Click here to access ASU Remembers, a Web Devil special section which includes links to State Press and Web Devil stories, columns and editorials from this year and last.

Football: Walter replaces Christensen, ignites offense
Freshman quarterback Chad Christensen may have started Saturday night, but sophomore Andrew Walter ended the game with amazing results.

Tennis players climb into polls
Three singles players and two doubles teams of the ASU women's tennis team were recognized in the Omni Hotels Collegiate Tennis Rankings.

Devils erase 22-point deficit
The ASU football team came out of the gates sluggish Saturday night, yet finished at breakneck pace to escape with a 39-28 victory over San Diego State.

Football: Tolver rewrites record books
After watching senior wide-out Kassim Osgood rack up 178 yards last week at Colorado, J.R. Tolver decided it was his turn to put on a receiving clinic.

Soccer: Sun Devil defense stifles Baylor
Despite two breathtaking moments in the final minutes, the ASU soccer team came away with an impressive victory Friday night, defeating Baylor 1-0.

Volleyball: ASU rallies to capture tourney at Texas Tech
The 2002 Pac-10 volleyball season took on an entirely new look this past weekend after ASU captured the Red Raider Classic in Lubbock, Texas.

Football: Williams sparks special teams
The special teams unit made some big plays in the second half on Saturday to help ASU come from behind to beat San Diego State at Qualcomm Stadium.

Fighting steroids in sports
Steroid use in high school athletics has been a growing epidemic for several years, yet coaches, athletics directors and parents have neglected the issue time and time again.

Alliance increases liberal presence on campus
A new alliance of 16 student organizations hopes to change conservative leanings of ASU, Arizona.

Camp Sparky fosters creativity in Valley schools
To help remedy the problem of the lack of art programs in Title 1 schools, Camp Sparky spent a day with fifth graders, teaching them about art.

ASU business gets high marks
The U.S. News and World Report rankings of "America's Best Colleges 2003," ranked ASU's supply chain management program third nationally.

Police Beat: Student grabs fellow student's breast
An 18-year-old student filed a report of sexual abuse at her residence of Sonora Hall after a fellow student grabbed her left breast.

Turtles back on display in Life Sciences exhibits
Two 2-week-old desert tortoises are the newest addition at the Life Sciences Center Living Collections.

Classifieds - 9/16/02
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.

Local artists showcased at theater
New Madstone theater will feature a new local artist every Wednesday in an attempt to do its "own thing."

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

Down on the farm
Joshua Tree, Calif., with its hot, arid summers might not be the most desirable place in the nation to reside. But for some reason, it's the perfect place for alt-country singer/songwriter Victoria Williams' home and garden - along with her pseudo-farm/ranch that includes a pair of donkeys, a trio of dogs and some ducks.

Beyond skin deep
Not only did Skins director Chris Eyre honor the Native Americans in his new movie by filming on their reservation, but now he's hand delivering the film with a movie theater to their doorsteps.

Food for thought
In Mostly Martha, the new German-language comedy from writer/director Sandra Nettlebeck, Martha cooks. It's what she loves. It is, almost exclusively, how she defines herself.

Welcome Matt
Matt Sharp has been a real-life Where's Waldo. He left Weezer after their Pinkerton Album and devoted himself fully to his other band, The Rentals. After making two albums with them, he practically disappeared off the face of the Earth by moving to Leipers Fork, Tenn., a small town with only one restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville.

New Hot Guys on the Block
Hot Guy Band, which will mark its one-year anniversary in October, first formed after Ging and Abbott hooked up musically. Once a solid formation was in place, they released their debut album, Let's Do Coke in the Bathroom, which quickly became the No. 1 local seller at Zia Records for three weeks in a row.

Taking aim
The student-run marksmanship club, the Gun Devils, gives students, staff and faculty a chance to hone their shooting skills, meet new people and let off some steam during the semester.

Flash of dance
Two years ago, after receiving a degree in dance from James Madison University in Virginia, Tara Mullins packed up her things and headed west to study at one of the nation's top-10 graduate schools for dance.

SPM: Tune-up masters
According to local open-mike performers, being nervous is a part of the show. But they also agree that when the music is right, it's all worth it.

SPM: Rock 'n' Rollins
In the 120-minute one-man play, Cancer Man, ASU theater student Luke Krueger will turn the stage into his own personal interpretation of Henry Rollins' book, Get in the Van, which details his days of touring.

Release the robots
You know that dream where you're giving a speech and you look down to realize you're literally baring all? Well, that's kind of what Army of Robots vocalist and guitarist Lawrence Hearn has been going through lately.

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