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Question the war on Iraq
No principle is more fundamental to American democracy than the citizen's obligation to question authority, and there are certainly many reasons to question Bush's urgency in starting a war with Iraq.

New Valley motto: Do crime, get out on time
An all-star line up of powerful, former politicians are recommending that a 29-year-old convicted drug trafficker be released from prison 17 months early.

ASU researchers allow monkeys to enslave humans
By way of sticking wiring inside live monkey craniums, ASU researchers have allowed mankind's supposed next-of-kin to move a cursor around on a computer screen using only its brain's tiny signals.

Letters to the Editor
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Political Cartoons
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The Raw Deahl: You're so vain...
It's difficult to ignore all of the taut-and-toned bodies on campus all of the glistening calves, rigid abs and perfectly carved clavicles that seem to cry, "ooh, ahh, look at me and love what you see."

Volleyball: Anglin pursuing assists record
Having been around successful volleyball programs ever since she was a freshman in high school, Cheryl Anglin knows records are meant to be broken.

Football: Scout team gets chance on gridiron
The Sun Devil football team's coaching staff decided to take it easy on its starters Thursday afternoon and gave its young guns a chance to strap on the pads and bust some heads on the gridiron.

Soccer: Feulner helping build program
The ASU soccer team has hit a point in the season where it is likely to face some tough opponents in the coming weeks.

Volleyball: ASU ready for challenge
The ASU volleyball team knows it will face a daunting task this weekend when top-ranked USC and No. 11 UCLA come marching into Tempe.

Soccer homestand continues this weekend
A week removed from its first shutout of the season, the Sun Devil soccer team will host two more opponents this weekend as non-conference play continues.

Volleyball: ASU upsets No. 11 UCLA after loss to USC
The ASU volleyball team pulled out an upset over No. 11 UCLA Saturday night in four games 30-26, 28-30, 30-23, 30-26.

Police Beat: Mesa man reckless with AK-47
The incidents that ASU and Tempe police reported for Thursday, including one where a homeless man was arrested after his third time breaking into a house.

ASU to tailor academic standards
ASU, NAU and UA currently have the same tuition, in-state admission standards and proportional budgets, but that could all change soon.

Bike theft rampant on campus
Bike theft has been a growing epidemic on campus, and according to ASU police statistics from 2001 to 2002, 382 bikes were stolen; 212 more than the previous year.

ASASU names new Government Relations Director
ASASU continued with their efforts to move past recent troubles following last week's resignation of former government relations director Dan Moody as Matt Schuh was named as his successor.

UA student to run for governor
Twenty-seven-year-old UA history major Carlton Rahmani seems like the typical college student, who just happens to be running for governor.

Fiery Kennedy enthralls ASU audience
With the same defiant rhetoric that helped land him in a Puerto Rican prison last year, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. spoke to more than 1,200 people Thursday night at ASU's Gammage Auditorium.

Classifieds - 9/20/02
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Skimpy plot, misplaced comedy doom 'Four Feathers'
Watching the new historical epic "The Four Feathers" was like watching the Cliffs Notes put onto a movie screen.

Veterans applaud 'Soldiers'
U.S. Army veterans took over Harkins Centerpoint Theatre on Mill Avenue Wednesday night to watch the re-release of Mel Gibson's "We Were Soldiers."

New cinema sound system showcased in Tempe
The Harkins Centerpoint Theater on Mill Avenue is hosting the worldwide premiere of the all-new Sonic Whole overhead sound system, which is being used for the special exclusive re-release of the recent Mel Gibson war epic, "We Were Soldiers." The film is now showing.

SDTV-Channel 2 program guide
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Exploring the underground
The Necronauts is a band that meshes many influences into a sound that is so cohesive, it is able to breathe new life into a music scene that many consider stale.

Sing to shinng sea
In an effort to promote her latest album, Topography, musician Lis Harvey is attempting to play shows in all 50 states in only 60 days.

Wired and wacky
Despite fame and fortune, Larry the Cable Guy is still just a goofy country boy from Florida in search of "the one."

First and Format
Phoenix's new indie favorite The Format on a rise to success, new to the media game and onslaught of attention.

SPM: The Mirror Image
The daily scene at ASU's Student Recreation Center is not one of students trying to get fit, but of barely-dressed men and women in search of love.

West, meet East
ASU's Program for Southeast Asian Studies wants us to take off the red, white and blue-colored glasses and view the countries of Southeast Asia through local eyes.

In motion
Student filmmaker Zachary Yoshioka, whose films have been featured at Tempe Cinemas, is ASU's answer to Steven Soderberg.

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