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OPINIONS
Top of the Kee: ASU aims to protect home front
Members of the ASU football team come from all over the Grand Canyon State.

Mall Rants: Attack on Iraq
Should the U.S. launch an attack against Iraq to oust Hussein?

Breaking news is broken
I'm not sure who to blame more, pseudo-journalists or pseudo-viewers. In a genre tailored directly to its audience, viewers must be partly to blame, but perhaps partial fault lies within the medium itself.

Casting my vote for 'American Candidate'
Here's a riddle: What do you get when you cross "The West Wing" with "Survivor"? You get "American Candidate," the latest invention in the slew of reality television shows cropping up on the air.

The 'Regressive' Alliance
Claiming that an injustice has been done because leftist views have not been promoted enough is a farce. Not only does the administration unendingly push far-left views, but conservative issues are often stifled.

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."

Political Cartoons
Get the political view through the eyes and art of John West.

SPORTS
Baseball: Devils make summer strides
While the ASU baseball team is preparing for next season, many players have already received accolades for their performances in summer leagues.

Hoops: Sun Devils excluded from poll
Although the season is still two months away, preseason rankings have already been released and the ASU men's basketball team appears to be left in the cold.

Volleyball: Sun Devils set sights on historic 500th win
The ASU volleyball team came one victory closer to the 500-win mark last weekend, while also moving one away from an unlucky 13th consecutive loss to UCLA.

Wrestling schedule offers challenges
Six months after Thom Ortiz guided the ASU wrestling team to a 12th-place finish at the 2002 NCAA Championships, it is eyeing a schedule that is chalked full of top-25 opponents.

Golf: Assistant retains high expectations
The ASU women's golf team finished in 18th place last week at the NCAA Fall Preview in West Lafayette, Ind.

Football: Koetter not fazed by blistering start
Heading into the first week of conference play, ASU head football coach Dirk Koetter admitted that the early success the Pac-10 has experienced comes as no shock to him.

Evans lands third committment
ASU men's basketball head coach Rob Evans received a verbal commitment Tuesday from Chris Low, a senior at Gorman (Tex.) High School.



CAMPUS NEWS
Indoor coffee house to open in business college
The Coffee Plantation cart located outside of the College of Business will be moving into the first floor of the BAC building in mid-November, making it the first indoor coffee house on campus.

'Enlace' fights Hispanic drop–out rate
One year ago, 17-year-old high school student Delfina Diaz, whose father emigrated from Mexico to America, said she never thought higher education was possible.

Honors College seeks more independence
In an effort to attract the "very best" students to ASU, administration is working with faculty from the Barrett Honors College to give the honors program more independence and prominence on campus.

ASU professor finding more efficient breathing methods
Researching a person's breathing patterns while exercising is underway at ASU and could help health professionals rehabilitate patients faster.

Police Beat: Liquor bottle goes south...in man's pants
The incidents that Tempe and ASU police reported for Monday.

Classifieds - 9/24/02
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ENTERTAINMENT
Tempe band finding success
From the sweltering depths of the cramped Discount Storage building comes a new sound — a mix of Fuel and Tonic with the rock hooks of Guns N' Roses.

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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