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'Underperforming' labels of schools pointless
The solution to the problem with Arizona's public education isn't labeling schools. We know they're bad, now what does the state plan to do about it?

Suggestive shirts a bad example, say too much
If you want to communicate a sense of desire with clothing, go ahead, but don't be shocked when someone approaches you with lewd requests.

Political Cartoon: Capital Punishment
A political cartoon on the capital punishment system.

Prop 100: Municipal Debt Limits
To allow cities and towns to go into a limited amount of debt for the construction and improvement of streets, bridges and highways, as well as buying land on which to build streets and highways.

Volleyball: Sun Devils sweep Ducks, Beavers
ASU beat Oregon in five games and then beat Oregon State in four games. The five-game win over Oregon kept ASU undefeated (6-0) in five-game matches in 2002.

Wrestlers do battle in tourney
Nineteen ASU wrestlers took on some of the world's best this weekend at Wells Fargo Arena as the Sun Devils hosted the 18th annual Sunkist Kids/ASU International Open.

Hockey: Devils crush USC
The ASU Ice Devils club hockey team scored 16 goals in two games against USC this weekend and captured two early season victories in the process.

Soccer: Devils drop pair to L.A. schools
The Sun Devil soccer team suffered a heavy blow in their attempt to move into elite status in the Pac-10, losing to both UCLA and USC over the weekend.

ASU stuns No. 6 Oregon 45-42
The ASU football team was unfazed by the atmosphere and raucous home crowd at Oregon as they outlasted the No. 6 team 45-42.

Oregon's helpless secondary, which had looked sharp in the early going, came up lame seemingly every time quarterback Andrew Walter dropped back to pass.

Police Beat: Woman receives $160 for sex
The incidents Tempe police reported on Friday, including the arrest of a 19-year-old woman for exchanging sex for $160.

ASU East plans new student union
A lack of dining options is one reason that the ASU East administration has dedicated $5 million to begin construction on a new student union early next year.

The expansion is an effort to play catch-up to a 30 percent increase in student enrollment at East over the past four years.

Radio show goes the way of Howard Stern
"Don't Call Us, We'll Call You," is one segment of a new fusion of television and radio "That One Show" which televises the antics of prankster disc jockeys Noah Todd and Adam Pfau.

Local reggae band entertains with free music
In the second in a series of free Sunday concerts called "Live at the Lake," sponsored by the City of Tempe, reggae group AZZ IZZ attracted around 200 spectators.

SDTV program guide
SDTV-Channel 2 program guide

The Raw Deahl: Fairwell to carnies
I tried my hardest to become a carnie a traveling freak. After all, I was called the "freckle-faced freak" as a child, so I thought I was a shoe-in. And that was coming from my mother.

Shakespeare gets made
William Shakespeare and Francis Ford Coppola bring similar elements to the theater and cinema. Getting kissed, for example, will often be followed by an untimely death.

Poster boys
The members of local band Leo's Invention are on the move. Running around ASU's campus, they have an especially important task if they want to get noticed: fliering.

Americans got their first glimpse of Stuttering John at a press conference in 1992 when Gennifer Flowers revealed she had sexual relations with then-presidential candidate Bill Clinton.

Crap counts
The Arizona State Fair gets a bad rap. Some people think it's a bunch of crap. OK, so maybe the above sentences are true and could very well be entered as a poem at the fair, but who's really being fair to the fair?

A risk worth taking
Euriska's members now number five, and its music haunts the ASU campus. But the band isn't freshman anymore, and it wants local audiences and venues to know it.

Burning up
In the garage located next to the Assembly of God Church on Baseline Road, the dreams of five young men, known as Ember Coast, are slowly coming true.

Sera's Sera
Sera's self-titled debut album brings the listener on a journey to California Beverly Hills, 90210, to be exact. The lyrics are beyond cheesy.

Kottonmouth Kings's Rollin' Stoned
It's hard to believe that the Kottonmouth Kings, which rocked the music industry with lyrics about fat blunts and legalizing pot, are now singing about peace and love.

Ablaze with Oktober
We decided to give Oktober its 15 minutes of fame to preview its performance today on Hayden Lawn as part of The Blaze's 20th Anniversary show.

Secrets of the 'Heart'
Trying to get inside the head of Tobias Nathaniel is analogous with deciphering meaning from the name of his band, The Black Heart Procession.

Peep show
Cole Robertson thinks that voyeurism is a beautiful thing. To prove it, the 23-year-old photography senior has titled his current exhibit at ASU's Step Gallery, peeps.

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