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Response to hot-headed readers
Dear President Crow: It is nearly impossible for me to have my head lodged where you claim, to say nothing about how hard it would be to write an article in said position.

Peace Prize loses its nobility
Can anyone tell me what Jimmy Carter has done to increase peace? The man is a failure who now wanders the world still in search of a legacy that has gone by the wayside.

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

Prop 101: State Trust Lands
To amend the Arizona Constitution to allow the exchange of "state trust land," which is land that was reserved for state use in 1910. This proposition looks to bring back an act that was deemed unconstitutional in 1990.

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.

Golfers fall short at Stanford
The ASU women's golf team came up short of making the top 10 again last weekend when they finished in 12th place at the Stanford/Pepsi Intercollegiate in Palo Alto, Calif.

Hall of Fame: Sinn nearly attained perfection
If a golfer's career is judged by personal success and his or her ability to succeed year after year, Pearl Sinn's collegiate career could be considered perfect.

Soccer club becoming competitive
Despite practicing for only a couple weeks, ASU's women's soccer club was invited to a tournament earlier this month in Tucson. Although the team did not fair well, it is moving in the right direction.

Tennis: Devils preparing for busy schedule
Tennis has been underway since the end of last month. The schedule has both the Sun Devil men's and women's teams playing well into April.

Hall of Fame: Villa successful at ASU, in the NFL
Danny Villa, who played offensive tackle from 1983-86, was the anchor of the offensive line that helped the Sun Devils capture their first Pac-10 title and the 1987 Rose Bowl crown.

Hall of Fame: Williams adds to list of accomplishments
During his time in Tempe, ASU Hall of Famer Freddie Williams scampered for 3,424 career yards rushing, the second-best mark in school history.

Football: Walter, Barth both earn Pac-10 accolades
Sophomore quarterback Andrew Walter was named Pac-10's Offensive Player of the Week. Senior place-kicker Mike Barth took home Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week accolades.

Police Beat: Woman stabs three with kitchen knives
The incidents that Tempe police reported Monday, including the arrest of a woman that allegedly assaulted three other women with two kitchen knives.

Students should invest early, plan for future
Students should plan for their future by investing now, as investments would help students pay off their credit card and student loan debt, and help them purchase large-ticket items, such as a car or a house.

Inadequate classrooms need improvement
The ASU academic senate is looking to improve ASU's classrooms by asking for both student and faculty input to "identify the best and the worst" of them.

Court estimates speed in grisly hit-and-run death
In Mark Torre's second week on trial for second-degree murder, state prosecutors attempted to convey the recklessness with which Torre allegedly drove when he struck and killed Jessica Woodin in his Mustang.

Given the physical damage to Woodin's body, which was separated into two portions upon impact, and the distance her body traveled, there was "no way" Torre was traveling at 35 mph, the speed limit.

ASU professor helps Turkey develop school system
ASU East associate professor of information and management technology Gary Grossman was named a Fulbright scholar and is spending the year in Ankara, Turkey, developing teacher education.

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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