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OPINIONS
Bowling for Columbine director scores one for idiocy
Michael Moore is a child. There's really no other explanation for him. For those of you who don't know, Michael Moore is a political partisan who dreams of a day when communists rule America.

Liberal bias plagues 100-level classes
Nowadays, 100-level courses are seen as an opportune time for university indoctrination, where leftist ideals are pounded into the impressionable minds of the young.

'Green' policies have governments feuding
The state and federal governments are, once again, fighting over the "green." Not the "green" of fiscal policy and overdrawn budgets but the "green" of tree-huggers and photosynthesis.

Koetter throws temper tantrum after loss to Cal
It is certainly better to be flogged with copper wire or singed by red-hot fireplace instruments than to lose 55-38 to unranked Cal on the final home game of an otherwise respectable season, but such a loss still does not warrant a temper-tantrum from the coach.

Political Cartoon: Policies
A political cartoon on Bush's policies.

SPORTS
Soccer team loses two, still bound for tourney
In its final weekend of the season, the ASU soccer team dropped a pair of matches in the Bay Area but still managed to garner a berth into the NCAA Tournament for the second time in school history.

W Hoops: Devils destroy traveling Slovakian team
The defending Pac-10 champion ASU women's basketball team began their 2002-03 campaign in style as they accomplished a feat that they haven't done in five seasons.

Bears upset Devils 55-38
While the ASU football team has made a habit out of starting games slow and then finishing with a fury this season, the Sun Devils' play at the end of their final home game was not much better than the sluggish pace in which it began.

Football: Igber is key to California's victory
It seemed that ASU simply didn't have an answer to the Golden Bears' offensive arsenal. Adding to that, Cal was able to storm out of the gates in the first quarter, something that head coach Jeff Tedford had hoped to do.

Football: Injury thwarts ASU's rushing attack
A game that was almost guaranteed to be highly competitive quickly changed to a night of disappointment. The last home game of the season against California turned into a long, painful defeat for the Sun Devils.

Volleyball: Sun Devils suffer fifth straight loss
Two losses and a five-match losing streak were not the numbers that the ASU volleyball team was hoping to get out of a road trip through California over the weekend.

CAMPUS NEWS
Police Beat: Woman stabs boyfriend with butcher knife
The incidents Tempe police reported Monday, including the arrest of a 21-year-old woman that stabbed her boyfriend in the back of the head with a butcher knife.

ASU program encourages intercultural communication
ASU's American English and Culture Program is an English language immersion program targeted at international students interested in learning or improving their English language skills.

Arizona bigwigs welcome Crow
Gov. Jane Hull, UA President Peter Likins and NAU President John Haeger were in the crowd as Michael Crow was sworn in to the title of ASU's president, which he has unofficially been working under since August.

Salmon concedes to Napolitano
The race for Arizona's governor seat was brought to a close Sunday when Republican candidate Matt Salmon officially conceded to Democrat Janet Napolitano.



Salmon forfeited the race after election numbers showed Napolitano was too far ahead for him to catch up.

Sleep-out helps homeless
Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta and other members of the community ditched the comforts of a warm bed Friday night during their sixth annual sleep-out for the homeless on Hayden Lawn.

ENTERTAINMENT
Stroking it
In the middle of a tour named after a Mr. Show skit [Wyckyd Sceptre], The Strokes promise a "tighter show" to Valley fans that venture out to Mesa on Sunday.

One phat flick
Patricia Cardoso thinks fat is beautiful. And she has a big problem with a society that insists only thin people are attractive. Cardoso is the director of her first feature film, Real Women Have Curves.

The Raw Deahl: Graffiti gone wild
Graffiti artists might not be hosting extravagant wine-and-cheese galas for their prestigious works of art, but that doesn't mean their talents should go unseen.

The core of queer rock
It started in the late '80s when sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll emerged from the closet, a fury of musical talent and gay pride networking from the Midwest, known as Homocore.

The 'Wiez' way
During his hiatus, Shore has successfully continued his stand-up act, which he will bring to the Tempe Improv this weekend. He says that in the past few years he has also had time to grow and work on some material of his own.

From hype to hope
Jonzi D talks about MCs dubbed Raz Cazz, DJs like Skratch Piclz, and graffiti artists such as Daim and Loomit as if they should be household names. They're not. And for that matter, neither is Jonzi, even though he is considered by many to be the Don of the hip-hop family.

Reincarnating Kweller
When Ben Kweller played at Hoodlums in the ASU Memorial Union last March, he was virtually unknown outside of his East Coast fan base. Luckily, he had the help of a good friend.

Sax in the city
Composer Julian Peterson has been devoted to playing the sax and writing music since his parents made him join the band in fifth grade. He recently performed his original compositions in the Memorial Union Art Café on Halloween.

War paint
Nick Cereceres has black paint, dirt and grease under his fingernails — evidence of both of his passions: working on custom cars and painting graffiti art.

Marathon man
Whether an Oscar is in Em's future remains to be seen, but one thing is certain — the rapper will receive an onslaught of film scripts due to this role whether he chooses to accept them or not.

Banding together
17 Four Eyes started out in Scottsdale five years ago and has been a player in the music scene ever since. Combining elements of pop, punk and rock, the group got its moniker from one of Conn's vocal melodies.

SDTV program guide
SDTV-Channel 2 program guide

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