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Honors dean, students debate future fee


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Aldei Gregoire / THE STATE PRESS
Chris Jones, 19, a political science and history junior, said the proposed fee for honors students breaks an implicit agreement to keep the Honors College affordable.
A proposed $1,000 fee has sparked controversy in the ASU Barrett Honors College.

Students and honors college Dean Mark Jacobs discussed possible options for the fee at a forum in the Agriculture Building on Thursday.

College Republicans rally for Social Security reform

U.S. Rep. John Shadegg, R-Ariz., rallied in support of Social Security reform to a strongly divided audience at a Phoenix middle school Thursday.

Shadegg hosted the town hall meeting at Madison No. 1 Middle School to lay out his plan of adding private accounts to Social Security.

Alumni take business award

ASU business alumni are taking their knowledge to the field. Special Moments Catering and Events, which employs several ASU alumni, and Berning's Fine Jewelry, which is managed by an alumnus, were recently given the 2005 Business Excellence Award by the Tempe Chamber of Commerce.

Tempe to add buses to fleet

Tempe City Council approved a contract for the purchase of four cutaway buses to add to the Neighborhood Flash system at its meeting Thursday. The additional buses are needed to accommodate the recent increase in ridership, said Greg Jordan, city transit administrator.
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Men's hoops no match for No. 14 Washington

SEATTLE -- Junior forward Ike Diogu was rebounding like nobody's business. Seldom-used junior forward Allen Morill was scowling every trip up the court. Senior guard Steve Moore was pointing toward the stands after three-pointers.

For the ASU men's basketball team, it was nothing but an illusion.
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Momentum picks up for women's hoops

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. All season long, the ASU women's basketball team has pounded the ball inside, creating high-percentage shots and easy baskets.

The Sun Devils worked the inside game to perfection in Thursday night's 69-48 victory over Washington at Wells Fargo Arena.
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

His own direction


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Brandon Quester / STATE PRESS MAGAZINE
Zachary Yoshioka is doing pretty well. While running Ballistic Entertainment, Yoshioka shoots film of events like celebrity golf tournaments and music videos. At only 23-years-old, Yoshioka has filmed 14 movies.
Zachary Yoshioka's parents wanted what every parent wants for their son: a decent job, a nice girl, some stability.

But Yoshioka, who graduated from ASU in May, isn't the type to do what other people expect him to do. While most students were struggling to figure out what the post-graduation road held for them, Yoshioka was paving his own.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Body beautiful

Picture it: Hayden Lawn, next week. The lawn is covered with nude torsos, causing passersby to gawk, stop and ask questions. But that's the whole point.

"I'm trying to get people to look at each other in terms of human beings," says artist Larry Kirkwood, who will display body casts of nude torsos on Hayden Lawn and in front of the Memorial Union as part of Body Pride Week, which runs from Monday through March 5.
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