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ASU group to tackle e-waste issue

Andrea Bloom / THE STATE PRESS
RECYCLE | Engineering Graduate Student Ramzy Kahhat explains the importance of establishing federal regulation of e-waste. Kahhat and his team members are hoping to receive a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further their research.

In today's fast-paced and highly trendy technological era, electronic devices are improving at an extraordinary pace.

University continues to change security after VT

ASU administrators and police officers are doing everything they can boost security measures at the University in light of the Virginia Tech shooting that occurred in April, officials said.

Stealing more than your money
Imagine heading down to spring break in Mexico armed with $5 and a credit card. You politely greet the concierge and offer payment in the form of credit. This is when it happens, your credit card is denied.

10-page paper? That'll cost you a little more than $100
The issue of plagiarism remains taboo within educational institutions everywhere, punishable by expulsion, but students continue to push the envelope by finding new ways to skip out on homework.

High school janitor sentenced in sexual assault case
Former Saguaro High School janitor, 26-year-old Roberto Lemus-Rentana, was sentenced to eighty years in jail Thursday by Judge David K. Udall.

Poetry slam energizes Friday nights
The culture of the spoken word spills over into the trendy club scene of Tempe's Mill Avenue District every Friday night at the Mill's End Café and Creperie during the weekly slam poetry contest.

Sun Devils predicted to finish middle of the Pac-10 pack

Photo Courtesy of ASU Media Relations

For the second straight preseason, the ASU football team was picked to finish fourth in the Pac-10 preseason football poll.

Track duo compete in Belgium; baseball gets help

Two ASU track team greats excelled in Belgium on Saturday.

Former Sun Devil track and field team members Lisa Galaviz and Aaron Aguayo turned in personal best performances at the 2007 KBC-Nacht van de Atletiek meet in Heusden, Belgium.

Devil Dish
News flash! A former Sun Devil is about to break one of the greatest records in the world of sports.

Pair of Devils help capture silver medal
The duo of Sun Devils on the U.S. National Baseball Team will return to Tempe with some new jewelry.

ASU junior first baseman Brett Wallace and junior catcher Petey Paramore helped Team USA capture the silver medal at the 15th annual Pan American Games last week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Opinions: Big business and political alliance key to stopping climate change

CHONG: Of all the groups necessary in the effort to craft a diverse and effective solution to climate change, some of the most important players belong to private industry.

Big business, especially oil and energy companies, carry a notorious image of being power and money hungry, without regard to the environmental or social impacts of their actions. Thankfully, however, this fact appears to be fading.

From the Editor: Goodbye

Seeing as this is the last issue of the summer edition of The State Press, I felt like I'd take this opportunity, and space, to say adieu.

During the past few months that I've overseen the paper, I've tried my best to produce a solid paper for the poor souls on campus during summer.

Hopefully I've in some small fashion accomplished that goal and the paper has served its same purpose that it does during the school year.

Opinions: Tragedy reminds us of what it is to be a journalist
SNOW: As a columnist, my job is pretty easy. I find a topic that intrigues me and then write about it from the comfort and safety of my own home.

After 20 years, it's here


There are a few defining moments of your life you'll always remember.

Lohan's latest flick a real fright

Think of the five worst movies you've ever seen.

This could be anything from "Twister" to "Norbit."

Twists, turns and deaths
In "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the seventh and final book in the Potter series, author J.K. Rowling leads readers on an exciting adventure with lots of twist and turns and deaths along the way (not to mention, it solidified my love for Fred and George Weasley, Ron's brilliant and sexy twin brothers).

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