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ASU celebrates Thanksgiving
One ASU staff member is looking to make a new Thanksgiving tradition this year on campus.

Shopping gone wild
Andrea Bloom / THE STATE PRESS
SHOP TILL YOU DROP: Tempe resident Caiti Gort purchases her merchandise from Target Tuesday at Tempe Market Place. Ready. Set. Shop.

Nicknamed "Black Friday," the day after Thanksgiving has consistently ranked between the fourth and eighth busiest shopping days of the year, with the last Saturday before Christmas ranking first, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Rebuilding the MU dollar by dollar
With estimates for the Memorial Union fire repairs costing millions of dollars, concerned alumni prompted the ASU Foundation to create a fund dedicated to restoring the facility they remember as an ASU landmark.

University helps displaced workers find new jobs
Morgan Bellinger / THE STATE PRESS
WAITING FOR THE MAN: Shawnnah Chaney, a journalism sophomore, stops in front of the Memorial Union to chat with Lindsey Gender, an undeclared freshman and information desk employee. Both worked as event assistants on the second floor of the MU prior to the fire-related building closure and have since found other jobs. ASU has undergone efforts to relocate all of its employees who were displaced following the Memorial Union fire in the past few weeks, according to University officials.

Raising awareness about LGBTQ issues
Andrea Bloom / THE STATE PRESS
REMEMBRANCE: Michele De La Frienere speaks at the Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony on Hayden Lawn Tuesday. ASU students and community members came together Tuesday night for the ninth annual National Transgender Day of Remembrance to raise awareness of victims of anti-transgender violence.

Police Beat
A 42-year-old Tempe man was arrested Wednesday night on charges of public sexual indecency on the 700 block of East Lemon Street after he was observed masturbating inside his vehicle, according to the police report.

Devils fall to USC on Thanksgiving night
The ASU football team left Sun Devil Stadium bloodied, battered and beaten Thursday night after their game against the USC Trojans.

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