Boos & Bravos: Aug. 22

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, under indictment on two felony counts, is in the nation's capital to deliver a speech at The Heritage Foundation about the border crisis plaguing his state on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Photo Courtesy of Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, under indictment on two felony counts, is in the nation’s capital to deliver a speech at The Heritage Foundation about the border crisis plaguing his state on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Photo Courtesy of Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Boo to Texas Gov. Rick Perry. The Republicans had plenty of newsworthy moments during his time in office, but his indictment on Aug. 15 is the biggest and messiest.

Bravo to Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper for upholding Arizona’s laws. Cooper ruled that the Legislature has been shorting Arizona’s schools by not keeping funding in line with inflation.

Mac Miller performs live for ASU students at the annual Fall Welcome Concert on Tuesday, Aug. 19.​ (Photo by Andrew Nicla)

Mac Miller performs live for students at the annual Fall Welcome Concert on Tuesday, Aug. 19.​ (Photo by Andrew Nicla)

Boo to ASU for making the post-Fall Welcome concert a logistical nightmare, casting freshmen out into the streets and resulting in a trash can fire on Apache Boulevard south of the Barrett dorms, among other shenanigans.

Freshman marketing major Jojo Cottle receives her drink from the Starbucks Truck. The newly created Starbucks Truck will be near the Coor building in the morning Mon. through Fri. and near the Hassayampa and Barrett dorms in the evening. (Photo by Andrew Ybanez)

Freshman marketing major Jojo Cottle receives her drink from the Starbucks Truck. The newly created Starbucks Truck will be near the Coor building in the morning Mon. through Fri. and near the Hassayampa and Barrett dorms in the evening. (Photo by Andrew Ybanez)

Bravo to the 378 Starbucks customers in St. Petersburg, Florida, for brightening the day of their fellow coffee addicts and “paying it forward.” With the new partnership, we all know you can’t spell “Starbucks” without “ASU.”

Boo to the Toronto man who bought his wife a $900 cupcake as a birthday gift. The cupcake, which is also available to the public, is topped with 24-karat gold flakes.

Dr. Kent Brantly stands with his wife Amber and makes a statement at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta following his discharge from the facility on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, after being successfully treated for Ebola. American missionary Nancy Writebol was also treated and was discharged Tuesday. (Photo Courtesy of John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

Dr. Kent Brantly stands with his wife Amber and makes a statement at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta following his discharge from the facility on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, after being successfully treated for Ebola. American missionary Nancy Writebol was also treated and was discharged Tuesday. (Photo Courtesy of John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

Bravo to U.S. aid workers Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who contracted Ebola while treating afflicted patients in Liberia, being released from the hospital after doctors declared them free of the deadly virus.

A student pays for parking outside of Taylor Place in the Downtown campus. (Photo by Alexis Macklin)

A student pays for parking outside of Taylor Place in the Downtown campus. (Photo by Alexis Macklin)

Boo to the city of Phoenix for considering adding parking meters at its city parks trailheads. The city already raised meter rates, and this is really just getting ridiculous.

Bravo to Mo’Ne Davis, who was the first girl to pitch two consecutive shutouts in the Little League World Series. Davis, who was featured on this week’s Sports Illustrated cover, is the first Little Leaguer, male or female, to make the cover.

The Phoenix Suns' Eric Bledsoe (2) and the Dallas Mavericks' Samuel Dalembert battle for a rebound at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, April 12, 2014. (Photo Courtesy of Ron T. Ennis/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)

The Phoenix Suns’ Eric Bledsoe (2) and the Dallas Mavericks’ Samuel Dalembert battle for a rebound at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, April 12, 2014. (Photo Courtesy of Ron T. Ennis/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)

Boo to Eric Bledsoe for wrecking his relationship with the Suns by asking for an outrageous contract worth $80 million over five years and refusing to budge.

Bravo to Colorado for decreasing its teen pregnancy rate by 40 percent through a commitment to offer free or low-cost IUDs and implants to low-income mothers.

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