Honoring two we lost this week

ASU lost two of its own this week, when both nonprofit leadership and management student freshman Naomi McClendon and an alumnus, former State Press editorial cartoonist and designer Mike Ritter died.

McClendon was a member of ASU's Downtown community and had just began her journey here at ASU. Ritter formed strong bonds with those he worked with in this newsroom as a student and went on to professional journalism.

ASU is a large community, but the deaths of two of our fellow Sun Devils affect each of us. Our thoughts are with McClendon's and Ritter's families and friends.



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