The State Press Blogs

An Abridged History of Mill Avenue

Perhaps Tempe’s most historic cultural hub and landmark is Mill Avenue. To students, residents and tourists that live on Mill, the street may just look like a strip mall littered with bars, restaurants, boutiques and other shops. However, there is a rich history that lies in the 1.2 miles between Gammage Auditorium and Hayden Flour Mill.


An Introvert's Guide to Navigating College

If you ever have the opportunity to meet me, which I hope you do considering you’ve been kind enough to take time out of your day to read this column, you’ll probably realize fairly quickly that I’m an introvert.


Diamonds in the Dust

Diamonds in the Dust is a weekly study of the criminally neglected; songs, albums and entire genres swept under the rug by a lack of media attention, misunderstandings or simply being too ahead of its time. 


Love, Flings and Other Things

Kara is a senior who wishes she was the seventh child on the Brady Bunch. She loves dancing shamelessly, organizing her closet and pretending her life is much cooler on social media than it is in real life. 


Minimalist Living


Secret Diner

While many restaurants around ASU campuses are well-known, others are dishing out incredible food without recognition.  Secret Diner seeks to expose these restaurants for the gems that they are.  


The Life of a Server

Many students serve at restaurants to pay for school. So here is the voice of those very people.