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Bikes, boards and blades

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By March 6, 2015 at 12:00 am

ASU students speak about their transportation methods. see more

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Cycling through

By March 5, 2015 at 4:29 pm

Arizona State University’s Cycling Club started in the 1990s and is open to students, faculty and staff. see more

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Bike culture continues to thrive

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By March 5, 2015 at 12:00 am

Since the first moments of riding a bike, the concept of these two-wheeled contraptions have changed before society’s eyes. While they no longer serve as a quick means of transportation to the park down the street or for racing the neighborhood kids up the block, bikes play a prevalent role in everyone’s lives. see more

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Gotta kick it up: Competitive Cheer seeks funds for Nationals

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By March 3, 2015 at 12:00 am

ASU Competitive Cheer has qualified for Nationals in Daytona Beach, Fla. They just have one setback: the money to get there. see more

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Kaleidoscope Juice promotes health and happiness

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By February 27, 2015 at 12:00 am

This mother-daughter duo created a flourishing juice business that originated in their kitchen but now is a successful store with multiple locations in the Valley. see more

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Downtown bookstore hosts nightly events to spread culture

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By February 26, 2015 at 12:00 am

Lawn Gnome Publishing, located at 905 N. Fifth St., hosts backyard events on a weekly basis that combine music, literature and art to educate the community. see more

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Barrett hits the slopes

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By February 24, 2015 at 12:00 am

In early February, ASU Downtown Barrett students got a chance to close their textbooks and relieve some stress on the ski slopes at Sunrise Ski Resort in Greer, Arizona. see more

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ASU marching band to perform at Super Bowl

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By February 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm

This year, ASU’s very own marching band had the honor of being part of the Super Bowl experience and performed on the football field before the kickoff. see more

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Devilpalooza rocks Packard Stadium

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By February 20, 2015 at 8:47 am

Don't panic, Devilpalooza is here. see more

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Business and Fashion: The Dynamic Duo

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By February 20, 2015 at 12:00 am

Brian Hill never expected his passion for business and fashion to grow into the success it has today. see more

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Phoenix couture company expands to New York

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By February 19, 2015 at 12:00 am

Jennyvi Dizon and her apprentice and ASU alumna Shireen Dooling design custom couture gowns and wedding dresses in Phoenix. see more

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My week with online dating

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By February 18, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Online dating is a very attractive option for someone like me. I can let someone get to know me through my carefully worded messages before they meet the absolute weirdo I actually am. So, I wanted to see what the Internet world had in store for me. Because I’m cheap, I only downloaded the two free apps on my phone: Tinder and OKCupid. see more

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How to: Get home safely

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By February 18, 2015 at 1:00 am

A guide to getting home safely after a night on the town. see more

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Drink Smart

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By February 16, 2015 at 10:15 am

Reach the writer at arleinin@asu.edu at Twitter @axela_leininger.

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21 & under: Five nights out for those underage

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By February 13, 2015 at 12:00 am

If you're underage, your options may not be as limited as you think. see more

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Black out: Pushing your body to the limits

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By February 12, 2015 at 12:00 am

This is probably one of the most morally challenging questions for college students to answer. Not every excessive drinker is fully aware of how damaging the short-term and long-term effects can be on their body. Especially when they see black and can't remember anything the next day. see more

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Everything you need to know about liquor

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By February 11, 2015 at 1:12 pm

Reach the writer at mamccrea@asu.edu or via Twitter @mmccreary6

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Sober: A night to remember

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By February 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

A college party through the eyes of the designated driver. see more

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Q&A: Karen Moses

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By February 6, 2015 at 12:00 am

ASU dietician Karen Moses talks about health concerns when drinking. see more

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A minor issue

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By February 5, 2015 at 12:00 am

Arizona State University Police Department has steadily seen that most MICs are given out during the first month of school to first-year freshman. see more

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Dare not to drink

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By February 4, 2015 at 12:00 am

ASU students share their stories about why they choose not to drink alcohol. see more

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Don't spike the punch

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By February 3, 2015 at 12:00 am

Enjoy your favorite drink without the hangover the next morning. see more

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Bottles Up!

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By February 2, 2015 at 1:28 pm

Check out our new issue of State Press Magazine, Bottles Up!, coming Wednesday February 4.

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Fueled by liquid nostalgia

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By February 2, 2015 at 12:00 am

Times have changed, people have changed, but drive-thru liquor stores still remain. see more

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10 Winter Break Adventures

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By December 12, 2014 at 9:00 am

The semester is over, finals are completed and what better way to celebrate than to go on a day trip to some of the best places in Arizona? see more

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Hunting down holiday lights

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By December 11, 2014 at 9:09 pm

Now until January, Valley communities will have light up the night. Here are the four different ways you can enjoy the decorations and get into the holiday spirit. see more

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A queen among students

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By December 1, 2014 at 11:43 pm

Jordan Wessel feels pretty out of place when she has any rare moment of down time. But she doesn’t look like it. Take today for instance – she looks chic in a royal-blue maxi skirt with her blonde hair in waves while waiting in line at Starbucks. She says this will be her first ever […]

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Belonging: A family finds a home

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By November 24, 2014 at 1:20 pm

When Claudia Schulz pulled up at the house in south Phoenix, Martha Alvarez was standing on the sidewalk under the plum tree in the front yard, wiping tears from her round face. In the midday of an Arizona July, the heat was oppressive. The two women were waiting for Martha’s husband, Juan Villagomez. “It feels […]

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Graduate team to help aspiring artists market their talent

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By November 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

The event, affectionately called SAM for short, will be held Saturday, Nov. 22nd in Casey Moore’s parking lot from 2-6 p.m. Graduate students, Kara Chesser, Mollie Flanagan, Ashley Laverty, Shelby Maticic and Emily May, all of whom are Master of Fine Arts students, will oversee the event. see more

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The "basic" problem with labels

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By November 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

Nursing senior Paige Ramirez doesn’t have time for labels. “If I am a ‘basic bitch’ because I love Pumpkin Spice Lattes, then I guess I really don’t care,” she says. “I’ll just sit here with my basic coffee and be basic and let the negative people talk.” The term “basic” has made a quick ascent […]

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What are your pregame traditions?

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By November 19, 2014 at 9:15 am

SPM asks students what traditions they have before a game in order to ensure a Sun Devil win. “Actually I am the secretary of the student alumni association and I’m super involved. Football’s like our thing. We just finished our float so from about 4-8 I go and help out with the party on old […]

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The student-ticket dilemma

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By November 18, 2014 at 12:00 am

The student ticket distribution process plays a key role in ASU's transformation on game day. see more

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Q&A: Sun Devil Marching Band

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By November 17, 2014 at 8:57 am

Interdisciplinary studies junior and tuba player Matt Bransfield provides a peek into life on the ASUSDMB. Political science alumnus and trumpet player Ashton Jackson played with the band during this year's homecoming game and remembers her days on the line. see more

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All's fair in parking and payment

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By November 14, 2014 at 12:00 am

What's the most infuriating part of game day? Definitely the signs promoting parking for ridiculous amounts of money. see more

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Awaiting admission: Students camp out for the perfect seat

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By November 13, 2014 at 12:00 am

Officially an ASU student, Jordan could hardly wait for the first football game of the season. But he wasn't prepared for the madness of obtaining tickets. So the next time, he devised a plan. see more

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Combing for contraband: Bag checks and their security measures

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By November 12, 2014 at 12:00 am

Bag checking may be an inconvenience to some, but for others it represents a necessary security measure. see more

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A tarnished tradition: Tailgating culture at ASU

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By November 11, 2014 at 12:00 am

With several new regulations in place, SPM takes a trip through ASU's tailgating on game day to observe the effects. see more

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A pyramid of spirit

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By November 10, 2014 at 12:00 am

ASU’s Spirt Squad is a co-ed cheerleading team that helps create an ecstatic environment. Sparky’s Crew is the men’s stunting side of the squad. These eight men help motivate the crowd and are the muscles in the Spirit Squad. see more

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SPM's Game Time

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By November 7, 2014 at 12:00 am

SPM’s final issue of the fall semester is about ASU’s football culture. Game Time hits stands November 12th. Video by Luu Nguyen. Reach the editor in chief at mamccrea@asu.edu or via Twitter @mmccreary6.

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Food sustainability growing across ASU

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By November 6, 2014 at 12:00 am

Composting, campus harvesting and consumption reduction are key in making ASU’s dining halls and food services more sustainable. see more

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Violinists hone their passion with Studio 451

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By November 5, 2014 at 12:00 am

ASU students and their professor discuss their class after a recent recital. see more

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Affordable, Simplistic, Olive You

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By November 4, 2014 at 12:00 am

Olive You, a boutique located at the Vista del Sol complex, is dedicated to helping girls in a similar situation. They create put-together attire rather than the last minute outfit so many girls are all too familiar with. see more

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ASU alumna makes handbags with heart

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By November 3, 2014 at 12:00 am

Jennifer Boonlorn graduated ASU in 2001 with a degree in business. Today she is using that degree in her unique handbag collection: Soul Carrier. see more

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Carving a meaning out of Halloween

By October 31, 2014 at 3:17 pm

This time of year brings with it a unique kind of aura, but it’s hard to place exactly what that feeling is. Why exactly does this time of year feel different than the rest, and what’s the meaning behind it? See what these ASU students had to say. Reach the reporter at gburnton@asu.edu or via Twitter […]

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A frightening venture

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By October 31, 2014 at 12:38 am

Viewer discretion advised for use of intense video footage, flashing lights and scary situations. The arrival of Halloween is a bittersweet time of year. This weekend we’ll hit play to our last horror film of the season, eat our final bits of fun-sized treats and step one last time into our ghoulish costumes. But before […]

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What do you stand for?

By Luu Nguyen

By October 31, 2014 at 12:08 am

Whether it be a cause, character trait, or goal, everyone has that one thing they feel strongly about. SPM asks ASU students what they stand for. “I feel like I stand for the little guy, the one that you can’t really see. You don’t hear their voice a lot, especially when institutions abuse their powers, or when […]

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Pick up the phone: Plastic bottle caps fall through the cracks

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By October 30, 2014 at 12:00 am

Arizona's lack of an incentive program reveals a broken recycling system. see more

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A grassroots crusade

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By October 29, 2014 at 12:00 am

Little steps to make a big difference in climate change. see more

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A nonhuman rights movement

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By October 28, 2014 at 12:00 am

Phoenix Animal Liberation Squad demands civil rights fo our animal pals. see more

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