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Asexuals Are Not Alone

Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

By November 12, 2013 at 8:30 am

College is known to be a hotbed for sexual activities and experimentation. This may make attending college uncomfortable or even hostile to those who do not experience sexual attraction. Aces of Arizona, an organization for asexual students at ASU, hopes to change that. see more

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By January 30, 2013 at 7:00 pm

A growing number of female students are turning to arranged relationships with wealthy men for financial assistance to combat the rising costs of a university education. see more

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The Apple and the Immigrant

Encountering migrants at the border. Photo by Shannon Beaver.

By November 24, 2010 at 12:01 am

When SPM guest author Shannon Beaver traveled to the border for a class assignment, she encountered two migrants — strangers, separated from their coyote, bonded only by their fear and desperation to come to America. see more

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Faith Wars: Religion and Politics in America

Photo by Peter Lazaravich.

By November 10, 2010 at 2:22 am

A rift is growing in America between a morality-driven conservative right and a polarized and oppositional liberal left. Watch as religious and academic leaders discuss the clash of politics and religion. Then meet James Davison Hunter, a scholar who explains America's culture war. see more

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Blood Thirsty: Ring in Halloween With Haunting Ballet

Photo by Stephanie Pellicano.

By October 27, 2010 at 12:09 am

There’s something about humans being held against their will, bitten by Gothic fanged seductresses and sullen-eyed vampires, that’s oddly arousing. Lisa Starry’s "A Vampire Tale," now in its seventh year of production, tapped into the bewitching powers of vampires before baby Twihards could even spell Edward Cullen. see more

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The Politics of Art: The Fight for First Fridays

Photo by Jessica Heigh.

By October 13, 2010 at 12:01 am

The sights, smells and experiences of downtown Phoenix's First Fridays bring people back month after month, but recent changes to the event have shaken the First Fridays community, dividing artists and vendors, city officials and community organizers. see more

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The Sky is Not the Limit: ASU Maps Mars

A THEMIS image.

By September 27, 2010 at 12:00 am

Step into ASU Tempe's Moeur Building and step into another world. A team of researchers based out of ASU teamed up with NASA to build maps of Mars. After nearly a decade of research, THEMIS compiled over 60,000 visible light and infrared images of Mars surface. see more

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Legally High: Students Turn to Party Herbs

Photo-by-Stephanie-Pellicano

By September 15, 2010 at 2:49 pm

Arizona State University students, and anyone else over 18 years old, can buy any of a number of relatively unknown, mood-altering substances at a shop on Mill Avenue in Tempe — legally. see more

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Tune Out: Sound Strike Hits Arizona Music Scene

Disconnected. SB 1070 divides the music bands and music fans. Illustration by Peter Lazaravich.

By September 1, 2010 at 9:20 pm

Charlie Levy has been an independent concert promoter for 15 years. Since the passing of Senate Bill 1070, Levy has been fighting the boycott of Arizona by popular musicians that is threatening to shut down independently owned music venues. see more

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