From Hollywood to Bollywood, here are the week's top stories

Take a few minutes to relax after class and catch up on the week's news.

Welcome back, Sun Devils. We hope you'v enjoyed your post-spring break classes. Take a few minutes to relax after class and catch up on the week's news.

5 things we learned from Johnny Depp's dialogue with Lawrence Krauss at ASU

Photo by Johanna Huckeba | The State Press

Hollywood star Johnny Depp spoke at ASU Gammage as part of the ASU Origins Project. As reporter Bridget Dowd reports, Depp's main message to the audience was about finding the creativity in madness.

Read more: Johnny Depp to bring depth, creative absurdity to Origins Project Dialogue

Filmmaker, activist Spike Lee speaks at ASU Film Spark

Photo by Courtesy of | ASU Now

Renowned filmmaker Spike Lee visited ASU last week and spoke about the importance education had on his life. Reporter Sydney Greene tells what Lee discussed, from Donald Trump to diversity in the film industry.

Read more: ASU Film Association spotlights its students

Diversity without inclusion: An exploration of race relations at ASU

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Over the years, ASU has become a more statistically diverse school. But as investigative reporter Jacob Goldstein reveals, the University hasn't fully delivered on its promise of an inclusive environment.

Read more: Fraternities, Greek organizations push for diversity

USG Tempe votes to recommend $5 increase in student programming fee

Photo by Aimee Plante | The State Press

Tempe USG decided Tuesday to increase the student programming fee from $25 to $30. Reporter Arren Kimbel-Sannit explains what the increased funding will be used for and how it will affect students.

Read more: Tempe USG opposes controversial House bill that would allow concealed carry weapons on campus

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Bernie Sanders comes to Phoenix Convention Center

Photo by Reilly Kneedler | The State Press

This collection of pictures from Bernie Sanders' rally at the Phoenix Convention Center on Tuesday was the most-viewed gallery of the week. See the sights of the rally here.

Read more: Arizona Young Advocates club encourages youth vote

Bollywood dancer brings the heat with her moves on campus

Photo by Courtesy of | Vinuta Chopra

Engineering graduate student Vinuta Chopra has a unique passion: Bollywood dancing. Reporter Shantel Marekera profiles Chopra and tells the story of how she kept her passion for dancing thriving throughout college.

Read more: Andaaz dances to Bollywood America

48 hours in Las Vegas: An outsider’s view of the City of Lights

Photo by Stefan Modrich | The State Press

Sports reporter Stefan Modrich attended the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas. Modrich details his experience in a first-person narrative.

Read more: There's nothing like college basketball

Tempe bike shop owner shifts gear into retirement after 59 years

Photo by Ben Moffat | The State Press

Longtime Tempe bike shop owner Larry Ehrhardt is retiring after nearly 60 years in the business. As Ben Moffat reports, Ehrhardt leaves behind a lifetime of memories and a legacy in Tempe bike culture.

Read more: Five ways to save your bike from theft on campus

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