From new singles to single people, here are the week's top stories

Congratulations, you've survived midterms. If you didn't have time to read The State Press this week, there's no need to worry. Catch up on our top stories from the past week.

Barrett student Kyan Palmer debuts single 'Burn Mona Lisa,' takes NYC

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ASU marketing senior Kyan Palmer has released his debut single, "Burn Mona Lisa." Reporter Shane Weinstein tells the story of why Palmer decided to act on his passion and make music.

Read more: Eddie Wellz shares how ASU influenced his new mixtape

College is supposed to be a challenge

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College is a place to challenge yourself and learn new things while in a new environment. But are college-level courses really that difficult? Columnist Chris Wood argues that the average college grade point average is rising because of inflated grades.

Read more: Don’t stress too much about your grades

ASU student starts dating site for Bernie Sanders' supporters

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Are you seeking that special someone who shares your Bern-ing passion for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders? Reporter Alexis Egeland learned more about the ASU student who made a website that matches like-minded liberals.

Read more: Tinder needs to start “Feeling the Bern”

Leader by example: ASU wrestling's Matt Kraus gets ready for his last bout

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Senior ASU wrestler Matt Kraus is having the most successful season of his collegiate wrestling career but the success has not come easily. Reporter Ben Flores profiles Kraus' journey to ASU from the small town of Imperial, Missouri.

Read more: Blake Stauffer grabs opportunity at ASU wrestling and doesn't let go

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Comedian Maysoon Zayid's ASU homecoming promises to be entertaining, informative

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ASU alumna and comedian Maysoon Zayid is returning to campus to teach the next generation of comics. Reporter Angelica Cabral learned more about the comedian and why she is returning to her alma mater.

Read more: Jack of all clubs: ASU Comedy

Five ways to save your bike from theft on campus

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If your bike is stolen, good luck getting it back. If you have the bike registered with ASU, you can report it to the campus police, but a safe return isn't guaranteed. In his latest piece, columnist Ben King offers advice on how to keep your bike as safe as possible on campus.

Read more: 5 Tempe bike shops that'll get your gears going

The State Press' ultimate guide to spring break

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Are you ready for spring break? If not, browse through this guide and help yourself make next week the best spring break yet.

Read more: The editorial board plans the perfect Arizona spring break

'In the Stacks: Print Wikipedia' displays knowledge as art

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Believe it or not, you can now walk over to Hayden Library and read the Internet's free encyclopedia in print. Reporter Tanner Stechnij spoke to the man who printed over 5 million pages for this project, professor Michael Mandiberg, and explains his motivations.

Read more: Geekin' It: Wikis and Wikipedia

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