Lunch special

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A new weekly lunchtime concert series launched Thursday at the Civic Space and will continue for 14 weeks. Read story

Slide show: Phoenix Idiotarod

Nearly 150 people competed in the fourth annual Phoenix Idiotarod on Saturday. About 30 teams drove modified shopping carts around downtown Phoenix participating in drinking competitions and making mandatory pit stops at local bars and restaurants while sporting creative costumes. Read story

Possible swine flu cases surface

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While cases of the swine flu have not been reported at the Downtown campus, medical officials at the ASU Health Center said they are not ruling out the possibility that the virus has surfaced. Read story

Slide show: Veterans Day Parade

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Over 100 float entries participated in the Veterans Day Parade on Wednesday with a theme of “Home of the Free Because of the Brave.” The march started at the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center on North Seventh Street and continued more than two miles west on East Camelback Road and north on North Central Avenue. Read story

Slide show: Zombie Walk

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Over 300 participants met at Heritage Square dressed to impress with blood and gore for the Downtown Phoenix Zombie Walk on Oct. 30. Read story

Slide show: AIDS Walk 2009

Thousands of people participated in AIDS Walk 2009 on Sunday morning in a 4-kilometer march from Phoenix City Hall to the State Capitol that raised more than $320,000 in donations for HIV/AIDS agencies. Read story

Opinion: Why specialize when you can diversify?

Why stick with one focus within a major when diversity enhances marketability? Read story

Slide show: Civic Space opens with dedication ceremony

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Civic Space Park officially opened on Thursday afternoon with a dedication ceremony held by Phoenix Mayor, Phil Gordon. Grand opening celebrations continued with a demonstration of the park’s light features later that night. Read story

Mendes/Wishnia win election


Results from the ASASUD Student Government Election were announced Monday, declaring journalism freshmen Tania Mendes and Beth Wischnia president and vice president (respectively) of the Downtown campus. Read story

Nonprofits set tone of “Action, Advocacy, Arts” Exhibition

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Appropriately themed “Action, Advocacy and Arts,” the fourth annual Urban Gallery Exhibition held at the University Center on ASU’s Downtown campus featured approximately 30 nonprofit organizations. Read story