Group of ASU students and alums who make up the Super Bowl Host Committee posing with a cardboard cutout of Sparky the Sun Devil and a football.

If the 2023 Super Bowl, to be played Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium, had official colors they would be maroon and gold. That’s because 10 of the 20 full-time committee employees are ASU graduates. Find out how their experiences at ASU prepared them for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Two students work on a laptop

A mural depicting actor and ASU film school namesake Sidney Poitier was unveiled at the MIX Center in downtown Mesa this week in honor of Black History Month. Local leaders and community members attended the event, which was organized by the Shining Light Foundation. Pictured above (from left): Cheryl Boone Isaacs, director of The Sidney Poitier New American Film School; Steven Tepper, dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts; Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs; Mesa Mayor John Giles; and Rep. Lorena Austin, a 2020 ASU alum. Photo by Deanna Dent/ASU 

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