Year in pictures: Charlie Leight

Salute to Service

Since April, I have taken nearly 25,000 pictures for ASU Now. As with any photographer, there were some that were out of focus, others that just missed the peak moment. But some were just right: compelling, moving, fun. They're the ones that tell the story of Arizona State University — its learners, its lessons, its leaders and its victories. This is a quick look at the New American University through my viewfinder.

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