Quick: What do Sparky and a certain famous mouse have in common? Is the "A" on A Mountain always gold? What is grown on campus, besides young minds?*
Being a Sun Devil is about far more than simply flashing the pitchfork — though that's pretty fun. Learn about the traditions that make up the heritage of Arizona State University, stretching into the past and out into the future as today's students carry them forward.
The first video shares a summary of ASU traditions; scroll down for individual videos to learn more about them in-depth.
Whitewashing the 'A'
West campus' Paley Gates
Also pictured at the top of this story.
Sustainable orange harvest
Protecting the 'A' against UofA
A new era for a long tradition: The replanting of Palm Walk
Painting the 'A' gold
Super fan Dan Turbyfill talks tradition and football
*Answers: Sparky was designed by a Disney artist. The "A" is whitewashed by the freshmen the first Saturday of the semester and painted gold again before the first home football game. Oranges are grown on the Tempe campus and harvested for use in the dining halls.
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