Proud to be a beer snob

Emily Logan To begin, I will recount a conversation I had with a friend just the other day. When I asked him if he had taken advantage of Spike’s Oktoberfest deal, he said he hadn’t yet, after which I added…

'Proof' makes regional debut at Poly

Emily Logan Cal Poly’s theater and dance department will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Proof,” running Thursdays through Saturdays, Nov. 10 through Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. in the Spanos Theatre. These performances will mark the regional stage premiere of…

Architecture alumnus featured on ABC's 'Extreme Home Makeover'

Tiffany Dias A Cal Poly graduate appeared on ABC’s “Extreme Home Makeover” as the featured architect Sunday, according to a news release. Chris Kelly, who graduated from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design in 1999, designed a home for…

"Jarhead" means "Forget me."

Ryan Chartrand Right when you thought the "War on Terror" had lost enough publicity to push it deep into the back of your mind, "American Beauty" director, Sam Mendes, decided it was time to give America a taste of the…

We Gave President Baker That Raise

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke If you didn’t already know, faithful Mustang Daily reader, the Two Classy Gents have friends in very high places. We attend balls at Martin Landau’s casa, and have sipped Cristal with two out of…

Christmas comes early to the Palm

Emily Logan Tonight the Palm Theatre will hold a premiere screening of “Christmas in the Clouds,” a romantic comedy set in Indian Country. The screening will be a fundraiser for the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. A wine reception…

Jamming with the green and gold

Mariecar Mendoza For Homecoming weekend, the music department will showcase the talent of the Cal Poly Wind Orchestra, the Cal Poly Wind Ensemble and the Cal Poly Mustang Marching Band at the 19th annual BandFest concert. More than 200 musicians…

I can't remember to forget you

Mariecar Mendoza I’ll never be bored enough to call you, sorry enough to apologize or sad enough to miss you.   I’ll never be lonely enough to want you miserable enough to cry or impulsive enough to see you.  …

Leaving it to chance in Chicago

Bernard Badion did almost everything to make sure his recent film was a success, but the one thing he didn’t do was “Leave it to Chance.” “Leave it to Chance,” a romantic film written, directed and produced by Cal Poly…

Sticking it to 'the man'

Mariecar Mendoza Turning 21 is one of those times in your life when you enter crunkdome and unknowingly take it to the next level where happy hours finally become much more than appetizers and where microbrews force a rapid betrayal…

Artist shows Cal Poly her BLUE side

Emily Logan Beginning today through Dec. 2, the University Art Gallery will feature “BLUEprints of the Heart: A Drawing Installation by Maria Velasco,” a multimedia exhibit reflecting emotions, change and renewal. Maria Velasco, associate professor at the University of Kansas,…