There's something new in view

Christina Joslin It was a hot Friday afternoon, the birds were chirping, a cool breeze was flowing through the trees and all the new WOWies were listening to the sounds of San Luis Obispo’s very own The New Longview. Formerly…

Money, clothes and poetry

Since Hurricane Katrina hit, a flood of clothes and money has been donated from all over the country to help the many Americans struggling to piece their lives back together. But who would have thought that a collection of words…

Left Behind

Nick Hoover   Editor’s note: ‘blackandwhite’ is a photography commentary by Nick Hoover that will run each Thursday.   Watching helicopters rescue stranded victims from their rooftops was the only image I had in my mind as I left for…

Nerds can party too

Chris Gunn A calculated flick of the wrist sends a small, white eggshell-colored ping-pong ball in the direction of 10 red party cups, each glinting in the light from liquid spilled during the last game and the inevitable loss of…

Once a KCPR DJ, always a DJ

Matt Wechter Two KCPR alumni were back on air this summer, and though they may be years apart in age, they share an incredible passion and dedication to the station they started at. When Brad Brown and Neal Losey, who…

SLO music at play

Jennifer Gongaware   Though San Luis Obispo is far from a major city like San Francisco and Los Angeles, there are still a lot of great live, local music and national acts that come to the city. The multitude of…

At the drive-in

Matt Wechter Across from the Madonna Plaza, the large screen shoots up into the sky and the faded red letters of “Sunset” are the usual sight for Highway 101 commuters.  Around 7:30 p.m., as the sun slips behind Madonna Mountain,…

Pretty fly for a Cal Poly guy

Matt Wechter Upon rolling out of bed one morning I went about my usual routine of showering and brushing my teeth. But, as I went to get dressed, there was nothing in my closet. Everything, from my shoes to my…

Everybody loves a Cal Poly gal

Matt Wechter I went to bed last night after making a mental list of my schedule. My roommates and I had a long and busy day ahead of us. These included particularly stressful activities such as going to class, the…

Cal Poly school of rock

Nick Hoover As you walk into the dorms, you’ve probably got that crazy idea that many before have dreamed of –  “I want to get into a band.”  Trust me, you’re not alone.  Following this guide might be the difference…