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.  …

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,…

Live from Poly, it's 'The Al Franken Show'

“It’s Wednesday Nov. 2 and The Al Franken Show is here at the Cal Poly Pavilion!” said Al Franken while broadcasting his daily show live from the Christopher Cohan Center Pavilion Risers. KYNS 1340 AM, a progressive talk station called…

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…

Q&A with The Juliana Theory

Mariecar Mendoza (MM) Mariecar Mendoza, Diversions Editor (BD) Brett Detar, vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist for The Juliana Theory   (MM) What’s your favorite song on the new album? (BD) My favorite song is probably the hidden track “Her Velvet Voice” and maybe also…

The lamest generation

Mariecar Mendoza I know it. You know it. Scantily-clad, beer-soaked witches know it. We are boring. I discovered the truth this weekend, during the annual San Luis Slutty Nurse/Schoolgirl Convention – I mean, Halloween. During one party, deep into the…

Organic, energetic and purely TJT

Rose Jerome In the words of one of The Juliana Theory’s (TJT) new songs, “Hold on tight now for the ride of your life” because the rock quintet is coming to Downtown Brew. Creeping up on their decade-long journey as…

Face Your "F.E.A.R."

Ryan Chartrand The lights go dim as I stumble into an elevator. The door quickly slams shut as my heart tries to stop me from thinking. I quickly reload my assault rifle and try to shield myself in the corner.…

Students' literary excellence honored in "Byzantium"

Editor’s note: This is the last of a two-part series on “Byzantium.” In a showcase of poetry and fiction “Byzantium,” Cal Poly’s student-produced literary annual, proves to be a channel of creative expression and matchless opportunity for designers, editors and…

Top 5 Classy Places to Make Love at Cal Poly

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke Editor's note: "Two Classy Gents" is a humor commentary and weekly online exclusive. It’s time for the Two Classy Gents to sit down and tackle the topic of fornication. Studies have shown that Cal…