Looking Within

Nick Hoover It’s been over a decade since the three-day long riots broke out during the April, 1990 Poly Royal celebration where over 120 people were arrested. Any object within reach was hurled at police officers, including small explosives. What’s…

Nothing better than Franz in France

Mariecar Mendoza From my angle, Franz Ferdinand’s lead singer Alex Kapranos had crooked teeth. They jutted asymmetrically, fighting in tiny overlapped spaces. But then he turned slightly, and his choppers were revealed perfectly polished – just like the rest of…

Orfalea to visit campus

He founded Kinko’s and he donated more than $16.2 million to the university. He’s even coming out with a new book and his first book signing event will be right here on campus. Paul Orfalea will give a free presentation…

Group to make Poly smile, nod and laugh out loud

Instead of the watery eyes normally associated with sleepless nights and the monotonous school week, the students of Cal Poly will have a chance to shed tears of laughter as the comedy group Smile and Nod offers an escape Wednesday…

Garden Grille makes the grade

After just two weeks, the Garden Grille has proved popular with both new and returning students. The restaurant, formerly the Lighthouse, is a temporary dining establishment that has experimented with higher quality food at varied prices. The Garden Grille will…

New DVD 'giggety giggety' good

Joe Sargent Incest, racism, fart jokes and the story of a 4-year-old boy finding himself – a storyline that can only be found in “Family Guy.” Tuesday, Sept. 27, marked the release of “Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin the Untold…

Symphony reaches 'apex'

Brittany Ridley   People often view music as entertainment, talent or even a distraction, but Peggy Peterson saw music as an opportunity to change individual lives. Whether she provided a children with their first violin or an elderly woman a…

End of ouroboros

Louise Dolby                      End of ouroboros   The well fed who rest upon designer beds Are not at war for divide and conquer, We Don’t care and disregard, as snakes skin shed   Administration deaf to words that are…

The Velvet Rope: Anxiously waiting for what's over the hill

Louise Dolby I was always told my 20s, particularly my 21st year, was going to be a blur of friends and faces, parties and the social epitome of my youth. Movies and magazines promised bars and clubs were great places…

Looking at life the 'SLO Way'

Michael Mullady As a teenager, Chase Millholen discovered the art of photography thanks to his mother, who has taught art classes at his old high school for 30 years.  But more than just a hobby he fell into by birth,…

Poly Arts to bring laughter and more

Jonathan Drake Jonathan Drake mustang daily   With the start of the fall quarter, the Cal Poly Arts organization has already planned programs and performances through most of the academic school year, including the comedic routine, The Smothers Brothers Comedy…