"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…

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.  …

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…

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…

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…

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…