Locals battle Bella Montana

sheila sobchik Blueprints are becoming buildings as the Cal Poly Housing Corporation (CPHC) begins construction for the Bella Montana faculty housing on Highland Drive. However, the process has not been easy for the CPHC – or the city of San…

Students sign petition to address traffic concerns on campus

To view the petition letter sent to Bill Watton of the University Police Department, click here Chief William Watton of the University Police Department (UPD) recently received a petition with the signatures of 120 students who are tired of waiting…

Loveline's Dr. Drew answers questions and keeps it candid with students

tom sanders By Brittny Peloquin Leave it to the host of “Loveline” to bring Cal Poly students out of their shells. Dr. Drew Pinsky, host of the popular late-night radio program “Loveline,” led a discussion about alcohol and sex at…

College Shuttle to offer students a safe ride

Associated Students, Inc. will announce a new shuttle program today that promises to provide students with a safe ride home on Thursday through Saturday nights. The pilot program for the new College Shuttle will run from Thursday, May 18, 2006…

Cal Poly Housing Corporations builds housing to attract new faculty

Kristen Marschall It’s been a long road for the Cal Poly Housing Corporation (CPHC) to make the Bella Montana homes come to life. The homes, intended for faculty and staff, are finally being applied for and are receiving a strong…

Poly Pack brings industry to students, holds egg-dropping contest

Eggs of every shape and size will be dropped from 30 to 50 feet in the air on Thursday in an event to see who can create the safest egg package. The Cal Poly Packaging Association (CPPA), the university’s connection…

Cal Poly engineers cross borders to bring clean water to Thailand

Rather than skiing at Lake Tahoe or shopping at the local malls, eight members of the Cal Poly Engineers Without Borders (EWB) club spent much of the holiday season constructing and testing a water filtration system for the hill tribe village of Mae Nam Khun in Thailand.

The Single Stigma: How Being Alone is Becoming an Undesirable Option

Julianne Byer     I live with many single girls . . . enough said. And for this reason, I am constantly bombarded with “girly” issues, such as “Why am I single?” and “Why is he just ‘not that into me’?” It’s…

Construction center begins groundbreaking future

Jennifer Hall The shovel finally hit the dirt on Saturday, May 6, signifying the start of construction at the Gala Groundbreaking Celebration for the new Center for Construction Excellence building. The construction management facility, part of the College of Architecture…

Dr. Drew to advise students on alcohol, sex

Brittny Peloquin Dr. Drew Pinksy will appear at the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center Tuesday at 7 p.m. to address two of the biggest concerns on college campuses: Alcohol and sex. Pinksy is well-known for his radio talk show, “Loveline,”…

Students celebrate Palestine Awareness Week

The Muslim Student Association is putting on four free events to promote Palestinian awareness this week. The Progressive Student Alliance and Poly Greens are co-sponsoring the week that was driven by the current issues between Israel and Palestine in the…