Jewish lecturer discusses current state of Germany

brennan angel World War II is over, Nazi Germany is defeated. Humanity, its amazing unquenchable spirit, begins living anew. At the end of the war, millions were dead and all but 15,000 German Jews were in foreign lands. There is…

Gambling success with addiction

sheila sobchik It’s the mental discipline that separates the inexperienced from the experienced in the game of poker, twins Devin and Taylor Biehn said. A player must be able to stay composed and focused for long periods of time as…

Pocket pair out kicks competition

sheila sobchik The dimly lit room was dusty and cramped, the mass of people huddled around one another created a scene reminiscent of “Fight Club,” stuffy and tense. Beneath the pile of onlookers, two identical twins sat glued to their…

Applications hit a record high

More and more students are trying to get into Cal Poly as the university received a record number of undergraduate applications this year. Cal Poly received 30,786 undergraduate applications for the fall 2006 quarter, a 12 percent rise from last…

Hit-and-run at Mustang Village

A hit-and-run accident at Mustang Village put a 22-year-old in county jail and a San Dimas woman in the hospital on Friday. San Luis Obispo police arrested John McGuire, a San Luis Obispo resident, at 1:15 p.m. on the 800…

Alcohol banned at CSU sporting events

Jon Haines reports on the CSU alcohol ban and recent campus news.

Endowments created to recognize arts education

Central Coast Center for Arts Education (CCCAE) announced new endowments to honor two women for their dedication to arts education in San Luis Obispo and around the country. CCCAE presented the endowments on behalf of June King McFee and Bernice…

Education dean heads education review in Kuwait

James Mellor Universities abroad have begun to look to the western educational system to set international standards of education. Bonnie Konopak, dean of Cal Poly’s College of Education and an expert in accreditation in the United States, recently traveled to…

Graphic professionals celebrate International Printing Week

brennan angel The graphic communication department is celebrating International Printing Week by featuring professional speakers from all over the globe. The week includes a dedication ceremony of new printing equipment. The international celebration commemorates the birthday of Benjamin Franklin. This…

New Year's rain dampens 'Enchanted Reverie' float

Caitlin Donnell Just after ushering in the new year, the Cal Poly Rose Float took to the streets of Pasadena on Jan. 2. The fairy wonderland with a giant dragon, waterfall and tree house castle marked the 58th consecutive Tournament…

Chemistry alumnus finds largest prime number

Caitlin Donnell In a universe of exactness and concrete formulas, they’ve been called rowdy, erratic, disorderly, humongous, beautiful, monstrous integers. Yet, many people are spending a lot of time looking for them. They are prime numbers, numbers that can only…