Fire breaks out at Bishop Peak

Sheila Sobchik Capt. Vaughn of the San Luis Obispo Fire Department makes sure the Bishop Peak fire is completely out by spraying a smoldering log. The seven-acre grass fire began at approximately 1:15 p.m. and was considered a second alarm,…

Dangerous bees arriving to San Luis Obispo County

The first Africanized Honey Bees, also known as killer bees, have recently been detected in San Luis Obispo County, Deputy Agricultural Commissioner Marty Settevendemie said. An unidentified local bee keeper discovered that the aggressive strain of bees had invaded his…

Secretary of State visits Cal Poly

sheila sobchik California Secretary of State Bruce McPherson gave a speech in the University Union Friday encouraging Cal Poly students to participate in the upcoming special election on Nov. 8. McPherson, a Cal Poly alumnus, stressed the importance of voting…

Peer Health Education holds Alcohol Awareness Symposium

brennan angel The Cal Poly Alcohol Awareness Symposium was held Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The “iParty Responsibly” event, sponsored by Peer Health Education, attracted nearly 60 people and raffled off free iPod Shuffles. Keynote speaker Randy Haveson…

Landscape architecture graduates win competition

Tiffany Dias Two Cal Poly landscape architecture graduates received a $1,000 prize after winning the 2005 national Wayne Grace Memorial Student Design competition. Kathryn Hergenrather and Joshua Circle-Woodburn presented examples of how “landscape architecture and licensing affect life,” according to…

GrC professors advises printing professionals in Middle East

Tonya Strickland Through a business consultation project, two Cal Poly professors brought top-notch graphic arts concepts to the Middle East in September and came back with unparalleled first-hand experience in working with another culture. Employed by the Graphic Communication Institute…

Expect CSU fee increase

The California State University Board of Trustees passed an 8 percent fee increase for all CSU schools Thursday. Tuition will increase $204 for all undergraduate and teaching-credential students in the 2006-07 school year. Yearly tuition at each campus will inflate…

Professors host literature night

Tonya Strickland In raising funds for the student-produced literary annual “Byzantium” Cal Poly English faculty members Todd J. Pierce and Lisa Coffman may gratify those who crave literary indulgence at “A Night of Poetry and Fiction” this evening. “We have…

Experiencing a different lifestyle

sheila sobchik There is a chill in the air as dairy science senior Aimee Trout pulls her car into the dimly lit parking lot. She arrives at the dairy sporting a pair of fluffy slippers, which she trades for a…

Deans propose new name for College of Agriculture

College of Agriculture Associate Deans Mary Pederson and Mark Shelton asked the Academic Senate on Tuesday to support the resolution to rename the college. The proposed new name would be the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. In the…

iParty Responsibly promotes alcohol awareness

Tom Sanders Cal Poly will be holding its Alcohol Awareness Symposium 2005: iParty Responsibly on Friday in Chumash Auditorium begining at 10 a.m. Randy Havenson, voted Best of the Best presenter by Bacchus and Gamma Peer Education Network, will be…