Student starts Central Coast support group for disease

Joe Sargent The first support group meeting on the Central Coast for people suffering with Alopecia Areata, a disease that causes baldness, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Sierra Vista Hospital’s auditorium. Nearly 4.7 million Americans have Alopecia…

Children's Center becomes accredited

paul meissner Cal Poly’s ASI Children’s Programs received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The accreditation is a voluntary system to recognize the quality of childcare centers nationwide. “The implications are that we have…

Continuing Education receives $100,000 grant

brennan angel The Bernard Osher Foundation awarded Cal Poly’s Continuing Education program a $100,000 grant for the third consecutive year. The grant will help fund the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which is a branch of Continuing Education that offers programs…

Police look into possible parking solution

Jen Boudevin By Jen Boudevin mustang daily As a new school year begins, many students are facing a familiar struggle when it comes to finding parking on campus, yet the University Police Department is looking into some changes for the…

ASI President works for sustainability

Karen Velie He is a musician, singer and songwriter. He is a first generation college student and the ASI president. He is a performance poet and an architectural engineering major. But what sets Tylor Middlestadt apart from other Cal Poly…

Students donate blood

kailan park University Police and the Tri-County Blood Bank of San Luis Obispo joined forces to host a blood drive on the lawn in front of Mott Gym on Wednesday. The countywide campaign, entitled “Helping Police Save Lives,” hoped to…

Judge these book covers

nick coury mustang daily The average book is rectangular and flat, and to most college students, also arduous and boring. But Harry and Sandra Reese are about to change all that. The art and creation of bookmaking stands out as…

Measures passing in Los Osos

Holly Burke The ordinance to restrict the location of a new sewage system and wastewater treatment facility in Los Osos, Measure B-05, is currently prevailing in an incredibly close election. Unofficial election results say Measure B has 50.13 percent of…

A way of living washed away

Jennifer Gongaware By Jen Gongaware mustang daily Wearing a navy blue Cal Poly t-shirt and beige O’Neil baseball cap, communications senior Matthew Larkin emerged from the administration building with a bag full of diapers in each hand. Many Cal Poly…

Professors publish irrigation book in five languages

Thao Tran Two Cal Poly professors wrote a book on irrigation after 15 years of research that will soon be translated into five languages. “Drip and Micro Irrigation for Trees, Vines, and Row Crops,” a 285-page book, is available in…

Organic produce done the Poly way

Sheila Sobchik The cost of eating healthy isn’t cheap. But there are ways for college students to eat more than just fast food, ramen and coffee on a budget. An alternative is the Cal Poly student-run Organic Farm located on…