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…

Professor chosen as SLO poet laureate

Emily Logan Modern languages and literatures professor Gloria VelA­squez has been selected as San Luis Obispo’s eighth poet laureate. “As an indigenous woman, a Dine Xicana, I am very proud to accept this award and to finally be recognized by…

UC Santa Barbara discourages Halloween visitors

To keep Halloween as safe as possible this year, UC Santa Barbara is discouraging non-UCSB students from parking on campus this weekend. Any vehicles parked on campus from Friday evening through Tuesday morning without a UCSB permit will be cited…

Mechanical engineers take flight in Air Force internship

Jennifer Gongaware Mechanical engineering seniors Jessica Ulvin and David Guerrant are gaining insight into the military aspect of their major by interning at Edwards Air Force Base this quarter. The base is located on the western edge of the Mojave…

Cal Poly is Cow Poly for some

sheila sobchik In the predawn hours of the morning with only the stars to light her way through the eerie silence of Cheda Ranch, Kate Rector heads to the dairy in her stocking feet. She pulls a pair of knee-high,…

Diablo Canyon vulnerable to possible terrorist attack

Garrett Leight An airborne terrorist attack is “reasonably foreseeable” at the new Diablo Canyon facility for storage of spent reactor fuel, according to a press release from the Mothers for Peace organization. The Mothers for Peace organization and Sierra Club…

Students participate in Make A Difference Day

michael mullady Nearly 500 volunteers spent their afternoon helping out in San Luis Obispo County on Saturday as part of Make a Difference Day, sponsored by United Way and the Cal Poly Community Service Center. Students and community members helped…