There's no business like SLO business

michael mullady The birth of businesses can be a mystery for some students. While some have ambitions to open a business, they feel that they don’t have enough experience to establish a strong foundation. Nevertheless, various companies continue to spawn…

Renowned court reporter speaks of her experience

Chumash Auditorium was filled with aspiring journalists Thursday morning when renowned Associated Press courtroom reporter Linda Deutsch spoke of her life covering trials. Deutsch most recently covered the Michael Jackson trial but has also reported on the trials of O.J.…

Diablo ruling angers environmentalists

The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved a controversial measure that will cost ratepayers an estimated $706 million for the replacement of several failing steam generators at Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, according to a news release. Due to defects…

ASI makes a connection through e-newsletter

Cal Poly’s first quarterly electronic newsletter for students, containing messages from ASI officers, information on co-sponsorship, and news about the recent California State University fee increases was released by ASI on Wednesday. The e-newsletter titled, “The Student Government Connection,” is…

New Web site registers students automatically

A Cal Poly student has created a new Web service that aims to make registering for classes a little easier. PolyRegister.com, a site created by Dave Patierno, is an automated system in which students give the Web site their information…

San Luis Obispo plans for the future

By the year 2050, San Luis Obispo County could see a light rail train system, a faster bus system, safer bike paths, trails and lanes, making San Luis Obispo a more efficient and sustainable environment for its people. Cal Poly’s…

Students gender-bend to celebrate Transgender Day

michael mullady mustang daily At least one transgender individual is murdered each month in the United States. Transgender Remembrance Day, officially on Sunday, serves to raise awareness of the violence against those who did not conform to gender norms, said…

Banquet demonstrates world poverty, hunger

brennan angel Of 100 dinners at a campus banquet Wednesday, less than 20 left the dinner feeling satisfied. At the Hunger Banquet, participants were randomly assigned to one of four social classes and received a meal that represented their assigned…

Organic Farm fertilizes futures, Cal Poly Eggs come sunny side up

tom sanders Taking part in agriculture enterprise projects have led some students and faculty to believe the programs give more than just another heading on a resume. The tasks equip students with many skills that can be potentially applied to…

Students run to assist displaced students

Where would you go if your school was washed away by a hurricane? Fourteen students from Louisiana now attend Cal Poly after Hurricane Katrina destroyed their campus, and four seniors from the communication studies department at Cal Poly are helping…

New ethnic studies major addresses diversity issues

James Mellor Some at Cal Poly think the addition of an ethnic studies major means more than another Bachelor of Arts degree in the catalog. They believe the new major may help deal with many underlying issues on campus concerning…