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…

Blocks of cloth work two-fold

Jen Boudevin A raffle will be held tomorrow to decide the future home of the Chandler Scholarship quilt, a piece fashioned by a team of Cal Poly Student Affairs employees. Themed “Textures of Our Community,” the project will garner funds…

Residents torn over sewer future

Nick Coury Los Osos remains deadlocked over a debate that has raged on for close to 30 years. As of 10 p.m. Tuesday, the voter count remained split for the four measures that will decide the future of the Los…

Quilt serves as a reminder for Cal Poly

Jen Boudevin In a time when needle and thread may seem outdated, the ReMEmber Quilt Project opted for just those tools, crafting a quilt to confront the issue of violence against women. The ReMEmber Week program was initiated in 2000…

Close call for student involved in collision

Karen Velie A Cal Poly student sustained minor injuries after a Volkswagen Beetle’s right rear tire rolled over her head on Wednesday evening. She was luckily wearing a helmet. Caroline Capelle’s helmet, though severely damaged, protected her from serious injury.…