Collision under investigation

An investigation is underway as to what caused a fire truck to run a red light and crash into a car carrying two Cal Poly students on Friday. The collision injured the car’s driver, biology junior Athena Norton, fracturing her…

California Faculty Association sued

The Right to Work Committee, based in Virginia, has sued the California Faculty Association alleging that the CFA has been using non-member agency funds for political action. “Money coming from non-members is not spent on politics,” CFA Communications Director Alice…

Students protest the removal of red handprints

kiel carreau Removal of the red handprints once found near the residence halls inspired Progressive Student Alliance (PSA) to exhibit the prints somewhere else – on T-shirts members wore Thursday in protest. “We want to raise awareness,” said Abbie Livingston,…

CPSalsa covers sexy posters

tom sanders By Louise Dolby The Cal Poly Salsa Club is heating things up on campus in its recent advertising campaign featuring students in firefighter gear. The advertisements are too hot for some to handle. The posters and advertisements around…

Collision with fire truck injures student

Brennan Angel A fire truck crashed into the driver’s side of a car carrying two Cal Poly students on Friday morning, sending the driver to the hospital with a fractured rib. Biology junior Athena Norton had a green light at…

Industrial technology class works with Toyota

Thao Tran Cal Poly students taking industrial technology 303, industrial quality assurance, have the opportunity to work with Toyota this quarter in a hands-on approach to learning about quality assurance. “It’s special because a world class company is willing to…

Language institute attracts students from around the world

Emily Logan San Luis Obispo is home to one of the last remaining private language institutes in the country. The California Coast Language Academy (CCLA) enrolls students from all around the world who wish to improve their English skills, usually…

Employees' union to receive raises

After months of negotiating with the chancellor’s office, members of the California State University Employees Union, SEIU Local 2579, will receive their first raises in three years. “It was a rough start, but we came out with a happy ending,”…

Gov. signs bill to offer doctorate of education

Gov. Schwarzenegger signed a bill in September that authorizes the California State University system to independently offer a doctorate of education degree. “This legislation marks perhaps the most significant change in the CSU system’s role in the last four decades,”…

Housing projects on the horizon

Emily Rancer The construction of a 69-unit housing complex for faculty and staff is on schedule, said Jim Reinhart, the managing director of the Cal Poly Housing Corporation. The Bella MontaAƱa development, which will be at the corner of Highland…

Kinko's founder offers advice to students

Kinko’s founder and Cal Poly enthusiast Paul Orfalea visited Cal Poly yesterday to speak to students about business and his advice on how to live life to the fullest. “Every day you need your soul to catch up to your…