Censorship and the First Amendment

With heat rising from the recent controversy of the spicy posters put up by the Cal Poly Salsa Club, censorship has once again forced itself into the limelight. The huge uproar thus far stands on the side against censoring the…

Administration must stop acts of ignorance

I have always hated the popular phrase “ignorance is bliss.” Fall quarter has almost been in session for four weeks and already the administration has committed acts that deprive students of truth and knowledge on campus. The removal of the…

Ignorance is not bliss

Maybe hiding international news from Americans is part of President Bush’s secret agenda to bolster his decreasing popularity ratings. A massive earthquake has devastated the Kashmir region in Pakistan/India, and no one seems to know or care about it. The…

Lynn's views create a confidence hurdle for many women

In response to professor Jennifer Lynn’s reaction to the Salsa club’s posters, I believe that her ignorant views are the kind of thinking that can set back women’s rights 10 years. Unfortunately, most of the women in my generation have…

If covering the posters was the right thing to do, there's a lot more work to be done

  First, let me start off by saying that I am not a member of CP Salsa, nor do I know any of the 200-plus members of that club. Heck, for a while there I thought the Salsa Club was…

Greek facts misconstrued

I hate to be one that keeps adding to how distorted Mr. Kirkish’s views are on the greek system, but I feel another low was hit in the arguments. While required to do a philanthropy, it means more to us…

Stop popping your collar or I will take matters into my own hands

I have a huge problem, and unfortunately it is with my roommate. Let us just refer to him as “Ben,” so that we can protect the accused. As of late, Ben has been walking around with an unusual bounce in…

The dating drive-thru: Would you like sex with that?

As Americans, we prize efficiency, speed and cheapness. After all, it’s this foundation that has made fast food chains so effective. But it has also transformed the college way of “dating” into the equivalent of a McDonald’s drive-thru. Hook-ups are…

The Title V Code of Conduct

As American students, we cherish our freedom and our rights. In the California State University system student behavior is governed by a particularly undemocratic code of conduct. The Title V Code of Conduct applies to all students in the CSU…

Just do it, here's how

Nick Hoover If those football scholarship applications didn’t come through, there’s still hope –  ASI Rec Sports offers plenty of competition for the school year. Ranging from fun under the sun to brutal competition on the field, club and recreational…

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