Liberal studies is not a joke

I am writing this letter in response to Jessica Potter’s letter to the editor. I completely disagree with her points that liberal studies majors belong in the home. If some women came here to find an engineer husband or plan…

Ben Gay: Too Gay

Jack Ingram Recently the NFL changed its policy for ordering customized jerseys. A man named Barry Gay ordered a customized jersey from the NFL Web site, requesting that his last name – Gay – be printed on the back of…

Female engineers can find men too

Please tell me you’re joking. You really think that career-driven women contribute any more to “divorce rates and broken homes” than career-driven men? Any adult who puts his or her career before family contributes to this problem. While many women…

A woman's place in society does not have to be at home

Ms. Potter, I am not the type to criticize what others want to do with their degree but I am appalled by what you have said in your letter. Go ahead and earn your MRS degree if that is what…

A letter for Jessica Potter

In case you’re living in a time warp, this is not the 1950s anymore. This may surprise you, but women can actually play a role in society besides being stuck in the house all day, which seems to be your…

The truth is, I want to be a stay at home dad

Gee wiz, I am ‘like’ uh, so tired of these stereotypes about my major, guys. Come on, I am just an engineer because I want to meet a soon-to-be well-to-do female child developmentalist or liberal studier that will make all…

From Polyratings to Gap, it is a race to the bottom

Khaled Hal Saad Registration for winter quarter began last Thursday. If you're like me, you have a list of web bookmarks at hand: one for POWER, Half.com … and Polyratings.com. Conceived by fellow computer scientists, Polyratings is the premier source…

Life on the Central Coast is great if you can afford it

I am as distressed about the lack of funding for higher education as is ASI President Tylor Middlestadt. I hope students don’t think that faculty and staff are profiting at their expense. We went for 3 years without a pay…

Come on Cal Poly, make your voices heard and represent

On Thursday, October 27th, myself and six other representatives from Cal Poly attended a CSU board of trustees meeting in Long Beach. We were part of a statewide CSU student movement to prevent the continued unfair taxation of students through…

The truth is, liberal studies majors really just want to find husbands

I am so tired of liberal studies majors getting so fired up about being called MRS majors. Why deny the truth? We all came into Cal Poly with one intention; to snag a soon-to-be well-to-do engineer, architect or businessman and…

Flu blues: It's that time of year again

Jessica Dean and Robin Rodriguez Hey Cal Poly! Go get your flu shot! Your parents aren’t here, so we’ll tell you for them. Why? Because we care, that’s why! Each year about 36,000 Americans die from complications due to the…

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