A Hole in the Olympics

Bradford Applin Did you know that Shaun White prefers to not waste his endorsement money on “elephants that can speak sign language?” Were you aware that American speed skater Chad Hendrick has been called the “Paris Hilton of speed skating”…

From Diaries to Diapers: Decades of Change

Julianne Byer I went shopping yesterday for my friends’ six-month old niece in search of a blue dress with matching bloomers, when it hit me. This is the beginning of a very long decade. Two years ago I was working…

Tour of California

Frank Stranzl The Tour de France is the most internationally-renowned cycling race to date. The likes of Lance Armstrong, Miguel Indurain and Eddy Merckx became famous for their inspiring performances. It’s a grueling race and a landmark event for cycling…

Gauchos sweep Big West meet

brennan angel mustang daily staff report The Cal Poly swim teams did not win the Big West team titles, but beating Cal State Northridge on the men’s and women’s sides was a win in coach Rich Furman’s book. Facing a…

Another series won by 'Stangs

Center fielder Quintin Berry belted a three-run double to the gap in right-center field in the eighth inning, lifting San Diego State to a 10-8 victory over Cal Poly in the final game of a three-game non-conference baseball series Sunday…

Central Coast kite boarding

Joe Sargent Kiteboarding, the culmination of snowboarding, surfing, wakeboarding, and windsurfing, has made a home for itself on the Central Coast Strapped to a board and tied to a kite, boarders are pulled down the face of waves and dragged…

American Olympic progress

Ryan Chartrand After five days of long and hard -fought battles on ice and snow, Team USA has brought home five gold medals from the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics, more than any other country so far. Altogether, the American winter…

Men's basketball falls to UCSB

Cal Poly’s women’s basketball team had a poor offensive performance to say the least over the weekend, dropping a 47-46 home contest to UC Riverside. Believe it or not, it could’ve been worse.  The men’s basketball team dropped a Big…

Poly Players: With Emilie Ravn

paul meissner Norway is known for a cold and snowy climate, winter sports and scenic splendor – not basketball. But one Cal Poly women’s basketball player spent four years in Norway’s capital honing her skills with various club teams and…

'80 Olympics eluded Cal Poly coach

Joe Sargent The Torino Olympics started Friday with a favored American team leading the way. Four years of hard work culminate into 16 days of intense rivalry as athletes from around the globe convene on the greatest of stages for…

Hidden tales and sworn secrets of the Mustang Maniacs

It's late evening on a Friday in October. You and that special person are wrapped in scarves, walking towards the football stadium at Cal Poly. Although no alcohol is allowed, the cheering crowd is getting drunk on something else: mustang…