There are Central Coast citizens who can recall with ease of memory – and often pain of reflection – life before and after World War II. Though some memories may not be as rich, historians and those too young to have lived it revel in the influence Japanese Americans and their baseball skill brought to the area during the time.
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I'll smash in a head if I have to
I’ve been given instructions by my friends Seneca and Dylan, who have both researched potential scenarios thoroughly. When the day
Top-40 duo a hit on tennis court
The end of last season brought together an enterprising doubles tandem that remains a force for the Cal Poly women’s tennis team.
Sophomores Brittany Blalock and Steffi Wong, the Mustangs’ No. 1 doubles team, was ranked 38th in the country in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll and now stands at 17-6 overall and 8-3 in dual action this season.
Mustangs open week of home matches against Pacific
The two-week break between matches for the Cal Poly women’s tennis team must have come at just the right time for the Mustangs, who swept UC Riverside 7-0 and San Jose State 6-1 Saturday. They host Pacific at Mustang Courts at 11 a.m. Sunday.
“We had a chance to work on our fitness and get back in the weight room on a regular basis, which is hard to do when you’re on the road for a month,” said Cal Poly head coach Hugh Bream.
The Adult Swim show is back in full force
Not everyone may find a ball of meat, goatee-laced floating box of fries and yellow-gloved shake cohabitating funny. But if those general descriptions arouse a grin or if specific episodes are called to mind, then it may be of interest to you that “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” season five is now available on DVD.
Cal Poly women's tennis team takes two-week break from match play
Last weekend concluded in both a slim win and loss for the Cal Poly women’s tennis team. The Mustangs sealed a 4-3 victory at Loyola Marymount on Friday but lost 4-3 at Cal State Northridge the following day.
“We played pretty well in both (matches),” Cal Poly sophomore Steffi Wong said.
Gear up for National Week of Engineering
The College of Engineering (CENG) is gearing up for the annual National Week of Engineering, Feb. 18 to 22, planning student activities, outreach and entertainment.
“Engineering is known as the stealth career,” said Amy Hewes, CENG director of publications and communications.
Poly women's tennis team concludes six-week road trip
Sweeping Cal State Fullerton 7-0 Sunday was elating for the Cal Poly women’s tennis team a day after falling 5-2 to UC Irvine.
Against the Titans, the Mustangs doubles teams won all three matches, followed by an overwhelming shutdown in singles square-offs, which were all decided in two sets.
Snow in SLO for fundraiser
The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Cal Poly demonstrates that the hardships of one
Mustangs edged on back-to-back days
The Cal Poly women’s tennis team endured an arduous past weekend – the Mustangs were defeated 4-3 by both Utah and Oregon.
“Both were good matches against competitive teams,” Cal Poly head coach Hugh Bream said. “These are teams that will be in the NCAA Tournament.
From the other side of the pond
Merely knowing a person who moved to a foreign country on her own to pursue passionate endeavors is awe-inspiring enough.
Add on to that the fact that she merited national championships in her home country by the age of 13, hadn’t yet graduated high school when she moved to America, aspires to become a professional athlete, works to attain a Cal Poly degree and is only 21, and Diane Filip may make you just feel lazy.