Alexandria Scott
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CSU honors go to graphic communication senior

Last month, Juana Villa was recognized by the California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement for continuing to develop her English language skills while enrolled in her university classes.

Student suggestions spark library renovations

When students complain about Robert E. Kennedy Library, the staff listens and responds.

Kennedy Library’s hidden gem: Judy Drake

Anyone who has frequented the Robert E. Kennedy Library in the past 30 years has most likely noticed her — she can often be found outside, taking a drag of a cigarette and enjoying what she calls “therapy,” laughing with students, sharing stories of her rich past.

Semester protest fails to draw support

“We want quarters, where are our supporters?” the group chanted to students lounging in the sun on Dexter Lawn.

ASI president candidates exercise ‘free speech’

Alexandria Scott With a microphone and empty stage, the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) presidential candidates summed up their campaign platforms in short speeches at ASI’s “Free Speech Hour” during University Union hour on Tuesday. It was an event for candidates to introduce…

Mott makeover in the works

Alexandria Scott Cal Poly alumnus Theo Dunn competed in Mott Gym when Cal Poly was an all-male school, and not much inside the gym has changed, he said. The only improvements he’s seen in the compacted gym since 1955 are renewed…

Networking the heart: students, dating and technology

Alexandria Scott It all started with a Cal Poly hashtag. A few months ago, anthropology and geography senior Paige Hernandez uploaded a picture of the beach to Instagram with “#calpoly” in the description. Among the likes and comments from local friends,…

Philanthropy 101: Cal Poly Greek Life gives back

Alexandria Scott Philanthropy was the word of the day this past Thursday, as Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic (PHA) and United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC) fraternities and sororities gathered in the University Union to raise awareness for charities. The organizations showcased each of their respective philanthropies…

New York Times bestseller to speak on gun control

Alexandria Scott The heated debate on gun control policy has both liberal and conservative viewpoints, and the Cal Poly College Republicans will host a speaker to discuss the latter today. Katie Pavlich is an alumnus from the University of…

Smile, you’re on Cal Poly camera

Alexandria Scott There are 268 video surveillance cameras around campus. Whether you are buying food at The Avenue, purchasing pens at the University Store, kicking a ball around at the turf fields or working out in the Recreation Center,…

Startup Weekend SLO brings ideas, business to Cal Poly

Lexi Scott Ambitious ideas became tangible realities this weekend. Hosted by Cal Poly, Startup Weekend SLO is an entrepreneurial event where members pitch business ideas Friday, develop them Saturday and present the finished products by Sunday evening. The global grassroots…