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Everything not rosy for float-building team after theft

Approximately $13,500 worth of equipment was allegedly stolen from the Cal Poly Rose Float team on campus at Cal Poly Pomona a month ago.

Attack of the Android apps: students create applications for class competition

Six Cal Poly students came out with top prizes in the Android App Contest sponsored by Intuit last quarter.

Forum addresses hate crimes in SLO county

A recent cross burning incident at the home of an Arroyo Grande family inspired a forum about hate crimes to be held in the Chumash Auditorium March 29.

Website helps students keep sharp when looking for houses

Looking for a place to live in San Luis Obispo can be hard, but Cal Poly students created a new website to help make house-hunting a little less difficult.

Death at Oceano Dunes raises safety concerns

A Visalia man was killed in an ATV accident at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) last Saturday, after his Yamaha Rhino ATV toppled. Lieutenant Mike Lack, the supervising state parks peace officer at the Oceano State Parks…

“Robots and Sex” lecture to discuss technology and ethics

John Sullins, ethics professor at Sonoma State University, will deliver a lecture called, “Robots & Sex: Should We Build a Love Machine?” on March 4.

Recent closures leave trust in San Luis Obispo economy shaky

The recession has officially been over for more than a year now, but economic problems continue to plague the city and surrounding areas of San Luis Obispo. Over the years, many local businesses have been forced to go out of…

The aid is near: deadline for FAFSA applications approaching

The last day for students to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is looming, and with it, their last chance to apply for government-funded financial aid for the upcoming school year.

CSUs pushed to admit local students

The Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) encourages California State University (CSU) campuses to give priority admission to local prospective students. But not every campus is complying.

Smoke and mirrors: SLO smoking ban doesn’t apply to campus

Despite the May 2010 smoking ordinance in San Luis Obispo, smoking in public places continues to occur, especially on the Cal Poly campus.

Students get FIREd up for free speech at lecture

The President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), Greg Lukianoff, spoke at Cal Poly yesterday about the importance of free speech and students’ first amendment rights while enrolled at a university.