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BLOG: Raising the bar even when interviews aren’t up to par

It is understandable that some people are better speakers than others and some people don’t do as well as others when put on the spot. But what about when the subject just does not seem interested in the topic at all?

Jury selects art for annual student exhibition

Photography, paintings, ceramics, sculptures and graphic design projects of all shapes, sizes and colors fill the space of the University Art Gallery for the student show, which opens today.

‘Change Required’ — art exhibit brings change of pace to SLOMA

Culture and politics made its way into the dark cartoonish sketches and whimsical pastel backgrounds of the new paintings on display at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art (SLOMA).

The B Foundation back to Central Coast to headline show at SLO Brew

The B Foundation returns to the Central Coast armed with a new lineup and a fresh supporting act to headline a show at SLO Brewing Co. April 7.

SLO walking, running from domestic violence

A five kilometer walk/run was held on Saturday to raise money to help fight issues of intimate partner violence on campus and in the San Luis Obispo community.

‘Everyone needs a printed piece’: San Luis Obispo residents will soon have the chance to test their Web and design skills with GrCi’s Spring Workshops

Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Institute (GrCi) will give the public an opportunity to learn Web, multimedia software and design skills this spring.

BLOG: Complexities of religion in the media

I spent more than a week talking to people who follow different faiths and hold different spiritual beliefs. It was all part of the interviewing process in preparation for my article about religion on campus. The conversations were enlightening, inspirational,…

BLOG: Anonymity in the name of Starbucks

Anonymous sources are often utilized by reporters who are investigating very serious stories, so I was a little surprised when I discovered that I could not disclose the names of Starbucks employees in my story about Starbucks’ new drink size.…

White Gowns display at Museum of Art inspires recycling and innovation

Melinda Forbes is an artist and a dressmaker, but above all, she is a self-proclaimed recycler and sustainability guru.

Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’ sells out the PAC

A full house will gather at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) to watch the Tony Award-winning musical theater comedy Monty Python’s “Spamalot.” The show, which is packed with British humor that sold out the PAC months before its actual date…

Espresso yourself with newest, biggest Starbucks drink size

Less than one month after its release in select states including California, Starbucks’ new 31-ounce drink size is causing a stir among media outlets, some of whom call the beverage “massive” and even “worrisome.”