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Central Pacific Ski Club bigger than ever

In case anyone was wondering, the ski club isn’t interested in becoming an official campus club again. The Central Pacific Ski Club, formerly the Cal Poly Ski Club, was kicked off campus in the early 2000s for its well-known reputation…

PAC gets a facelift

The time for a major makeover has come for the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center (PAC). Sidney Harman Hall, the largest site within the PAC’s two main venues, will undergo renovation this summer due to certain outdated equipment and technology. The program…

Locals, students go surfing for nonprofit

Sunscreen, check. Surfboard, check. Waves, check. Over 500 community members, including Cal Poly students, alumni and faculty, volunteered in August at Project Surf Camp, a nonprofit organization that provides surfing lessons for kids with special needs. Project Surf Camp partnered with…

Students soothe study stress with simple steps

“When I was a freshman, I ate to relieve stress,” biomedical engineering senior Princess Rivera said. “That didn’t go too well for me.” Everyday during her freshman year, Rivera would visit The Avenue and Starbucks to buy her daily dose…

On the road to tenure

[box]Tenure is one of the most coveted titles in the collegiate teaching world, but what exactly do professors have to do to make it?[/box] The people standing in front of Cal Poly’s classrooms may all seem to have a similar…

Coach suspended after alleged assault

  Cal Poly’s football program will make do with one less coach this season. First-year defensive backs coach Randy Hanson was arrested Saturday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and consequently suspended indefinitely from his coaching position, as…

Cipolla ‘controls the chaos’ as new public information officer

Tony Cipolla has been a familiar face in San Luis Obispo County for years now, delivering the news as early as 1989 as an evening anchor at KSBY. Twenty years later, he became the morning anchor at KCOY, and then…

Alumna awarded for achievements

Every year, one Cal Poly graduate from each of the university’s six colleges is recognized for exceptional success in his or her career and experiences. Last month, the College of Liberal Arts awarded Michela O’Connor Abrams — president of award-winning…

Fermin heads to Dominican Republic for professional ball

Amaurys Fermin is going pro. Fermin, a former Cal Poly men’s basketball point guard, recently signed a professional contract with San Pedro de Macoris in his native country of the Dominican Republic. He is the fifth Cal Poly player under…

Student orientation SOARs with new changes

A brand-new school year calls for a brand new approach to introducing Cal Poly’s incoming students to their new home. This month, Student Life and Leadership will implement integral changes to SOAR, one of Cal Poly’s three orientation programs. SOAR…

Oberhelman on the year in sports

Twenty sports. Twenty head coaches. More than 550 student-athletes. That’s a lot of blood, sweat and tears that need to be kept in check. Managing Cal Poly’s athletic department seems almost too chaotic a task, but this year’s new Athletics…

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