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Entrepreneurship Forum discusses giving back

In today’s world, companies can be successful while also doing good for the world. This was a main topic at the Social Entrepreneurship and the Triple Bottom Line Forum in Chumash Auditorium Tuesday. The forum focused on companies and entrepreneurs who…

Cal Poly chocolates — Students team up to create re-branding for the company

The delicious flavor of Cal Poly Chocolate isn’t going anywhere, but the look of the chocolate is getting a face lift. A group of graphic communication students teamed up to create the chocolate’s new logos. The new product launches today.…

What is an advisory vote?

As a part of the rapidly approaching Student Success Fee vote, the advisory vote will distinguish what the next step will be. “An advisory vote is just that, advisory, versus it being binding,” associate vice provost for systems and resources…

Thousands apply, hundreds accepted

During California’s tough budgetary times, one thing Cal Poly isn’t lacking is applicants. Though Cal Poly’s application rates are down 3 percent from last year, Cal Poly is not prepared to accommodate even 50 percent of the students applying. This…

Affirmative action in courts again

The U.S. Supreme Court will allow a hearing of an appeal which could bring negative attention to how affirmative action is currently used in universities and colleges around the country. In this case, affirmative action gives racial preference to certain…

ASI Board of Directors meeting roundup

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Board of Directors met Feb. 22 for its biweekly meeting in the University Union (UU) room 220. Topics discussed included: Chair of the board Katie Titus reported: • California lieutenant governor will visit Cal Poly Friday…

ASI Board of Directors meeting roundup

Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Kiyana Tabrizi reported: • The City of San Luis Obispo has a new community development director who will work on creating a new parking ordinance for the city. The ordinance would regulate how many vehicles…

Pride Center marches for equality

Same Gender Hand Holding Day will be celebrated on campus today with a march beginning on Dexter Lawn. The event is supported by Cal Poly Student Life and Leadership and the Pride Center on campus. “It’s an opportunity for queer…

Accepted

[box]Getting into Cal Poly is growing increasingly difficult[/box] Cal Poly’s application rate is at a record-high, but acceptance rates remain low. With the demand for Cal Poly on the rise, and state funding at an all-time low, acceptance to the…

Mustang Basketball victorious against UC Davis

The Cal Poly men’s basketball program overcame a 17-point halftime deficit Saturday night at the UC Davis Pavilion with a 67-65 victory, putting the Mustangs at 4-5 in Big West play. “We explained to the players at halftime that we…