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Student addresses heart issues in D.C.

Third-year biology major and survivor of several strokes, Block joined 464 other American Heart Association You’re The Cure advocates and met with legislators to rally support for heart disease and stroke research and accessible health care.

Feature story: Mothers for Peace-Active in issues of peace, social justice and environmental safety for 40 years

Mothers for Peace (MPF), a non-profit organization formed in 1969 as an anti-Vietnam War group, has remained active in issues of peace, social justice and environmental safety for over 40 years.

Student creativity to be ‘unleashed’ in spring dance concert

Student dancers and choreographers showcase their talents in Cal Poly’s annual Spring Dance Concert, which features a variety of dance genres, Saturday night.

“The Anthem” third annual slam poetry contest

Seven pronounced poets from diverse backgrounds will come together to inspire the audience with words in Cal Poly’s third annual poetry slam, “The Anthem.” Aiming to show that words have enough power to change the world, the event, which exposes individuals to poets who are champions from the international slam circuit and who have performed on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and National Public Radio, will address issues of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, class, identity and love.

T3 patrol vehicles offer campus security to go green

In an effort to become more environmentally friendly, and to make it easier to access certain areas of campus, the Cal Poly University Police Department has adopted three-wheeled electric vehicles

Degree progress report: Another student resource

A computerized degree progress report (DPR) was released this term, providing an easily accessible way for students to check current credit and graduation status through the My Cal Poly Portal, in an effort to provide another valuable resource for students to graduate on time.

Recreation, parks & tourism administration program to become a department

The start of the new academic year will bring a change to the Cal Poly campus; Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration (RPTA) will become its own department.

Raise the Respect: Changing lives one event at a time

Raise the Respect, a Cal Poly’s Student Community Services program, is hosting a donation for new and used backpacks called “Backpacks for the Bush” on campus. Raise the Respect is dedicated to helping people in need around the world by promoting awareness of social justice.

Cal Poly and UCSB unite through research center

A new center for Collaborative Engineering Research and Education, recently launched, combines the Cal Poly Undergraduate Engineering program with Graduate research at UC Santa Barbara.

Tree planting project completed after four years

Students seeking shade on campus now have the opportunity to enjoy the comforts of trees planted and a bench installed by forest and national resource (FNR) students between the Alan A. Erhart agriculture (10) and mathematics and science (38) buildings.

Billboard seeks new information in 1996 missing student case

A billboard about Kristin Smart, the Cal Poly student who disappeared from San Luis Obispo on May 25, 1996, will go up on U.S. Highway 101 this week in a new effort by her parents to discover what happened to their daughter nearly 13 years ago.