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Painting a picture of diversity

The University Diversity Enhancement Council (UDEC) at Cal Poly is currently directing the development of a student-led mural project. Work on the project began last winter quarter and is expected to be completed by the end of next quarter.

According to the Cal Poly multicultural programs Web site, “the purpose of the mural project is to promote and enhance diversity amongst people at Cal Poly and is a creative way for all students to become involved with the campus.

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Prop. 86 to affect smokers

Voters in California will take to the polls on Nov. 7 to decide the fate of Proposition 86.

Proposition 86 would more then triple the tax on a pack of cigarettes and other tobacco products. The current tax on a pack of cigarettes is 87 cents. If passed, Proposition 86 would increase that to $3.

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SLO blows out 150 candles

San Luis Obispo is turning 150 years old and the community is invited to join the celebration.

The grand finale of the yearlong sesquicentennial commemoration takes place tonight at Farmers’ Market.

“It’s a celebration and recognition of San Luis Obispo as a community,” Steering Committee member June McIvor said.

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Holding on to hope for Kristin Smart

graphic by jessica greenwalt It’s 2 a.m., early Saturday morning. You’re drunk and walking home from an off-campus party. The beat of the night’s music still rings in your ears while thoughts of upcoming midterms, essays and work days have momentarily floated from your mind. It’s only Saturday – you can stress about it tomorrow. […]

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New abroad opportunity sends agriculture to Finland

Brigette Barbosa Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture and Finnish Polytechnic University officials finalized an agreement to set up an exchange program between the colleges. College of Agriculture Dean David Wehner and officials from Seinajoki Polytechnic finished signing a Memorandum of Understanding last Wednesday that will send Cal Poly faculty and students to Finland for research […]