“Power Wheels guy” takes senior project to the streets

A picture of a student sitting in what appeared to be a children’s Power Wheels vehicle being ticketed by three San Luis Obispo Police Department motorcycles and one University Police Department SUV gained viral popularity on Twitter last week and was plastered on the front page of the Mustang Daily with a headline that read “Little wheels cause a big deal.” So what’s the real story behind this four-wheeled spectacle?

VIDEO: Hundreds turn out at UU inauguration viewing

The booming echo of now-president Barack Obama’s voice carried to every corner of the University Union, from the San Luis Lounge to the Mustang Lanes to the downstairs lobby. More than 400 students gathered to watch the inauguration of the 44th President United States of America over coffee, fruit and pastries, and cheered as Obama came onto the screen.