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CSU taking steps to improve college graduation rates and attendance

California’s work force lack about 1 million college graduates by 2025. The CSU has implemented programs to try to cut this number in half over the next 10 years.

New CARE-Net program will allow students to report biased incidents

CARE-Net, a university-wide initiative, is a program attempting to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment at Cal Poly by allowing students to anonymously report discriminatory incidents.

Rec Center expansion to start soon

Initial stages of construction are set to begin in October. Before construction starts, a temporary fitness area needs to be installed where the main gym currently resides.

San Luis Obispo students arrested for possession of ecstacy, prescription drugs

Vigneshwaran Ramar, 20 and Wilson Lao, 21 were arrested Monday morning under suspicion of possessing ecstacy pills for sale and prescription medication. According to the police department, Ramar was arrested under suspicion of possessing 923 ecstacy pills.

Art exhibit in Kennedy Library features artistic books

“Slightly Bookish,”an exhibit on display at Robert E. Kennedy Library until June 5, displays books in a variety of interesting and unusual mediums. “Slightly Bookish” is located in the Learning Commons on the second floor of the Robert E. Kennedy Library.

Creativity important to local band survival

The members of local San Luis Obispo band Central Currency cram into drummer Ben Matlock’s closet. They fumble around awkwardly for a few moments and wait for somebody to hit the light.

KCPR intoduces quirky talk radio program

Switching up its regular programming, a team of KCPR producers is scavenging San Luis Obispo County for funny, interesting and sometimes downright random stories from the general public.

Cal Poly softball completes sweep of UCSB

Cal Poly (25-9, 4-2 Big West Conference) battled through an 11-inning outing against conference rival UC Santa Barbara, escaping with a 6-5 win and a series sweep for the weekend.

Wine flows through Central Coast and Cal Poly

Wine is big on the Central Coast. Really big. So big that even Cal Poly has its own wine program-and wine. The wine industry is enormous along the Central Coast and Cal Poly is in the heart of it, surrounded…

Engineers specialize robots to explore water in Malta

For a group of computer engineers at Cal Poly, spring break will be a productive experience rather than a week of rampant partying and relaxation. Through the International Computer Engineering Exchange (ICEX), a collaboration between Cal Poly’s computer engineering department…

Free conflict mediation service offers solutions to squabbles

Fed up with your roommate’s boyfriend staying over too often? Is your landlord being unreasonable? Having trouble agreeing on how to split bills? SLO Solutions can help students deal with their frustrations. SLO Solutions is a free conflict mediation service…