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Cal Poly student finds money in honey

The most difficult part about launching a beekeeping business isn’t avoiding getting stung, according to local beekeeper and business owner, Ross Berger; it’s coming up with a company name. “Our friend called us up and said, ‘I’ve got a name…

Annual Bandfest concert returns to PAC

Once every year, three bands come together in a concert that members say is unlike any other Cal Poly band concert. That time of the year has arrived again. More than 200 students will perform this year in Cal Poly’s…

'Whose Line' cast to perform 'Whose Live' at the PAC

Members of the TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” —  whom comedian Jeff Davis calls “the funniest people in the world” — are coming to Cal Poly for an encore performance of their live comedy show, “Whose Live Anyway?“. The…

Obama’s plan will help grads with loans

President Barack Obama had good news for students with education loans when he announced changes to federal policy concerning student loan payments on Oct. 25. The changes will take effect in 2012. The new legislation, referred to as “Pay as…

Capps visits Cal Poly

Congresswoman Lois Capps met with Mustang Daily staff and reporters Tuesday morning to discuss topics such as education costs and bipartisan cooperation. Capps is the representative for California’s 23rd district, which includes cities from Ventura to San Luis Obispo. Although the…

Don’t judge a couch by its cover

The Cal Poly Architecture Department and Robert E. Kennedy Library have joined forces for this fall’s art exhibit: “Assembly Required: An Exhibition of Polytechnic Furniture Artists and Vellum Design Winners.” The exhibit allows students to interact with literature in a…

No place like home

When Ali Shaban arrived in class on Feb. 20, he did not know whether his family was alive or dead. Shaban, an electrical engineering professor at Cal Poly, grew up in Libya before moving to the United States to earn…

SLO regional transit receives nearly $2 million

The San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA) will receive nearly $2 million in grant money, according to an announcement made by California congresswoman Lois Capps. The money was issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Authority, and…

Rasta and reggae combine for SLO Brew concert

Nada Rasta, a local, self-proclaimed “rock-reggae-ska” band, will perform with root-reggae group One Drop at San Luis Obispo Brewing Company (SLO Brew) on Oct. 22. The members of Nada Rasta are Central Coast natives, and have played at SLO Brew…

Problem pipes cause sewage spill

Close to 6,000 gallons of sewage spilled near 96 Indio St. in Shell Beach on Friday, according to a release issued by the San Luis Obispo County Health Department. Director of public works for the City of Pismo Beach Dwayne…

Record-breaking rush wraps up recruitment

Cal Poly sororities are more popular this year than ever before, if the record-breaking number of new recruits means anything. Six hundred and eighty-three students signed up to participate in this fall’s Panhellenic sorority recruitment. Of these girls, 518 accepted…

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