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One is one too many

Most Cal Poly students can tell you the story of Carson Starkey. They’ll tell you he was a Cal Poly student lost to alcohol poisoning in 2008. His story is retold every year in hopes of raising awareness about alcohol poisoning and looking out for fellow students.

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Faculty and students to share love poems

Hannah Croft Cal Poly students and community members can start Valentine’s Day early this year. The annual Loverspeak poetry reading comes to campus on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Loverspeak is a fundraiser for “Byzantium,” Cal Poly’s literary annual, and the proceeds go toward the production process. English senior and “Byzantium” editor Claire Marshall […]

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The ‘V’-word: Vagina Monologues to entertain and empower

Hannah Croft It’s vagina season. You heard right. Thursday isn’t just Valentine’s Day, but V-Day —  a day dedicated to raising awareness and ending violence against women and girls. The “V,” according to the website, stands for “Victory, valentine, and vagina,” and the most popular and well-loved celebration of the day is the Vagina […]

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Al Landwehr Creative Writing Contest opens for submissions

Hannah Croft Columbia University and The Academy of American Poets are just a couple prestigious places winners of Cal Poly’s Al Landwehr Creative Writing Contest have been affiliated with. The contest, in its 43rd year, is named after nationally published author and Cal Poly professor Al Landwehr, and winners are published in “Byzantium,” Cal Poly’s literary […]

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New sorority selects first pledge class

Hannah Croft The inaugural 132-member pledge class of Kappa Kappa Gamma was named this past Sunday after sisters from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and California State University, Northridge (CSUN) aided in the recruitment process. “Kappa Kappa Gamma brings strength to the greek community, and that will strengthen the Cal Poly community,” […]

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Nine escape house fire on Johnson

Six people were taken to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center after escaping from a house fire on Johnson Street early Sunday morning. The fire started at the front of the house and spread to the attic. A total of nine people  — six residents and three visitors — were in the house when it caught […]