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New tunes for a spring quarter playlist

Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com Whether country twangs or the soft beats of indie bands leak from your headphones, there will be plenty of new music released during spring quarter to keep everyone’s foot tapping. OneRepublic “Native” (March 26) The band that found much…

How to make a buck after the holidays

Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com Did you spend a little too much on gifts for your mom, go on a few too many coffee dates or spend more than expected on a weekend skiing trip this winter break? The holidays probably left…

Graduating to grad school

Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com After 13 years of K-12 education and at least four more of college, graduate school isn’t always the top choice for students right after graduation. But for some it seems like a more viable option than traveling,…

Cal Poly looks to address campus diversity

Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com In general, Cal Poly is a school known more for its architecture and engineering programs than for diverse students, faculty and staff. That being said, this fall’s freshman class was the most ethnically diverse in school history,…

Mustang Wireless becomes more secure

Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com Mustang Wireless, the wireless network Cal Poly students have been using for the past eight years, began to disappear from select campus buildings this week. Students have been able to choose between the secure or unsecure networks…

Semesters aren’t so bad

Holly Dickson is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily copy editor. When the idea of switching to semesters was first brought up in conversation this fall, an angry and resistant reaction boiled up inside me. I kept quiet for a…

Fraternity looks to make it official

Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com A group of students got together this past year with a single goal in mind: form a new fraternity chapter which stands apart from the rest of greek life at Cal Poly. “We’re really excited to turn…

Cal Poly looking for more living room

Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com Living in a study lounge wasn’t quite what communication studies sophomore Ben King pictured before he came to Cal Poly this past year. King said he was initially confused by his unusual housing situation, but he made…

Depression day event impacted by rain

Rain dampened the plans for the National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) event in the Julian A. McPhee University Union (UU) Plaza today. However, the event carried on and the booth moved inside the UU. Students who work for Peers Understanding,…

Voting scam illegally registers CP students

Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com Approximately 650 Cal Poly students could be in for a surprise next month when they go to vote, because of a deceptive registration drive on campus this past spring which has now ‘gone national’ and resulted in…

Tabrizi plans to be a kid again this summer

Kiyana Tabrizi wouldn’t change a single thing from this year. Her year of leading the student body as Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) president is drawing to a close, but as Tabrizi said, “The things I learned this year, I’ll keep…