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Event to shed light on human trafficking in Vietnam

Holly Burke In 2005, between 10,000 and 20,000 women and children in Vietnam were kidnapped and sold into slavery. The numbers however, are inexact since the business of trafficking humans is deeply rooted underground. Cal Poly students will have the…

Fraternity Fight Night knocked down and dragged off campus

Months of student work and planning were thwarted when an event put on by the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity was cancelled Monday by Ken Barclay, Director of Student Life and Leadership at Cal Poly. The Fraternity Fight Night event was…

Construction management team takes first place again

Holly Burke Cal Poly construction management students have, for the second year in a row, earned first place in the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Student Competition in Orlando, Fla. The Polytex team developed a proposal for a 10-acre, 175-unit…

Final say in IRA goes to president

Regardless of the student vote for the proposed Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) fee referendum, Cal Poly President Warren Baker has ultimate control over student fees. According to the voter pamphlet, the fee is a Category 1 fee, which, in the…

Oracle e-mail service down

Caitlin Donnell Mustang Daily As students and faculty may have noticed, Cal Poly’s e-mail service, Oracle, was down throughout Wednesday and has been experiencing technical difficulties for some time. In an open letter to the campus community, Tim Kearns, the…

PAC welcomes orchestra, hurricane victims

Holly Burke Students and members of the community alike often take the facilities Cal Poly offers for granted. The Foundation for the Performing Arts Center, San Luis Obispo Symphony and San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival will host a benefit concert…

Jerusalem Post journalist discusses issues in the Middle East

The experience of a journalist working in one of the most conflicted regions of the world is unusual. It is even more rare when that journalist is both Israeli and Arab, and writes for a Hebrew paper. Monday night, Khaled…

Hillel attracting a large and diverse membership

Many Cal Poly students do not know about one of the fastest growing clubs on campus. Hillel, the Jewish student organization in San Luis Obispo, has been at Cal Poly for over 15 years and has drastically increased its membership…

Clap, stomp, flamenco

Holly Burke The acclaimed flamenco fusion group Nuevo Ballet EspaAƱol will perform at the Christopher Cohan Center tonight. The group, led by choreographers and performers Angel Rojas and Carlos Rodriguez, will perform “Flamenco Directo,” which combines traditional flamenco with ballet…

Students to vote on fee increases

Graphic by Louise Dolby The polls will open Feb. 22 and 23 for students to vote on a student fee increase. If passed, the fee increase will be an extra $10 per quarter, totalling $30 per year. The fees will…

Bring a blanket, leave a blanket

The Tuesday movie night at Chumash Auditorium will feature the film “40-Year-Old Virgin” and a blanket drop-off to benefit local homeless shelters. Delta Sigma Pi, a co-ed business fraternity, sponsored the “Bring a Blanket, Leave a Blanket” event in conjunction with ASI movie night.

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