Black or blue. That is the choice that most Americans have when they throw something away, or recycle. Yet, knowing the correct choice of which to pick is not always simple as plastics in the blue bin and waste in the trash. With nowhere to ship recycling now that China has stopped accepting recycling boats […]
San Luis Obispo’s scenic landscape and sprawling hills make a perfect hub for a bustling rock climbing community. But, one of the most crowded climbing spots in San Luis Obispo is not tucked away in a wooded grove or atop a ridge — it lies right on Cal Poly’s campus.
What if the Olympics took place in the middle of the woods instead of on a track? What if instead of using javelins, they used chainsaws? How about climbing up redwoods instead of jumping over hurdles? The answer to these questions is tucked away three hours north at the Cal Poly owned Swanton Pacific Ranch. […]
Cal Poly Wrestling took down San Francisco State 29-15 in their first dual of the season Saturday, Nov. 16. Held at the Richard O’Neill Green on Cal Poly’s campus, the Mustangs took advantage of the home-team support. Sophomore Benny Martinez clenched a victory at 125 pounds against his opponent in the second period to secure […]
Since its origins, the club has been called “Cal Poly Ping Pong Club.” That is, until this school year. The common title for the sport is often looked down upon in competitive groups, which is exactly why they are now called the “Cal Poly Table Tennis Club.”
Hubain will take on a new role as the associate vice president for student development and inclusion at the University of Utah in about six months.
By Winter 2020, Cal Poly’s web interface will start its transition from PolyLearn to a new service called Canvas. The PolyLearn system runs on an open-source learning platform called Moodle, while Canvas is run by Amazon Web Services (AWS), an affiliate that has worked with Cal Poly multiple times in the past, according to the Cal Poly […]
A fire broke out inside Smart & Final Extra! on Johnson Avenue Monday afternoon. Employees and customers were evacuated as San Luis Obispo Fire went into the building. No one appeared to be injured at the scene. Smoke could be seen from the roof of the store. Smart & Final employee Kaylee Benting was about […]
The windows of a house on Jeffrey Drive are boarded up with mattress pads. The interior feels like a sauna, and the air is filled with moisture — and driving power chords. Since San Luis Obispo’s 2010 noise ordinance was enacted, life for some students has drastically changed to avoid complaint tickets costing up to […]
The stress of being a police officer is undeniable, especially in diffusing a sex trafficking situation. One mistake can spell danger for yourself and your community. In virtual reality, however, those mistakes can be reversed ー it gives you an “extra life,” so to speak. That is why Marco Zuniga is creating a virtual training […]
Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) is proposing a 5 percent increase in parking pass prices for the 2019-20 academic year, but the changes are not official yet. The proposed increase translates to students paying an additional $10 per quarter, or $30 annual increase. Between commuter and residential permits, this is expected to generate $87,000 of […]