Jemma Wilson
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Take a walk into relaxation at arboretum

Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Relax. Breathe. Now open. Feel better?

You are invited to escape to an enchanting land, where the flowers are endless and views are breathtaking, right on the Cal Poly campus. Where is this magical place, you ask? The Leaning Pine Arboretum located in building 48 on Via Carta Road at the north end of campus.

Cal Poly's top 5 actually enjoyable G.E. classes

They may scare you, you may despise them and you may put them off for as long as possible, but sooner or later, you’ll have to confront them. That’s right, we’re talking about general education classes.

Although some general education classes may have an empty reputation, others out there aren’t so bad.

Eating healthy in SLO

Though you now have the chance to gorge on burgers, candy and soda all you want since Mom and Dad aren’t around, your body may quickly regret its newly formed fat cells. Luckily, San Luis Obispo has many options for good food that’s not only tasty but also good for your health.

10 things everyone must do before college graduation

Watch a movie at the Sunset Drive-In.

Not many are fortunate enough to grow up in a place where there is still a drive-in movie theater. Here in San Luis Obispo the Sunset Drive -In, located at 255 Elks Lane, offers two movies nightly for a small fee of $6.

Web sites make student job searching easy

Whether you need to pay the bills or just want some extra spending cash, San Luis Obispo offers all jobs imaginable. From working on-campus to downtown, the arrays of opportunities are endless.

For those students who do have access to downtown and other areas of San Luis Obispo for work, there are various other ways to find jobs.

Rent is short for greed

Yes, I know, we’ve heard it all before. When you live in a college town, you pay more rent. The two go hand-in-hand. But with the recent increase in rent throughout San Luis Obispo, I can’t help but wonder if the property owners are just taking major advantage of us students.

California Pizza Kitchen opens its doors to SLO

California Pizza Kitchen moved into a new home in downtown San Luis Obispo Aug. 1 as residents were more than eager to get a taste of what people were buzzing about.

“This is the next new place for Cal Poly’s 21 and over,” said Melissa Kramer, the director of members for the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce.

Hot dice and cold drinks: What happens in Vegas…

The bright lights, the late nights and the constant flow of alcohol are what consumed my weekend as I ventured to the 21-and-over’s Disneyland. Yes, I was in the fabulous city of Las Vegas.

For my best friend’s 21st birthday, five of us ladies traveled to Nevada in hopes of an unforgettable weekend.

Take a stand, report sexual harassment

No matter how far our country has come in equality rights, many “unequal” incidents still prevail on a day-to-day basis. Rapes, murders, hate crimes and sexual harassment seem to be a part of our nightly news and front pages.

Sexual harassment is very prevalent despite its illegality.

Israel must look at the big picture

Israel must look at the big picture

Israel’s current campaign to crush Hezbollah in Lebanon is certainly understandable, but is not crucial when it comes to Israel’s national security and the security of the entire region.

I am not trying to disparage Israel’s efforts to send a strong message to its enemies, but the fact remains that it is Iran, not Hezbollah, that poses the real threat to Israel’s existence on this planet.

Central Coast offers perfect summer escapes

The Central Coast makes it almost irresistible to stay indoors during the great summer weather. Luckily, this area also offers many spots perfect for an afternoon escape.

Just check out the details and directions online for the following hot spots and your relaxing day outdoors is sure to be a good one.