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Drought leaving problems in its wake for Cal Poly agriculture

Cal Poly is planning to meet with city and water officials about the university’s water usage in the next few months.

Cal Poly super donor arrested, creditors demanding money from university

Cal Poly finds itself in a legal battle over hundreds of thousands of dollars Albert Moriarty donated to the university to fund the scoreboard at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.

Yount’s ‘unforgettable smile’ remembered at memorial

Former teammates remembered Yount for his fun spirit and sense of humor, sharing tales of old practices and practical jokes they often played on Yount.

Cowgirl boot designer wins Elevator Pitch Competition

Could you come up with an idea innovative enough to pitch in front of more than 100 people in 90 seconds? What if there was a cash prize?

Bizarre twist, poem in investment fraud case against alum

Wednesday, in San Luis Obispo court, the 80-year-old Moriarty sat in his orange jumpsuit, chained around the waist and handcuffed.

Olympians offer inspiration to Cal Poly community

An Olympian and a Paralympic medalist visited Cal Poly to inspire students with stories of perseverance through their journey to become world-renowned champions in spite of injuries and obstacles.

Spark of genius: student converts car to electric (while still in high school)

Jessica Burger jburger@mustangdaily.net Computer engineering sophomore Nolan Reker has been an electrical enthusiast all of his life. “Nolan was fascinated with electrical cords and electricity at six months,” Reker’s father, Roy, said.  “His first word was ‘light.’” When he was…

SLO’s air quality ‘F’ grade misleading

Jessica Burger jburger@mustangdaily.net San Luis Obispo County residents are often confused by the American Lung Association’s State of the Air report, which this past year placed San Luis Obispo as the ninth most polluted city by ozone with a letter grade…

Change the Status Quo comes to Chumash

Jessica Burger jburger@mustangdaily.net Approximately 250 people from across Cal Poly’s campus and the San Luis Obispo community showed up at Chumash Auditorium on Saturday for the annual Change the Status Quo conference, where attendees shared new ideas on current social…

Cal Poly engineers celebrate eWeek

Jessica Burger jburger@mustangdaily.net National Engineers Week (eWeek) began on Tuesday with a week-long series of events made up of tech talks, games, raffle prizes and free food. This year’s theme, Innovate your Dreams, will focus on showcasing Cal Poly’s “Learn By Doing” philosophy,…

Panhellenic faces board restructuring

Mustang Daily Staff Report news@mustangdaily.net The resignation of two executive board members led to Cal Poly Panhellenic Council restructuring at the beginning of the quarter, but the organization’s new leaders are hoping to keep moving forward in spite of the…

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