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Big Waves hit SLO

Joe Sargent Da Bull, Mr. Maverick’s and Z-boy will be at the Fremont Theatre this Thursday for the showing of “Riding Giants.” Greg Noll, a pioneer in big-wave surfing; Jeff Clark, the founder of the big-wave break Maverick’s; and Stacy…

Man on the street: An insider's view of Mardi Gras

whitney guenther On Stenner Street, a pack of cops on horses roam the streets; the entire pack trots into an apartment complex’s parking lot and the horses relieve themselves. Some of the residents complain. I know there is some type…

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Check out the official PDF of today's Diversions section about Mardi Gras.

Valentine's Daze

Joe Sargent My stomach hurts, my head is aching and I really want a greasy burger. This was me the morning after Valentine’s Day. But let me fill you in on all the details that led to my post-Valentine’s Day…

Central Coast kite boarding

Joe Sargent Kiteboarding, the culmination of snowboarding, surfing, wakeboarding, and windsurfing, has made a home for itself on the Central Coast Strapped to a board and tied to a kite, boarders are pulled down the face of waves and dragged…

'80 Olympics eluded Cal Poly coach

Joe Sargent The Torino Olympics started Friday with a favored American team leading the way. Four years of hard work culminate into 16 days of intense rivalry as athletes from around the globe convene on the greatest of stages for…

Accounting students lighten the financial burden of tax season

tom sanders As tax season approaches, a group of Cal Poly students are easing the April 15th blues by doing taxes at no charge for low-income taxpayers. Every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. until March 11, the Volunteer…

Glass artist takes Poly on journey

whitney guenther A view of the world through glass and an artist’s development and travels is on display at the University Art Gallery. Until Feb. 18 an exhibittitled “Martin Lipofsky: A Journey in Glass” will be on display. Deconstructed glass…

2006's Most Anticipated Television

Jesus, skating celebrities and Lil’ Jon are all part of the new string of shows on the small screen, as television tries out its new batch of shows. The old stand-bys, such as “American Idol,” “The OC” and “Lost” have…

Applications hit a record high

More and more students are trying to get into Cal Poly as the university received a record number of undergraduate applications this year. Cal Poly received 30,786 undergraduate applications for the fall 2006 quarter, a 12 percent rise from last…

Board prices on the rise

Sheila Sobchik As the big wave season continues in full effect on the Central Coast, surfers out to buy themselves a new stick may be a little shocked by the prices on the racks, where surfboards are going for $100…

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