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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 Peralta, a skate-boarding pioneer turned filmmaker, will all be on hand for the showing of […]

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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 above the lip for big airs with the power of wind, and San Luis Obispo […]

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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 hangover. On the most romantic holiday of the year, I decided to hang out with […]

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'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 athletic competition. It is the moment many have dreamed of, and the greatest achievement a […]

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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 shapes, in a multitude of colors, have been put together to showcase Lipofsky’s travels through […]

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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 all returned, and some fan favorites such as “Arrested Development” and “Alias” have been cancelled. […]

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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 year. This is the 12th straight year in which Cal Poly has set a record […]

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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 to $400 more. In December, Clark Foam, the world’s largest supplier of surfboard blanks, abruptly […]