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Learn by Leaning

Imagine taking a trip around the world where one minute you’re basking in the golden South African sun and the next you’re running through the open landscape of beautiful Australia.

No vivid imagination needed here, this is just one of the many adventures Cal Poly horticulture students experience daily as they take a trip through the on-campus arboretum that plays home to over 1,000 plants from all over the world according to arboretum director Thomas Eltzroth.

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Drivers urged to buckle up or pay up

photo illustration by tom sanders Too lazy to reach over and fasten the old safety belt? Drivers beware; buckle up or pay up as the Cal Poly University Police Department joined the California Highway Patrol and many other California law enforcement agencies in the 2006 “Click It or Ticket” campaign that started on May 15 […]

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Billbored for the week of 5/15

TAKE a trip and “Discover Tahiti” in oil paintings on display through May at 778 Higuera St., Suite B. Hours vary depending on the days, but doors open daily at 11 a.m. and stay open until at least 5 p.m. throughout the week. For more information, call 788-0886. WHO did it? “The Butler Did It” […]

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Speaker discusses a world without oil

Imagine the American countryside laden with millions of useless automobiles. A society in a state of shock and void of growth, the result of a civilization that had its foundation crumble as they ran out of their precious resources. Caltech physicist David Goodstein, author of “Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil,” […]

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A picnic, a riot and a deep tradition

Deeply rooted in tradition, 2006 marks the 13th year of Cal Poly Open House, a university celebration that has been around for more than a century. The event started in 1904 as Farmers’ Picnic, a celebration that attracted 200 visitors to the campus for new building tours, a BBQ and agriculture shows. Then, in 1933 […]

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Poly puts athletic twist on UU hour

brennan angel Hundreds of students packed UU Hour Thursday for free food and prizes in celebration of National Student-Athlete Day. Attendees enjoyed food and prizes while they jammed to the live band that accompanied the special release of Honda’s newest car, the “Fit.” The National Student-Athlete Day was created to acknowledge the hard work of […]