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Unpacking the pounds: the freshman 15 demystified

While the Freshman 15 is a myth, adjusting to a new lifestyle can effect the health of first-time college students.

San Luis Obispo on the silver screen

Lights, camera, action! Here are a few flicks filmed in your new home town.

Student buys assets of San Luis Art Supply; opens Half Bad Art Supply in Temecula

What happened to San Luis Art Supply? Student Isaac Yorke buys assets of local shop and moves them to Temecula, California and opens Half Bad Art Supply.

What goes around comes around: alumna pursues social change project

Chaz Daum and Clayton Cole are currently working with U.S.-based manufacturers for production. Above is a prototype of the stainless steel cuff which will be stamped with “KARMAFLOWS.ORG” on the front and a unique set of numbers on the back.…

Students host sea life event at Avila Beach

In the tradition of finding innovative ways to explore their senior projects, Cal Poly students Natalie Do and Rebecca Leong are no exception. The two communication studies seniors will put on the event “Find Oz and Lula” at the Avila…

Iration headlines two shows at SLO Brew this weekend

Some bands come through San Luis Obispo, play one show and are on a tour bus to the next venue within hours. But reggae band Iration, who are winding down a two-month tour, is taking its time and playing two…

Let the wine flow: student starts business to ‘upcycle’ used glass bottles

San Luis Obispo has its fair share of resources. And sometimes, people can find a way to incorporate them all. Take Taylor Engen, for instance.

Cal Poly Symphony showcases soloists

This Sunday, the Cal Poly symphony will accompany four solo musicians in Harman Hall in the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center (PAC) — a dream come true for any aspiring musician. Traditionally, the music department selects a small group of…

Pepper returns to SLO for an all-acoustic show

Reggae-punk band Pepper returns to SLO Brewing Co. tonight for an exclusive, intimate acoustic show — something the trio hasn’t explored until now in their 14 years together.

Vagina Monologues returns to Cal Poly for eighth time

The monologues that have swept the stage internationally for more than 10 years return to the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center this weekend. The award-winning Vagina Monologues is back at Cal Poly for the eighth year in a row to…

Comedian Brian Regan brings act to PAC

This Sunday, the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center (PAC) better prepare for the roaring laughter that will ensue. Funny guy Brian Regan is coming to town, and he’s got new material.