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From CP to ABC: Lauren Scott shares her road to fame

Lauren Scott, a Cal Poly journalism alumna, first appeared on ABC’s cooking television show “The Taste” Feb. 12, and since then has wowed the judges with her culinary skills. From a flourless chocolate cake to this Tuesday’s lamb kebab, Scott…

Polyratings: Helping students pick professors since 1999

Still choosing classes? Here are some of Cal Poly’s best and brightest. These professors hail from diverse colleges, from the College of Engineering to the College of Liberal Arts. Each professor had at least 40 Polyratings, and still managed an…

Fighting the infamous Freshman 15

You’ve heard rumors about the Freshman 15: the dreaded extra baggage that people claim will magically gather around your waistline during freshman year of college. For the first time in their lives, most college students are faced with new responsibilities…

Tips for preventing alcohol poisoning

In a Mustang Daily random poll conducted in spring 2011, 73 percent of Cal Poly students polled answered “Yes” to consuming alcohol, 14 percent answered “No” and 13 percent answered “On rare occasions.”

Sculpture gets SLAMmed at SLOMA

California artists come from near and far to gather at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art to attend the California Sculpture SLAM, hosted by The Central Coast Sculptors.

New shopping center is on 'Target'

New shopping center attracts shoppers, traffic and tax dollars, featuring a long-awaited Target that some residents “freaking love” and some plan to avoid.

Cal Poly alumni win book design scholarship competition

The 2011 Bookbuilders West Scholarship Competition praise Cal Poly students with three out of five awards for book design.

Cal Poly senior project ‘Punchd’ acquired by Google

Google purchases Punchd, a smartphone app created by Cal Poly alumni Reed Morse and Grantland Chew.

100 inch ice cream sandwich

Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab in Arroyo Grande made a 100 inch ice cream sandwich in honor of the centennial anniversary of the town.

Cal Poly chooses new engineering dean

Larson, a civil engineering professor and the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs with Northern Arizona University, was named the new dean of Cal Poly Engineering by President Armstrong on June 24, 2011.

Music and film are combined at Festival Mozaic in Atascadero

Tonight from 6:30 to 9:30, there will be a showing of François Girard’s 1998 film, “The Red Violin,” at the Galaxy Theatre in Atascadero.