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Wide Angle: 'On the spot'

michael mullady Editor’s note: ‘WIDE angle’ is a photo commentary by Michael Mullady The time was just past 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 25, the Saturday of Mardi Gras weekend. While I was patrolling the streets of downtown San Luis Obispo awaiting the mass of police to actually do something besides stand around with their hands […]

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Wide Angle: 'Stage Four'

michael mullady Editor’s note: ‘WIDE angle’ is a photo commentary by Michael Mullady Stage four of the Amgen “Tour of California” bicycle race was in and out of town quicker than the city realized its anti-Mardi Gras forces were a waste of money. In San Luis Obispo Thursday, the 130-mile stage ended on the fan-packed […]

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Wide Angle: 'Reflections'

michael mullady Editor’s note: ‘WIDE angle’ is a photo commentary by Michael Mullady. Mother Nature has proven, once again, that her capabilities are endless. The strange warm weather that the Central Coast was blessed with in early February has all together vanished as Alaskan cold fronts have swept the coast. Rain, hail and even snow […]

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Cal Poly in bloom

michael mullady With the winter’s rain and the past few weeks’ warm weather, flowers have unexpectedly began to bloom throughout the Central Coast. Along Via Carta, colorful displays of nature have unearthed in a variety of shapes and sizes. Mike Stiles, a biology technician, spent his Monday afternoon collecting samples of the chasmanthe plant for […]

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Wide Angle: 'Man and Nature'

michael mullady Editor’s note: ‘WIDE angle’ is a photo commentary by Michael Mullady. While fewer places today still possess the untainted energy that once thrived in these regions, finding retreats from pavement, electronics and everything our society values is growing evermore complicated. With the population on the rise and upcoming generations being raised to appreciate […]

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Blood Drive

michael mullady The Tri County Blood Bank buses pulled into Cal Poly Tuesday in an attempt to draw students to donate blood. Michael Koopmans, a mechanical engineering sophomore, gives blood several times a year and donated this time to show his support for the Student Health Advisory Council (SHAC). The council, which works with the […]

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Wide Angle: 'Freezing Motion'

michael mullady While artificial lighting is a huge part of photography, I continually strive to use natural light whenever possible. I enjoy the challenge of shooting in low-light conditions, which are especially present during the evening. It requires a keen understanding of lighting and your surroundings, as well as long exposures to produce a successful […]

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Design on Dexter

michael mullady Passing by Dexter Lawn recently, students may have noticed a variety of interesting structures scattered about. The display, a project the members of Professor Michael Botwin’s advanced structural systems class took on, was designed to help students understand the complexity of full-scale buildings by creating smaller unconventional designs using strings. BeeJae Visitacion, a […]

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Wide Angle: 'The Year of the Dog'

michael mullady Editor’s note: ‘WIDE angle’ is a photo commentary by Michael Mullady that will run every Tuesday.  ‘Year of the Dog’ Through my evolving studies in art with the camera as my medium, I have found that visually documenting people of diverse cultures to be the most rewarding aspect. With my vast interest in […]