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Cuckoo for 'Cuckoo's Nest'

Samuel Beckett once wrote “nothing is funnier that unhappiness.” This is true, but only up to a certain point when one sees the extreme sadness and bleak, but beautiful, human nature portrayed in the adaptation of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” by the Cal Poly theatre and dance department.

New book says Bible lies about sexuality

Christians have their sexuality all wrong. Believers are blind to the fact that Jesus never condemned prostitution, incest or even bestiality. Francis D. Ritter, a Certified Legal Advisor from Oceanside, Calif., argues this and more in his new book entitled, “Sex, Lies and the Bible: How Human Sexual Behavior is Controlled Through the Corruption of the Bible.

'Here Comes the Sun': a conversation about Lou Reed and the avant-garde

The year is 1965. America saw Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson sign the Social Security Act, creating Medicare and Medicaid for the economy. On Oct. 28, the landmark of the parabolic St. Louis Arch is completed. The music world in New York saw a virtually unknown band named The Velvet Underground record an album produced by avant-garde artist Andy Warhol.

War is good business in America

I know that war commentary is at excess in the media, especially on Fox News, but hey, this is America. I can talk about whatever I want. Almost five years into America’s war efforts in the Middle East, a few…

Going into the closet

Nick Coury The few nights during the month when I go out to the bars or a friend’s house party, I make sure to get my hair did and look good, in a manner of speaking. When it comes to…

Jonah rocks a cold Monterey night

nick coury CSU Monterey Bay was built on Fort Ord military base, which was used during the Vietnam War. Many of the original buildings have been remodeled for the campus to use, as is the Black Box Cabaret, a campus…

Folk diva to hammer out inspiration

Nick Coury Wanna folk? Folk diva Carolyn Cruso will be playing at Linnaea’s Cafe today. She plays the hammered dulcimer, writes poetry and sings. Cruso is not sure when exactly the music bug bit her, but she has been playing…

Six hours with James Cushing

nick coury In building 38 on the Cal Poly campus, there is an office where a 53-year-old man sits typing on a computer, wearing black socks adorned with multi-colored neon fish that do not match his cream V-neck sweater, or…

Aspiring filmmakers flourish with Firefox

Ever see a memorable Super Bowl commercial that inspired an idea for a creative ad, but you never knew where or how to get started? Well, now it is easier than you think. Acclaimed Internet browser Mozilla Firefox has announced…

Senior project helps local boutique

amanda domingues courtesy photo Amanda Domingues, an art and design senior, is using fashion and photography as the focus of her senior project. Set to graduate from Cal Poly in June 2006, her project features 16 pictures showing off the…

Students give classic new viewpoint

Nick Coury The Cal Poly theatre and dance department presents their winter production, a “unique interpretation” of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” which opened Feb. 23 in the Alex and Fay Spanos Theatre located in the Performing Arts Center. This production…

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