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Coaches keep fat paychecks despite nationwide university budget issues

College students across the nation paying for a public education are being asked to pay more and sacrifice in these hard economic times to keep the same quality of education, or worse. But when a reporter asked Connecticut’s highest paid…

Mustangs rolling early after knocking off national champs

Early in the 2009 campaign, the Cal Poly baseball team looks like they now have the momentum following three consecutive victories over top-notch competition.

Kaufman’s impact reached beyond the gridiron

Inside a locked box in Los Angeles lie three Super Bowl rings belonging to the late Mel Kaufman, Cal Poly hall of famer, who passed away two weeks ago of natural causes.

Travel the world in a falling economy

As the economy worsens and college costs continue to augment, students like Benjamin Thompson are finding methods to travel cheaply through trains and hitchhiking.

Branagan-Franco and Peterlin return in MLS Showcase

They have come a long way from their days playing on a Division III soccer team, or coming to Cal Poly as a walk-on. Tomorrow they will have the opportunity to show their soccer prowess at the next level when they participate in the 2009 Major League Soccer Showcase at Alex G.

Cal Poly faculty explore military robotics issues

Although the “Terminator” robots of today are far away from those in the science fiction movies people enjoy in theaters, researchers around the world and at Cal Poly are looking into issues that may arise from using these types of robots.

Due to its current involvement in two wars, the U.

On the recruitment trail with Cal Poly

When the high school football season wrapped up, Michael Santini of Leland High School in San Jose got to work putting together his best football film to distribute to 15 college football programs.

It wasn’t until early January that he noticed serious calls coming in from scouts.

Shotwell to roam sidelines again

Kyle Shotwell’s days of fighting for an NFL roster spot are over. The 2006 Buck Buchanan Award winner and former Cal Poly linebacker reunited with his alma mater’s gridiron squad earlier this month when new head football coach Tim Walsh welcomed him back to the Mustang family as an assistant coach.

Mustangs fall to Cal State Northridge

It’s back to the road for the Mustangs (5-13, 2-6 Big West Conference) after losing to Cal State Northridge (9-10, 6-3), in a lopsided 79-68 nationally televised game Saturday night.

The Mustangs came into Mott Gym with two consecutive away victories, but were put away by the Matadors led by Josh Jenkins’ 18 points.

New drivers + new drinkers = more alcohol-related deaths

OK, before I get massive amounts of hate mail, I want to say that I know there are plenty of responsible 18-year-olds who work hard and deserve the option of coming home to a frosty pale ale beer after a long day.

No one deserves this more than the people who put their lives on the line to protect this great nation from threats: the brave men and women of the armed forces, who of course can be drafted at ag 18.

Engineering college reaches out to women

When Jessica Gregory began pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering in 2004, freshmen women only accounted for 11.8 percent of the entering class. She was often the only woman in her major courses. However, due to several programs focusing on increasing female enrollment in engineering, Gregory’s experience may no longer be the norm.