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Underground scene’s new odd couple drops uneven debut

Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson aren’t likely to show up on the same Pandora station.

Preparation: A key step to finding a job

On Wednesday and Thursday, Chumash Auditorium will be filled with more handshakes than a political convention, more smiles than a beauty pageant and more sweat than a gym. This can only mean one thing: Cal Poly’s winter career fair. The…

On campus resources to get a job

With rising tuition costs and a competitive job market that requires a résumé, there are more reasons than ever for college students to get a job. Fortunately, Cal Poly provides plenty of resources for students to join the workforce, whatever the…

Don't get mad, get grad

In an increasingly competitive workplace, master’s degrees are slowly replacing the previous industry standards of bachelor’s degrees, so students are looking into graduate schools more and more. Jason Lancaster graduated from Cal Poly in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in…

Cal Poly Fund reaches out to alumni, parents

Running a university isn’t cheap. Even with state funding and rising tuition costs, Cal Poly relies on donations from alumni and parents with the Cal Poly Fund. Chris McBride, the Cal Poly Fund’s new director, said these donations are critical to…

Volunteers feed the hungry at Mountainbrook Church

More than 1,600 people volunteered at Mountainbrook Church this weekend to pack food for Feed My Starving Children, an organization that provides food for children in impoverished countries around the world. “Chicken, veggies, soy and rice” was the mantra of the…

Remember engineering professor Unny Menon

Industrial and manufacturing engineering professor Unny Menon died from cancer last Thursday, Nov. 3, at his home in Atascadero. When Jose Macedo, the current chair of the industrial and manufacturing engineering department, first arrived on campus 10 years ago, it…

Gas leak shuts down Highland Drive

After reports of a gas leak, the 400 and 500 blocks of Highland Drive were closed Monday morning as a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) crew worked to repair the mainline. Residents were not evacuated, but a police detour prevented…

SLO city Council approves money for new signage

Last Tuesday, the City of San Luis Obispo approved funding for a new “wayfaring” sign program. The program is slated to include signs placed around town which will direct tourists to attractions downtown, including the Visitor Center and the Mission…

New path open for SLO bicyclists

After three years of fundraising, construction and waiting, San Luis Obispo bikers finally have their “missing link.” Officially titled the Rotary Conner-Cletsoway Link of the Railroad Safety Trail, the 500-foot stretch of paved trail along California Boulevard now connects the…

Bioneers gather to talk sustainability

Booths and tents lined the lawn at the San Luis Obispo Veterans Hall this weekend for the Central Coast Bioneers Conference. The sustainability-minded convention featured food, music, guest speakers, art, field trips and everything in between. Stacey Hunt, a San Luis…