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Men's volleyball club ends season on high note

Despite a rough patch earlier this year, the Cal Poly men’s volleyball club team finished its season tied for fifth in nationals in April, its highest finish since placing ninth in 2004.

Additionally, four members were recognized as all-Americans.

“It was a great turnaround for us,” junior setter Brian Houlihan said.

Poly student diagnosed with chicken pox

The Cal Poly Health Center reported that a student living in campus housing had been infected with chicken pox, according to health staff.

The student originally sought treatment at a local emergency room, and upon returning to campus, the resident shared news of the illness with a resident adviser, who in turn reported it to health staff on Thursday morning.

A performance like no other

Looking for an evening of entertainment unlike anything you’ve experienced before? Cal Poly’s music group RSVP says look no further – “Changes” is coming to the PAC Pavilion this week, and it’s guaranteed to change your idea of what a live performance can be.

Take a hike, buddy

It’s no secret that the Central Coast is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery. What better place to view it than from a mountain top? “Hiking doesn’t just provide awesome cardiovascular exercise,” kinesiology senior Cole Hughlett said. “It relieves harmful stress, making you healthier both mentally and physically.

Byzantium conveys the best in Poly writing

Are your textbooks a little too dry? Does reading them make you want to cry?

Why not give Byzantium, the award-winning literary journal that showcases the best poetry and creative fiction Cal Poly students have to offer, a try? (Plus, this year’s edition is free.

Poly's alcohol consumption above average

Movies like “National Lampoon’s Animal House” and “Old School” portray college life as being more about drinking with friends than actual schoolwork. According to recent studies, that depiction may not be far off, especially for some Cal Poly students.

According to random surveys of approximately 1,600 new Cal Poly students taken in 2002 and 2005, a combined 46.

Meet Mr. Mom

You may have heard of him: His name is Thomas Beatie. And he is pregnant.

Fraternity house could LEED to greener future

A local fraternity’s effort to become greener has its members striving for gold – certification, that is.

Grad runs for hope, diseased children

Childhood disease and orphanhood can be a daunting problem for those looking to make a difference. For one Cal Poly graduate, the solution was simple – run like the wind.

Tim Borland, a former Cal Poly triathlon runner and kinesiology alumnus with a gift for extreme physical endurance and selfless spirit, has touched the lives of thousands of children and families worldwide.

PolyHouse builds hope, character

Students in construction-related majors can make a difference in peoples’ lives while learning their trades, thanks to the fifth-annual PolyHouse program.

Cal Poly houses bodies for biology

Upon entering the small room in the Science North building, the scent of formaldehyde