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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.



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