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Mustangs drop heartbreaker in Big West quarterfinals

The No.2 seeded Cal Poly men’s basketball team dropped a 70-66 overtime decision to the No. 7 seed Highlanders of UC Riverside in the Big West tournament quarterfinals at the Honda Center in Anaheim Thursday night. With the loss, the Mustangs concluded their season with a 15-15 record.

Cal Poly survives late LMU rally

The Cal Poly men’s basketball team hung on for their first victory of the season at Mott Gym by defeating Loyola Marymount 55-48. The Mustangs evened their record at 2-2 on the year and shot a season high 79.2 percent from the free throw line.

Men’s basketball looks to improve in Callero’s second season

The Cal Poly men’s basketball team looks to improve upon last year’s 12-19 record in head coach Joe Callero’s second season with the Mustangs. Cal Poly will open the 2010-2011 season on the road against Seattle University on Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.

Senate bill to make transfers to CSU schools easier

Senate Bill 1440 was signed into a bill yesterday, allowing community college students an easier route into CSU schools.

Teen suspected with San Luis Obispo rape

A 15-year-old male was arrested in connection with the rape of a 19-year-old woman late Friday, Sept. 17., in her home on Murray Street, according to Chief Deputy District Attorney, Jerret Gran.

Hearst Scholar 2010 Pablo Ramos: A Cinderella Story

Pablo Ramos, an architectural engineering senior, was named the 2010 Cal Poly Hearst Scholar on Tuesday.

Free Pertussis vaccines to be offered on campus

With an outbreak of whooping cough in the county, Cal Poly Health Center will be providing free 500 Whooping Cough/Pertussis vaccines on Sept. 23 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Poly Canyon Village Plaza.

Parking: Where does your money go?

Cal Poly parking permits have risen from $36 to $115 for a general fall permit since the 1999-2000 school year. The rise is to counteract expenses for parking structure construction, facility maintenance and contracts, administration costs and systemwide charges.

San Luis Obispo Transit seeks fare raise

Due to low ridership, San Luis Obispo Transit now seeks to raise bus fares. The proposed rates will affect non-student and faculty adult riders.

Cal Poly ranks high on Forbes and “Best in the West” on U.S. News

Cal Poly rated No. 177 on Forbes’ “America’s Best Colleges” list and was declared the “Best in the West” among public master’s programs by U.S. News.

Mustangs struggled to find consistency in 2010 season

The 2010 Cal Poly baseball season was one of many ups and downs. The team began the season 10-27, but responded by going 13-5 in the last month and ended their season with a 23-32 mark.