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Campus Crusade, down to the CORE

Maybe you’ve seen their huge “W8” signs scrawled on the pavement in chalk. Maybe you’ve walked by their group meetings. Maybe someone in your dorm has been trying to get you to go to their meetings. Whatever your situation, you’ve probably run across the Campus Crusade for Christ at some point in your college career.

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Cal Poly updates mission statement

The Academic Senate Executive Committee has officially proposed changing Cal Poly’s mission statement. The new mission statement was written after consultation between the administration, faculty and staff.

The new statement emphasizes Cal Poly’s polytechnic, hands-on approach to learning, as well as the importance of a well-rounded education and involvement in one’s community.

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Ballads from the bands

Cal Poly’s University Jazz Bands are presenting the Cal Poly Fall Jazz Concert this Friday in the Alex and Faye Spanos Theatre.

“Two big bands and two combos will present “a fresh and spontaneous approach to jazz, America’s great original art form,” according to a press release.

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Quilting her culture

A nationally acclaimed local quilter will be giving a free lecture tonight in Chumash Auditorium.

Denise M. Campbell has quilts on national display and has been asked to display them at the Smithsonian. She is also Cal Poly’s associate vice president for student affairs.

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SLO to see a taxing future

Voters will decide on the fate of Measure Y tomorrow, a piece of legislation proposing a half-cent sales tax increase for the city of San Luis Obispo.

The current sales tax throughout the county is 7.25 percent, the lowest sales tax allowed by the state. The proposed increase would bring the sales tax to 7.