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Pool hall junkies

isaiah brookshire Billiards classes will now be offered to Cal Poly students through Mustang Lanes in the University Union this year. The professor for PE 107, the billiards class, decided to introduce activity classes in fall 2005. “Activity classes are…

Nothing to wine about

Nick Coury “I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.” This famous line from “Silence of the Lambs” describes wine culture at its finest. San Luis Obispo is located on the California Central Coast with an…

The Whooping Cough

Jessica Dean and Robin Rodriguez Last week Cal Poly experienced its first case of pertussis (or whooping cough) in recent years.  The infected student was living in Sierra Madre, and diagnosed at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center. The student is…

Baby shakes a death rattle

Mariecar Mendoza “It’s funny the way most people love death. Once you are dead, you are made for life.” So said Jimi Hendrix, the firecracker guitar god of the ’60s who burned out before ever starting to fade. He checked…

Wide Angle: 'Reflections'

michael mullady Editor’s note: ‘WIDE angle’ is a photo commentary by Michael Mullady.   Mother Nature has proven, once again, that her capabilities are endless. The strange warm weather that the Central Coast was blessed with in early February has…

Hip-Hop Nation

michael mullady Hip Hop is everywhere in today’s society. It is used in advertisements, blasted out of a multitude of radio stations and bars around the country and has incorporated itself into a variety of clothing lines. For four San…

Olympics, Football and Wrasslin'!

Ryan Chartrand If you want to view paradise, simply take a Gerry Rafferty CD and listen. Anything you want to do, do it. Want to the change the world, "Baker Street" lets you…do it: As hard as it is to…

The nitty-gritty on nutritional labels

Jessica Dean and Robin Rodriguez The United Kingdom is currently embroiled in a labeling controversy. Consumer groups there are contesting new methods of displaying the nutrient content of foods for fear they will confuse consumers. The Food Standards Agency (similar…

PAC welcomes orchestra, hurricane victims

Holly Burke Students and members of the community alike often take the facilities Cal Poly offers for granted. The Foundation for the Performing Arts Center, San Luis Obispo Symphony and San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival will host a benefit concert…

Valentine's Daze

Joe Sargent My stomach hurts, my head is aching and I really want a greasy burger. This was me the morning after Valentine’s Day. But let me fill you in on all the details that led to my post-Valentine’s Day…