Getting Flogged and loving it

Jim Weise Guinness, politics and punk were celebrated when Flogging Molly performed Saturday night in the Rec Center. The mixed crowd of Cal Poly students, punked-out high schoolers and irritated parents rocked all night to three bands. Go Betty Go,…

This is the Worst Opinion Column of All Time

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke Editor's note: "Two Classy Gents" is a humor column that will run every Monday exclusively online. In the grand scheme of things, throughout the entirety of human existence every opinion column ever written has…

A stand-up's unique perspective

Jeff Clinard is a man of faith, family and funny, which he uses as a noun. Clinard, a 22-year-old native of Irvine, is a communications senior. He is also a member of Smile and Nod, Cal Poly’s Improvisational team. “I…

Music professors perform for Poly

The mastery of music is a complex and life-defining task that requires hours of practice and lessons, often including frustration. For two of Cal Poly’s own, however, those hours have yielded a lifelong passion for music. The Cal Poly music…

After Life

Nick Coury We drew his name in the sky With teeth and bones From the shadows our bodies made in the sun. We moved in the air like chess pieces. One space at a time? Moments are of the essence,…

Unmasking the costume chaos

tom sanders   Fanny Wrappers 799 Higuera St.   Hours: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., with extended hours closer to Halloween Stock: Large variety of Legs Avenue women’s costumes, assortment of men’s and couple costumes and some object costumes such…

Books meet a beat in new class

michael mullady Charise Cheney has her students nodding their heads to the beat of her lecture in a new, funky-fresh class titled “Hip-Hop, Poetics and Politics.” The class is “experimental,” meaning it is a valid academic course that provides an…

U.S. drinking culture distorted

Nick Coury Being a Christian of legal drinking age brings up a number of moral questions within my groups of friends, some being Christian and others not.  In my opinion, the issue is more complex than simply to drink or…

Voodoo to put a spell on Poly

Tiffany Dias The Voodoo Glow Skull, a punk band sprinkled with Latino flavor, will open for Flogging Molly and Go Buddy Go on Saturday at the Recreation Center. The band just finished a tour of the West Coast to promote…

Deep waters doesn't seem to stop shallow TV

The bull died right in front of us. Hooves to the sky, daggers lodged in bleeding flesh. The poor creature received one last stab to the head and rolled over. The crowd cheered maniacally as the matador shimmied to blaring…

From the big screen to the not so big screen

Ryan Chartrand You’ve most likely read a book that quenched your thirst for life so much that you went and saw its film adaptation only to be disappointed. In this massively technological “Year 2000” world we now live in, the…