Face Your "F.E.A.R."

Ryan Chartrand The lights go dim as I stumble into an elevator. The door quickly slams shut as my heart tries to stop me from thinking. I quickly reload my assault rifle and try to shield myself in the corner.…

Students' literary excellence honored in "Byzantium"

Editor’s note: This is the last of a two-part series on “Byzantium.” In a showcase of poetry and fiction “Byzantium,” Cal Poly’s student-produced literary annual, proves to be a channel of creative expression and matchless opportunity for designers, editors and…

Top 5 Classy Places to Make Love at Cal Poly

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke Editor's note: "Two Classy Gents" is a humor commentary and weekly online exclusive. It’s time for the Two Classy Gents to sit down and tackle the topic of fornication. Studies have shown that Cal…

Dancing through the air

michael mullady Her bright red ribbons and black clothing are vivid against the green and brown scenery surrounding Bishop’s Peak. She floats through the air, demonstrating strength and flexibility beyond belief. The trees support her every move, as if they…

Ode to the AP Stylebook

Emily Rancer As I sit and stare at the pages Of newspapers yet to print I find myself staring for ages At my stylebook for a hint.   Woeful are the rules for “said” And where the comma goes; I…

Frightful fundraiser at the Fremont

In the spirit of Halloween, the Fremont Theater will show the 1999 film “Sleepy Hollow” today at 8 p.m. for $5. Hosted by the Wheelchair Foundation, a nonprofit organization that delivers wheelchairs around the world, “Sleepy Hollow” is the first…

Comedy for a cause

The American Red Cross and a group of comedians are joining forces tonight at the Grange Hall to host a relief effort for Hurricane Katrina victims. National headliners Debbie Wooten and Rick “The Oakland Outlaw” Birchmore will perform, along with…

Confessions of a 21-year-old trick-or-treater

Mariecar Mendoza Out of all the seasons in the year, summer is a surprisingly close second to the fall as one of my favorites. Despite the start of school, autumn has always managed to turn me into a giddy little…

Claassen the Creepster

Mariecar Mendoza High above a graveyard, I am getting Step One of the Jeff Claassen Courtship Plan. “You’re not the first girl I’ve brought up here,”says Claassen mischievously. “It’s a very good spot.” It’s 10:30 p.m. on a Thursday and…

Spinning up a costume

Sheila Sobchik If the cost of store-bought Halloween costumes causes you to scream, worry no more. Coming up with a costume that doesn’t empty your wallet just takes a little imagination. The most memorable and unique Halloween costumes are those…

"Doom" finally hits the big screen. Hard.

Ryan Chartrand The 1990s had its memorable moments of glory: grunge, O.J. Simpson, "Family Matters," "Forrest Gump," and most importantly, Furby. My experience during the 90s had little to do with pop culture and more with staying up late and…