Symphony reaches 'apex'

Brittany Ridley   People often view music as entertainment, talent or even a distraction, but Peggy Peterson saw music as an opportunity to change individual lives. Whether she provided a children with their first violin or an elderly woman a…

End of ouroboros

Louise Dolby                      End of ouroboros   The well fed who rest upon designer beds Are not at war for divide and conquer, We Don’t care and disregard, as snakes skin shed   Administration deaf to words that are…

The Velvet Rope: Anxiously waiting for what's over the hill

Louise Dolby I was always told my 20s, particularly my 21st year, was going to be a blur of friends and faces, parties and the social epitome of my youth. Movies and magazines promised bars and clubs were great places…

Looking at life the 'SLO Way'

Michael Mullady As a teenager, Chase Millholen discovered the art of photography thanks to his mother, who has taught art classes at his old high school for 30 years.  But more than just a hobby he fell into by birth,…

Poly Arts to bring laughter and more

Jonathan Drake Jonathan Drake mustang daily   With the start of the fall quarter, the Cal Poly Arts organization has already planned programs and performances through most of the academic school year, including the comedic routine, The Smothers Brothers Comedy…

The incredible Expendables return

Tiffany Dias   The funky reggae/rock group The Expendables is coming back to Cal Poly for a show during the Fall 2005 UU Hour. The band comes to San Luis Obispo after a year-long absence. Its appearance is also the…

Audible Garbage

Nick Hoover Take a stroll down any walkway on campus, and you’re likely to see most people knee-deep into a song on their iPod, or negotiating their next social move on their camera phone. If not, there are also the…

Rock Insane? Oui Oui!

Ryan Chartrand Dave Grohl made me a woman. But let’s back up – across an ocean, actually. It had been one week since my summer escape to Europe, and the adventures were steadily becoming more ridiculous. Travel accomplice Kimi Kieft…

Where SLO meets the 'Surreal Life'

Christopher Gunn The cast of the “Surreal Life: Season Six” took over KSBY’s evening newscast and mingled in downtown San Luis Obispo during one of the show’s big trip excursions Thursday. The cast includes Sherman Hemsley from the 70s hit…

Spin on classic proves frightful

Karen Velie Karen Velie mustang daily   Finally, a horror movie that’s not overloaded with gore. Though truly frightening, “The Exorcism of Emily Rose” provokes viewers into scaring themselves. This low budget film, directed by Scott Derrickson, is surprisingly light…

There's something new in view

Christina Joslin It was a hot Friday afternoon, the birds were chirping, a cool breeze was flowing through the trees and all the new WOWies were listening to the sounds of San Luis Obispo’s very own The New Longview. Formerly…