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Meet the men behind the blue

Aryn Sanderson The Blue Man Group broke its silence April 8. In a rare treat, Cal Poly students were able to interact with the Blue Man Group unmasked and outside of character. Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department, in conjunction with Expressive Technology Studios, hosted Blue Man Group performers Russell Rinker and Shane Andries […]

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‘Suspend’ your disbelief: Orchesis’ annual show is here

Kelly Trom It’s not all flashy spins and kicks during the 43rd annual Orchesis dance concert “Suspension.” The Orchesis dance company will take center stage this weekend at Alex and Faye Spanos Theatre. The modern and contemporary show focuses on conveying messages and ideas through the movement of the dancers. “It’s a title that tries to encompass […]

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Smile, nod and fall off your chair laughing

Allison Montroy Not a single person is still. All around there is hopping, jumping, clapping and chanting. Kanye West’s “Ni**az in Paris” fills the small, curtained room with energy. Three groups form, laughing, shaking and shuffling their feet against the concrete floor. They make up skits, jokes and stories. To an outsider, it may […]

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On the runway, raising awareness

Mustang Daily Staff Report Glitter, glamour and a gold bodysuit illuminated Chumash Auditorium on Friday, as people dressed as magicians, lion tamers, puppets and Siamese twins came together in support of transgender awareness. A group of recreation, parks and tourism administration students planned a fashion show as the grand finale to a series of […]

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2012 Great Donut Massacre

The 2012 Great Donut Massacre competition, a Greek Week event, raised money for Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County’s Head Start program. Contestants from different sororities and fraternities competed in four categories: men’s and women’s powdered doughnuts, and men’s and women’s devil cake doughnuts.