Student life restrictions attract attention

Statistics from other universities show students who live on campus perform better academically than those who live off campus, administrators have said.

En route to South America, cyclist stops at Cal Poly

Armed only with a bicycle and a backpack, Dirk Spits will ride roughly 17,000 miles, from Alaska to Argentina, to raise awareness for his charity, 99%RIDE.

Triathlon Team fundraiser to help SLO Food Bank

Registering for the race can be done on the Heart and Soles website or in person at the triathlon team booth Thursday at Farmer’s Market.

Students honored at California State Senate

President Armstrong invited the students on the trip, which was the first of its kind during his time at Cal Poly.

Critic of CSU salaries gains support in bid for Congress

Photo courtesy of Neon Tommy. State Sen. Ted Lieu (left) was in favor of a bill that would have allowed university admissions officers to consider race, gender and ethnicity in admissions. Gov. Jerry Brown (right) vetoed the bill. Kyle McCarty…

How does SLO handle strays? It's slightly different than Russia

Hundreds of stray animals, dogs in particular, were killed in Sochi, Russia to make way for the Winter Olympics.

Sheriff still investigating 1996 disappearance of freshman Kristin Smart

The last time anyone saw Kristin Smart was in 1996, when the then-Cal Poly freshman walked back toward her dorm after an off-campus party and mysteriously went missing.

Semester update: How close are the Cal States to converting?

Cal Poly’s ASI voted against the switch in December, but California State University Chancellor Timothy White has said he is a strong supporter of the conversion.

With more national exposure, tourism increasing in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo has been receiving more national media coverage and, as a result, tourism has significantly increased within the last year.

Fire starts in kitchen of Foothill Gardens apartment

Emergency crews responded to a kitchen fire at the 1305 building of the Foothill Gardens apartment complex at approximately 7:30 p.m. Monday evening.

Professor on bicycle struck by vehicle

Graphic communication associate professor Brian Lawler was struck by a vehicle on California Boulevard around 8 a.m. Monday while riding his bicycle to work.