Fraternity Fight Night knocked down and dragged off campus

Months of student work and planning were thwarted when an event put on by the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity was cancelled Monday by Ken Barclay, Director of Student Life and Leadership at Cal Poly.
The Fraternity Fight Night event was to be held Saturday, March 11 in Mott Gym.

Students discover artifacts in archeological dig in Los Osos

Joe Sargent Cal Poly students have found artifacts from thousands of years ago while doing archeological research for the Los Osos sewer project. The students excavated around Los Osos to find if the project would disrupt any historical sites. The…

Catching on to the caffeine craze

tom sanders Finals are on the horizon and that means students will turn to mass amounts of caffeinated beverages like coffee and Red Bull to find enough energy to pull through the all-nighters. Students may think the amount of caffeine…

New engineering building named

tom sanders The newest engineering building located on the corner of Highland Drive and California Boulevard was named after the prominent alumnus Grant Brown on Monday. The “Grant M. Brown Engineering Building” is most commonly known as the building with…

Poly takes a few spins on the 'wheel'

Thao Tran Cal Poly students won thousands of dollars after appearing on television’s hit game show “Wheel of Fortune.” Twenty-year-old business finance and accounting senior Mike Matzke won $17,700 and a cruise to the Caribbean valued at $4,448 after an…

Student rescues injured surfer

“What the (expletive) happened to my leg guys?” Those are words Jesse Golden said he will never forget as he remembered hearing rescuing a fellow surfer off the coast of Shell Beach last Monday. Golden, a Cal Poly forestry and…

Study abroad programs now reach to Ghana, South Africa

Thao Tran The international studies department will launch a new program of study in South Africa and Ghana. The South Africa and Ghana programs, designed to give students a new outlook and perspective for developing countries, will be available in…

Afghan ambassador visits as part of International Education Week

paul meissner Cal Poly’s International Education Week hosted Afghan Ambassador Said Tayeb Jawad, who spoke in Chumash Auditorium Thursday. Jawad, a native of Afghanistan, is working to improve women’s education in Afghanistan. Jawad said that Afghanistan is the seventh poorest…

Controversial Middle Eastern speaker addresses peace issues

kiel carreau Chumash Auditorium was politically split Monday night when writer Nonie Darwish, an American woman of Middle Eastern descent, spoke about how politics and religion divide the Jewish and Muslim communities and how both groups can overcome that division.…

Maasai warrior visits campus

sheila sobchik Cal Poly students had a unique chance to gain insight into a different way of herding when Maasai warrior Samson Parashina visited campus on Tuesday. Parashina – who prefers to be called Samson – has traveled to the…

California rejects all propositions

Emily Logan After the results came in, San Luis Obispo County voters agreed with the rest of the state, as citizens voted “no” on every proposition except Propsitions 74 and 75. California voters shot down every proposition, making the election…