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…

'No' gains ground in SLO County

Designed by Louise Dolby Proposition 76 was losing as of 9 p.m. on Tuesday in San Luis Obispo County, with about 57 percent voting “no” on the measure. If passed, Proposition 76 would restrict the state-spending limit and would grant…

International symposium discusses

In response to many natural disasters that have plagued the globe in recent years, Cal Poly’s city and regional planning department organized an international symposium to discuss ways to build disaster-resistant communities and to educate people on how to provide…

FMA hosts CFO for Apple Computer, Inc.

sheila sobchik The Cal Poly Financial Management Association (FMA) hosted the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Apple Computer, Inc., Peter Opphenheimer, at a presentation Thursday, Nov. 3. Opphenheimer, a Cal Poly graduate, discussed his position in the corporation, along with…

Prop 76 could limit public school spending and funding if passed

As voters head to the polls today, Proposition 76 is sparking debate at Cal Poly. Proposition 76, or the “Live Within Our Means Act,” is one of the four propositions in Gov. Schwarzenegger’s reform campaign that may affect students at…

California decides today

sheila sobchik California voters will cast their ballots today in a special election for Propositions 73 through 80. Student leaders of clubs such as the Cal Poly College Republicans and Progressive Student Alliance have been raising awareness regarding the election’s…

Graduate awarded fellowship for genetic research

Emily Logan Cal Poly animal science graduate Garret Guenther was awarded the John Clark Student Fellowship for his presentation on “Development of methods for the production of transgenic quail expressing an E. coli phytase gene.” The research for the presentation…

Homecoming's Grand Reunion celebrates pre-1955 graduates

With memories of living on a womenless campus to working for wages under a dollar, graduates from 1955 and prior returned to Cal Poly this weekend for the Homecoming 2005 Grand Reunion. Budget cuts in 1923 restricted female students from…

Arnold visits SLO, draws hundreds of protesters

michael mullady San Luis Obispo County residents put Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on the spot Thursday at the Madonna Inn with questions about four of the eight propositions that will appear on Tuesday’s special election ballot. Despite his intention to rally…