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…

'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…

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…

Day of the Lecturer celebrates Fair Employment Week

paul meissner The California Faculty Association (CFA) held a rally Thursday on Dexter Lawn to commemorate the “Day of the Lecturer,” part of Cal Poly’s “Fair Employment Week” activities. The rally called attention to Cal Poly lecturers, who do not…

Rose Float migrates South for the winter

Thao Tran The Cal Poly Rose Float team will travel to Pomona today to combine the two halves of this year’s float, “Enchanted Reverie.” Designed to look like a red dragon guarding a castle on a tree, the float will…

Halloween accident turns fatal

An Atascadero girl died Tuesday after being struck by a car while trick-or-treating on Halloween night. According to a San Luis Obispo Police press release, Kimberly Macias, 8, was crossing South Street in San Luis Obispo when she was hit…