iParty Responsibly promotes alcohol awareness

Tom Sanders Cal Poly will be holding its Alcohol Awareness Symposium 2005: iParty Responsibly on Friday in Chumash Auditorium begining at 10 a.m. Randy Havenson, voted Best of the Best presenter by Bacchus and Gamma Peer Education Network, will be…

Professor chosen as SLO poet laureate

Emily Logan Modern languages and literatures professor Gloria VelA­squez has been selected as San Luis Obispo’s eighth poet laureate. “As an indigenous woman, a Dine Xicana, I am very proud to accept this award and to finally be recognized by…

UC Santa Barbara discourages Halloween visitors

To keep Halloween as safe as possible this year, UC Santa Barbara is discouraging non-UCSB students from parking on campus this weekend. Any vehicles parked on campus from Friday evening through Tuesday morning without a UCSB permit will be cited…

Mechanical engineers take flight in Air Force internship

Jennifer Gongaware Mechanical engineering seniors Jessica Ulvin and David Guerrant are gaining insight into the military aspect of their major by interning at Edwards Air Force Base this quarter. The base is located on the western edge of the Mojave…

Cal Poly is Cow Poly for some

sheila sobchik In the predawn hours of the morning with only the stars to light her way through the eerie silence of Cheda Ranch, Kate Rector heads to the dairy in her stocking feet. She pulls a pair of knee-high,…

Diablo Canyon vulnerable to possible terrorist attack

Garrett Leight An airborne terrorist attack is “reasonably foreseeable” at the new Diablo Canyon facility for storage of spent reactor fuel, according to a press release from the Mothers for Peace organization. The Mothers for Peace organization and Sierra Club…

Students participate in Make A Difference Day

michael mullady Nearly 500 volunteers spent their afternoon helping out in San Luis Obispo County on Saturday as part of Make a Difference Day, sponsored by United Way and the Cal Poly Community Service Center. Students and community members helped…

Aerospace laboratory receives grant from Edwards Air Force Base

kiel carreau Cal Poly’s aerospace laboratory received an unprecedented $35,000 grant from Edwards Air Force Base that will cover the lab’s operational costs for the next year. “They (the base) were very clear about the fact that it was our…

SLO Transit could turn toward more changes

kiel carreau   With on-campus parking becoming overcrowded, students are now beginning to overcrowd the SLO Transit system. By Emily Rancer San Luis Obispo Transit may get the green light to make more route changes, which could result in increased…

Class project sparks controversy in SLO community

michael mullady Cal Poly’s construction management 431 (Integrated Project Services) class has taken on a new development project, which has raised controversy from community members regarding the redevelopment of a rehabilitation center. This fall, the students in the class accepted…

Making a difference

Michael Mullady The Woods Humane Society held a Wiggle-Waggle-Dog-A-Thon Saturday as part of Make A Difference Day, a national day of service asking citizens to help out in their community. Rachel Robinson and her dalmatian Skylar participated in the event,…