Mediums in the making: Students start local business

Ronnie Meehan When Cal Poly business students Lance Brandenberg and Ryan Reyes started screen printing, it was only a weekend hobby. However, this weekend hobby has now blossomed into their own screen printing shop in San Luis Obispo called Mediums.…

The perfect 'Fit' for a business senior project

brennan angel The University Union Plaza was busier than usual on Thursday during UU Hour. Booths with names of streets in San Francisco bordered the Plaza while students listened to the live music, filled out scavenger hunts and got free…

City and regional planning students offer community services to Ventura

Kendra Deutsche Cal Poly city and regional planning students applied their expertise by proposing a community plan for the Saticoy-Wells area in eastern Ventura that is expected to be submitted to the city council for adoption by the end of…

Lumberjack-and-jills compete in logging events for Cal Poly

Jen Boudevin While lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his big, blue ox Babe are characters of myth, the sport of logging is no tall tale. The Cal Poly Logging Team knows this firsthand, carrying on the legacy of traditional forestry field…

Report shows Cal Poly freshmen rank highest in college readiness

Jennifer Hall Freshmen Cal Poly students ranked highest in the recent California State University 2005 annual report in mathematics and English proficiency and high school grade point average for entering freshmen. The study, published on March 15, 2006, analyzed freshmen…

College of Agriculture appoints new dean of advancement and external relations

Brigette Barbosa Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture has selected its first assistant dean of advancement and external relations. Tanya Kiani, current director of advancement for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, will officially join the College of Agriculture on…

Applicants continue to soar as Poly releases latest 'Factbook'

James Mellor The numbers for 2005 are in. Cal Poly’s Office of Institutional Planning and Analysis released the 2005 “Factbook” of student characteristics at the university and for the 12th straight year, Cal Poly has received an increased number of…

Halisky appointed College of Liberal Arts dean

Jandy Jones Cal Poly officially appointed Linda Halisky as the new dean for the College of Liberal Arts Monday. She will fill the vacancy left by Dean Harry Hellenbrand, who took a position as provost at Cal State Northridge, Interim…

Students design future for New Orleans

Lauren Zahner The Cal Poly Landscape Architecture Department started a week of events Monday morning devoted to ideas for regenerating the devastated city of New Orleans. Students from the landscape architecture, architecture and city and regional planning departments broke up…

Weekend hit with alcohol-related accidents

Two drunken-driving accidents in San Luis Obispo caused damage to a total of five cars over the weekend, police said. The first accident reportedly occurred Saturday at 11 p.m. in the Mustang Village parking lot. According to the police report,…

Students protest immigration bill, celebrate Cesar ChA­vez

Pop-punk band The Ataris drew a large crowd during University Union Hour on Thursday, but found themselves sharing the spotlight unexpectedly with Cal Poly Mexa club students chanting, “Viva Cesar ChA­vez!” Friday marked the fifth Cesar ChA­vez Day – the…

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