Under 21 and bored

If you’re under 21, or think the bars aren’t the place that you want to be seen, then here is the guide for you: The minor’s guide to SLO living. During the school year, there are plenty of things to…

No drive thrus, no problem

Erick Smith Word association for San Luis Obispo: Cal Poly, beaches, nice weather, unique downtown, no drive-thrus at fast-food restaurants, college town- Wait, there is not a single drive-thru in all of San Luis Obispo? That must be a joke.…

Fool-proof method: Dean calculates a proper study load

Christopher Gunn Cramming may be the study method many college students use today, but it may not be such a smart plan if one wants to succeed. Studying 25 to 35 hours per week is the proper and time-tested method…

Top 5 Eats

Nick Hoover Alas, college is finally here. You’ve got your graphing calculator, iPod and some killer new sandals because this place is like a permanent vacation. Now, there’s only one problem, where do you and your friends go to eat?…

Campus Chow

Matt Wechter Campus Dining has announced the opening of a new eatery on campus this fall; Garden Grille. The Light House’s cafeteria-style dining is out and restaurant-style dining is in. Stark white walls have been painted yellow, pink and purple,…

The Health Center basics

Matt Wechter The Student Health Center provides basic healthcare to currently enrolled students with valid student identification; basic healthcare is also available at other CSU campuses for students enrolled at Cal Poly. Routine medical visits, urgent care services, x-ray, routine…

Safety in SLO town

Jennifer Gongaware Cal Poly doesn’t have a history of violent acts and crimes,  but they do occur periodically.   In 2003, there was one murder, 20 forcible rapes, 19 robberies, 99 aggravated assaults, 344 burglaries and 131 car thefts in…