Professors to aid developing nations through agriculture

Living on foreign lands, working in underdeveloped cities and rural villages, lending a hand through knowledge they’ve gained; Professors from Cal Poly and four other California State Universities will step out of their university classrooms and pool their resources to…

Student earns scholarship after traumatic event

Emily Logan Lindsay Johnson fills every criterion for receiving an award or scholarship. An exemplary architecture student, she volunteers at a battered women’s shelter and helps build homes for families in Mexico. This year, she received the William R. Hearst-CSU…

Fundraising goal set at $1 billion

Raised fees and increased fundraising to accommodate higher enrollment were the central issues presented at the first meeting of the Academic Senate Monday afternoon. Cal Poly President Warren Baker has announced an overall fundraising goal of $1 billion. The president’s…

Dorm pamphlet upsets Poly greek community

A pamphlet distributed in the Cal Poly dorms that describes sexual abuse as more prevalant in the greek system has caused anger and debate between Student Affairs departments. The pamphlets stated that “Greek men are more likely to perpetrate rape,…

Student lends a hand with the Red Cross

nick hoover mustang daily In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, San Luis Obispo residents are joining thousands of others from across the country to lend a hand in the American Red Cross relief efforts. Because of the widespread devastation and…

Poly goes wireless

kiel carreau Cal Poly has now gone wireless with Mustang Mobile Computing, a service that allows students to receive free wireless Internet access with any wireless enabled laptop from 160 access points spread across campus and in the residence halls.…

Student starts Central Coast support group for disease

Joe Sargent The first support group meeting on the Central Coast for people suffering with Alopecia Areata, a disease that causes baldness, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Sierra Vista Hospital’s auditorium. Nearly 4.7 million Americans have Alopecia…

Children's Center becomes accredited

paul meissner Cal Poly’s ASI Children’s Programs received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The accreditation is a voluntary system to recognize the quality of childcare centers nationwide. “The implications are that we have…

Continuing Education receives $100,000 grant

brennan angel The Bernard Osher Foundation awarded Cal Poly’s Continuing Education program a $100,000 grant for the third consecutive year. The grant will help fund the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which is a branch of Continuing Education that offers programs…

Police look into possible parking solution

Jen Boudevin By Jen Boudevin mustang daily As a new school year begins, many students are facing a familiar struggle when it comes to finding parking on campus, yet the University Police Department is looking into some changes for the…

ASI President works for sustainability

Karen Velie He is a musician, singer and songwriter. He is a first generation college student and the ASI president. He is a performance poet and an architectural engineering major. But what sets Tylor Middlestadt apart from other Cal Poly…