Ford previews new car in Shell Beach

nick coury In this electric age of developing the car industry, the quest for the best vehicle is never-ending. With new models and innovations, Ford Motor Company still stands as a forerunner in the battle. On Monday in Shell Beach,…

Solar Decathlon takes third in D.C.

stefano paltera courtesy photo The Cal Poly Solar Decathlon team took third place Friday under the shadow of the Washington Monument. The Solar Decathlon, hosted annually by the U.S. Department of Energy, took place on the lawn of the National…

Wheelchair Foundation brings mobility around the world

Louise Dolby Cal Poly students and alumni are giving the gift of mobility through the Wheelchair Foundation, a nonprofit organization seeking to deliver a wheelchair to everyone who needs one. In September, 10 Cal Poly graduates traveled to Guatemala to…

Poly to offer a master's of arts degree in history

brennan angel mustang daily Cal Poly’s history department will kick off its new master’s of arts degree in January, a program that offers concentrations in American, European, Asian, Latin American and African history. “We’ve felt pretty strongly that, given our…

Alumnus creates new product

Emily Logan A Cal Poly alumnus is one of two California water sport enthusiasts to create a product they say combats symptoms of water pollution. The dietary supplement spray, Ocean Solution, has been in the works for almost eight years…

Students display art exhibit

brennan angel Cal Poly students displayed an attention grabbing art exhibit Thursday near Dexter Lawn. The display included six bikes latched to a water hose that trailed the handicap walkway, books laid open in the cemented dining areas and lopsided…

Materials engineering department receives $1 million grant

Cal Poly’s materials engineering department has received a $1 million grant to redesign the curriculum and teaching methods in order to attract and retain women and minority engineering students. The grant was awarded by the National Science Foundation. Though the…

National Coming Out Day celebrates diversity

Joe Sargent To celebrate “National Coming Out Day,” a diverse panel of speakers assembled Tuesday at Cal Poly to discuss issues concerning both the gay and straight community in the Veranda Cafe. “Straight Answers from Across the Rainbow” was organized…

TKE vice president discusses an alternative brotherhood

Sheila Sobchick When Adrian Herrera received his bid in a fine looking envelope with the engraved Greek insignia of Tau Kappa Epsilon, he was shocked. For Herrera, the idea of receiving a bid from a prominent fraternity was a shocking,…

United Way kicks off its charitable campaign

The United Way of San Luis Obispo County began its 2005 California State Employees Charitable Campaign (CSECC) on Monday. The county-wide event gives employees of state agencies a chance to donate a portion of their paychecks to benefit their choice…

First Constitution Day coming

Louise Dolby Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts will hold its first ever Constitution Day Thursday in the business rotunda (building 3, room 213) from 11 a.m. to noon. A recent bill authored by Sen. Robert C. Byrd (D-West Virginia)…

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