Endowments created to recognize arts education

Central Coast Center for Arts Education (CCCAE) announced new endowments to honor two women for their dedication to arts education in San Luis Obispo and around the country. CCCAE presented the endowments on behalf of June King McFee and Bernice…

Education dean heads education review in Kuwait

James Mellor Universities abroad have begun to look to the western educational system to set international standards of education. Bonnie Konopak, dean of Cal Poly’s College of Education and an expert in accreditation in the United States, recently traveled to…

Graphic professionals celebrate International Printing Week

brennan angel The graphic communication department is celebrating International Printing Week by featuring professional speakers from all over the globe. The week includes a dedication ceremony of new printing equipment. The international celebration commemorates the birthday of Benjamin Franklin. This…

New Year's rain dampens 'Enchanted Reverie' float

Caitlin Donnell Just after ushering in the new year, the Cal Poly Rose Float took to the streets of Pasadena on Jan. 2. The fairy wonderland with a giant dragon, waterfall and tree house castle marked the 58th consecutive Tournament…

Chemistry alumnus finds largest prime number

Caitlin Donnell In a universe of exactness and concrete formulas, they’ve been called rowdy, erratic, disorderly, humongous, beautiful, monstrous integers. Yet, many people are spending a lot of time looking for them. They are prime numbers, numbers that can only…

The Revolution Heard 'Round the World

Julianne Byer The year 2006 will be what 2005 could never live up to. Somewhere in the universe it has been decided that every moment leading up to this year will not be spent in vain or wasted like so…

Harris declines provost position

Nick Coury William Harris, who in September 2005 accepted an offer to be the university’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs, has withdrawn his agreement to take the position, Cal Poly President Warren Baker said in a recent…

Campus Dining policy troubles student clubs

michael mullady It is common knowledge that the best way to get students to attend a meeting on campus is to bring food. Most students will admit to re-considering attending if the flyer says, “Pizza and drinks will be provided!”…

Cal Poly Arts features Eth-Noh-Tec

michael mullady Cal Poly Arts presented Eth-Noh-Tec, Asian Treasure Bag of Stories, in the Spanos Theatre Sunday as part of the Family Event Series. Eth-Noh-Tec is a young people’s theatre that includes Asian mythologies, folktales and urban legends with Asian…

Stand up and be heard

It is not unusual to be the only woman in many of the engineering classrooms at Cal Poly, or in the industry, a position many of these women have not faced until coming to Cal Poly to be an engineering…

Students applaud budget proposal

Graphic Design by Louise Dolby The California State Student Association (CSSA) praised Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s budget proposal that he announced Tuesday would eliminate fee increases at California colleges and universities. The proposed budget provides nearly $2.8 billion in state general…