In a world of their own

Caitlin Donnell Trudging along in her steel toe boots, her long blonde hair concealed under a construction hard hat, Betsy Sale grips her set of blueprints and holds her head high against the degrading comments from the male contractors on…

Sustainability Month aims to change the world

This month students have the opportunity to change the world, or at least learn about how to during Cal Poly’s Sustainability Month. Throughout January, Cal Poly will hold a variety of events with the theme “Sustainability: Resolve to Change Your…

Society of Women Engineers hosts keynote speaker in an 'Evening with Industry'

Nick Coury The Cal Poly Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will host speaker Patricia Galloway to inspire and encourage women in a variety of engineering fields during an “Evening with Industry.” Galloway was picked by SWE President Betsy Sale because…

Monarch Butterfly

michael mullady Cal Poly hosted a conference on “Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly – Population Dynamics and Migration on Dec. 8-9. More than 100 researchers and monarch butterfly afficionados came to the conference to join students and faculty in an…

Professor publishes print guide

As one of the few books published in the nation to address color conception and printing scourges, “Print Publishing Guide,” is a resource for design, production and prepress. Written by Cal Poly graphic communications professor Brian Lawler and published by…

Poly cheese: It's so gouda

tom sanders Give a cheesy cheer to the holiday season with award-winning cheese-filled gift packs made by the Cal Poly creamery department. The annual cheese sale will end Dec 9, but not if all the cheese is sold before then.…

Career paths forged with the adult degree program

In times of economic difficulty, some adults without college degrees have experienced the downfalls of not having a college education. The Cal Poly Adult Degree Program will hold an open house and information seminar to explain how the program offers…

Future of Dominguez Hills student newspaper uncertain

Just a month into the academic year, CSU Dominguez Hills journalism students were outraged as the university decided to cut its student newspaper, the Bulletin, after the fall semester. But now, since CSUDH President James E. Lyons has agreed to…

'Mexifornia' stirs up controversy

Victor Davis Hanson offered his social commentary on immigration at a free speech presentation Thursday at the Vista Grande Cafe. Students, faculty and community members attended the event to listen to Hanson, an author and syndicated columnist for the San…

Calling all trendsters, scensters and aspiring writers

Frank Stranzl With the fall quarter just days away from ending, one more time of hearing the word “essay” may just make any Cal Poly students’ heads explode. But mtvU is hoping there are a few finals-week survivors left up…

Campus Dining to phase out meals

paul meissner The days of the Campus Dining meal plans are going the way of the Lighthouse. By 2008, meal plans will be phased out and Plu$ Dollars will take their place. Alan Cushman, the associate director for Campus Dining,…