College of Education receives grant for special education program

Cal Poly’s College of Education was awarded a $777,000 grant to better its special education program, which will instruct future teachers on how to best work with disabled students. The U.S. Department of Education presented the personal preparation grant to…

'The Kite Runner' author speaks at Cal Poly

Author Khaled Housseini came to the Christopher Cohan Center on Thursday to discuss his best-selling novel “The Kite Runner.” The hall reached capacity and many students and members of the community were turned away from the doors and sent to…

Class project sparks controversy in SLO community

michael mullady Cal Poly’s construction management 431 (Integrated Project Services) class has taken on a new development project, which has raised controversy from community members regarding the redevelopment of a rehabilitation center. This fall, the students in the class accepted…

Making a difference

Michael Mullady The Woods Humane Society held a Wiggle-Waggle-Dog-A-Thon Saturday as part of Make A Difference Day, a national day of service asking citizens to help out in their community. Rachel Robinson and her dalmatian Skylar participated in the event,…

Students conserve, protect Mayan ruins in Honduras

Holly Burke Students and faculty from Cal Poly’s landscape architecture and city and regional planning departments returned Monday from Copan, Honduras, where they worked to conserve and protect the Mayan ruins and its surrounding environment. The project, funded by the…

SLO unites to Make a Difference

This Saturday is Make a Difference Day in San Luis Obispo County. It is a national day of service that encourages community members to get out and volunteer for a day. The Cal Poly Community Center, United Way of San…

Launched

kiel carreau The final Titan rocket launched Wednesday at 11:05 a.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base launch pad. This 16-story rocket was the 200th launch of the Titan series of rockets, costing $411 million dollars. The rocket is carrying a…

Football team flight canceled, rescheduled

Emily Rancer Mustang Daily For several hours on Thursday, the Cal Poly football team was frantically looking for a new flight to Montana for its game on Saturday. The original flight, set to leave today at 9 a.m. was canceled…

Students raise funds for education in Kenya

Tonya Strickland Broadening life perspective, supporting education and encouraging travel abroad are some of the ideals that back the Cal Poly chapter of Student World Assembly (SWA). The organization is pulling in funds to send directly to Kenyan schools via…

Climate Challenge raises environmental awareness

tom sanders The California Student Sustainability Coalition (CSSC) sponsored the second annual Energy Action’s Campus Climate Challenge on Dexter Lawn Wednesday. The event, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., asked the question, “Is the environment getting in the way…

Advising Awareness Week is coming

michael mullady For any Cal Poly student looking to graduate on time, pay attention. The Advising Awareness Week, Oct. 24 to 28, will include a campus-wide fair for all students to talk to their advisors and visit the Career Center…