Architecture professor showcases historic building materials

michael mullady Each handmade, architectural ornament in Howard Weisenthal’s exhibit of historical building materials is a testimony to architecture appreciation. The exhibit, which is on display in the lobby of the Architecture and Environmental Engineering Building, showcases a variety of…

California Energy Commission commends solar decathlon team

Holly Burke The Cal Poly Solar Decathlon team was recognized Jan. 18 by The California Energy Commission for its efforts in sustainable building and energy conservation. The team took third place overall in the competition last fall in Washington, D.C.…

Students launch club Web site

brennan angel Cal Poly students involved in campus clubs and projects now have a new means of communication thanks to the creation of PolyClubs.com, an online directory of clubs that was launched in November 2005. The Web site was created…

Athletic director announces new soccer coach

Former UC Santa Cruz soccer coach Paul Holocher will take the reigns of Cal Poly’s men’s soccer team, Cal Poly Athletic Director Alison Cone announced on Friday. Holocher was 109-24-8 during his seven seasons at UC Santa Cruz, but said…

UU Hour cancellation calls for bowling

michael mullady When the UU Hour is cancelled due to rain, like it was Thursday, many students hang out at Mustang Lanes. It’s all in a day’s work for Steve Goldie, an industrial technology senior and manager of Mustang Lanes,…

Ringing in the Year of the Dog

James Mellor It’s 2006, which means it’s time to bring in the Year of the Dog. Cal Poly’s Chinese Student Association will celebrate its 49th annual Chinese New Year banquet this Saturday. At 6 p.m. in the Chumash Auditorium, the…

District attorney to decide the outcome of hit and run

A San Dimas woman went to the emergency room after a hit and run involving two Cal Poly students at Mustang Village Friday afternoon. According to police reports, a Jeep Wrangler driven by Cal Poly student John McGuire, backed into…

Residents confused over abrupt cable changes

tom sanders Cal Poly students living on campus recently returned from the holiday break only to discover that something was out of place. When they turned their television dials and flipped through the channels, looking for their favorite show, they…

City says 'The Party is Still Over'

kiel carreau “The Party is Still Over” according to the city of San Luis Obispo, along with Cal Poly and Cuesta College, all of which have created an extensive plan to create a safe Mardi Gras 2006 weekend. The plan…

Running with heart

tom sanders Remember in “Forrest Gump” when Tom Hanks ran across the country for no particular reason? Steven Bethune, a 24-year-old Cal Poly graduate, is planning to do the same thing, only his motive is to help those with heart…

Jewish lecturer discusses current state of Germany

brennan angel World War II is over, Nazi Germany is defeated. Humanity, its amazing unquenchable spirit, begins living anew. At the end of the war, millions were dead and all but 15,000 German Jews were in foreign lands. There is…