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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 Mall in Washington D.C. There, 18 universities competed to create the most efficient and architecturally […]

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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 geographic location, it was really important for us to give the people in our area […]

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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 and has been on the market for almost a year. “I started noticing that not […]

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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 mattresses were suspended in the trees using cables. “It looks crazy,” Travis Wilson, city regional […]

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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 as a senior project by Caitlin Gibb and Rebeka Levin, both psychology seniors. Gibb and […]

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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 of non-profit organizations. Tony Aeilts, chief of police for Cal Poly’s University Police Department and […]

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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) requires colleges receiving federal funds to provide educational programs for the anniversary of the signing […]