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Poly goes wireless

kiel carreau Cal Poly has now gone wireless with Mustang Mobile Computing, a service that allows students to receive free wireless Internet access with any wireless enabled laptop from 160 access points spread across campus and in the residence halls. Although a laptop’s wireless card will automatically pick up the signal while on campus, the […]

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Student starts Central Coast support group for disease

Joe Sargent The first support group meeting on the Central Coast for people suffering with Alopecia Areata, a disease that causes baldness, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Sierra Vista Hospital’s auditorium. Nearly 4.7 million Americans have Alopecia Areta, according to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation. Civil engineering senior Bonnie Lowry felt locals […]

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Children's Center becomes accredited

paul meissner Cal Poly’s ASI Children’s Programs received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The accreditation is a voluntary system to recognize the quality of childcare centers nationwide. “The implications are that we have matched the highest quality standards that exist for our field,” said Tonya Iverson, director of […]

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Continuing Education receives $100,000 grant

brennan angel The Bernard Osher Foundation awarded Cal Poly’s Continuing Education program a $100,000 grant for the third consecutive year. The grant will help fund the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which is a branch of Continuing Education that offers programs primarily for people aged 50 and up who are retired or semi-retired, said John Houser, […]

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Police look into possible parking solution

Jen Boudevin By Jen Boudevin mustang daily As a new school year begins, many students are facing a familiar struggle when it comes to finding parking on campus, yet the University Police Department is looking into some changes for the future. Stalking any backpack-toting student for a potentially available spot, drivers circle the lots with […]

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ASI President works for sustainability

Karen Velie He is a musician, singer and songwriter. He is a first generation college student and the ASI president. He is a performance poet and an architectural engineering major. But what sets Tylor Middlestadt apart from other Cal Poly student presidents is his passion for sustainability and energy conservation, and his goal of implementing […]

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Students donate blood

kailan park University Police and the Tri-County Blood Bank of San Luis Obispo joined forces to host a blood drive on the lawn in front of Mott Gym on Wednesday. The countywide campaign, entitled “Helping Police Save Lives,” hoped to see enough donors in order to meet its target of accumulating 150 donations per day. […]

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Judge these book covers

nick coury mustang daily The average book is rectangular and flat, and to most college students, also arduous and boring. But Harry and Sandra Reese are about to change all that. The art and creation of bookmaking stands out as an intriguing experience for the husband-and-wife team. Their exhibit, entitled “Every Force Evolves a Form,” […]

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Measures passing in Los Osos

Holly Burke The ordinance to restrict the location of a new sewage system and wastewater treatment facility in Los Osos, Measure B-05, is currently prevailing in an incredibly close election. Unofficial election results say Measure B has 50.13 percent of the community’s votes, narrowly surpassing the “no” vote. Though election day was Tuesday, absentee ballots […]

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A way of living washed away

Jennifer Gongaware By Jen Gongaware mustang daily Wearing a navy blue Cal Poly t-shirt and beige O’Neil baseball cap, communications senior Matthew Larkin emerged from the administration building with a bag full of diapers in each hand. Many Cal Poly professors donated the diapers along with various items to Larkin and to other Hurricane Katrina […]