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Student earns scholarship after traumatic event

Emily Logan Lindsay Johnson fills every criterion for receiving an award or scholarship. An exemplary architecture student, she volunteers at a battered women’s shelter and helps build homes for families in Mexico. This year, she received the William R. Hearst-CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement – for all these reasons. But on top of her […]

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Fundraising goal set at $1 billion

Raised fees and increased fundraising to accommodate higher enrollment were the central issues presented at the first meeting of the Academic Senate Monday afternoon. Cal Poly President Warren Baker has announced an overall fundraising goal of $1 billion. The president’s office referred to the official close of Cal Poly’s Centennial Campaign and will move to […]

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Dorm pamphlet upsets Poly greek community

A pamphlet distributed in the Cal Poly dorms that describes sexual abuse as more prevalant in the greek system has caused anger and debate between Student Affairs departments. The pamphlets stated that “Greek men are more likely to perpetrate rape, gang rape, and acquaintance rape, than are non-greek men,” and that, “Date rape drugs are […]

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Student lends a hand with the Red Cross

nick hoover mustang daily In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, San Luis Obispo residents are joining thousands of others from across the country to lend a hand in the American Red Cross relief efforts. Because of the widespread devastation and anticipated length of the operation, the Red Cross has recruited members of the public to […]

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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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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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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 […]