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Bulk Up

Sheila Sobchik The recent opening of Costco Warehouse in San Luis Obispo on September 17 has brought thousands to the outskirts of the city for discounts. The property, located at 1540 Froom Ranch Way,  measures 139,600 square feet and has plenty to offer. Costco carries fresh meat, fresh produce, a bakery, a service deli, an […]

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Baker appoints new provost

Karen Velie Cal Poly President Warren Baker announced earlier this month the appointment of William Harris as the university’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs. “I am probably as excited as the Cal Poly freshmen who arrived this week,” Harris said. “Cal Poly is a unique institution and being part of it is […]

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Poly holds highest grad rates

Cal Poly earns the highest graduation rates of all the California State Universities, according to statistical reports from the CSU system. For first year freshmen after six years, Cal Poly’s rate is 68 percent, and for community college transfer students after four years, the rate is 77 percent. The average CSU rate for first-year freshmen […]

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No drive thrus, no problem

Erick Smith Word association for San Luis Obispo: Cal Poly, beaches, nice weather, unique downtown, no drive-thrus at fast-food restaurants, college town- Wait, there is not a single drive-thru in all of San Luis Obispo? That must be a joke. Sadly, it’s not. Throughout the city, drive-thrus are nowhere to be seen which truly puts […]

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Top 5 Eats

Nick Hoover Alas, college is finally here. You’ve got your graphing calculator, iPod and some killer new sandals because this place is like a permanent vacation. Now, there’s only one problem, where do you and your friends go to eat? Worry not, the Mustang Daily has the map that’ll guide you to the best-bargain places […]

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Campus Chow

Matt Wechter Campus Dining has announced the opening of a new eatery on campus this fall; Garden Grille. The Light House’s cafeteria-style dining is out and restaurant-style dining is in. Stark white walls have been painted yellow, pink and purple, while redwood benches and plants now adorn the entire dining room giving it an outdoor […]

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The Health Center basics

Matt Wechter The Student Health Center provides basic healthcare to currently enrolled students with valid student identification; basic healthcare is also available at other CSU campuses for students enrolled at Cal Poly. Routine medical visits, urgent care services, x-ray, routine lab tests, education and counseling services are provided at no cost.         Oral health consultations are […]

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Safety in SLO town

Jennifer Gongaware Cal Poly doesn’t have a history of violent acts and crimes,  but they do occur periodically.   In 2003, there was one murder, 20 forcible rapes, 19 robberies, 99 aggravated assaults, 344 burglaries and 131 car thefts in the city of San Luis Obispo, according to www.cityrating.com, which is well below the national […]

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Under 21 and bored

If you’re under 21, or think the bars aren’t the place that you want to be seen, then here is the guide for you: The minor’s guide to SLO living. During the school year, there are plenty of things to do if you are bored.    Sports Cal Poly has a full array of Division […]



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