Remembering Gene Lenz

I would really like to thank Tonya Strickland for writing a wonderful article in memory of Gene Lenz, former Cal Poly swimmer and Olympian. I have known Gene for the last four years and I felt honored to have met…

Grow up people

Ever since the whole ordeal began about the Cal Poly Salsa Club’s posters, I have been greatly amused by all the antics of these men and women who firmly believe in the idea of censorship. I could completely understand the…

Bush bashing has gotten ridiculous

In Tuesday’s paper, an editorial referred to Deputy Prime Minister Shaath’s claim that George Bush said he thought God was speaking directly to him. This led to his decisions regarding Iraq, Afghanistan and the War on Terror. This supposedly occurred…

Only in America

It’s Tuesday morning and I’m riding my bike to school. Admittedly, I’m riding on the sidewalk and have just run two stop signs in the bike lane, when a cop comes running over full speed and jumps in front of…

Training citizens beyond undergraduate degrees is a bad thing?

Training citizens beyond undergraduate degrees is a bad thing? I am so pleased that professor Devore from the statistics department acknowledges, in his letter to the editor (October 19), that “History is a wonderful discipline.” I am also pleased to…

Lies, lies and damn statistics

Professor Devore, chair for the department of statistics, is concerned that the addition of a master’s degree program in history will muddle the stellar technical reputation of his beloved institution. He asks, “Does Cal Poly really need a master’s degree…

A perfect duo

History is a wonderful discipline, and I have great respect for those who teach and/or study it. However, does Cal Poly really need a master’s degree program in the discipline? All the information I have gleaned from various news sources…

Do not enforce your morality on me

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of defenses and complaints about the CPSalsa posters. In fact, I’m reading Mark Egan’s right now (yup, I’m later than you are Mark). I must say, I agree with his argument on love, but…

A message from Musty

Musty the Mustang here; inviting everyone to come up with me and the Mustang Maniacs to watch the football team take on UC Davis next weekend (October 28th and 29th). The Horseshoe Classic is in Davis this year and we…

A perfect duo

A perfect duo Hillary vs. Condoleezza. I didn’t think of it, but once I heard it said, it made all too much sense. How else can it go? Who else could beat the other? And what a historic race it…

Addressing domestic problems first is completely reasonable

Addressing domestic problems first is completely reasonable Do you honestly believe that the president of the United States has the power to hide international news to bolster popularity ratings? You might as well accuse him of causing the earthquake to…