Come on Cal Poly, make your voices heard and represent

On Thursday, October 27th, myself and six other representatives from Cal Poly attended a CSU board of trustees meeting in Long Beach. We were part of a statewide CSU student movement to prevent the continued unfair taxation of students through…

The truth is, liberal studies majors really just want to find husbands

I am so tired of liberal studies majors getting so fired up about being called MRS majors. Why deny the truth? We all came into Cal Poly with one intention; to snag a soon-to-be well-to-do engineer, architect or businessman and…

From Polyratings to Gap, it is a race to the bottom

Khaled Hal Saad Registration for winter quarter began last Thursday. If you're like me, you have a list of web bookmarks at hand: one for POWER, Half.com … and Polyratings.com. Conceived by fellow computer scientists, Polyratings is the premier source…

Flu blues: It's that time of year again

Jessica Dean and Robin Rodriguez Hey Cal Poly! Go get your flu shot! Your parents aren’t here, so we’ll tell you for them. Why? Because we care, that’s why! Each year about 36,000 Americans die from complications due to the…

Candles, Music-and a Phone Call

Janice Edman             No two girls are alike, as any guy who’s been through the dating scene knows.  But what a surprisingly large amount of guys don’t know is that there are universal gestures of adoration that every girl is…

Top 5 don'ts of sex

Daniel Gingras I awoke in the middle of the night, wrenched in terror, the vision of Talk Sex’s Sue Johansson still burnt in my mind. She was flailing a menacing dildo at me and prophesizing the epic sexual impact that…

Rancer's Recipes 10-27-05

Emily Rancer Since Halloween’s almost here, store shelves are piled with cheap candy. So dammit, go for that bag of Reese’s miniature cups because you can use them to make, as one of my friends said, a “f*ckin’ delicious” dessert.…

Completely whorified

Emily Rancer As my roommate Julie leapt for her FedEx package, she squealed, “Ooh, it must be my Halloween costume!” After ordering it online the week before, she told me it was a cute sailor’s outfit. From her description, it…

The Outdoor Gunn 10-26-05

It’s a 15-minute drive through Los Osos to Montana de Oro State Park, a beautiful recreation area that bolsters some of the county’s most beautiful scenery. The park, however, is not just a hiking paradise; it is also home to…

Los Angeles Times stirs up the pot

New topic already, jeees. Hmm … politics, religion, SLO repression? As catchy as those topics are they have been done before. Let’s try a new topic and see how it goes. The Los Angeles Times a few weeks ago reported…

Student fees and the future of higher education

Tyler Middlestadt At the crossroads between reality and ideology, the intersection between vision and ability, and the boiling point between satisfaction and outrage, student fees exist as a necessary source of revenue and an inevitable source of contention within the…