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…

Frankly Speaking 10-26-05

Frank Stranzl Well, last weekend sucked, to put it frankly. The football team should have won, the volleyball team could have won and the men’s soccer team has not won (a Big West Conference game). The lone bright spot is…

Discriminating the American way

Jack Ingram It is a good thing that discrimination doesn’t exist. When I heard the other day that Gov. Schwarzenegger recently vetoed the Religious Freedom & Civil Marriage Protection Act (a.k.a. A.B. 849), thus denying homosexuals the same rights as…

Modesty is the best showoff

The CPSalsa posters are inappropriate, and for the exact opposite reasons that many of the recent letters to the Mustang Daily have ridiculed. The human body is a beautiful thing. It is something that is to be kept healthy and…

Where are our armed prophets?

Khaled Hal Saad Eighty-eight years ago to the day marks the height of the Russian Revolution and the beginning of a long slog to Russian superpower status. Often ignored, was the raw intellectual and tireless contributions of one of Russia’s…

A brave new movement

In the wake of bad publicity that followed the Cal Poly Salsa Club fliers that sadly ended in a censorship issue … (hey, I’m not at all suggesting that we emulate Berkeley or anything, but what about the First Amendment?…

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…

Smart eating on campus

Jessica Dean and Robin Rodriguez So you’ve made it to Cal Poly and you’re living in the dorms away from friends, family and, most importantly, Mom’s home cooking. While it may seem like it’s your time to go all out…

Rancer's Recipes 10-20-05

Emily Rancer Apples and honey are a great combination. But when you also throw tender chicken into the mix, all three become powerfully better. By altering a recipe for apple honey sauce and then incorporating chicken, I found an entirely…

Sex, love and alcohol

Daniel Gingras What an amazing thing it is to be a college student in the 21st century. We stuff our brains, livers and suitcases to the point of explosion. We indulge in guilty pleasures like “text messaging” and “drunk-dialing.” We…

Sex and European cities

Janice Edman My sophomore year, I took a class where we held panel discussions at the end of the term dealing with topics like abortion, politics and one that particularly interested me: American morality. A few people presenting the panel…