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…

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…

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…