BLOG: Don’t forget to eat those carbohydrates

As the saying goes, “you are what you eat,” but how about what you don’t eat? While cutting out carbohydrates from a diet might whittle down one’s mid-section, it could leave people with decreased memory skills, according to a study by Tufts University.

BLOG: Hot sauce or expletives?

My mom followed the old adage of “use dirty language, wash your mouth out with soap,” with her own modern twist. She was concerned about what eating soap would do to her kids, so instead we were forced to drip spicy Tabasco sauce on our tongues. I can still remember the sting. It wasn’t until now that I learned swearing could actually help that pain.

Blog: Big brother or big help?

A new traffic camera in Santa Barbara is one of more than a thousand that have been placed on Californian highways.

BLOG: CFA votes in favor of furloughs

The voting period closed Wednesday with 54 percent members voting ‘yes’ and 46 percent voting ‘no’ for the furloughs. In total, 68 percent of eligible voters cast a ballot — about 8,880 members.

Word on the Street: What minor would you create?

See what Cal Poly students are thinking in this week’s Word on the Street.

CFA and students clash with chancellor

Students for Quality Education are planning a 48 hour protest/vigil at the chancellor’s office in Long Beach starting Sunday up to the meeting on Tuesday.

BLOG: Times New Romans Competition

Most of you use it daily. But have you ever given thought to what your typeface says about you? The standard for Microsoft Word until 2007, Times New Roman was developed around 1930.

BLOG: Coming soon 12:34:56 7/8/9

I have been reading lately that at just half past noon on July 8, something will happen that will only take place once over the course of a millennium. The moment is 12:34:56 on 7/8/9.

BLOG: Medicine advances could increase life span

In his most recent medical accomplishments, Dr. Anthony Atala has successfully created cells, tissues and organs for patients by using the patients’ very own cells to create new body parts.

BLOG: Morro Bay laser show didn’t impress

This year was the first year Morro Bay hosted a laser light show instead of a traditional Fourth of July fireworks show. Overall, it doesn’t even compare to a traditional fireworks show.

BLOG: Alleged armed robbery at local student apartments

San Luis Obispo police responded to a report of robbery at gunpoint at Mustang Village Apartments Tuesday night where three suspects allegedly entered an apartment to rob occupants of narcotics.