Draft Debacle

Bradford Applin Decisions, decisions. Here at Cal Poly, we’ve been making quite a few of them this week. No, I’m not talking about whether or not to randomly bubble in “B” or “C” on your midterm, I’m talking about the…

The three gems of the Central Coast

Chris Gunn A gust of wind ruffles your hair. To your left, downtown San Luis Obispo sits active and bustling with afternoon traffic. To your right, the calm of the end of Broad Street with open expanses of grassy fields,…

Kayaking on the Central Coast

brittny peloquin The sun broke through an overcast sky as it sank toward the horizon in Morro Bay. An easy breeze blew across the bay. Two girls navigated their kayak around the boats that were docked out in the water…

Wildflower weekend at a glance

louise dolby Cal Poly’s Triathlon Team will be competing with some of the best tri-athletes in the world this weekend when Lake San Antonio welcomes the Wildflower Triathlon Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7. An immensely popular event among…

Rugby not a foreign affair at Cal Poly

Lauren Zahner Rugby is a poorly-known sport to most Americans. The terms hooker, maul, flanker, grubber and dummy conjure up little more than vague images of an edge-of-your-seat murder mystery. Yet, to a few enlightened Cal Poly students, those words…

Mustangs fall in 'elite eight' of national tourney

Cal Poly’s rugby team lost to Brigham Young University 55-7 in the elite eight of the national playoffs at Berkeley Saturday after defeating the Purdue Boilermakers in the sweet 16 the day before. This was the fifth time in the…

Gauchos out-duel Cal Poly track

A shorthanded Cal Poly men’s and women’s track and field squad lost dual meets to Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday. However, warm weather and a competitive atmosphere contributed to several top-notch performances. Three Mustang men, including Chris…

Poly Players With Carol Erickson

Kendra Deutsche Carol Erickson has helped pull the Cal Poly women’s tennis team to an 11-9 record overall this season, with a 5-2 Big West record. She has a 19-8 individual record. Erickson, a business junior, consistently helps lead the…

Gocong is Philadelphia bound

whitney guenther For the second straight year, a Cal Poly football player has been selected in the third round of the National Football League Draft. Senior defensive end Chris Gocong became Cal Poly’s highest draft choice ever on Saturday afternoon,…

Eight-game win streak ends

Central Coast rival UC Santa Barbara snapped Cal Poly softball’s eight-game win streak, but only after the Mustangs won both halves of a Saturday doubleheader to clinch the series win at the Gauchos’ Campus Diamond. Cal Poly (24-20, 8-4) won…

Mustangs drop two to No. 5 Oregon State

Cal Poly lost two games to No. 5 Oregon State, 3-0 and 8-4, and beat New Mexico 6-4 in extra innings in Corvallis, Ore. Right-hander Dallas Buck and southpaw Kevin Gunderson, both junior All-Americans, combined on a seven-hit 3-0 shutout…