Surf’s up, Cal Poly

Surfer Magazine chose Cal Poly as one of the top 10 surf schools in the U.S. in an article published this month.

Attack of the Android apps: students create applications for class competition

Six Cal Poly students came out with top prizes in the Android App Contest sponsored by Intuit last quarter.

CSU Board of Trustees discusses financials

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees met on Jan. 25 and 26 for the first time since Governor Jerry Brown took office and proposed the $500 million cut in funding.

Group encourages students to vote

SLO Get Out The Vote is a non-partisan organization dedicated to getting the students of Cal Poly registered to vote in the state of California and with the deadline to register coming up on Oct. 18, they are calling the students to action.

With a General Election coming up on Nov. 2, now it is as important as ever for the students to get their voices heard.

Bed bugs found in dorms as recently as this past summer

Bed bugs have plagued the nation’s hotels, apartments and dorms for many years. Within the past year, the pests have infested Poly Canyon, Cerro Vista Apartments and Santa Lucia Hall.

The Great Recession officially ends

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NEBR) announced this past summer that the Great Recession that began in December 2007 is over after 18 months.

Gov. Schwarzenegger vetoes the Higher Education Transparency Bill

The books for the Cal Poly Foundation and the Cal Poly Corporation will remain closed after California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, vetoed The Higher Education Transparency Bill last Thursday.

Noise ordinances: fair to students or targeting the college population?

The noise ordinances in San Luis Obispo have made many students feel targeted while San Luis Obispo police felt it was a necessary step to help calm down the neighborhood.

Women’s volleyball set to start conference play

Cal Poly women’s volleyball has already tallied more wins during their preseason than they did in the entire 2009 season. Currently, the Mustangs have an 11-3 record compared to a 9-20 record from the previous season.

Out with the new and in with the old — Downtown Brewing Co. reverts back to SLO Brewing Co.

The place known to many Cal Poly students as DTB will be undergoing changes such as a renovation of the upstairs restaurant and a name change to SLO Brewing Co.

Whooping Cough continues to plague San Luis Obispo

The state of California has been battling a pertussis outbreak since February. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is highly contagious and a big issue in the San Luis Obispo area.