The cast of the indie classic “Napoleon Dynamite” came to campus Feb. 4 for a screening of the film and Q&A session. The cast is on tour in honor of the film’s 15th anniversary. Jon Heder, who played Napoleon Dynamite, Jon Gries, who played Uncle Rico, and Efren Ramirez, who played Pedro, came to the […]
Toilet seat picture frames, abalone shell arches and tire rim pillars are just a few components making up what Cambria residents call Nitt Witt Ridge – or the anti-Hearst Castle.
After meeting at this year’s Week of Welcome (WOW), two students realized they both had unique talents that could mesh together to create something even better. Business junior Tyler Boylan and sociology junior Emma Veach formed a business selling hand-crafted tie-dye garments. “Our brand is called Eye’d Dye 4 U,” Veach said. Veach said she […]
If you walked into the University Art Gallery last May, you likely would have seen evocative art that touched on roles of race and gender created by art and design senior Luke Francis Austin. In one of their most well-known pieces, “Finger Bang,” Austin depicted themself engaging in a sexual act with two versions of […]
Donning a blond wig, a form-fitting orange dress and six-inch heels, Jordan Collins prepared to step into the spotlight one last time. At the tail end of their five-hour transformation process, the microbiology senior spritzed their blond curls with hairspray and checked themself in a mirror backstage of Chumash Auditorium. Soon, Collins would no longer […]
Almost 7,500 people have signed a petition on Change.org to stop Cal Poly’s rebrand. Such a rebrand was essential, however, to one particular person – the designer of the last Cal Poly logo. Pierre Rademaker designed both the Cal Poly seal and shield, while also teaching graphic design at the university for 14 years. Rademaker […]
Armed with just a 16-millimeter camera and more than 700 feet of film, art and design sophomore Jo Anna Edmison spent her summer recording strangers surfing and skateboarding. On the sunny boardwalks of Venice Beach, Edmison began to piece together her original film, “Stoke Chasers.” In each dreamy, sun-kissed frame, not only does she hope […]
Instead of the photo display, paintings or sculptures that usually decorate the walls of the University Art Gallery, long sheets of paper are taped to the walls. Students are now taking their creative visions and putting them on display for the campus to see. Cal Poly’s first Draw-A-Thon is a chance for students to come and […]
Looking to switch things up in your schedule or to try something new? Delve into what is happening in SLO this weekend. Friday, Feb. 22 SLO Craft Beer Fest Immerse yourself in a wonderland of craft beer and enjoy complimentary food samples and educational beer seminars. 21+ Alex Madonna Expo Center Feb. 22-23 $35-90 Change […]
Changes to LIB times are the main reason as to why Cal Poly students are no longer attending the festival as planned.
A new and intriguing visual arts installation has arrived at Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery and is free to the public for a limited time.