Success Fee direction under debate

The Student Success Fee Allocation Advisory Committee is on its way to having a budget recommendation prepared by the end of the quarter. Associated Students, Inc. President Kiyana Tabrizi said she is prepared to make unpopular choices to help the university.…

Snag Mustang swag at rummage sale

The Cal Poly Athletics Department will hold its fourth annual athletics rummage sale from 10 a.m. to noon today. Various athletic clothing and equipment will be sold at Mott Gym lawn for $2 to $3 each. Athletic equipment manager Steve Kracher founded the rummage sale…

Mustang teams prepare for season-defining matchups

With Open House taking most of the weekend spotlight, both softball and men’s tennis will still compete on campus, while the baseball team travels to Southern California for a three-game series. Men’s Tennis The Cal Poly men’s tennis team competes…

Oberhelman striving for student athlete success

Anyone walking into the office of Don Oberhelman would know right away that he is the traditional “sports guy.” Calendars for Cal Poly men’s and women’s basketball teams hang on the walls, across from photographs of Alex G. Spanos Stadium.…

Homecoming: Manglers, Maniacs and Mustangs

Sports people are generally divided into two groups: players and fans. At every game, there are those who are on the field or court making plays, and those who are in the stands cheering them on. Traditionally, the athletes themselves…

Q&A: The man behind the mascot

Walking tall with a giant smile, unkempt hair and cartoonish school spirit, environmental sciences senior Keegan Aspelund could be mistaken for Cal Poly’s own Musty the Mustang. In fact, the two are one and the same, and have been since…

SLO tourism deal helps athletics rest easy

Cal Poly Athletics signed a $25,000 deal with San Luis Obispo’s Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) to provide visiting athletes with hotel rooms in exchange for advertising. The deal, which went into effect in July, gives Cal Poly Athletics 525…

Goal in 84th minute downs Mustangs

An 84th minute strike by UC Davis forward Matt Wiesenfarth proved to be the deciding factor as Cal Poly men’s soccer (4-4-2, 1-1-0 Big West) dropped a 1-0 decision to the Aggies on Wednesday night at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.…

Sara Lancaster: More than a freshman

Twin extra-long mattresses, Vista Grande’s fine dining, getting sick the first week of school and utter confusion as to why building 33 is located next to building 1 symbolize most freshmen students’ feelings the first week at Cal Poly. While these…

Sporting events you can’t miss this fall

A review of upcoming sporting events that Mustang fans should be sure to attend.

Old-fashioned hatred: Cal Poly's athletic rivalries
The four years you spend in college will likely be among the most intellectually stimulating years of your life. You have the opportunity to learn from great professors who teach advanced calculus, bioengineering, architecture and how to interpret 16th century poetry, to…