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Horses trained by students, sold by students: The Quarter Horse Enterprise and Cal Poly Performance Horse Sale

Smooth and Snappy. Nine Ball Wild Card. Cowboys Fancy Sage. Wednesday Corona. WW Colonel Hawkinson. Hes All Wright. Miss Jackson. Smooth Jaguar. Bullet Proof Boon. Willie Was Colonel. Call Me A Pepto.  What could all of these words have in common? These are the official registered names of some of the horses that will be […]

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Former Chancellor Joseph Castro has a guaranteed faculty position — at Cal Poly SLO 

Several Cal State University employee contracts include a policy that guarantees them a backup job somewhere in the CSU system. For resigned CSU Chancellor Joseph Castro, that position is a tenured faculty role in Cal Poly’s very own Orfalea College of Business. Castro resigned as Chancellor in February after USA Today published an investigation into […]

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“What is going on? Why does it smell like smoke?”: fire in Yosemite tower 6 forces students to evacuate

Rory Bruton was fast asleep when he was awoken by a blaring loud noise around 3 a.m. Thursday morning. It was the fire alarm. “Nobody was expecting it. Everybody was just sound asleep and just enjoying their dreams and then,” Bruton said, imitating a crash-like sound. “Blasted lights blaring, smoke coming up our noses. It […]

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Student sues CSU to demand refund for student fees

Students from California universities are demanding refunds for mandatory student fees in a class-action lawsuit filed Monday, after campuses across the country shifted to online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawsuit was filed by Sonoma State University student Akayla Miller in Los Angeles and Oakland federal courts and alleged that UC and CSU universities owe […]