Unpacking the pounds: the freshman 15 demystified

While the Freshman 15 is a myth, adjusting to a new lifestyle can effect the health of first-time college students.

The Avenue evacuated due to fire

Cal Poly employees evacuated The Avenue and 19 Metro Station campus restaurants, as well as the Pre-Rec center Tuesday afternoon due to a small fire at the Chick-fil-A unit in The Avenue. No injuries were reported from the fire, but…

What's cookin' in campus dining

Campus Dining has introduced some major changes this quarter by extending hours for various venues, as well as additional food choices and new meal plan programs. These changes were implemented to increase the variety of options around campus and respond…

Defining your relationship with the food you eat

The much-anticipated week has finally arrived — the first week back to classes. I can tell you what is already going through most people’s heads. Wowies: “That was the most amazing week ever! School is so awesome!” Wow Leaders: “I’m…

Fine (campus) dining: Amid dining adaptations, students continue to question campus food practices

Campus Dining adopted a new nutrition label program to offer nutritional information in 19Metro Station, and hopes to implement the program in all Campus Dining venues. This is in addition to other efforts Campus Dining is making to offer quality food to students.

Chips and chicken and fries, oh my! Without nutritional information students favor unhealthy food choices on-campus

When walking through The Avenue, or any Cal Poly restaurant , students are faced with one simple question: what to eat? With the options of Chick-fil-A sandwiches, salads, burritos and many other options, it is a tough choice to make.

What is the Cal Poly Corporation?

The Cal Poly Corporation (CPC), which has been a part of the Cal Poly community since the 1940s, is the business body behind the recognizable El Corral Bookstore and Campus Dining, but many students do not understand exactly what it is.

Slo Sushi Girl hopes to join Campus Dining

Picturing themselves in a storefront in The Avenue tucked between Slyders and Chick-fil-A, owners of Slo Sushi Girl, Nicole Samroung and Scott Cursey, have big plans in mind for their budding sushi company. Now, with new ideas sprouting about developing…

Lost Plu$ Dollars leave some WOW leaders confused

Many Week of Welcome (WOW) leaders have voiced their anger about Plu$ Dollars earned during WOW inexplicably vanishing from their Polycards on Sept. 20, and many can’t explain why or how this happened.

Hungry? Grab your Poly Card

Cal Poly freshmen that live in on-campus residence halls are mandated to purchase a dining plan but many may not realize exactly what is included. There are three different meal plans to choose from that combine meal credits and plus dollars, so students can use their meal plan to buy almost any food available on campus.

Green spot: Cal Poly doesn’t offer much in the realm of ‘real’ food

At Cal Poly our food comes from all over the planet. As an agricultural school, one would expect we could sustain our own food consumption.