Delta Sigma Phi member arrested on suspicion of drug sale and possession

The San Luis Obispo police department has arrested nutrition senior Gear McMillan, a member of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity, on charges of possessing marijuana for sales and the possession of a controlled substance in the form of non-prescription medication.

Cal Poly Athletics director talks changes to drug testing policy

There have been ongoing discussions within Athletics about possibly expanding its current drug testing policy.

Get musical with 'Rock of Ages' at the PAC

Musical Rock of Ages is coming to the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center.

Along for the ride

I didn’t know if I was supposed to be nervous. I wondered if I needed to be.

Officer discusses “Decision Making and the Law” class

“Decision Making and the Law” is a class for Cal Poly students who commit offenses ranging from alcohol and drug violations to truancy, according to the University Police Department (UPD) website. A student who committed such an act would be…

Cow pee, drugs help Society of Women Engineers in conference win

Recovering pharmaceutical drugs from cow pee — that’s what Cal Poly’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) chapter did to win third place at the annual SWE conference Team Tech competition this past month.

The ins and outs of drug testing in the workplace

With public sector employment expanding exponentially, and so much of the private sector dependent upon contracting work with the state and federal government, workplace drug testing is becoming more common.

Distinguished scholar and scientist presents at Baker Forum

Dr. Walter Moos, a biotech executive, presented “The Dollars and Sense of Pharmaceutical Innovation: Saving Lives Through Drug Discovery” Sunday in Alex and Faye Spanos Theatre as part of the biennial Baker Forum.

Students go wild during Week of Welcome

The University Police Department (UPD) gave 42 citations and arrested 43 people between move-in day Sept. 12 and Sept. 21.

Marijuana-related violence on the rise in SLO

Two marijuana-related crimes have struck San Luis Obispo County in the past three weeks.

An academic edge with potential for addiction

Especially in the college environment, the use of Adderall is seen as socially acceptable, similar to binge drinking on the weekends. Like all other ADHD and ADD prescription drugs it’s a central nervous system stimulant. It allows users’ brains to concentrate more efficiently because it increases the levels of dopamine and norepinephrine.