Erica Stewart, previous vice mayor of San Luis Obispo, was recently appointed mayor following former mayor Heidi Harmon’s resignation on Sept. 21. The city council voted unanimously to instate Stewart as mayor. Stewart is a Cal Poly alumna, who attended the university from 1990-1995. She began as a food science major and eventually switched to […]
Cal Poly chef brings gleaming resume to campus catering
Russell Thomas recalls a night at Lumière, an award-winning Boston restaurant he worked at in the middle of his career. His colleagues had cold-called Julia Child, who had her phone number listed in the Cambridge, Massachusetts phone book. “They called her just to show me,” Thomas said. “She picked up and they were like, ‘Hey […]
Students shooting hoops on unicycles go viral on social media
A recent video of the unicycle club has circulated around the Cal Poly community, showing unicycle club members playing basketball while atop the single-wheeled cycles.
Christopher Blevins: Racing from the desk to the dirt
If someone unknowingly sat next to Christopher Blevins in one of their classes, they wouldn’t expect him to be one of the most exciting young prospects in competitive mountain biking, or that he’s likely competing in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
BROKEN: After injuries, tragedy and death, Dillen Rocha is still rebuilding his life
This is not a comeback story.
Local emcee grows from SLO High roots
He sits on the bench in front of his old, chipped, bright yellow locker in the San Luis Obispo High School locker room. His name is painted on the wall for all county recognition as a defensive back for the 2008 football team.
The student who was built to build
Rory Aronson is a builder. He always has been — since he was a curious teen enrolled in ceramics, woodshop, metalshop and photography at Encinitas’ “arts-oriented” high school…
Clippers puts the ‘bar’ in ‘barbershop’
It’s five o’clock somewhere, and that somewhere is Clippers on Monterey Street, where you can drink a beer in the barber’s chair.
Cal Poly looks to address campus diversity
Holly Dickson email@example.com In general, Cal Poly is a school known more for its architecture and engineering programs than for diverse students, faculty and staff. That being said, this fall’s freshman class was the most ethnically diverse in school history, and students seem to think Cal Poly is paying more attention to issues regarding gender […]