Meet San Luis Obispo’s new mayor, Erica Stewart

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…

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 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,…