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Cal Poly student finds money in honey

The most difficult part about launching a beekeeping business isn’t avoiding getting stung, according to local beekeeper and business owner, Ross Berger; it’s coming up with a company name. “Our friend called us up and said, ‘I’ve got a name for you guys,’ — it was like three in the morning — ‘The Humble Bumble!’” […]

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No place like home

When Ali Shaban arrived in class on Feb. 20, he did not know whether his family was alive or dead. Shaban, an electrical engineering professor at Cal Poly, grew up in Libya before moving to the United States to earn his doctorate in electrical engineering. For more than 40 years, Libyan civilians were under the […]

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Record-breaking rush wraps up recruitment

Cal Poly sororities are more popular this year than ever before, if the record-breaking number of new recruits means anything. Six hundred and eighty-three students signed up to participate in this fall’s Panhellenic sorority recruitment. Of these girls, 518 accepted invitations to particular sororities. This is the highest number in Cal Poly’s Panhellenic history. There […]

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Third provost candidate addresses Cal Poly

Provost candidate Brenda Case Scheer addressed Cal Poly faculty and staff at the third of four provost forums held by the Cal Poly Consultative Search Committee on Tuesday morning.  Once again, diversity and interdisciplinary programs were among the issues addressed. Scheer began the discussion by highlighting some of her accomplishments as dean of the college […]

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Acclaimed author to address Cal Poly

Caryl Phillips, an international award winning author and scholar, will speak to students about racism, identity, inclusivity and his new book “Color Me English: Migration and Belonging Before and After 9/11” at Cal Poly’s University Union on Oct. 6. “Color Me English,” which Phillips released this July, has received praise both statewide and abroad and was […]



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