Mustang News Homecoming Edition, November 14, 2013

Olivia DeGennaro [follow id= “LivDeGennaro”] Mustang News anchor Olivia DeGennaro tells you everything you need to know about this weekend’s homecoming events at Cal Poly.

Armstrong’s spirit of leadership

Displaying his Mustang pride with an endless supply of high fives, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong is practically a famed figure on campus.

The history of homecoming

Cal Poly celebrates homecoming every year as a way to bring current students and alumni together for a spirited and eventful weekend.

Homecoming: Mustangs come home

Kassi Luja kassiluja.md@gmail.com Many universities across the country celebrate homecoming, a tradition uniting a college’s alumni and current students. At Cal Poly, this tradition dates back more than 100 years. This weekend marks the 103rd California Polytechnic State University homecoming.…

Here comes the court

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net Homecoming is a time for alumni to return to their alma mater for football games, school spirit and, of course, the court. Each year, every college has the opportunity to nominate two of its finest students as…

A snapshot of homecoming events

Kelly Trom kellytrom.md@gmail.com Homecoming is a time for current Cal Poly students, as well as past alumni, to come together and reconnect. This year, homecoming will bring the continuance of old traditions and the creation of new traditions to the…

Greeks gone royal: the passing of the crown

Allison Montroy amontroy@mustangdaily.net Business administration senior Heather Hays walked the field as royalty a year ago. Cal Poly royalty, that is. A member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity, Hays spent her 2011 homecoming…

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Biggest rivalry in college soccer returns to Spanos Stadium

Five years ago, a Friday night soccer match could hardly be considered the biggest sporting event of the year. But when the Gauchos come to town tonight, a full house will watch the men’s soccer team take the field at…

Cal Poly's first female students reminisce

Fifty-five years ago, Cal Poly was not entirely different from how it is now. It was still known primarily as an agricultural and engineering school. Even then, students were constantly finding ways to get around the rules set out for…

Don't miss out: Get spirited away this week

Leila Durmaz is a journalism freshman and Mustang Daily freshman columnist. I came from a high school with minimal school spirit. You know how some high schools have spirit weeks where every day has a theme such as “Twin Day”…

Q&A: The man behind the mascot

Walking tall with a giant smile, unkempt hair and cartoonish school spirit, environmental sciences senior Keegan Aspelund could be mistaken for Cal Poly’s own Musty the Mustang. In fact, the two are one and the same, and have been since…