Taming the wild: Mustangs prepare to take the field as live mascots

Residing in stall 13 is the biggest superstar on campus: Moonstar, a mustang — donated by a Cal Poly alumnus —that’s being trained by students to become the university’s live mascot.

Learn By Doing video faces controversy

A video focusing on both Cal Poly’s international student population and Learn By Doing culture went viral on campus earlier this year — but some complained when Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts (CLA) wasn’t included in the video.

Cal Poly Sweet Hickory BBQ Sauce hits stores

Aryn Sanderson asanderson@mustangdaily.net Mmm! Finger-lickin’ good! Cal Poly’s new Sweet Hickory BBQ Sauce hit markets Feb. 12, and pulled pork will never be the same. In true Learn by Doing fashion, the university’s barbecue sauce is student-created, student-run and student-produced.…

Auto engineers look to improve presentation

Carly Cady Special to the Mustang Daily The Society of Automotive Engineers Baja Team has been good with wrenches in competition, but not as good with words. While the team has done well building the vehicles, it has consistently lost…

Success Fee direction under debate

The Student Success Fee Allocation Advisory Committee is on its way to having a budget recommendation prepared by the end of the quarter. Associated Students, Inc. President Kiyana Tabrizi said she is prepared to make unpopular choices to help the university.…

Oh baby, baby: professor to study pregnancy weight in mothers

The National Institutes of Health awarded Cal Poly kinesiology professor Suzanne Phelan a $3 million grant this past summer to conduct research on low-income mothers. The research, which will be done over the course of five years, will study the…

Chase bank opens new branch in UU

Chase opened a new branch of its bank on Cal Poly’s campus Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the first floor of the University Union (UU). The ceremony featured Chase executives, Cal Poly administrators and Associated Students, Inc. (ASI)…

Cal Poly offers hybrid courses

Statistics professor Beth Chance is learning how to redesign a class. She began teaching a hybrid STAT 217 course last spring; this quarter she is learning what she might change as a teacher.