American Summer

The house did not belong to them, but the dream was all their own.

War Story

Rhiannon Kelly is an English freshman and Mustang Daily fiction contributor. The only thing he knew for certain was that he was dying. It seemed so long ago that he’d somehow found himself at the base, running through a battery…

A poet, an engineer, an author — but above all, he is himself

Allison Montroy “When I was born, a pack of wolves was brought to its knees.” He takes a deep breath. “Frosted fur, whistling in the blizzard, they nosed at the mural painted by my mother’s blood and whimpered something…

Faculty and students to share love poems

Hannah Croft Cal Poly students and community members can start Valentine’s Day early this year. The annual Loverspeak poetry reading comes to campus on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Loverspeak is a fundraiser for “Byzantium,” Cal Poly’s literary annual,…

Sometimes it’s not so easy to “Love the One You’re With”

He loves me, he loves me not. If you love something, set it free. You only hurt the one you love. Love conquers all. We’ve all heard these clichés a million times.

Memoir reveals life of an abandoned foster child

In her memoir, “Three Little Words,” Rhodes-Courter reveals the realities and failings of life in foster care in a harshly honest tone.