Truth in Advertising Act gains momentum, then stalls

Lindsy Mobley [follow id=”lindsy_mobley”] Most advertisements, if not all, are Photoshopped. The advertisements that discretely land in our peripheral vision with our every turn are usually undeniably airbrushed. And yet, even knowing this, we all idolize, idealize and fantasize about…

Lois Capps talks energy, tuition with students on campus

Congresswoman Lois Capps (D-CA) visited Cal Poly in a forum titled “Coffee Conversations with Congresswoman Capps” on Wednesday afternoon.

Rep. Capps to meet with ASI on Wednesday

“There are many federal issues that affect our universities, from student financial aid issues, federal research funding, to serving undocumented students, and addressing school safety,” Capps said in a press release announcing the meeting.

Armstrong, Colombini talk financial aid, roses with Rep. Lois Capps

The meeting was part of California State University (CSU) Hill Day, with representatives and students from more than half of the 23 CSU universities advocating for system-wide issues.

Rep. Capps slams Republicans for government shutdown

For Lois Capps (D-CA), who represents much of the Central Coast in Washington, D.C., the end of the shutdown marked the finale to “ridiculous…pain and disruption.”

San Luis Obispo residents debate gun control

Sara Natividad Barack Obama’s proposal for stricter national gun control stirred a mix of emotions from both pro-Second Amendment and gun control advocates living in San Luis Obispo earlier this month. Many from both sides agree that hunting and…

Obama again chosen by youth vote

Victoria Billings Cal Poly Democrats President Kayla Clark never could have predicted the results of Tuesday night’s election. The political science sophomore, along with the rest of the election viewing party attendees at The Graduate, was confident before polls…

SLOw election results ahead as votes counted

Victoria Billings Residents in the 24th congressional district (San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County and a sliver of Ventura County) were prepared for a long wait to learn the final tally of the highly-contested district seat, but were…

Capps and Maldonado face off for seat in congress

Laura Pezzini The race to be elected California’s 23rd district congressman between current congresswoman Lois Capps and former California Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado is a heated one. Both candidates not only have extensive political experience, but also have experience…