Are the health benefits worth the extra cost of organic food?

Is buying the organic option worth the extra money? When faced with a decision between two varieties of food, one costing less than the other, college students might be inclined to pick the cheaper option.

BLOG: Get better gas mileage

Cal Poly’s Supermileage Vehicle Team knows a thing or two about how to get the most mileage – the team’s futuristic prototype vehicle got 2752.3 mpg at the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas in 2008. Here are their tips on how to make your car more fuel-efficient.

Unidentified man robs downtown bank

Yesterday an unidentified man robbed Chase Bank on Chorro Street, police said. The man passed a note to the teller demanding money and claimed he had a gun at approximately 2:20 p.m.

U.S. debt continues to be problem

The United States has been living outside its means for quite some time now. I think most people are probably aware of this to some extent, but I’m not sure everyone understand the consequences.

Big refund, small government

American government spending has grown exponentially over the past 50 years. In 1930, the Gross Domestic Product of the United States was $91.2 billion and total federal spending was $11.9 billion.

Pollan saga highlights shortcomings in Poly’s commitment to free speech

Michael Pollan should have been the only man on stage when he came to speak at Cal Poly regarding farming sustainability last Thursday.

Housing in debt despite increased revenue

Poly Canyon is expected to bring in approximately $14 million alone. But even with this additional money there is still a very large debt and many fees.

Students waiting for financial aid, many still without books

Immediacy is ideal for processing paperwork, but diligence and careful attention are required to ensure quality and accuracy; a price paid with time.

BLOG: Spare your piggy bank, save money in SLO

Cal Poly estimated that for the 2009/2010 school year an undergraduates living on or off campus would spend $21,249. Here are some tips on how you can save money.

BLOG: Why textbooks prevail over a Kindle

The invention of Amazon’s Kindle DX is now in the market to replace paper books, I personally would never replace my heaps of textbooks for one.

BLOG: CFA votes in favor of furloughs

The voting period closed Wednesday with 54 percent members voting ‘yes’ and 46 percent voting ‘no’ for the furloughs. In total, 68 percent of eligible voters cast a ballot — about 8,880 members.