Ash and Ember began as a simple, do-good senior project for four Cal Poly students. Now, the project is sparking empowerment and hope in the Haitian community of Montrouis.
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Making it KeyZ
Mechanical engineering sophomore Elan Timmons has been an inventor since he was seven years old. His first invention involved a pedal that was connected to the locking mechanism on his door so he could open it without using his hands.
A briefcase is placed haphazardly, wide open in the middle of the room. Sketches of circuits, a sea of tangled multicolor wires and sets of pliers overflow onto the floor.
The girl who weaves dreams
It started out at my house in my parents’ room, and I was jumping on the bed. As I was jumping, I felt a presence under the bed and realized there was a person underneath it.
The student who was built to build
Rory Aronson is a builder. He always has been — since he was a curious teen enrolled in ceramics, woodshop, metalshop and photography at Encinitas’ “arts-oriented” high school…
A chance encounter: How I came to meet Bryn Hobson
Carly Rickards firstname.lastname@example.org In the throes of a very busy fall quarter, a friend and I were craving acai bowls and good conversation — we needed an escape from the mounting stresses of school and work. We found time to meet at Sally Loo’s Wholesome Café in the middle of a warm October day, and, […]
365 days: And art to show for each one
Carly Rickards email@example.com The fading light of the late afternoon darkens Bryn Hobson’s view of the paint palette and torn piece of paper in front of him. His right hand, decorated by a red, threaded bracelet embroidered with the word “SELFLESS,” reaches to switch on a desk lamp, illuminating the swirling, splattered mess of oranges […]
A poet, an engineer, an author — but above all, he is himself
Allison Montroy firstname.lastname@example.org “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 beautiful … “ The words read like familiar friends — comfortable, worn, steady as they […]
Putting the ‘canvas’ in canvas shoes
David Liebig email@example.com At once, the colors steal your eyes. Complimentary hues blare from various canvases hung about the bedroom. The abstract swirls of color form neon octopi, dripping skulls. A banner of exotic, tessellate patterns cascades down one wall. Besides the sanitized glare of a desk lamp beating down at his work, only the […]