UCSB warns ‘out-of-towners’ to stay away for Halloween festivities

Halloween at Isla Vista, one of the most famous college parties in California, draws tens of thousands party-goers each year. However, UC Santa Barbara doesn’t want the extra people.

Confusion over government shutdown

The government shutdown is leaving students confused about what campus offices are operating and what offices are closed.

Behind the scenes of sexual assault

Safer is fighting a misconception that college campuses don’t reprimand students found guilty of sexual assault.

Cal Poly escapes immediate effects of government shutdown

The United States federal government officially shut down at midnight eastern time last night, leading to furloughs of thousands of government employees, including more than 90 percent of the Department of Education’s staff.

They’re here: Largest freshman class hits Cal Poly

Cal Poly recently welcomed the largest freshman class in university history, sparking changes affecting agencies across campus.

Faces of WOW: The students behind the scenes

For Orientation Programs, Week of Welcome (WOW) is perhaps the biggest event of the year. However, being a WOWie isn’t the only way to be involved.

Sullivan Grosz: Friend, leader, student of the game

Jacob Lauing jacoblauing.md@gmail.com “How late am I?” he said with a smile. Coming from a guy who’s played four different positions since high school, trained with professional football players in the offseason and is a business administration major with a…

How dry is Cal Poly?

Samantha Sullivan samanthasullivan.md@gmail.com As most are well aware, Cal Poly does not allow students to drink on campus. University policy says Cal Poly is a dry campus. However, exceptions can be found for special events, university housing and programs. Vice…

We meet in SLO

Songwriter Tyrone Wells will bring pop-rock flavor and acoustic sound to SLO Brewing Co. (SLO Brew) Tuesday. Where We Meet, Wells newest album, hit the shelves in March. His fourth full-length album cracked the top 10 list on iTunes and…

Saving the sea one shirt at a time

It all began in sixth grade, when Caine Fair started a skimboarding competition to save the sea. That skimboarding competition lasted until he was a junior in high school and went on to raise $6,000 for the Surfrider Foundation, an…

Celebrate Earth Day with local green organizations

Hundreds of miles from the hustle-and-bustle of Los Angeles and San Francisco, it’s no surprise that scenic San Luis Obispo provides residents with a variety of ways to help the outdoor environment. SLO Green Build    Lana Adams, executive director…