Matthew Hurlbutt memorial planned for Tuesday

Friends of Cal Poly industrial engineering junior Matthew Hurlbutt have planned a memorial service for tomorrow, April 13 in Philips Hall at the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center at 11 a.m.

Stanford law professor speaks about neuroscience

Stanford law professor, Hank Greely gave a lecture entitled “Neuroscience: scientific revolutions, social challenges” in Cal Poly’s Philips Hall Friday afternoon.

Four juveniles arrested for possession of explosive devices

On April 2 at approximately 10:30 p.m. the San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding disorderly subjects in the area of Pacific and Archer Streets.

Theta Chi house catches fire

The Theta Chi Fraternity house, located on the corner of Upham and Chorro Streets, caught fire around noon today.

International Film Festival to take over downtown Friday

The 16th annual International San Luis Obispo Film Festival begins on Friday with ten days of movies, wines and workshops.

Students, faculty protest budget cuts

“Fire the politicians, not the teachers” read one woman’s sign at a rally outside Senator Maldonado’s office in San Luis Obispo, one of 100’s of events that took place all over California and the rest of the nation on March 4, “a day of action for public education”.

BLOG: Amateur radio club’s hidden lair

The Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club is well-hidden behind a wooden wall behind the Engineering East building. Behind the wall, the club utilizes a high frequency antenna tower which can extend up to 80-feet in the air.

The body became a canvas at “Embodiment”

Turning local bodies into canvass for artists by using paint and props, “Embodiment” is hosted by Native Lounge every Thursday night at 8:00 pm for a month beginning Jan.28.

Local astronomer talks about climate science

The Central Coast Astronomical Society (CCAS) hosted Dr. Ray Waymann of Atascadero who presented on “Astronomy’s Role in Climate Science” last week at the United Methodist Church in San Luis Obispo.

Earthquakes remain at core of public eye

With constant tectonic activity happening below our feet and the potential for catastrophe like that which befell Haiti on January 13th, scientists and engineers are finding new ways to prepare for the inevitable.

Downtown businesses facing hard times

Downtown businesses face difficult times in the current economy and about two dozen businesses have closed in the past year.