Olivia DeGennaro [follow id= “LivDeGennaro”] Mustang News reporter Olivia DeGennaro takes a taste test at local study spot, SLO Donut Company.
When Jacob and Jessie Pickering set out to open a doughnut shop, they knew they wanted to do things differently. Jessie’s family had been in the doughnut business for quite some time, but she didn’t want to follow in her family’s footsteps exactly.
The 2012 Great Donut Massacre competition, a Greek Week event, raised money for Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County’s Head Start program. Contestants from different sororities and fraternities competed in four categories: men’s and women’s powdered doughnuts, and men’s and women’s devil cake doughnuts.
The greater San Luis Obispo area has an abundance of off-campus study spots, just waiting to be occupied by studying students who need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the University Union and the Robert E .…