Dreaming of safe play: Student startup swings without borders

It started as an internship for landscape architecture seniors Michael Aguas and Nicholas Tuttle. By the end, it became a dream.

Student startups accelerate to new beginnings

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) is finishing up its fourth year of existence. For the first time in its history, it inducted a nonprofit into its 2014 SLO HotHouse Accelerator Program.

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…

Sleep on it: why students need shuteye

Sam Gilbert is a journalism sophomore and Mustang Daily health columnist. Week five really brings a plethora of emotions. Sure, we’re only five weeks away from the most beautiful season of the year, but we’re also dealing with the ugliest…

A poet, an engineer, an author — but above all, he is himself

Allison Montroy amontroy@mustangdaily.net “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…

New awareness for veterans on campus

Cal Poly psychology junior Aaron De Sal wandered around campus during last spring’s open house, searching for something that did not exist. He had just finished his community college career, and Cal Poly seemed like the ideal school, except for…

BREAKING: Cal Poly alumnus dies in Baja plane crash

Cal Poly biological sciences alumnus Andrew Thiel died Friday, Oct. 15, when a single-engine plane went down in Baja California, Mexico, killing its crew which included members of the non-profit organization Flying Samaritans.

Cal Poly offers many ways to give back

In the 2007-2008 school year at Cal Poly, an estimated 9,500 students performed 223,525 hours of volunteer work in and around San Luis Obispo.

Cal Poly student wins $49,493 on Wheel of Fortune

Katie Berger, a biological sciences senior will appear on Wheel of Fortune tonight as the blue contestant. She first tried out over a year ago at an audition in Paso Robles.

Students create social networking site

Third year Industrial Engineering major Johnson Nakano has created a social networking site exclusive to Cal Poly students. The site is event based and acts as a medium of find out what is going on in SLO.

Sophomore forward Jordan Lewis makes “poetry” on the basketball court

Jordan Lewis is quickly becoming one of the go-to players on the Cal Poly men’s basketball team this season thanks in part to his drive and work ethic.