Cuesta College confident after accreditation review

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net Cuesta College’s long struggle to maintain the community college’s accredited status drew to a close last month during the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ (ACCJC) visit this October. The local community college has been at…

CFA: White’s pay cut ‘great signal’

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net Incoming California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy White is taking the public education system’s budget problems to heart, demonstrated last week by asking for a 10 percent cut in his salary. White, who will become CSU chancellor…

Cal Poly looks for space

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net University Housing is asking for students’ input in a new survey sent to Cal Poly students via email this week. The survey is one of the first steps University Housing is taking to improve the on-campus experience…

Obama again chosen by youth vote

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net Cal Poly Democrats President Kayla Clark never could have predicted the results of Tuesday night’s election. The political science sophomore, along with the rest of the election viewing party attendees at The Graduate, was confident before polls…

Getting to know the SLO mayoral candidates

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net San Luis Obispo voters face three choices for mayor this election season: current mayor Jan Marx, local architect Steve Barasch and modern-day Don Quixote rebel Don Hedrick. The Incumbent The most well known of this year’s mayoral…

Of Pages and PIN pads: Barnes & Noble PIN pads hacked

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net National bookseller Barnes & Noble discontinued use of its in-store PIN pads at all 700 locations nationwide after announcing last week that PIN pads in 63 stores had been hacked. Hackers compromised one pin pad in each…

Event-parking restrictions leave students upset

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net Agricultural science senior Elida Moore is five minutes late to class as she drives onto campus. Moore isn’t worried though. She’ll simply park in the Grand Avenue parking structure by the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center (PAC)…

Risky club business

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net October for most Cal Poly students means Halloween costumes, candy, midterms and jack-o’-lanterns. For Cal Poly clubs, though, October is also the month to renew their charters with Student Life and Leadership (SLL), and secure them school…

Here comes the court

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net Homecoming is a time for alumni to return to their alma mater for football games, school spirit and, of course, the court. Each year, every college has the opportunity to nominate two of its finest students as…

WARNING: No staff/faculty allowed

Victoria Billings victoriabillings.md@gmail.com Faculty and staff are facing off against the Cal Poly athletic department in a dispute over who has the right to use Mott Gym’s lockers and shower facilities. In the past, Cal Poly employees have made use…

DUI checkpoint ahead

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net Grand Avenue lit up like a Christmas tree Sept. 28, as Cal Poly University Police (UPD) conducted a driving under the influence (DUI) checkpoint from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday morning. Cars stopped single file on…