The do’s and don’ts of WOW nightlife

Benjy Egel is a journalism sophomore and Mustang Daily columnist.
Many fraternities, apartment complexes and upperclassmen will be holding parties during Week of Welcome (WOW), where new Mustangs will be invited to celebrate entering college life.

Cal Poly volunteers lend too many helping hands

Tayler Duprel taylerduprel.md@gmail.com Too many helping hands. This isn’t a typical problem in volunteer work, but is one Cal Poly currently faces with a local day of service.   The San Luis Obispo community will be participating in Make A Difference…

Mustang Band freshmen march to a different beat of WOW

While the majority of freshman will spend their WOW week playing name games, surfing or kayaking, the Mustang Band WOWies are up at 7 a.m. for band camp, rehearsing for their first gig.

Confusion arises over WOW restrictions

Following dissent over the announcement that Week of Welcome (WOW) activities will not be allowed off-campus in the fall, Coordinator of Orientation Programs and Assistant Director of Student Life and Leadership Andrene Kaiwi-Lenting released an apology letter on Wednesday, stating…

Candidate Q&A: Nha Ha

Nha Ha, a biomedical engineering senior who decided last Wednesday to run as a write-in candidate for the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) presidency, talks about accessibility to students, his plans for the California State University (CSU) and how he hopes…

Paying it forward

It’s the end of February and (I know probably everyone has said this, but it needs to be said once more) I don’t know where the time has gone. I have no idea when or how we got to the…

Freshman discovers the realities of college

I remember the last month of high school: everyone knew where they were going and absolutely everyone was talking about college. They expected an incredible amount of fun, from parties to extracurricular activities — it was all anyone talked about.…

Freshmen know the party is on Hathway Avenue

Every new school year, Cal Poly’s Week of Welcome (WOW) introduces incoming students to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and, though it may not be on the official WOW schedule, college parties. The epicenter of these college parties is Hathway…

Stampeding into college

The transition to college, as you have all heard, is difficult. Freshmen have to adapt to a completely new schedule, campus and way of life. But in the midst of all this change, we have found how to have one…

Week of Welcome walk along: the 'party streets'

A Mustang Daily reporter is invited to join University Police Department chief Bill Watton on a ride along during Cal Poly’s Week of Welcome.

Week of Welcome 2011 Photo Recap

Check out a few pics of WOW Week 2011, from WOW-O-Rama to WOW Showcase.