WOW! They're real people!

On the first Tuesday night of spring quarter, more than 650 Cal Poly students of every age and major gather in Chumash auditorium to begin training to become a Week of Welcome (WOW) Orientation Leader. These Leaders in Training (LITs)…

Finding co-mance: The trials and tribulations of finding a co for Week of Welcome

Freshman tackles co-mance by stealing a roommate’s romance.

Curfew to curb after-dark activities for minors

The San Luis Obispo will review the possibility of a new ordinance that would establish a 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. cerfew for minors.

Lost Plu$ Dollars leave some WOW leaders confused

Many Week of Welcome (WOW) leaders have voiced their anger about Plu$ Dollars earned during WOW inexplicably vanishing from their Polycards on Sept. 20, and many can’t explain why or how this happened.

WOW-A-Rama host: Frank Warren

Cal Poly graduate and San Luis Obispo native Frank Warren is the host of Week of Welcome’s annual WOW-A-RAMA, an evening full of social group games to help new students get to know one another.

Reggae-punk band Pepper visits Mid-State Fair on Friday

The Hawaiian-bred, rock-reggae trio Pepper will be playing at the California Midstate Fair in Paso Robles this Friday. The band will play on the Grandstand as a special guest to another rock-reggae outfit, headliner band 311. The punk rock band The Offspring is also joining them on stage.

Freshmen will get shorter WOW next year

Due to recent concerns that this past Week of Welcome program was associated with an increase in alcohol consumption, citations and arrests, a committee is considering changes to Cal Poly’s orientation programs.