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  • Cal Poly President reaches out to students at Santa Maria High

    May 4, 2012 8:22 PM

    Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong spoke to parents and students at Santa Maria High School, letting them know how they can become future students at Cal Poly. Santa Maria High School is one of Cal Poly's partner schools. Fewer than 30 percent of the students at Santa Maria High... more »
  • Cal Poly students bringing new life to Sunny Acres

    April 11, 2012 2:58 AM

    There is new hope tonight for local rancher Dan De Vaul and his embattled sober living facility, Sunny Acres. De Vaul has been battling San Luis Obispo County for years over the property off Los Osos Valley Road. Sunny Acres is currently under the control of a court-appointed receiver.... more »
  • Cal Poly Professor cuts car from commute

    March 30, 2012 10:13 PM

    With no relief in sight from high gas prices, more people are relying on public transportation to get around. One Cal Poly professor says he's seeing the benefits firsthand. He has saved hundreds of dollars by cutting the car from his commute. About four years ago, Professor Dan Eller... more »
  • California rent among highest in nation

    March 14, 2012 10:14 PM

    A new study shows California has the third highest rents nationwide. But, in terms of cities, San Francisco tops that list. According to the National Low Income Coalition, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the city is about $1,900 a month. The hourly rate needed to make... more »
  • California rent among highest in nation

    March 14, 2012 10:14 PM

    A new study shows California has the third highest rents nationwide. But, in terms of cities, San Francisco tops that list. According to the National Low Income Coalition, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the city is about $1,900 a month. The hourly rate needed to make... more »
  • Speaker comes back to Cal Poly after free-speech lawsuit

    November 9, 2011 2:29 AM

    Outspoken Conservative, Mason Weaver, spoke at Cal Poly Tuesday night. Nine years ago his invitation to lecture on campus sparked an argument among students, and a free-speech lawsuit against the university. In 2002, Weaver was invited to talk about his book called "It's okay to leave the plantation." Student... more »
  • Sorority releases statement in response to suspension

    October 14, 2011 8:21 PM

    No more alcohol or partying for members of Alpha Phi, the Cal Poly sorority is on a five-month suspension-- busted for hazing. Last month, an 18-year-old freshman was hospitalized after excessive drinking. Cal Poly investigators said she went to a party off campus. The incident happened the night after receiving... more »
  • Cal Poly professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist George Ramos dies at age 63

    July 24, 2011 7:04 PM

    Cal Poly professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist George Ramos was found dead in his Morro Bay home Saturday afternoon. His co-worker and friend contacted the Morro Bay Police Department after she was unable to get in touch with Ramos for about a week. Officers eventually broke into Ramos's home... more »
  • International Choral Festival brings music from all over the world to Cal Poly

    June 26, 2011 8:23 PM

    An international choir competition wraps up in San Luis Obispo Sunday night. Five choir groups took part in this year's California International Choral Festival and Competition at the Performing Arts Center on the Cal Poly campus. More than 200 groups were invited but because of some VISA problems... more »
  • Cal Poly students rally to end sexual assault on campus

    June 2, 2011 9:21 PM

    Students at Cal Poly are joining hands in the fight against sexual assault on campus. Last month, there were three rapes reported in nine days on the Cal Poly campus. Police are not charging two people suspected of committing the crimes due to a lack of evidence. Meanwhile, the university... more »
  • Cal Poly group to march against sexual assault

    June 2, 2011 7:22 AM

    Thursday morning the Cal Poly community will join hands in a fight to stop sexual assaults on campus. Last month there were three rapes reported in nine days on the Cal Poly campus. Organizers say in light of the sexual assaults, the Unite Against Sexual Violence Rally and March... more »
  • Another rape reported at Cal Poly

    May 13, 2011 10:27 PM

    Police at Cal Poly say a woman reported being raped in her room at Poly Canyon Village on Thursday night. Officers say the victim said she was intoxicated and unconscious when it happened. The suspect has been identified but is not in custody. Anyone with information should contact the... more »
  • Students voice concerns over how University Police spread the word about reported rape

    May 12, 2011 8:43 PM

    A campus wide alert from University Police at Cal Poly is sparking some controversy. A college-aged woman told University Police Sunday that she was raped at the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity house. She said it happened Saturday night. In an alert sent out Tuesday Cal Poly said the... more »
  • Cal Poly students plant trees for Earth Day

    April 22, 2011 9:47 PM

    Cal Poly students celebrated Earth Day by planting trees today on campus. It is just one of several student-led events that have been taking place all week long as part of the university's Earth Week Celebration. The goal, of course, to focus on how we can all be more... more »
  • Cal Poly students disappointed but optimistic about the future after launch failure

    March 4, 2011 6:59 PM

    NASA was not the only one with high hopes for Friday morning's launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base. People at Cal Poly were also hoping for the best. The Taurus XL Rocket was carrying three tiny research satellites built by aerospace engineering students. They were supposed to launch into... more »
  • Cal Poly project will be onboard Taurus rocket at Vandenberg

    February 21, 2011 10:52 PM

    Cal Poly students are playing a role in a Wednesday morning rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Taurus XL rocket is expected to lift off from Vandenberg shortly after 2:00 a.m. Wednesday. In addition to a student project, it will carry NASA's glory satellite into orbit. Scientists will... more »
  • Cal Poly project ready for launch at Vandenberg

    February 21, 2011 1:51 PM

    Engineering students at Cal Poly are anxious to see their projects launch into orbit this Wednesday morning from Vandenberg. The Taurus XL rocket will be carrying NASA's Glory satellite along with the Poly Picosatellite Orbital Deployer (PPOD), developed by students at Cal Poly in conjunction with Stanford University. ... more »
  • Passenger in plane crash at Cal Poly dies

    February 5, 2011 1:37 AM

    The Paso Robles man hurt in Thursday's plane crash at Cal Poly has died. Obbie Atkinson, 86, was a passenger in the single-engine plane that went down Thursday morning. A close friend says he passed away around 9:30 Friday night. Jeff Welles, the pilot, was released from the hospital... more »
  • Unrest in Egypt takes center stage at Cal Poly forum

    February 3, 2011 9:20 PM

    The conflict in Egypt took center stage at Cal Poly Thursday. More than 100 people packed the Chumash Auditorium to discuss what is happening in Egypt now, and what it could mean for the region's future. The violence may seem a world away but it still hits home for... more »
  • More than 100 people pack Cal Poly Egypt forum

    February 3, 2011 4:38 PM

    More than 100 people packed the Chumash Auditorium Thursday for a public forum titled, "The Future of Egypt: Muslims, Christians and Democracy." A 4-person panel made up of representative from the university's Religious Studies, Political Science and History Departments talked about what's happening in Egypt right now, what it... more »
  • Cal Poly to host forum on the future of Egypt

    February 3, 2011 12:13 PM

    Cal Poly's College of Liberal Arts and the Religious Studies Program is sponsoring a public forum Thursday to discuss the current events in Egypt. The forum, titled, "The Future of Egypt: Muslims, Christians, and Democracy" will take place from 11:10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Chumash Auditorium. A... more »
  • Cal Poly will have highest paid president in Cal State System

    January 26, 2011 12:49 AM

    It appears Cal Poly's new president will become the highest paid president in Cal State system. A subcommittee of trustees approved Jeffrey Armstrong's $350,000 salary earlier tonight. The entire board is likely to approve it tomorrow. Former President Warren Baker received $328,000. Armstrong will also get an annual supplement of... more »
  • State budget cuts target higher education

    January 11, 2011 2:21 AM

    There could be significant cuts to higher education in California. The state university system is the the country's largest four year system, and is facing cuts as large as 18 percent. Governor Brown's tough budget would hit higher education hard. "I think we all knew it was coming,... more »
  • Cal Poly Engineers Without Borders return from Thailand

    December 29, 2010 8:09 PM

    Some Cal Poly students were far from home for the holidays, working to install a water filtration system in a remote village in Thailand. Eight people from the school's Engineers Without Borders program took the three-week trip. They left December 4 and landed back in the U.S. Tuesday night. Students... more »
  • Jenna Bush Hager speaks at Cal Poly

    November 18, 2010 4:42 PM

    The daughter of former President George W. Bush made a stop on the Central Coast Thursday and she hopes it will inspire others to change lives. Cal Poly welcomed Jenna Bush Hager to kick off its Provocative Perspectives Speaker Series. About 150 people took a seat to listen... more »
  • Local college will celebrate new Tech Park

    October 27, 2010 11:26 AM

    Cal Poly will be celebrating the grand opening of its new Technology and Research Park Wednesday morning. It will provide on-campus space for tech-based research companies, so that students and staff can work closely with them. Congresswoman Lois Capps will speak at the grand opening which begins at... more »
  • Cal Poly awards Charles Tamae posthumous degree

    October 8, 2010 6:41 PM

    The Cal Poly student who police say took his own life last year received an honorary degree Friday. Twenty-year-old Charles Tamae went missing in December of 2009. Student searchers found his body on Cerro San Luis just a few days later. On Friday the College of Architecture... more »
  • Cal Poly students build water well rig on a budget

    October 1, 2010 8:51 PM

    A goal by the Rotary Clubs of San Luis Obispo to design an inexpensive water well rig has been realized thanks to some Cal Poly engineering students. According to Robert Hather of the Rotary Club, more than 25,000 children die each day from drinking water born diseases. The Rotary... more »
  • New university president talks about his goals

    August 5, 2010 9:29 PM

    Cal Poly has a new leader for the first time in 30 years. Robert Glidden is officially Cal Poly's new interim president. He took over Aug. 1 for retiring president Warren Baker. Glidden himself was retired, before taking the position. He formerly served as the president of Ohio University from... more »
  • Cal Poly has first new president in 30 years

    August 5, 2010 12:40 PM

    Dr. Robert Glidden has an extensive background in higher education, but will face some big budget challenges as Cal Poly's interim president. Glidden took the helm from retiring Cal Poly President Warren J. Baker Aug. 1. President Glidden will guide Cal Poly through the CSU's search for a new... more »
  • Cal Poly wins National Concrete Canoe Championship

    June 20, 2010 7:24 PM

    A big win for a local university as Cal Poly sinks the competition at this year's National Concrete Canoe Championship. On Saturday we brought you highlights from the canoe contest out at Lopez Lake. After putting their engineering skills to the test, the Mustangs beat out the 21... more »
  • Cal Poly hosts Concrete Canoe National Championships at Lopez Lake

    June 20, 2010 12:10 AM

    Hundreds of civil engineering students from across the U.S. and Canada have come to the Central Coast to prove that concrete can float. Cal Poly is hosting the 23rd annual National Concrete Canoe Competition. The big event took over Lopez Lake this weekend. This year 22 schools... more »
  • Robert Glidden named Cal Poly interim president

    June 18, 2010 9:22 PM

    The Cal State Board of Trustees has appointed an interim president for Cal Poly. Robert Glidden is a former president at Ohio University and will step in while Cal Poly continues its search. Starting August 1, Robert Glidden will lead the way for Cal Poly. "I am really... more »
  • Cal Poly graduates looking to the future

    June 12, 2010 7:32 PM

    Thousands of former Cal Poly students, along with their families, see their hard work pay off. The university held two Spring Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium. There was a total of 3,841 eligible graduates and an estimated 30,000 spectators. KSBY News Reporter Monica Quintero will have... more »
  • Cal Poly announces new MBA program in Santa Barbara

    June 10, 2010 1:05 PM

    Cal Poly is helping people with dreams of earning a Master's degree accomplish their goal. The University's Orfalea College of Business is offering a new MBA program that's specifically for working professionals in the Santa Barbara area. The new program offers evening classes at the Canary Hotel. Cal Poly... more »
  • Parents of Carson Starkey speak out in court

    June 9, 2010 2:07 AM

    Two former Cal Poly students learn their punishment for the 2008 hazing death of Carson Starkey. As part of a plea agreement, 23-year-old Zacary Ellis of San Luis Obispo and 21-year-old Haithem Ibrahim of Lafayette pleaded no contest to misdemeanor hazing today. Each will be serving jail time... more »
  • Another Cal Poly presidential candidate pays a visit

    May 26, 2010 1:17 AM

    Another candidate to be the next president of Cal Poly rolled through town on Tuesday, doing his best to connect with students and staff. Currently, Dr. Carlo Montemagno is the dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati. He's one of three candidates... more »
  • CSU names top 3 finalists to take over job as Cal Poly President

    May 21, 2010 1:20 PM

    California State University officials have named the three finalists to take over the job of President of Cal Poly. The finalists are: - Sona K. Andrews, provost and vice president for academic affairs and professor of geosciences, Boise State University, will visit the campus on Monday, May 24.... more »
  • Cal Poly students and staff honored for community service

    May 21, 2010 2:40 AM

    Cal Poly President Warren Baker hosted his last Community Service Awards Thursday afternoon. They are presented to students, faculty and staff for their contributions to making life better in San Luis Obispo and elsewhere. Lauren Herrera was recognized for tutoring students, her volunteer service in Costa Rica and... more »
  • Cal Poly presidential candidates will be announced Friday

    May 18, 2010 12:47 AM

    On Friday we will know who is in the running to be Cal Poly's next president. The California State University will reveal the three candidates for the position. Those candidates will then visit the campus next week. Back in December, President Warren Baker announced his retirement after leading the... more »
  • Cal Poly student spins to win on Wheel of Fortune

    May 14, 2010 2:27 AM

    A Cal Poly student brings home some big money after spinning one famous wheel. Fourth year Biology major Katie Berger appeared on Thursday night's episode of Wheel of Fortune. She is an Honors student and a campus ambassador and is apparently pretty good at solving puzzles too. Her... more »
  • Volunteers at Cal Poly show they are a cut above the rest

    May 10, 2010 3:13 PM

    A compassionate gesture on the Cal Poly campus today where volunteers went to great lengths to help cancer patients. Each volunteer donated at least eight inches of their hair to Cal Poly's ponytail drive. The hair will be used to make wigs for cancer patients experiencing hair loss... more »
  • Cal Poly breaks ground on Center for Science and Mathematics

    May 1, 2010 7:00 PM

    Cal Poly is one step closer to getting a new science building. The University broke ground on its new Center for Science and Mathematics Saturday. It is a project 15 years in the making. The 200,000 square foot, six-level building will be the second largest building on... more »
  • Students and employers pack Cal Poly Spring Job Fair

    April 22, 2010 8:36 PM

    An encouraging sign for job seekers at Cal Poly Thursday. The university had an overwhelming turnout at its Spring Career Fair Thursday. More than 100 employers from a variety of fields met with students and accepted resumes. That is up from last year's spring fair, which had... more »
  • Turnout 'overwhelming' at Cal Poly job fair

    April 22, 2010 3:16 PM

    An encouraging sign for student job seekers. Organizers say this year's Spring Job Fair at Cal Poly had an "overhwelming" number of students and employers. The fair was held in the Chumash Auditorium but there were so many people, an extra overflow room was also being used. Another... more »
  • Dozens brave wet and windy weather for Run to Remember

    April 21, 2010 11:23 PM

    D ozens of people donned their running, or walking gear for this year's Run to Remember. The event is now in its eighth year. It is a 5K run through the Cal Poly campus and it is for a good cause. All of the money raised benefits the... more »
  • Students, staff, residents 'Run to Remember' at Cal Poly

    April 21, 2010 8:05 PM

    Runners will hit the road in San Luis Obispo for the 8th annual Run to Remember. The 5K race starts at 6 p.m. on Mott Lawn. More than 200 students, staff and community members take part in the event every year. It promotes running safely at night and honors... more »
  • Cal Poly kicks off Earth Week 2010

    April 19, 2010 8:23 PM

    Earth Day is Thursday but Cal Poly kicked off a week-long celebration Monday. Students gathered at the University Union Monday afternoon to focus on recycling. Organizers say the goal of Earth Week 2010 is to promote sustainability and raise awareness about climate change. "We just want to... more »
  • Cal Poly Open House festivities kick off Thursday

    April 15, 2010 1:56 AM

    Showcasing the green and gold. Cal Poly will welcome alumni, parents and future students to the campus for its annual Open House. This year's theme is "To Cal Poly and Beyond!" The festivities start Thursday and run through the weekend. The three-day event is put on by student... more »
  • Alleged kidnapper is expected back in court

    April 15, 2010 1:35 AM

    The Grover Beach man accused of kidnapping and carjacking a Cal Poly student is expected to be back in court Thursday morning. 23-year-old Ryan Soqui is scheduled for an arraignment in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom. Last November, police say Soqui got into a student's car on campus,... more »
  • Cal Poly death stuns students and staff

    April 5, 2010 9:52 PM

    Students at Cal Poly lost a close friend over the weekend. 21-year-old Matthew Hurlbutt was hit by a car early Sunday morning while walking across the freeway. Investigators suspect he had been drinking. Matthew Hurlbutt was a junior majoring in industrial engineering at Cal Poly. Orginally from Upland,... more »
  • Former KSBY manager and NBC president to speak at Cal Poly

    April 5, 2010 7:12 PM

    The president of NBC Digital Universal Entertainment will speak at Cal Poly on April 15 as part of the College of Liberal Arts' 2010 Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series. Vivi Zigler will present "The Art of Leadershp," where she will discuss her career path from a local reporter to an... more »
  • CHP investigating death of Cal Poly student walking on Hwy 101

    April 5, 2010 1:48 PM

    Investigators are still trying to figure out why a Cal Poly student was walking on Hwy. 101, before he was hit and killed early Sunday morning. It happened just before 1:00 a.m. in the southbound lane of the freeway, just south of Santa Rosa Street. Officers say a 37-year-old... more »
  • Tomato Mania underway at Cal Poly

    April 2, 2010 7:16 PM

    Cal Poly's tomato mania has hit the Central Coast. Cal Poly students are selling more than 75 heirloom tomato varieties they raised on campus. They started growing them back in December. It is part of the tenth annual Tomato Mania sale. Many of the tried and true... more »
  • Cal Poly to offer new fire protection engineering degree

    April 2, 2010 6:19 PM

    Beginning this fall, Cal Poly will offer a new master's degree program in Fire Protection Engineering. The program will be one of three in the nation, and the only one offered on the West Coast. Students starting Fall 2010 will be able to take classes both on campus... more »
  • Tomato Mania hits the Central Coast

    April 2, 2010 10:23 AM

    Tomato mania hits the Central Coast! Cal Poly's 10th Annual Tomato Mania sale begins Friday morning. Students will be on hand at the Poly Plant Shop to answer questions, and sell the more than 75 heirloom tomato varieties they've raised on campus. The shops is open from 10:00... more »
  • Cal Poly students put super-mileage car to the test

    March 27, 2010 12:41 AM

    I magine a car that gets more than 2,700 miles to the gallon. A group of Cal Poly students has designed and built a car that gets even more than that. It's all part of this weekend's Shell Eco-Marathon competition in Houston. Engineering students from all over... more »
  • STEM Showcase highlights fields of science, technology, engineering and math

    March 13, 2010 8:11 PM

    States across the country are bracing for more cuts to education and here in California, there is also concern about a shortage of workers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM. A 2009 report from Cal State Sacramento shows that over the last ten years,... more »
  • Big West names Santiago MVP; other locals honored

    March 8, 2010 2:42 PM

    Santa Maria native Kristina Santiago made program history on Monday when she was named the Most Valuable Player of the Big West Conference. The junior led the Big West with 19.9 points per game, 2.4 steals per game this season. She ranked second in the Conference by averaging 8.5... more »
  • Cal Poly students line up for free Chipotle burritos

    March 4, 2010 2:07 AM

    Hungry college students lined up to welcome the arrival of one of San Luis Obispo's newest restaurants. Chipotle Mexican Grill does not officially open its doors until Friday, but on Wednesday night it invited in Cal Poly students for a free burrito from 5-8 p.m. All they had... more »
  • Cal Poly students busy working on green vehicle for 2010 EcoMarathon

    February 25, 2010 6:01 PM

    A group of Cal Poly engineering students will soon be up against the brightest minds of North and South America, for the 2010 Shell Eco-Marathon. The competition is all about creating a vehicle that can go the farthest distance, using the least amount of energy. Last year, Cal Poly's... more »
  • New rush plan for fraternities at Cal Poly

    February 17, 2010 12:20 AM

    The 2008 death of Cal Poly fraternity pledge Carson Starkey has the university taking action. The Interfraternity Council has come up with a new plan regarding the rush process. It will bar students from joining fraternities during their first quarter of enrollment. The change will take effect in the... more »
  • 26th Annual Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show kicks off

    February 12, 2010 7:42 AM

    Cal Poly kicks off its 26th Annual Western Bonanza Junior Livestock Show. Young livestock owners will show off their prized animals at what's known as the largest junior livestock show in the west. It starts Friday, and rounds out Sunday at the Paso Robles Event Center. It's organized by... more »
  • CSU Trustees begin their search for the next Cal Poly President

    February 9, 2010 4:51 PM

    California State University officials have begun their search for the next Cal Poly president. The CSU Board of Trustees held the first and only open meeting Tuesday morning, to get input from students and faculty on what they want in their next president. Current president Warren Baker announced his retirement... more »
  • Cal Poly begins search for new president

    February 9, 2010 7:46 AM

    Cal Poly will begin its search for a new president on Tuesday. The California State University Board of Trustees will hold its first meeting Tuesday morning to find retiring president, Warren J. Baker's successor. Baker has been the university's president since 1979. This is the only open meeting.... more »
  • Cal Poly student tackles Betty White in Snickers Super Bowl commercial

    February 9, 2010 1:37 AM

    Super Bowl 44 is in the books, but the water cooler talk about all the high priced commercials continues. One of the most popular commercials was a Snickers ad that featured Betty White and Abe Vigoda. The guy tackling America's beloved Golden Girl is Brad Sorenson from San Luis Obispo.... more »
  • Olympic Gold medalist to hold clinic at AGHS

    February 8, 2010 8:08 PM

    Area athletes have a chance to learn from an American Olympic Gold medalist. 2008 Beijing Gold medalist Stephanie Brown-Trafton will return to her alma mater later this month told a clinic on how to throw a discus and shot put. The throwing clinic will take place on February 20... more »
  • Cal Poly students take part in Global Game Jam

    January 30, 2010 9:42 PM

    Some Cal Poly students are taking gaming to a whole new level. They are going global with their game creating skills in this year's Global Game Jam. The contest features participants from 30 different countries. Students have 48 hours to turn an idea into reality, and whether... more »
  • Three men arrested after two strong-armed robberies in San Luis Obispo

    January 16, 2010 3:37 PM

    San Luis Obispo Police Officers arrest three men accused of beating and robbing two Cal Poly students over night. Officers say just before 2:20 a.m. this morning, they responded to a reported strong-armed robbery near the recreation center on the Cal Poly Campus. They say a 21-year-old Cal Poly... more »
  • Cal Poly's Jensen invited to USA Baseball trials

    January 12, 2010 8:44 PM

    Cal Poly second baseman Matt Jensen has been invited to the USA Baseball Team trials for the second year in a row. The sophomore will have a shot to represent the United States this summer at the World University Championships in Japan on the Collegiate National team. The trials run... more »
  • Santiago rewarded for career-best performances

    January 11, 2010 2:30 PM

    Cal Poly's Kristina Santiago collected her second Big West Women's Basketball Player of the Week accolade season for her career-best performances last week. The Righetti High graduate is the first multiple winner this season. The junior forward opened Big West play draining a career-high 11 free throws to lead... more »
  • Displaying a noose is now against the law

    January 5, 2010 9:25 PM

    A new state law brings up an old controversy on the Cal Poly campus. The newly passed law makes it illegal to display a noose on any school campus. In October of 2008, students living in a university-owned house put up a display. It included a noose. Because of free... more »
  • Cal Poly takes two awards in annual Rose Parade

    January 5, 2010 11:58 AM

    Cal Poly wins the Annual Rose Parade's Viewer's Choice Award for the second year in a row. The float's theme was "Jungle Cuts," and featured a barbershop set in the jungle. The float was created by both Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly Pomona. The universities also... more »
  • Cal Poly hoop teams open Big West play, Donahue out

    January 4, 2010 7:13 PM

    The Cal Poly basketball teams tip off Big West Conference play later tonight. The men are playing on the road at UC Irvine. Joe Callero's men look to snap a three game losing skid. They must open Big West play without the services of big man Will Donahue. The... more »
  • Cal Poly Rose Parade float wins Bob Hope humor trophy

    January 1, 2010 12:33 PM

    Cal Poly's Rose Parade float, 'Jungle Cuts,' was named the winner of the Bob Hope Humor Trophy during the 2010 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. The float, which features a barbershop set in the jungle along with giraffes with mullets, was considered to be the most comical and... more »
  • Students graduate in tough job market

    December 12, 2009 10:48 PM

    Is the value of a degree dropping? It's a question many are asking. One national group says college graduates carried about $23,000 in debt in 2008. Here's the comparison though-- the job rate. Another national group reports encouraging news. It says there are small signs of improvement this month. Twenty-eight... more »
  • Cal Poly President Warren Baker announces retirement

    December 7, 2009 8:41 PM

    After thinking about retirement for years, Cal Poly President, Warren Baker makes it official. President Baker says," It's been in the works for quite a while. I actually thought I was going to retire two years ago but we had some significant challenges but, I thought today is as good... more »
  • Cal Poly President Warren Baker sends email to students about his retirement

    December 7, 2009 1:48 PM

    As President Warren Baker announced his retirement Monday, he sent the following email to Cal Poly students: Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 10:11 AM To: cpstudents Subject: Message to Cal Poly Students Dear Cal Poly Students: I'm writing to tell you of my intention to retire as... more »
  • Police say Cal Poly student took his own life

    December 4, 2009 6:50 PM

    San Luis Obispo Police Captain Ian Parkinson says Cal Poly student Charles Tamae committed suicide. His body was found earlier today on Cerro San Luis. Search and rescue crews began a search of the area after finding Tamae's bike this morning. Police say there is no evidence of foul play... more »
  • Police say student searchers found Tamae's body

    December 4, 2009 6:10 PM

    San Luis Obispo police say the body of 20-year-old Charles Tamae was discovered by fellow students who were participating in the search effort on Cerro San Luis mountain. The students went to a specific location in the area where they knew Tamae liked to visit. Tamae's friends then alerted... more »
  • Police find bicycle believed to belong to missing Cal Poly student

    December 4, 2009 1:27 PM

    A spokesperson for the San Luis Obispo Police Department says searchers have found what they think is missing Cal Poly student Charles Tamae's bicycle. Police found the bike about an hour ago near Serrano Drive at the base of Cerro San Luis, also known as Madonna Mountain. Police have... more »
  • Cal Poly students continue search for missing student

    December 4, 2009 12:45 PM

    Cal Poly students continue to search for a missing student. A Facebook page has been set up to update others on new information regarding the search for missing 20-year-old Cal Poly junior Charles Tamae. Through the social networking site, concerned students have organized a search that began at 8... more »

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