Articles Tagged With ‘Cal Poly’




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Cal Poly police arrest Santa Maria men, chase biker

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Cal Poly police made three arrests in a span of less than five hours Sunday night and early Monday morning. One of the arrests followed a police chase involving a motorcyclist on a stolen bike. [KSBY] At around 10 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly football walk-on injured in pool accident

Jake Javier

Jake Javier, who was to walk on with the Cal Poly football team in the fall, was injured in a pool accident Thursday night, one day prior to his graduation from San Ramon Valley High School in Danville, according to... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly alcohol sting nets 20 arrests

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A Cal Poly University Police Department operation conducted during an on-campus concert Saturday ended with 20 arrests. The operation targeted underage drinkers. [KSBY] As Cal Poly held its Spring Stampede concert, officers checked for fake IDs at local bars and... (Continue reading)

Gay Cal Poly student accuses Mike Winn of homophobia

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Cal Poly professor and former and Nipomo CSD director, Mike Winn, told a queer student and diversity activist that gay marriage is a “grave moral mistake” and that gay people suffer in the afterlife, according to a Title IX discrimination... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students again angered by plan to develop farmland

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For the second time in the span of a year, Cal Poly agriculture students are protesting a university plan to develop farmland. The new proposal targets land where cattle graze, and it has angered dairy science students. Last June, a... (Continue reading)

Strawberry production down, farmers take a hit

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By John Lindt, publisher of Sierra 2 the Sea During the past year, acreage dedicated to strawberries in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties is down 25 percent. Acreage dropped from 8,305 in 2015 to 7,100 acres in the... (Continue reading)

Point man in Cal Poly frat robbery takes plea deal

Cameron Akins

A former Cal Poly football player faces a minimum sentence of 4.5 years in prison for trying to rob a San Luis Obispo fraternity house at gunpoint. The former wide receiver pleaded no contest to several felonies on Wednesday. Cameron... (Continue reading)

Oversized marijuana truck hits Cal Poly overpass

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A truck filled with marijuana crashed into the railroad overpass on the Cal Poly campus on Monday evening. The driver then fled without the top of his truck, which had been severed in the accident. Shortly afterwards, officers found the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students play dead to protest tuition hike

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Cal Poly students participated in a “die in” Monday, symbolizing the death of the California State University system. The mock funeral followed a rally against tuition increases that CSU officials are proposing. [Tribune] During the mock funeral, students gathered outside... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly gives TV deal to president’s friend

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By KAREN VELIE (Editor’s note: In the interest of transparency, readers should know that Cal Coast News editor Bill Loving is a tenured professor in the journalism department at Cal Poly. A recording of an interview with Cal Poly President... (Continue reading)



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