Articles Tagged With ‘Cal Poly’




Is Cal Poly ignoring endowments?

At a time when the College of Engineering at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo is mired in as much as a $1-million operating budget deficit, the popular college, which attracts more than its share of generous donations,... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly president agrees to help Haitian student

California Polytechnic State University President Warren Baker agreed on Friday to give in-state tuition to a Haitian born student who was slated to return to his native country without his civil engineering degree because he was unable to pay for... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly ignores plight of Haitian student

Cal Poly’s only Haitian-born undergraduate student may have to return to his native country without his civil engineering degree because he is unable to pay for Spring Quarter tuition. Alcenat Honorat was sponsored into this country by a San Luis... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly car gets 2,752 MPG

A team of Cal Poly mechanical engineering students is prepping a high-mileage, three-wheeled car for national competition. If all goes as planned, the vehicle will deliver 2,752 mpg–more than than 13 times higher than what General Motors claims their Chevy... (Continue reading)

Elvis is entering the building

We don’t know if this is Cal Poly Arts’ way of apologizing for the Judy Tenuta New Year’s Eve concert, or not. But tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for the iconic Elvis Costello, showing up for a... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly Holiday Card (video) with Inga Swearingen.

Cal Poly Holiday Card (video) with Inga Swearingen.... (Continue reading)

The Legacy of Warren Baker

BY JEFF BLISS San Luis Obispo is really two “towns” when you look at it (three if you include the nearby Men’s Colony prison): the almost 43,000-strong city that is SLO and its neighbor, Cal Poly – a bustling campus... (Continue reading)

Warren Baker to retire from Poly

Dear Cal Poly Faculty, Staff and Administrators: I am writing to tell you I have informed the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees that I intend to retire from the Presidency of Cal Poly at the end of this academic... (Continue reading)

Missing Cal Poly student found dead

Search and rescue crews found the body of Cal Poly junior Charles Tamae on San Luis mountain at 1 pm. today. [KSBY] San Luis Obispo police found Tamae’s bike at the bottom of the mountain near Serrano Street. Tamae had... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly hazing death prompts amnesty program

On the one year anniversary of the hazing death of California Polytechnic State University freshman Carson Starkey, Texas alcohol regulators announced an amnesty program aimed at helping to stop alcohol deaths. Starkey, an Austin Texas native, died after obeying a... (Continue reading)