13 hrs ago
The Daily Caller
Frat hosts 'Colonial Bros and Nava-Hos' party, university implodes
A public university's outrage machine is firing on all cylinders in the wake of a vaguely offensive "Colonial Bros and Nava-Hos" theme party hosted by an off-campus fraternity.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Third School In State With Meningitis Case
A student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has viral meningitis, making the school the third state university to report a case in recent months.
The Modesto Bee
Central Cal frat party didn't violate policies
The Nov. 16 party was held away from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.
Nevada Department of Education hires two educators to top posts
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dale Erquiaga announced Dr. Steven Canavero has been named Deputy Superintendent for Student Achievement.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Los Altos Town Crier
SLO pace: San Luis Obispo ranks as nation’s happiest city
For years, my only memory of San Luis Obispo was a couple of overnights at the landmark Madonna Inn, the gaudy pink palace.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Home Energy: CalPoly snags $750,000 grant to blaze new frontier in wave energy
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo's Institute for Advanced Technology & Public Policy was chosen by the U.S. Department of Energy to receive a grant of up to $750,000 to study the prospects of locating a national wave energy test facility in California.
SLO County weather forecast for the week of Dec. 9
An upper-level disturbance out over the Pacific will spread high-level clouds over San Luis Obispo County through this morning.
Thinking inside the box, launching into space
Two tiny, cube-shaped research satellites hitched a ride to Earth orbit to validate new hardware and software technologies for future NASA Earth-observing instruments.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Cal Poly SLO Polymers and Coatings Short Course--Online Registration Open
The Polymers and Coatings Program at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA will offer a Polymers and Coatings Introductory Short Course during the week of February 10-14, 2014.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Santa Barbara Independent
Rocky Canyon Farms
What they grow: A large selection of humanely raised beef, poultry, and pork options .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Newsmakers -- Published Dec. 2, 2013
Sousa is a 1999 graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Imagining a different downtown
Some see Stockton's derelict downtown, with an abundance of ramshackle old buildings boarded up and abandoned except for pigeons and the work of graffiti artists, as the heartless core of a bankrupt American city.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Cal Poly joins national cybersecurity educational effort
California Polytechnic State University has launched an educational initiative that places the school among the scores of universities starting programs to graduate cybersecurity pros.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Artificial sweeteners are safe and effective tools for weight management, says obesity specialist
While consumer concerns over artificial sweeteners have been blamed - in part - for the funk the diet soda market currently finds itself in , the fact remains that they are safe and effective tools for weight management, according to one obesity specialist.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Frat's 'Colonial Bros and Nava-Hos' party investigated for racism
A Thanksgiving party at a fraternity and sorority house in which men reportedly dressed up in colonial-era costumes and women wore scantily clad Native American-themed outfits is being branded 'racist'.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Randolph-Macon Frat Caught Hosting 'USA vs. Mexico' Party
The Kappa Alpha fraternity at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia may be punished for holding a "USA vs. Mexico" theme party last weekend.
Air & Space
With enough lead time, DE-STAR could vaporize a half-kilometer asteroid before it hits Earth.
Talk about timing. Just hours before a small asteroid exploded above Russia last February, two California universities issued a press release proposing a way to deflect or destroy such rocky invaders long before they reach Earth: Zap them with a giant ray-gun.
NAACP honors locals for community involvement
The work for equality and a better life for all never ends, and the Stockton Branch of NAACP will honor members of the community who continue to give of themselves to that end with the annual Freedom Fighter Awards dinner Saturday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Desert Sun
Atrocities help us focus on the good things
In my mind I can see my mother, a freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Dressed in an orange skirt and blouse, her red hair had just the right volume at the top and flip at the bottom.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Edwards Coating Research Center Opens
Tomorrow's coating technology is now in the pipeline at the new $2.5 million California Polytechnic State University research center honoring the late Kenneth N. Edwards.