Thursday, May 28, 2015     Volume: 29, Issue: 44

Weekly Poll
Should Cal Poly sacrifice its productive agricultural land to expand its campus?

Yes, we must create the space to educate and house our growing college-age population.
I'd rather see the students stay on campus then be able to buy avocados and oranges.
Can't they just relocate the trees to another area?
So much for 'learn by doing.'

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The Izzard King: Eddie Izzard to bring his delightfully absurd wit and wisdom to Cal Poly PAC June 10


When I asked Eddie Izzard, “What rock star—or combinations of rock stars—would you be, living or dead?” he had a quip ready to go. “Why, I’d be Eddie Izzard,” the legendary stand-up comedian said, his thick British accent charged with vibrato. Not many comics receive the kind of rece...

Bike-themed fashion hits the runway


It’s easy to spot a cyclist. Like a male peacock in the snow, they stick out on the road with their brilliant yellow Lycra, shiny helmets, and whiz-past-you speed. And they should. It’s safer to stick out than to be squashed. But this vision doesn’t define all cyclists. For years now, the SLO...

Spoken word artist Rachel Kann presents two free shows


If you think you don’t like poetry, Rachel Kann will disabuse you of that notion. The Write Club Los Angeles champ and resident writer for Hevria has seen her work highlighted everywhere from on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic to NPR. She’s released two albums, Ptolemaic Complex and Word to th...

Exhibit celebrating the beauty of Morro Bay Estuary on view in Los Osos


Traveling art? What say you? Go see the Morro Bay National Estuary Program celebrate its 20th anniversary by showing—yes—its very own traveling art show that captures the beauty of the Morro Bay Estuary and the power of the local community. In hopes of restoring and protecting the bay, the show ...

SLOMA auctioning art June 5 and July 3

If you’ve ever thought about buying works of art, you’re in luck—SLOMA is holding an event featuring several pieces available for sale, such as Don LaViere Turner’s painting, Woman and Bull. It—along with many other gems—needs a new home. After review by a special committee, some works ...