Wednesday, November 26, 2014     Volume: 29, Issue: 18

Weekly Poll
How should we deal with people arrested for drug offenses?

Put ’em in jail.
Treat ’em.
Put ’em in jail and treat ’em.
Seize their property, prosecute them for half a decade, and dismiss their cases.

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New ARTshare program promotes the bridge between business and art


Looking at art is one thing. It’s easy, as a viewer, to walk into a gallery or a museum (granted it’s free and not tourist-ridden like the Louvre) and take in the tantalizing brushstrokes, figures, and compositions of painters, sculptors, and craftsmen alike. It’s even easy to talk about art...

Natural woman: Steynberg Gallery displays Earth Gowns, a collection of narrative dresses


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Bring on the cheese: A night at the roller derby is a guaranteed good time


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In Memoriam: Cal Poly art professor Michael Barton Miller


There are teachers you remember just as teachers—people who go by the books and hand out grades. Then, there are teachers who inspire their students, their colleagues, and the community with their dedication and kindness. Michael Barton Miller was, without a doubt, one of the latter. Miller, who ...