Thursday, July 31, 2014     Volume: 29, Issue: 1
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Panga Boat Bust 9/6

Weekly Poll
Has the KCPR controversy been overblown?

No. It’s outrageous what these students were allowed to get away with.
Yes. Clearly Cal Poly administrators are too squeamish and don’t understand how Snapchat works.
Sure, it was offensive, but it doesn’t justify selling the station license.
Blown?!? That’s offensive!

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A former SLO inmate draws on real-life experiences for his role in the Web series 'Solitary'

Every day in California and the rest of the country, throughout state and federal prisons, thousands of individuals are being held in solitary confinement. An inmate can be removed from the general population for a variety of reasons, and can end up spending months, years, and even decades alone in the tiny cells. “Solitary confinement in this country is just amazingly brutal and primitive and unthinkable,” said Deborah Tobola, the founding director of the Poetic Justice Project and former Arts in Corrections director at t... [ Read Article ]