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Wrestler Headed To Cal Poly Tech Loses Scholarship After Being Filmed Using Homophobic Slurs

Bronson Harmon, a star high school wrestler who was headed to Cal Poly Tech, has had his scholarship revoked after video of him using a homophobic slur went viral. 288 more words

News

Stem cell treatment for spinal cord injury offers improved chance of independent life for patients

A spinal cord injury is devastating, changing a person’s life in a heartbeat. In the past there was little that doctors could do other than offer pain relief and physical therapy to try and regain as much muscle function as possible. 458 more words

Stem Cell Research

Militant dandelion

I’m standing at the top of Bishop’s Peak, eating a mango like an apple. My backpack is painted in dust with a suggestion pasted to it suggesting correctly that (for me) ‘death can wait’. 153 more words

College Idiocy Du Jour

Even this would be an improvement.

The student government at California State Polytechnic Looniversity has voted to spend $15,000 for “social justice programming” (https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=11052… 122 more words

Culture Rot

Artist of the moment.....Dennis Hollingsworth

Dennis Hollingsworth is a contemporary Spanish- American painter. Dennis Hollingsworth was born in Madrid, Spain in the year 1956. Hollingsworth’s style blends Pop art with abstraction. 262 more words

Closing Time

Well, guys…I DID IT. I graduated.

I’ve been AWOL from the blog the last couple of weeks partly due to working my butt off to finish my projects and papers and partly because I was trying to process the loss of a few famous names to suicide. 840 more words

Writing

The Motivation Behind Marissa Miller

Marissa Miller, a freshmen environmental management major from Hawaii, has been involved with Cal Poly sustainability since before day one.

Growing up on Oahu, she was literally surrounded by water. 133 more words

Environment