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Two South County robotics teams need help to take on world championship

Nipomo High School and Paulding Middle School robots have qualified for the annual VEX Worlds Robotics Competition on April 19. But NHS team adviser Greg Gracia said his team needs to raise around $5,000 to pay for the eight students and two chaperones expected to attend. Paulding adviser Gary Heckman estimates his costs between $6,000 and $8,000.

Education

Cal Poly says it dropped security fees for club events in September

In the wake of criticism from the Muslim Student Association that Cal Poly unfairly waived security costs for the College Republicans to host right-wing speaker Milo Yiannopoulos last week but levied fees for an MSA event a year ago, university officials said Tuesday that it quit charging student clubs in September for security fees related to speaking events. The change came after Cal State Los Angeles was sued.

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Robot built by Nipomo students plays a giant game of jacks

The Nipomo High School robotics team competed at the California VEX Robotics Competition on March 4, 2017, in Bakersfield. Nipomo students are wearing cardinal shirts, and their robot, labeled "563," is in the foreground of the video.
Kaytlyn Leslie The Tribune
Robot built by Nipomo students plays a giant game of jacks 2:26

Robot built by Nipomo students plays a giant game of jacks

After fire, SLO-Botics team uses French Hospital space to regroup for competition 1:58

After fire, SLO-Botics team uses French Hospital space to regroup for competition

'Location is everything': Cal Poly Downtown to open in new spot 1:19

'Location is everything': Cal Poly Downtown to open in new spot

Classroom companion: Garrison Keillor gets chuckles in SLO visit 2:49

Classroom companion: Garrison Keillor gets chuckles in SLO visit