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

Cal Poly Corporation Executive Director Lorlie Leetham talks about the opening of the new Cal Poly Downtown store at 767 Higuera St. in San Luis Obispo.

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CSU, UC systems to weigh first tuition hikes in 6 years

Squeezed to do far more with much less, the University of California and California State University are considering raising tuition for the first time in six years as they grapple with escalating demands to enroll more students, graduate them faster and hire more faculty — all with a smaller share of state dollars than in years past. The increase would amount to 270 annually for the CSU and $280 for UC.

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Cal Poly research will help amputee veterans

Cal Poly researchers in human motion biomechanics have received a three-year $513,000 grant from the Department of Defense’s Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity to work on improving exercise practices in below-knee amputees.

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Cal Poly students aim for world’s fastest solar car

Cal Poly students are designing a solar-powered vehicle that they’re hoping will break the Guinness World Record for speed of 56.7 miles per hour and smash the 11-year-old official Federation Internationale de l’Automobile record of 23.5 mph. They’ll attempt the feat in the Mojave desert in June.

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Softec's 8th Annual Student Robotics Expo

Arroyo Grande High School senior Riley Koziel talks about how her team keeps its Frisbee-shooting robot operating. They showed off the robot at Softec's 8th Annual Student Robotics Expo at the Alex Madonna Expo Center in San Luis Obispo on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

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Cal Poly welcomes new students with wacky WOW-A-RAMA

Cal Poly's 2016 Week of Welcome got loud on Tuesday evening with WOW-A-RAMA, which introduces new and transfer students to each other and the university with a series of activities to get "everyone excited and pumped," says Calvin Noetzel, an orientation board member.

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

Cal Poly Corporation Executive Director Lorlie Leetham talks about the opening of the new Cal Poly Downtown store at 767 Higuera St. in San Luis Obispo.
Nick Wilson The Tribune
'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

Cuesta College holds 'topping out' ceremony at new North County Campus Center 0:59

Cuesta College holds 'topping out' ceremony at new North County Campus Center

Cal Poly rallies to support undocumented students 1:48

Cal Poly rallies to support undocumented students