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  • Main Smoke signals

    Smoke signals

    By Austin Herbaugh Managing Editor Smoking areas on the Cuesta College campus may soon be a thing of the past, if the Cuesta College Board of Trustees approves a proposed campus-wide ban on tobacco smoking. The ban on smoking at the school would eliminate the three designated smoking zones by 2015. The ban is being promoted by Dr. Steve Hansen, a medical doctor who helped to get smoking banned in the California Men’s Colony in 2002. However, some students are […]

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  • Arts / Entertainment Main From Mojave To SLO

    From Mojave To SLO

    By Courteney Kauffmann Copy Chief Artist Andrea Zittel does not buy clothing from stores. She makes an outfit for each season and wears it for three consecutive months at a time. Zittel chooses to withdraw from the time spent having to buy and pick outfits for each and every day and has simplified the process by embracing the do-it-yourself mentality. Those who wish to experience Zittel’s art can do so at The Ruth Fash Art Talk held Sunday, Sept. 28, […]

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  • Main Sports Learning the ropes

    Learning the ropes

    By Vincent DeLoronzi Sports Editor If you were asked to throw a baseball, you probably could reach the target. If you were asked to kick a soccer ball, then you’d surely be able to make contact. Rodeo is not that simple. You probably wouldn’t risk your neck to ride a horse while chasing a calf attempting to rope it by the neck. Rodeo is rough. It’s dirty. It’s backbreaking. It’s awesome. That was evident from watching a recent Cuesta team […]

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  • Arts / Entertainment Main Cuesta professors are hip to the jive

    Cuesta professors are hip to the jive

    By Jason Enns Features Editor The Cuesta Faculty Jazz Ensemble, a group known to draw a crowd, will be taking the stage at the Cuesta CPAC on Sep. 5. “The faculty shows here at cuesta totally blow away, far away, any other faculty I’ve ever worked on,” said Ron McCarley, director of Jazz studies. The applied music faculty have been putting on concerts for years, but it was only a few years ago that  the Jazz Faculty split off and […]

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  • Features Main Farm fresh may grow on you

    Farm fresh may grow on you

    By Justin Montes Photo Editor The sun pierces through oak branches as the last dew of the morning evaporates. A peacock on a rooftop makes calls that echo through a valley. The daylight has traveled far: from the top of a hill, down the side of a freshly harvested field and into a wide canyon illuminating a homestead. Between the homestead and field is a shed, where friendly conversations cut through the pristine silence and tranquility of the area. The […]

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  • Main News Cuesta seeking $275 million bond

    Cuesta seeking $275 million bond

    By Cliff Mathieson Editor-in-Chief Cuesta’s Board of Trustees has officially decided to go ahead with a $275 million bond measure. The bond will primarily pay for new classroom space and repairs, but portions of the funding will also go to upgrading the school’s technology and retiring old debt accrued from the CPAC project. Over the last semester, the board has been sure to stress that it didn’t want this bond to follow in the footsteps of the failed $310 million […]

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  • Main News Smoking permitted in this area … for now

    Smoking permitted in this area … for now

    By Cliff Mathieson Editor-in-Chief Cuesta may become a tobacco-free campus as soon as 2015 due to a board policy proposed by Dr. Steve Hansen, the man who got smoking banned in the county’s prisons. Currently, campus smoking is restricted to a few designated zones. It has been this way since 2004. If the tobacco-free campus plan is adopted, all smoking will be prohibited at Cuesta. Hansen spoke to the ASCC at a senate meeting late in the spring semester, listing […]

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  • Main Cooking with Jason: vegetable chili verde

    Cooking with Jason: vegetable chili verde

      Weight gain is about as common an experience for college students as stress and binge drinking. Research published in the Journal of American College Health determined that “about 70 percent of students gained a significant amount of weight between the start of college and the end of sophomore year.” “For many students, this is their first opportunity to be on their own. They can make many food choices, good or bad, without a parent,” said Cuesta nutrition instructor Caryn […]

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  • Main Sports Softball pitches a playoff run

    Softball pitches a playoff run

    By Trevor Nickel Sports Editor The smell of the freshly cut grass overwhelms the field; cheers from the dug- out ring and the softball thrown from the opposing pitcher looks like a beach ball to first base- man, Summer Best, as she launches a line-drive into the outfield. The Cougars softball team is entering the season in hopes to put an end to their six-year playoff drought. In 2013, the Cougars fought their way to their first winning season since […]

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  • Campus Life Main ‘Orange is the New Black’ author visits Cuesta

    ‘Orange is the New Black’ author visits Cuesta

    By Cliff Mathieson Managing Editor California needs to get its priorities straight, author Piper Kerman told a packed CPAC during her sold-out Book of the Year speech. The state is spending billions more jailing its citizens than it is teaching them, Kerman said. Best-selling author Piper Kerman came to Cuesta on April 3 to talk about her memoir, “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.” Kerman took part in two different events at the school as […]

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