Teacher Feature: Robert Murtha

Teacher Feature: Robert Murtha

Robert Murtha is an English teacher, here at Cuesta College, as well as Hancock College. He is an excellent teacher and works well with each and every student.
New club seeks to ignite passion for art

New club seeks to ignite passion for art

In the old prison on Alcatraz Island off San Francisco, visitors can see Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s artwork about human rights and freedom of expression. The large-scale sculpture and mixed-media exhibition, called @Large, will give visitors access to parts of the former prison island that are usually closed to the general public. This is one of the art destinations that members of Cuesta’s new Art History Club hope to visit.
Home away from home

Home away from home

“When you can't enjoy where you're at and you are there for the wrong reasons, you need to make a change,” he said. O’Sullivan dropped out when the semester ended in December and came to Cuesta in the spring of last year. Like O’Sullivan, many students come to Cuesta from outside San Luis Obispo County. Of the 1,774 first time students who enrolled in fall 2014, 875—nearly half—graduated from non-local high schools.
Pick your way through produce, not crowds

Pick your way through produce, not crowds

Approximately 15,000 visitors come to each downtown farmers’ market during the summer months. Attendance drops as the evening weather cools, but the shopping experience can still be elbow-to-elbow. The good news for local shoppers who just want to buy their produce in peace: there are 11 other farmers’ markets throughout the county every week.
What’s appening: Uber comes to SLO

What’s appening: Uber comes to SLO

It’s 2 a.m. All of the bars have closed and you and your friends are stranded downtown without a ride. Have no fear, Uber—­a transportation app that can be downloaded on your cell phone—is here.
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…
The new Black Student Union

The new Black Student Union

The Black Student Union of Cuesta College is a new club founded to provide an educational service to the college’s students and the greater district, to promote diversity, and to empower African American students.
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