Real life is lame. Sure, there are certainly some high points, but more often than not, life is stressful or tedious. And students get an…
The Cuestonian surveyed students on campus and at cuestonian.com to find out how you spend your limited free time and cash. We are presenting your picks (and ours) for the best things in the county for Cuesta.
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.
“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.
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.