California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California is a large public university. There are about 20,400 undergraduate students enrolled at the university with under 1,000 graduate students. Cal Poly is known for their farmers market every Thursday night where students go to have dinner with friends. The school mascot is Musty the Mustang and the school colors are green and gold. One fun fact about the school...the popular smoothie chain, Jamba Juice was created by students at the school as a senior project.
Famous "Mustang" alumni include John Madden - former NFL football coach (Oakland Raiders), "Weird Al" Yankovic - singer, Maggie Vessey - track runner, David Nwaba - NBA basketball player (Chicago Bulls), Noel Lee - CEO of Monster Cable, and Linda Ozawa, founder of Jamba Juice.
Kate, originally from Phoenix, Az, just completed her freshman year at Cal Poly. One quirky fact about Kate..." I only wear pink nail polish."
Fun fact about the California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo: Sab Luis Obispo is named one of the happiest cities in the US.
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Batch - Gluten Free Cookies with Vanilla Ice Cream.
Favorite Bakery or Sweet: Ascendo Coffee & Bakery.
Where to Grab a Coffee: Scout Coffee or Kracken in Avila Beach.
Best Burger Joint: Eureka Burger.
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot: Firestone Grill.
Pizzeria: Woodstock's Pizza.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: Luna Red - Chicken Tacos on Taco Tuesdays.
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll: Naked Fish.
Favorite breakfast place with a friend or date: Breakfast Buzz.
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend: Novo Restaurant - best restaurant in town!
Things to do:
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: Spark Yoga.
Night Spot for Music: SLO Brewery.
Neighborhood Bookstore: Barnes & Noble.
Where do you want to go on spring break: Europe but Southern California fine too!
Anything we missed? Tell us more!
Best hiking town - Serenity Swing, Bishop Peak, CP Architectural Graveyard, Madonna.