Crime

Covered California rolls over to San Luis Obispo, explains why health insurance is vital for all

The group's second enrollment period — the time people can apply for health care — began Nov. 15 and goes through Feb. 15. Read More »

The Covered California group stopped by the San Luis Obispo Superior Courthouse Nov. 17. | Samantha Pryor/Mustang News

Deer and squirrels and skunks, oh my: Road kill on campus

According to Facility Services Bob Selders, small and large animal deaths on campus usually don't go over four per year. Read More »

Though road kill at Cal Poly is rare, it most commonly happens during summer and fall. | Mustang News file photo; icons courtesy of The Noun Project

CSU hires systemwide sexual assault coordinator

The California State University System has created a new position to expand its efforts to prevent sexual assault. Read More »

The California State University system has hired a systemwide Title IX coordinator.

‘Yes Means Yes’ reinforces university practices

For Cal Poly, Senate bill 967, commonly referred to as “Yes Means Yes,” reinforces existing policy. Read More »

Cal Poly adopted many of the policies specified in SB-967 before it was passed. | Kyle McCarty/Mustang News

Students fake it ’til they make it with fake IDs

Whether it’s Mother’s Tavern, Bull’s Tavern or SLO Brew, most San Luis Obispo bars are infamous for upholding strict security protocols in pursuit of catching college students with fake IDs. Read More »

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Halloween Weekend 2014 yields quiet results

Due to rain and increased enforcement, Cal Poly experienced a very mellow Halloween. Read More »

Both Cal Poly and University of California, Santa Barbara had quiet Halloween weekends. | Graphic by Celina Oseguera/Mustang News

UCSB: Keep Halloween ‘safe and local’

UCSB is marketing their “Keep it Safe, Keep it Local,” Halloween campaign through social media and advertisements. Read More »

Increased police enforcement and parking restrictions will be implemented in the Isla Vista area. | Gregory Coumes/Courtesy Photo

McMillan, football players appear in court

Former Delta Sigma Phi President Gear McMillan and the five Cal Poly football players who allegedly attempted to rob the Delta Sigma Phi house made court appearances this week. Read More »

Both McMillan and the five football players— Cameron Akins, Dominique Love, Kristaan Ivory, Cortland Fort and Jake Brito—made appearances in court this week. | Samantha Pryor/Mustang News

SLOPD grant allows crackdown on alcohol crimes

SLOPD and UPD increase enforcement to address minors' alcoholic consumption and possession. Read More »

The SLOPD grant was awarded by California Alcoholic Beverage Control. | Daniel Dempster/Mustang News

UPD pilots new 9-1-1 awareness campaign

UPD is one of five agencies in California spreading awareness to reduce non-emergency calls placed to 9-1-1 dispatch centers. Read More »

The campaign's goal is to inform the public of the proper use of 9-1-1. | Joseph Pack/Mustang News