Students, community 'Take Back the Night'

whitney guenther The Sexual Assualt-Free Environment Resource Program (SAFER), an organization on the Cal Poly campus that promotes sexual assault awareness and education, held “Take Back the Night,” at Farmers’ Market Thursday. The event was organized to educate the community…

Students protest absence of handprints

brennan angel Almost 20 students protested outside the office of Cornel Morton, vice president of Student Affairs, demanding the replacement of The Women’s Center’s red handprints Thursday during UU Hour. Participants gathered at a booth provided by the Progressive Student…

Center for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education receives gift

Elementary school students and their teachers will benefit from a recent gift of $150,000 given to Cal Poly’s Center for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education. The $150,000 gift was given in association with the S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation. The…

Journalist encourages diversity, discusses social change in latest Provocative Perspectives lecture

Brennan angel Award-winning journalist, activist and scholar Helen Zia says society labels her as evil for being a minority, a homosexual, a woman and for her stance on human rights. All characteristics, she said, that are being dubbed evil in…

Cal Poly leaders address the state of the students

whitney guenther Students, faculty and community members were invited to attend the “State of the Student Address” given by ASI President Tylor Middlestadt on Wednesday in the Performing Arts Center Pavilion, where he discussed the challenges students face today, as…

College fee increases discourage potential students, report says

Katie Hofstetter Fee increases are deterring potential students from California State Universities, according to a report by the California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC). The California Faculty Association (CFA), which reported that student fees within the CSU system have increased 76…

Grover Beach honors Cal Poly with Service Organization of the Year Award

Christina Casci The Grover Beach Park and Recreations Department honored Cal Poly with the Volunteer Service Organization of the Year Award. The award honored students who have helped the department with service projects, such as the Mother-Son Dinner Dance and…

Her story: Not to be Forgotten

A memorial honoring the lives of five San Luis Obispo women was held by the Cal Poly Women’s Center Monday night at Luna Cafe in San Luis Obispo. The memorial is the first in a string of events scheduled for Remember Week, which began on April 10 and runs through April 14.

Terry Crawford chosen as Poly Royal Parade grand marshal

Katie Hofstetter As a way to say “thank you” for coaching the university’s track and field athletes for the past 14 years, Terry Crawford has been selected as the grand marshal for this year’s Poly Royal Parade. “We wanted to…

A week to 'Remember'

sheila sobchik The Cal Poly community is playing host this week to events dedicated to the awareness of sexual assault and violence against women. Presented by Cal Poly Women’s Programs through Student Life and Leadership, Remember Week, as it is…

Computer engineering, science students design future of library Learning Commons

tom sanders Cal Poly computer engineering and computer science students developed proposals on effective ways to use the Learning Commons in the Kennedy Library as part of a class project during winter quarter. These proposals are being exhibited in the…