Mustang News brings home 14 awards at national convention

Mustang News had quite the weekend in Philadelphia.

New integrated marketing communications minor to launch Fall 2015

The minor is a mixture of journalism, graphic communication and marketing.

Admiration fills veteran storyteller's final chapter

In his late 80s, the former professor and writing coach for newspapers such as The Los Angeles Times has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. He has decided against treatment and is on home hospice care in Los Osos.

Inside the newsroom: How journalists use social media

Mustang News social media director Holly Dickson explains how journalists used Reddit and Twitter to break a story Tuesday about 100 students allegedly burglarizing VG Cafe.

Mustang Daily evolves with the times

We’re producing two print publications each week and one traditional news broadcast, but the crux of our operation is moving online — a platform we can update dozens, hundreds of times a week.

From intern to multimedia journalist, Hope Hanselman

Kassi Luja kassiluja.md@gmail.com A whirlwind. That’s how journalism senior Hope Hanselman describes her time at college. Entering her freshman year as a modern languages and literatures major — and then contemplating a switch into dairy science — Hanselman eventually found…

Glick named new chair of journalism department

Mary Glick has been named the new chair of Cal Poly’s journalism department, the university announced in a press release yesterday. She replaces current interim chair Harvey Levenson, also the acting chair of graphic communication, who’s been in the position…

BLOG: Journalism student opinions

One hard rule we have here at the Mustang Daily is don’t quote journalism students, even if they aren’t on the paper. Personally, I always felt a bit put out about it. We try to get a variety of voices…

BLOG: Raising the bar even when interviews aren’t up to par

It is understandable that some people are better speakers than others and some people don’t do as well as others when put on the spot. But what about when the subject just does not seem interested in the topic at all?

Last Friday in print marks Daily’s transformation

June 5 is the last printed Friday edition of the Mustang Daily. Like any media organization, the student newspaper of Cal Poly has changed a lot since its creation as The Polygram in 1916, but regardless of how information looks, the Daily is dedicated to quality content.