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Mustang News anchors Allison Edmonds and Allison Royal update you on Mustang News’ biggest stories this week.

'We are a community of one'

The mood was somber as students, faculty, family and friends gathered outside Yosemite Hall last Thursday to remember physics freshman Osvaldo Ponce, who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Ponce was remembered as a “warm and easygoing person,” who was up…

Student death determined suicide

Police identified the body of Cal Poly physics freshman Osvaldo Ponce in his car March 16 on the last day of finals before spring break, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department (SLOPD). A coroner’s examination later determined that…

Suicide prevention workshop to be held today

The Pride Center is holding a workshop for suicide awareness and prevention today from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in room 219 in the University Union (UU).

SLO crisis negotiator talks down highway jumper

Local law enforcement responded to a 911 call from a 20-year-old male who stated he was going to jump off of an overpass in San Luis Obispo between 11:30 p.m. last night and 2 a.m. this morning.

Golden Gate Bridge jumper speaks at local mental health event

He walked, tears streaming. For 40 minutes John Kevin Hines paced the Golden gate Bridge crying, hoping that someone would notice- that someone would care enough to stop him and talk.

Student suicide of concern on college campuses

Every two hours a person under the age of 25 tries to commit suicide. With academic, social, and financial pressure, coping can be harder than it seems.