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Posted inStudent Life

‘Home away from home’: The new Latinx center opens as a support system for students

In 2020, construction management junior Nina Tamayo made the “life-altering” decision to move from Calexico, her hometown just five minutes away from the Mexico border, to attend Cal Poly.  She faced immense culture shock, she said, as well as imposter syndrome — a psychological occurrence when a person doubts their skills, talents and accomplishments —when […]

Posted inArts, Top Stories

Sustainable fashion and “thrift culture” on Cal Poly’s campus

Recently, secondhand fashion has played a large role in many students’ style choices. From strutting around in their vintage finds to hosting secondhand clothing sales on Dexter Lawn, sustainable fashion has become ingrained into Cal Poly’s student culture. “I think second-hand plays an immense role in campus culture,” Cal Poly’s Sustainable Fashion Club president Emily […]

Posted inOpinion

SLO County’s record shops ranked

With nostalgia over vintage cameras and clothes, the music technology from the past has also been making a comeback too. While Spotify music and Bluetooth exist, there is a rise in people who would rather listen to their favorite songs on records, cassettes and CDs.  Outdated technology can tend to conflict with convenience and availability; […]