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SLO will close downtown streets for dining on weekends, creating more space for social distancing

As more “lower-risk workplaces” begin to open throughout San Luis Obispo County, officials continue to work together to promote public safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19. San Luis Obispo County is currently in stage two of the four-stage resilience roadmap outlined by the state of California.  The city of San Luis Obispo plans to […]

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What COVID-19 means for the future of SLO’s Thursday night farmer’s market

The San Luis Obispo Thursday night farmer’s market, suspended since March 12, is restructuring in order to reopen.  The downtown San Luis Obispo farmers market is the only market in the county to close during shelter-in-place orders because of its unique nature and size. “Our market is a little different, it’s giant,” Downtown SLO farmers […]

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Five changes to Title IX

The U.S. Department of Education finalized its Title IX regulations, which dictate how campuses must process sexual assault and harassment reports. Universities will have to abide by these new regulations starting August 14. These new regulations were first introduced in November 2018. Since then, the department’s Office for Civil Rights reviewed more than 124,000 public […]

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Cal Poly graduates can recycle their gowns after the Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremony, but will they?

Last year, the Commencement Office partnered with Zero Waste and the University Bookstore to pilot a gown recycling program. Gown collection boxes were present at both the Spring 2018 and Fall 2018 commencement ceremonies. More than 5,000 graduates participated in the ceremonies, but the program collected a total of two gowns. According to Commencement Program […]