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How sexual assault awareness month was honored in the community for the first time post-pandemic

The music softened and the voices trailed off during the moment of silence.This is how Lumina Alliance closed out sexual assault action month with their final event. In the first year of being back since the global pandemic left people homebound, new perspectives were shared in various events throughout April –– which is sexual assault […]

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Cal Poly students win top prizes in Elevator Pitch Competition

Two Cal Poly students took home cash prizes in this year’s Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) 12th annual Elevator Pitch Competition.  Cal Poly’s industrial engineering senior Surya Venugopal and business administration junior Sara Dada won $1,000 and $500, respectively. This year’s competition was held at the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center on […]

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Cal Poly students help people in need of tax dispute assistance through Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

When it comes to tax conflicts, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic volunteer Megan Van Ruler wants taxpayers to know that “one mistake isn’t going to define them.” Van Ruler, a business administration senior, is one of the 15 Cal Poly students providing free tax dispute services for their class, Senior Project: Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (BUS […]

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The damage dilemma: how a team of Cal Poly professors and students are helping wildfire victims with AI

A group of Cal Poly professors and students have created an artificial intelligence (AI) technology used to assess damaged buildings and homes after wildfires. The team hopes that their technology can be used to swiftly assess damaged buildings and aid thousands of California residents in receiving insurance benefits. The technology, Damage Map, uses aerial images […]

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“No mention” of COVID-19 precautions at large Cal Poly events, students say

Large campus events with unclear COVID-19 precautions and guidelines kicked off Cal Poly’s reopening for the 2021-22 school year – revealing a gray area around how the university is following public health recommendations. On Sept. 18, Cal Poly Football sold out the Alex G. Spanos Stadium for their first home football game since the pandemic, […]