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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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Central Coast community mourns the loss of Cal Poly alum and paramedic Joey De Anda

Santa Barbara County Fire Department firefighter paramedic Joseph “Joey” De Anda died at the age of 33 on Saturday, Jan. 8. Now, community members with roots across the Central Coast are coming together to memorialize De Anda and his impact.  The Cal Poly journalism alum succumbed to injuries while snowboarding in China Peak, Calif. with […]

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Cal Poly Dating Violence Action Month keynote speech explores healing from trauma

Cal Poly’s Dating Violence Action Month came to a close with a keynote speech on Thursday highlighting a concept of healing-centered engagement championed by Shawn Ginwright, a researcher at San Francisco State University. The presentation, hosted by Safer, gave insight into managing trauma and moving forward at a time when students are grappling with recent […]