On her first day back on campus, after being in Myanmar for seven months, architecture senior Saddha Zaw said she didn’t expect every single thing that happened to remind her of Burma. “My first day, I had this philosophy class, and the professor started discussing about the ethical dilemma behind torture. I was like, ‘Oh, […]
On a recent Monday, Elan Valdez-Kaminsky laminated two batches of croissant dough, created original fillings and glazes for pastries and made a few batches of his favorite coffee cake batter to use throughout the week. The next morning, he woke up at 5:30 a.m. and began baking right away. As the sun rose that morning, […]
On Sep. 28, the Theatre and Dance Department Chair Josh Machamer sent an email out to the department informing them that they were cancelling the fall production of “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” after the cast and crew had already begun rehearsing for the play. The cancellation was due to the fact that the […]
Booster COVID-19 vaccine shots will now be administered in San Luis Obispo, Grover Beach and Paso Robles for older residents who have received the Pfizer vaccination. People 65 years old or older and anyone 50 or older with high-risk medical conditions are eligible for the booster shot, according to San Luis Obispo County Public Health […]
This fall, most classes will be held in person, but Cal Poly faculty were not given much choice on the matter. Vaccines will be required for all students who will attend classes in person unless they receive an exemption. According to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier, over 91% of students are partially or fully vaccinated and the […]
Following the recent trial about the Kristin Smart murder, students are hosting a walk to raise awareness about Kristin Smart’s story May 25th, at 6:30 p.m. on the corner of Foothill Blvd and Crandall Way, and end at the corner of Grand Avenue and Perimeter Road, according to the Facebook event. The event will be following COVID-19 guidelines, and all participants must wear a mask.
Architecture sophomore Zoe Paris did not plan on starting a club during spring quarter, while students were still attending virtually. However, after attending Crossroads, a conversation series that was put on by the Multicultural Center (MCC), her and journalism sophomore Naomi Vanderlip saw a need to continue these dialogues and started the Multiracial Students’ Association (MuSA).
More than 76 people attended “What’s happening in Myanmar,” a panel hosted by the Cal Poly’s Burmese Student’s Association (BurSA) and the International Center on April 16. The purpose of the panel was to raise awareness about what is happening in Myanmar during the Military coup, and what people can do to help. History professor […]
Two of the students in this article are still in Myanmar. Their names have been changed to protect their identity from the Burmese military. As he hid in the sewers, witnessing soldiers bludgeon civilians to death, this Cal Poly student was forced to learn an important lesson about the Myanmar military: they shoot to kill. […]
During quarantine, while people have been turning to arts and crafts to entertain themselves indoors, ecology professor Yamina Pressler has been recognized by Smithsonian Magazine for her work developing “responsibly harvested” soil-based water colors with her friend and colleague, Dr. Karen Vaughn at the University of Wyoming.
The rally was hosted by Cal Poly business administration senior Kaela Lee and Pastor Mia Shin along with San Luis Obispo’s Black Lives Matter chapter.