In an ongoing effort to recruit more minority and low-income students to the university, the Cal Poly Opportunity Grant was introduced after campus-wide feedback and implemented in Fall 2019. Funding for the grant will come from the Opportunity Fee, which increased fees for out-of-state students. The Opportunity Fee will be phased in until 2022 and […]
For the first time in 50 years, students proposed that the nation-wide student organization Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán (MEChA), known as MEXA at Cal Poly, change its name nationally. The proposal to change the name from “Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán” to “Movimiento Estudiantil” was originally motioned by the University of Oregon chapter at […]
There is no question diversity has been a longstanding issue at Cal Poly — from a noose, Confederate flag and racial slurs found at the Crop Science House in 2008 to the blackface incident at a gangster-themed Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity party in 2018. But in the past few years, university leaders have called diversity […]
The popular sandwich chain Ike’s Love and Sandwiches has made its way to downtown San Luis Obispo. The sandwich chain has 56 other locations in California, Reno and Phoenix and is originally from the Bay Area. The San Luis Obispo location is the first in the county and is located at 1028 Chorro St. — […]
The next time Damon Williams visits campus, from March 12 to 14, the first phase of the 12-month long Cal Poly Experience plan will begin.
After 17 years, the annual Cal Poly Center for Service in Action Change the Status Quo conference finally has a theme: redefining boldness. This year’s conference will take place on Feb. 22 and 23 and will incorporate workshops, guest speakers and sessions to address issues like social justice, white privilege and white allyship to inspire […]
Several local businesses and university organizations are hosting Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day events to celebrate the holiday of love.
The ideal area for it would be north of Engineering IV, near the lower sports complex fields, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Keith Humphrey.
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) announced Monday, Jan. 14 it will be declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy later this month, after not being able to pay billions of dollars in liability claims from the past two years of wildfires, according to the company’s website. The company estimates it is facing a total of $30 billion in […]
Friends and family remember Michael Kullman as a kind-hearted, caring and deeply religious young man.
For many students having to work a job, or even two, while in school is the only option to be able to participate in costly extracurriculars, like greek life, on top of an already hefty tuition bill.