Each college has a specific part on Tik Tok to showcase the good, the bad and the weird of their respective universities. This trend of showing off one’s school gained traction when students from New York University (NYU) began showing off their less than exemplary quarantine meals, which included unripe fruit, bottles of water and, […]
Author Archives: Jennifer Newton
Candlelight vigil held to remember unhoused community members who died
When art and design senior Kat Schroeder arrived at Mitchell Park on Feb. 28, she was handed a candle and a small Lego figurine. She sat on the grass as she listened to people talk about Kevin — an unhoused resident who was found dead on a sidewalk the morning of Feb. 22. One community […]
Deadline to submit FAFSA is less than a week away
The deadline for students to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is Tuesday, March 2. By submitting the form, it allows the opportunity for students to receive financial aid from the federal government to aid in paying for college. Each year, more than 13 million students who file the FAFSA get more […]
Supreme Court overrules California’s ban on indoor church services
The Supreme Court voted 5-4 on Feb. 5 that California can no longer have a ban on indoor church services after a ban was implemented for COVID-19 safety precautions.
Cal Poly students handle midterms without the library
Last year, students flocked to Kennedy Library during midterm season to find a quiet space to study. But the library has been closed for almost a year now, and some students are having trouble creating a study space as productive as the library.
How Cal Poly freshmen make friends during a pandemic
Making friends can be difficult for any freshman. Living in a new environment, taking classes and learning how to share space takes a bit of adjustment. Now imagine doing all this in the middle of a pandemic. The freshmen class of 2024 shares the challenges and successes of navigating making friends while staying safe from […]
New strain of COVID-19 found in San Luis Obispo County
A COVID-19 variant called L452R has been found in San Luis Obispo County, according to a California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Jan. 17 press release.
More than 100 people have died of coronavirus in San Luis Obispo County
More than 100 San Luis Obispo County residents have died due to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, the County confirmed in a Jan. 8 press release.
Cal Poly’s floral design class makes students smile
Cal Poly’s floral design class is one of the many courses that moved online this quarter. Professor Melinda Lynch said she’s not letting the online format limit her student’s experience in the class.