When Chase Nelson received a phone call saying he had tested positive for COVID-19, he was surprised to say the least. “It was almost funny because I didn’t think I was going to have it,” the agricultural business junior said. “I thought there was no chance, and it was kind of surreal testing positive.” At […]
The live debate on Oct. 27 covered issues ranging from protests in San Luis Obispo to how the city will handle the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The candidates were given seven questions each with a minute and a half to respond and thirty seconds to provide a rebuttal for each question.
When biomedical engineering senior Jake Javier jumped into a swimming pool on his last day of high school in 2016 he broke his neck. “I was immediately paralyzed, and flown by helicopter to the nearest hospital and underwent emergency surgery to stabilize my neck and then was put on a ventilator because my lungs collapsed,” […]
Incoming freshmen give their thoughts on the potential for online classes in the fall.
Cal Poly faculty members have been finding unique ways to teach students online; professors teaching classes with labs have become especially creative. For biological sciences professor Michael Black, he spent his spring break on campus filming labs for the entire spring quarter for Cell Biology (BIO 452). “I strapped a GoPro to my forehead and […]
The 2020-2021 spring elections for ASI President and ASI Board of Directors will take place virtually from Wednesday, April 22 at 9 a.m. through Thursday, April 23 at 9 a.m. Cal Poly students can access the ballot on the ASI website and the Cal Poly Portal. There are three candidates running for the 2020-2021 ASI […]
Once an ID is confiscated by an agent or local law enforcement, it becomes part of an investigation and can be held for evidence to be used in a criminal or administrative proceeding, according to Alcohol Beverage Control’s (ABC) Public Information Officer John Carr.
Mustang News reporter Lauren Kozicki brings you this week’s top stories: Hikers gain access to 11 more miles of county trails Connections Club sparks friendship between two students Student wine pavilion design will display in Edna Valley
A total of 16,910 undergraduate students (freshmen and new transfers) were accepted to Cal Poly for Fall 2019 and a preliminary number of 5,769 — 908 transfers and 4,861 first-time freshmen — committed to enroll. According to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier, all of the numbers included are “current but do not reflect the final official […]
An interdisciplinary senior project class (ENGR 459) is working with a national non-profit to help people with disabilities surf. AmpSurf is a non-profit national organization headquartered in Pismo Beach “established to Promote, Inspire, Educate and Rehabilitate (PIER) all people with disabilities and their families through adaptive surfing and other outdoor activities,” according to their website. The […]
After receiving more than 65,000 applications and accepting around 15,000 new students, nearly 6,000 students committed to Cal Poly as of May 1, National Decision Day.