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In six weeks, 469 students got COVID-19. Cal Poly’s coronavirus dashboard won’t tell you that

Update Feb. 14: The 469 students who have tested positive for the coronavirus during the winter quarter include those living on campus as well as off-campus in the San Luis Obispo community. Since the beginning of the winter quarter, 469 students tested positive for the coronavirus, Cal Poly Spokesperson Matt Lazier told Mustang News.  Cal […]

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SLO Days to be online summer 2020

Update: Title revised to say “summer 2020” instead of “fall 2020.”  SLO Days, the summer orientation program for incoming freshmen students, will be a fully virtual experience, New Student and Transition Programs (NSTP) announced.  The university, with advice from local public health officials, decided to move the orientation online in order to “maintain the health and […]

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Freshman housing application deadline extended

The university extended the date for incoming freshmen students to edit preferences on their housing application from May 7 to June 1 due to COVID-19 complications.  The pandemic, which has caused unprecedented increases in employment, was a reason for concern among many incoming freshmen — some of whom voiced their difficulties paying the housing deposit […]

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Central Coast Goodwill stores now open

Goodwill stores and donation sites in San Luis Obispo county opened their doors May 23 — a somewhat last minute reopening when the county gave permission for certain retail stores to open earlier this week, granted they implement the advised safety measures.  Goodwill will be accepting donations with the exception of any large pieces of […]

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Gov. Newsom closes Orange County beaches

Gov. Gavin Newsom temporarily closed Orange County beaches after seeing “disturbing” images of last weekend’s influx of people to beaches in the area, Newsom announced in a press conference today.  Though Newsom did not close all California beaches, he encouraged local governments to implement more regulations at public spaces where crowds have been gathering. As […]