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Former Cal Poly professor’s research finds downsides to semester system

In October 2021, Cal Poly SLO officially announced it would change to the semester system, set to begin Fall 2026. The conversion has since been met with mixed reactions from the campus community.  In June 2019, research was published by three individuals, including former Cal Poly economics professor Stefanie Fischer. In this research, the team […]

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Microgreen business provides insight to student entrepreneurship at Cal Poly

Random roommates in Cal Poly’s residence halls might consider themselves close friends after spending an entire year together — yet even fewer do roommates become business partners. Business junior Emmanuel Rivera-Romo and public health senior Ethan Tse started as strangers, but now run a microgreen startup together.  The two were able to start a successful […]