After two months of closed doors, many San Luis Obispo County wineries are reopening — but wine tastings may stay virtual for now. When the county was approved to move into Stage 2 of California’s Pandemic Roadmap on May 20, 2020, wineries able to offer food on-site could begin welcoming customers again for dining-based reservations. […]
Author Archives: Miranda Knight
Taking classes in a different time zone
In Zama, Japan, English senior Kimberly Lopes logs into Zoom at 4 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for class. This synchronous online course, like her second one at 8 a.m., is held 16 hours later than she originally accounted for. Lopes, who is also taking a third course asynchronously and interning at Cal Poly’s English […]
YouTube star David Dobrik makes an appearance on Zoom
Dobrik, who has over 17 million subscribers on his main YouTube channel, was brought on for a Cal Poly student-exclusive virtual Q&A May 14 by Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Events.
Tourism in SLO halts due to COVID-19
When shelter-at-home requirements went into effect in mid-March, visitors stopped traveling to San Luis Obispo, according to City tourism manager Molly Cano.
What students should know about the 2020 census
All Cal Poly students residing off-campus should complete the census for their San Luis Obispo address regardless of temporary location changes due to coronavirus, according to an email from Associated Students, Inc. (ASI).
Cal Poly student 3D prints respiratory masks from garage
One Cal Poly engineering student’s 3D printing hobby turned into a way to combat medical equipment shortages after he was approached to print N95-style respirators out of his garage. Jeremy Ralston, a facilities engineer at the San Luis Obispo Surgery Center, saw a need for higher N95 respirator production in the midst of the pandemic. […]