Complete terror is how Cal Poly ethnic studies professor, C.T. Aradanas describes his experience as the victim of a series of hate crimes. The crimes to which he is referring to occured in Oct. and Nov. of 2020, near the…
In her high school math class, English sophomore Ashley Lang felt like an imposter. Balancing the flurry of questions she would receive and her peers’ inflated opinion of her left Lang feeling inadequate. “People had an image of me, [thinking]…
Throngs of people at the Thursday night Farmers market and seeing smiles freed from masks was once unheard of — but it is now the new reality for San Luis Obispo. Businesses suffered during the pandemic, but with the state…
On April 20, the jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd.
Architecture senior and President of Internal Affairs of Cal Poly’s Black Student Union (BSU) Zane Ellis-Rector described his reaction as muted, yet satisfied. He was satisfied in the confirmation of injustice, but muted in the work left to be done.
Ephemeral flowers and awed gazes accompany the “Spring Wings” art installation that has been on display in Mission Plaza. During the month of May, the Cal Poly Rose Float has crafted an art installation showcasing the process behind building a Rose Float design.
Chants of “stop Asian hate” echoed through the streets of San Luis Obispo as community members marched in support of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community on April 1st.
Forms of activism, such as this, have ignited through Cal Poly and the greater SLO area since the recent escalation of hate crimes directed towards the Asian population, with attacks centered in larger cities and targeting the elderly.
Tossing ideas to one another in hopes to start a company was a constant in Cal Poly alumnae Marcus Tjajadi and Edwin Cheung’s relationship. One November night in 2019, a call between the two would eventually lead to the birth of their startup: BobaWare.
On a casual midnight in San Luis Obispo, sophomore Andy Do and his friends spontaneously decide to make the trek to Boba Stop for a night of laughs, boba and popcorn chicken.
A sweet honey smell, creamy milk tea and fond memories are just a peek into boba culture.
The pandemic has exposed the “outsider” mentality and the pulling of two worlds in the Asian community, he said.
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden identified climate change as one of his top four priorities. Since his election, the Biden administration rejoined the Paris agreement, established a National Climate Task Force and introduced a variety of executive orders to tackle climate change at home and abroad.
As architecture sophomore Zoe Paris walks around campus she is met with thousands of faces, but at a predominantly white institution she stands out. With her thicker eyebrows, curved eye shape and multiracial upbringing, she said she wonders where she fits in.