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Cal Poly to host job fair to fill more than 65 positions

Cal Poly will host a job fair this Saturday to fill several vacant university positions, according to a university news release. More than 65 jobs are available in university communications, administrative support, custodial, facilities, dining and other departments on campus.  Notable openings include a coordinator for the Pride Center, a supervisor in Campus Dining and […]

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Red moon to appear Sunday night in lunar eclipse

Sunday night’s sky will feature a red moon, marking this year’s first lunar eclipse.  A lunar eclipse typically occurs only twice a year when the moon moves into Earth’s shadow, becoming entirely hidden from the sun’s direct light.  The light that bounces off the Earth will illuminate the moon and change it from the usual […]

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‘Callous and risky’: Immunocompromised people brace for spring quarter as Armstrong lifts mask mandate

M.W. Kaplan dreads thinking about an in-person communications theory class they are enrolled in at Cal Poly next quarter. Kaplan, a communication studies junior, said they need to take the class to graduate — but with the university lifting the indoor mask mandate across campus starting in the spring, Kaplan is not comfortable going to […]

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Masks no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals in Rec Center, PAC, other facilities

Cal Poly students who are fully vaccinated will no longer be required to wear a mask in specific facilities including the Recreation Center and Performing Arts Center. The university will not check the vaccination status of students to determine whether they should be wearing a mask or not.  “For students, it will be self-attestation — […]

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Cal Poly spends more than $100,000 isolating COVID-positive students

Cal Poly spent more than $100,000 isolating students off-campus in January after a record-high number of students tested positive for COVID-19, according to documents obtained by Mustang News through a public records request.  Cal Poly officials signed contracts with three local hotels to isolate COVID-positive students: the Lamplighter Inn, Sands Inn & Suites and Hotel […]