The ASI Board of Directors has unanimously passed a sustainability resolution Feb. 20, strongly urging Campus Dining to use reusable dishes in their future dining locations.
Cal Poly Hyperloop President and mechanical engineering senior Sam Flood and his team only had 15 minutes to answer questions fired at them before the Skype call was cut off. The stakes were high – on the other end of the call were SpaceX engineers that would decide the future of the project the team […]
Cal Poly has been ranked No. 26 in the nation for making the most money off of declined applications in the 2016-17 year, according to a recent study by LendEDU. During the 2016-17 year, Cal Poly had a total of 48,162 applications and admitted 14,202 freshmen and transfer students. This resulted in $1,867,800 made from […]
The San Luis Obispo City Council set their official goals for the next two years at a public meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5. The key goals include increased housing, fiscal sustainability, sustainable transportation, climate action and maintaining and upgrading downtown San Luis Obispo. “We are continuing on with the goals we had in the last budget […]
The 2018 Biennial Sustainability Progress Report was released Jan. 29, and includes updated statistics concerning Cal Poly’s water and energy use, waste management and climate action plan. While in 2017, buildings were emitting the most greenhouse gasses (GHG), the new report shows that now transportation makes up 51 percent of campus GHG emissions. This is […]
Cal Poly will break ground to make room for a new $125 million interdisciplinary research building beginning in May 2019.
“It’s refreshing and exciting to see that Governor Newsom has dedicated much-needed funds to the community college, UC, and CSU systems – funds that will go towards further improving resources and accessibility for our students as they move towards obtaining their degrees,” ASI President Jasmin Fashami wrote to Mustang News.
“I’ve come to understand over the years that there is never a ‘perfect’ time to step aside from a position such as this,” Provost Kathleen Enz Finken wrote her retirement announcement. “There is never a time when everything is done, the work is completed, and one can move on knowing ‘it’s all set.’ If that time ever came, it would mark the end of progress, growth, and change for the betterment of the institution, our students, and society.”
“The biggest goal is to educate Cal Poly students,” business administration junior and co-president of Net Impact Jenny Hoekstra said.”The leaders of tomorrow now are going to know more about this, and whatever company hopefully they will be advocates for environmental and social impact that they can make.”
Poly Canyon Village residents can donate unwanted items to be resold next year.
The groups will be tabling and performing zero-waste audits.