In a recent letter to the editor, biological sciences professor Pat Fidopiastis stated that he “didn’t win the prestigious University Teaching Award at Cal Poly by creating an environment of fear and retaliation.” He also boasted his student evaluation scores in an effort to defend against anonymous students claiming he has made unsafe and racist comments about COVID-19.
The California State University (CSU) system announced Thursday, April 22 that all 23 campuses will require the COVID-19 vaccination upon full approval of one or more vaccines by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a press release.
Mustang News Video Reporter Ellie Spink guides students through the saliva testing process… ** This video was filmed on March 12, 2021. Cal Poly testing officials now recommend that students receive their six-digit registration code at least one hour in…
Through the duration of the pandemic, major spikes in cases at Cal Poly occurred after two major holidays: Halloween and New Year’s Eve, according to statistics from Cal Poly’s COVID-19 dashboard. Now after dozens of Cal Poly students were seen…
Scholar, author and professor Andrew Jolivétte (Atakapa-Ishak Nation of Louisiana [Tsikip/Opelousa/Heron Clan]) will be the keynote speaker at Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts Fifth Annual Social Justice Teach-In, which will be held via Zoom on Feb. 11. His presentation, “Black Lives, Indigenous Lives: From Mattering to Thriving,” will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Industrial engineering senior Trevor Howell created a sustainable candle company using recycled beverage cans.
The newest San Luis Obispo bakery — Monika’s Macarons — is open for business. Owner and head baker Monika Anderson found her passion in French baking, and she incorporates her background in fine art into her baked goods.
One of the most challenging aspects of classes being online is not being able to have conversations that go beyond class material.
For classes taught year-round, professors have had a few quarters to practice teaching in the virtual environment. For classes taught only once a year, however, the virtual teaching space is new. Art and Design Foundation Studies II (ART 103) — a course on color theory — is taught only in winter.
Following the riot, several social media platforms banned President Donald Trump from their sites. However, some Cal Poly community members continue to question what freedom of speech means online.
More than 6,500 miles from her hometown of Samokov, Bulgaria, graphic communication freshman Ivana Nikolova has found a new family: the Cal Poly women’s basketball team. “I came on an official visit last year to Cal Poly and I immediately…