When psychology freshman Peyton Varner was 11 years old, she couldn’t comprehend that the unsheltered individuals she saw living on the street wouldn’t receive any Christmas presents. That year, she asked Santa Claus only for items that she could give to those living on the street, and this led Varner to take the first steps toward establishing Pea’s Blessing Bags.
Former President Donald Trump was acquitted by the Senate for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol on Feb. 13. Trump became the fourth presidential impeachment trial in the history of the United States and the second impeachment trial involving him. Trump is the only president in American history to be impeached twice in one term.
Ooms said that being in the music industry has shown her that life is unpredictable and ever-changing, but she has also learned to let go. These lessons are the focus of Oom’s new single “Hideaway” released on all streaming platforms on Jan. 29.
President Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States on Jan. 20 in Washington D.C. Within the first week of his presidency, President Biden signed several executive orders including eliminating private prisons, reversing the 2018 transgender military ban, providing economic relief related to the pandemic, and reversed the Muslim ban. He has also taken key steps by rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement and the World Health Organization (WHO).
On Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, an insurrectionist mob urged by President Trump stormed the Capitol building. Five people died.
The days following the insurrection, representatives of both parties called for action against the president. Some, like Illinois Rep. Kinzinger, called for the 25th amendment, while Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged to pursue impeachment.
Cal Poly has reported 1,015 positive COVID-19 cases as of Monday, Jan. 11., and many students that live on campus have already experienced quarantine or isolation.
In 2014, Mustang News explored the 19 percent of women in the engineering department at Cal Poly. Six years later, Mustang News explores what has changed during that time, if anything at all.
Eaddy decided to do something about it. Along with child development sophomore Olivia Boles, Eaddy started making care packages for the homeless community in San Luis Obispo (SLO).
In a survey Mustang News distributed randomly to 850 students, 102 students responded, detailing how they plan to vote this year.
96.1 percent of students that were surveyed planned on voting during this election season.
“She is a conservative judge nominated by a president aligned with the conservative party, so we expect her to decide on politically salient cases in ways that are consistent with a conservative ideology,” Arrington wrote. “If confirmed, we will have to see how her ideology plays out.”