Leaders of the Cal Poly greek community clarified their apology for the “Colonial Bros and Nava-hos” party Tuesday, shifting blame away from fraternities and sororities that might have been involved with it.
The ASI Board of Directors also formally supported quarters earlier this year, after 89.8 percent of voting students shot down semesters in a February vote.
Attendees at a campus forum Friday spent more than an hour criticizing a “Colonial Bros and Nava-hos”-themed party Cal Poly is investigating, as well as the students who participated in it.
Joe Cohn, who works at FIRE’s headquarters in Philadelphia, said Thursday that Cal Poly’s investigation is unconstitutional based on the information the university has made public so far.
A Thanksgiving-party-gone-wrong put some fraternities and sororities on edge this week and opened discussion at Cal Poly about the university’s role in regulating off-campus behavior.
University administrators are challenging the contents of an email sent to the Cal Poly Diversity Coalition that identified the host and theme of an “offensive” party now under investigation by the dean of students, a university spokesperson said Wednesday.
In an email to campus, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong denounced a greek party this past weekend “offensive to Native Americans and women in the party’s theme and suggested costumes.”
In what’s become a semi-annual tradition at Mustang News, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong joined the staff for a Q-and-A on Monday morning.
The fee increase would bring the College of Liberal Arts college-based fee on par with the rest of the Cal Poly’s colleges, which all stand at $347.19 per quarter. The College of Liberal Arts fee is now $239.19.
The plan for the new facility is still being talked out within Cal Poly Corporation and among university administrators, Cal Poly Corporation spokesperson Yukie Murphy said.