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‘One pill can kill’: How Snapchat, social media has fueled the local fentanyl crisis

For two weeks, Cammie Velci did not know how her son had died. Emilio Velci, 19, had been experiencing some wisdom tooth pain, and over-the-counter medications weren’t helping. After bringing up the issue at work, one coworker offered him a Percocet, a combination medication of oxycodone and acetaminophen that is used to treat moderate to […]

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SLO County Board of Supervisors meets to review worsening drought conditions

Amid a declaration of a local drought emergency, San Luis Obispo County Drought Task Force reported worsening agricultural conditions at a County Board of Supervisors meeting on May 17. The county coordinated drought monitoring, impact assessments, responses to emergency health and human safety, public communication and outreach.  The meeting was a response to a decision […]

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Application opens for paid Americorps College fellowship

Students can still apply to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s #CaliforniansForAll College Corps Program. Full-time undergraduate students of all majors from Cal Poly, CSU Long Beach, Cuesta College and Allan Hancock College are encouraged to apply. The program seeks to provide students with service opportunities that address statewide issues including climate change, food insecurity and K-12 education. […]

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Cal Poly hosts Earth Week celebration

Cal Poly’s Green Campus team and the sustainability community will put on an Earth Week Celebration this week, featuring a movie night, panel discussion, clothing swap and more.  Earth Week events will run Thursday through Saturday, April 23. Friday, April 22 marks the celebration of Earth Day. The traditional single-day celebration has been extended to […]

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Cal Poly continues to invest in fossil fuels despite the CSU system abandoning the practice

Cal Poly Corporation will continue to invest in fossil fuels, despite momentum from a California State University (CSU) decision on Oct. 6 to stop its own further investment. Former CSU Chancellor Joseph I. Castro announced last year that the CSU system would no longer make any future investments in fossil fuels. Castro has since resigned, […]

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Cal Poly presents third installment of ‘Addressing Racism and Diversity in Music Institutions’ series

Cal Poly will host a panel discussion webinar titled ‘Addressing Racism and Diversity in Music Institutions’ at 11:10 a.m. on Thursday,  April 28. This webinar is the third in a series sponsored by Cal Poly’s Music Department, the College of Liberal Arts and the Instructionally Related Activities program according to a press release from Cal […]