Rick Scott will be joining the San Luis Obispo Police Department (SLOPD) as the new police chief starting May 13, according to a city press release. According to the city, Scott, former assistant police chief in North Richland Hills, Texas, is expected to focus on community engagement, transparency and trust in his new position. “Public […]
Since the first stay at home order was placed in March of 2020, downtown San Luis Obispo businesses haven’t been the same. Many went through exceptionally rough patches and others shut their doors for good. “Businesses are having challenging times,” said Lee Johnson, the San Luis Obispo Interim Economic Development Manager. “Even the ones that […]
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.
Two COVID-19 vaccine clinics in North and South County will be closed next week due to a shortage of vaccines, according to a Feb. 3 press release.
A technician error at Avellino Labs led to a false positive COVID-19 result for 41 students, according to a campus-wide email sent Wednesday evening by Cal Poly’s Office of the President.
Cal Poly added a new COVID-19 testing location at Poly Canyon Village, which opened to students on Thursday, Jan. 7 and will open to employees in the near future, according to Cal Poly spokesperson Matt Lazier. Testing is available in the Aliso Conference Room (171A) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. — the same hours […]
Each founding member has years of climbing experience under their belt and hopes to offer their knowledge to new members of any skill level.
Cal Poly will be getting a new institutional logo, messaging and website in May 2019 with the debut of the yakʔitʸutʸu Welcome Center. Three new brand concepts have been proposed, each embodying a different concept — “The Power of and,” “Ready Day One,” and a new take on “Learn by Doing.” Last week, higher education […]
iCracked Founder AJ Forsythe returned to the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s (CIE) Elevator Pitch Competition 11 years after he pitched his phone repair company idea at Cal Poly. Now with nearly 800,000 repairs, iCracked, that company, has gained national media attention and Forsythe has been featured on Inc. Magazine’s “30 under 30” list. “Winning the […]
Los Osos resident and Cal Poly psychology alumna Lindsay Altman never imagined the stray driftwood she collected from her local beach would spark a business idea, but in 2017, inspiration hit and did just that.
Haunted mazes, live music, palm readers, drag shows, roller rinks and spooky HBO makeovers. These words provide just a taste of what is happening on campus this weekend to celebrate Halloween. ASI Monster Mash On Friday, Oct. 26, Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Events will throw a Monster Mash, where students who love to get spooked can […]