As the SLO County Local Elections draw near, students are evaluating their options — and according to recent poll data collected by Mustang News, issues such as affordable housing, police funding and homlessness are at the top of many lists.
Many businesses have felt the impact of COVID-19, but according to San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre (SLOREP) artistic director Kevin Harris, among the most affected businesses in San Luis Obispo County are local theater.
San Luis Obispo County’s recent move to the COVID-19 red tier — which is the second most restrictive tier on the California Blueprint for a Safer Economy — allows for movie theaters to open at 25 percent capacity, but the cost of operating with restrictions outweighs potential revenue, according to local movie theater managers.
For many transfer students attending Cal Poly, the transition to a four-year university is already an intimidating challenge, but this year may pose even greater challenges. English junior and former Cuesta College student Zoe Herold said she agrees. “The steepest…