Two weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic, local jazz-pop band Honeyboys released their first song, “I Just Wanna Know.” According to lead singer Ari Eisenberg, the lyrics “I just wanna know where you wanna go” undoubtedly resonated with emotions surrounding the…
Before going to college, business administration senior Sophia Shapiro was diagnosed with several eating disorders, as well as anxiety and depression. With few people talking about their mental health issues, Shapiro felt no one else was going through what she was.
It wasn’t until she began posting on social media about her journey that she realized she was not alone.
Being a college student the past year has never been so different, or some may say so easy. While some students have found the turn to virtual classes to be a blessing in disguise, given easy access to the internet and changed grading policies, others have struggled adjusting to the online format.
Data collected by Academic Affairs at Cal Poly showed a 7.8% increase in the average student GPA from fall quarter 2019 to winter quarter 2021. The data was based on the 21,812 undergraduate and graduate students attending Cal Poly.
Self-described workaholic and graphic communications junior Mia Lew put the skills she’s learned through her event planning minor into her “Bitchin’ DIY Pop-up” event, meant to bring artists in San Luis Obispo “out of their funk” and back into the art world.
Before Cal Poly alumni Jordan Kepler had even realized it, he became the winner of season 8, episode 10 “Head Hunters Revenge,” of the History channel’s Forged in Fire.
Since the turn to virtual life, “Netflix and chill” took on a new and literal meaning. According to a Twitter poll of 39 participants conducted by Mustang News, Netflix is the favorite streaming service among Cal Poly students and faculty.…
“It was just such a strange feeling of every time I checked the email like ‘Oh my god, oh my god,’” Senn said. “Within that small weekend of three days, life totally changed.”
The transition to online learning meant that Cal Poly students and staff are no longer spending their days climbing the “poly hills” and strengthening their “poly calves,” but rather sitting at their desks, staring at a computer screen.
It was 11 p.m. when business administration senior Daniel Macavei, laying in bed listening to a podcast, had the idea to create something that he wished he could have looked to a few years ago, before he began his coming out journey.
Rather than being surrounded by easily accessible equipment and being face-to-face with her team in the KCPR studio, Hughes has been tackling her job from a 13-inch computer screen.
With the move to virtual learning, KCPR’s biggest change — among both the news and music teams — has been the remote production of shows, according to Hughes.