What is home? Cal Poly’s original audio play, “Shelter”, invites listeners on a guided exploration of their own homes to discover the answer. This student-written, student-produced, fully virtual production debuted Mar. 6 and is available on YouTube and Soundcloud, free of charge.
When computer engineering senior Alyssa Liu left for college, her little sister gave her a shoe box filled with letters. Each letter had instructions for when she was supposed to open it; one was for when she missed home, another for when she got her first bad grade. Whenever Liu was feeling down or overwhelmed, she turned to the shoebox for comfort.
That shoebox became the inspiration for Foveo, an app that Liu and her team are working on developing as their senior project to help college students who suffer from mental illness.
On a casual midnight in San Luis Obispo, sophomore Andy Do and his friends spontaneously decide to make the trek to Boba Stop for a night of laughs, boba and popcorn chicken.
A sweet honey smell, creamy milk tea and fond memories are just a peek into boba culture.
The pandemic has exposed the “outsider” mentality and the pulling of two worlds in the Asian community, he said.
Grant Smith has been playing piano for years and never passes up the opportunity to perform. This year is no different, with Smith having been selected to perform as a soloist for the second time in this year’s Cal Poly…
Feather cuffed velour sets, rhinestone embellished cowboy hats, deconstructed sneaker corsets. This is Her Fruit. The “wearable art” clothing company created by communications senior Malia Sine was launched at the start of the new year. By up-cycling vintage fabrics into…
Rushing to set up his audio equipment and camera in the 53-degree chill, Tedmon Tran prepared to perform for the Bach Week Instrumental Master Class. He had just finished up a 9 a.m. Zoom class and was beginning to feel…
On and off over the past 13 years, pop icon Britney Spears and her conservatorship have been a subject of public discourse. Earlier this month her situation was thrust back into the spotlight after The New York Times released a documentary entitled, “Framing Britney Spears,” that gives new insight into her conservatorship and court battle with her father.
Approximately 7 thousand miles away in the Philippines, sophomore Audrey Mallari jolts awake to the sound of her 4:30 a.m. alarm. After splashing water on her face and preparing for the long day ahead, she opens Zoom, starting with a 5 a.m. architecture studio class.
This is a typical morning for many international students at Cal Poly. International students taking classes abroad have navigated a host of issues during the pandemic, such as travel restrictions, time difference and uncertainty.
For many, the word “witch” brings to mind images of green women with large noses, covered in warts and tall pointy hats. What most people don’t know, however, is those stereotypes are largely rooted in anti-semitism and misogyny, which doesn’t accurately represent the true history of witchcraft.
“I am not that girl who goes in [to the gym] to only do five-pound sets, and I am not the girl going in to do five-pound sets to watch a dude slam ten,” Nguy said. “I am going in to slam that ten for myself.”