Mustang News spoke to five Cal Poly students who received COVID-19 vaccines. This is what the students said about their symptoms, motivations and hesitations about getting the vaccine.
Update 7:15 p.m. Feb. 20: Cal Poly professors are not able to measure how much COVID-19 is in a person’s body at the time of the test. Flashback to March of 2020. The COVID-19 virus is an emerging fear throughout the world. The long-term effects are unknown and it is beginning to infiltrate nations rapidly. Hone […]
On Jan. 23, environmental management and protection sophomore Tess McIntyre was convinced her positive COVID-19 test result was a mistake. “It was really stressful when my results first came back,” McIntyre said. “I had no idea where I could have gotten it, and I was very surprised.” McIntyre was asymptomatic and her roommates and friends […]
At the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year, the University Health Center began providing comprehensive LGBTQ+ medical and mental health services that are critical for some students. One such student was Cal Poly alumn Autumn Ford, who at the time, emphasized the importance of having a safe space for students to access care — without having to worry about it being “taken away” from them.
“I feel like they’re taking extra precaution, more precaution than they need to sometimes,” journalism junior Nidia Ramos said. “I appreciate the extra testing, but I do believe it’s excessive.”
Unemployed full-time students in California are now eligible to receive an additional $300 weekly stimulus for COVID-19 impacts on unemployment.
Cal Poly has reported 1,015 positive COVID-19 cases as of Monday, Jan. 11., and many students that live on campus have already experienced quarantine or isolation.
Goryl has had Oakley since March when she decided to adopt while working from home. Goryl originally got the Australian shepherd puppy during the stay-at-home order, and she now lives with Oakley in San Luis Obispo.
A new scholarship is being offered to students to encourage blood donations, specifically convalescent plasma, to help current COVID-19 patients heal from the virus. The scholarship of up to $1,000 is available until Feb. 28. The scholarship is being hosted and organized by Vitalant, a nonprofit blood services provider. To qualify for the COVID Rescue […]
This story was updated Jan. 11 at 6:45 p.m. with additional information from Cal Poly’s Director of Media Relations Matt Lazier San Luis Obispo residents are raising concerns of a COVID-19 testing backlog in the community as students move back to Cal Poly for Winter Quarter — this time with more frequent testing requirements to […]
When Chase Nelson received a phone call saying he had tested positive for COVID-19, he was surprised to say the least. “It was almost funny because I didn’t think I was going to have it,” the agricultural business junior said. “I thought there was no chance, and it was kind of surreal testing positive.” At […]