When architecture senior Rioka Anne Kanazawa first told her parents about virtual study abroad, they didn’t think it was worth it. After explaining that it was her only option to experience architecture from a different cultural perspective during her years at Cal Poly, they decided to support her. Despite her parents’ initial reaction of virtual […]
It was 2 a.m. on March 12. President Trump had just issued a travel ban for Europe. “At the time, my friends and I were at the club, so it was the craziest experience of my life,” Economics and finance senior Maya Vikstrom said. “The news spread throughout the club so fast. Within five minutes, […]
Sitting in her backyard, mid COVID-19 lockdown, English junior Abby Edgecumbe recognized that her current read, One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, was a little on the nose. She swears the theming was unintentional but she might never have been able to dedicate the time to the novel under different circumstances. For […]
After yet another day of being cooped up inside, communication studies senior Annie Margolis and her roommate went on a walk to the Cal Poly campus. They agreed on their destination and headed towards a place they both missed. They stood in front of the closed dance studio doors and thought about life before the […]
With the potential for a COVID-19 vaccine making headlines, some students said they would take it, and others said they wouldn’t. Moderna, a biotechnology company, and Pfizer, a pharmaceutical corporation, have both published studies showing the effectiveness of their vaccines, but some Cal Poly students said they fear that the vaccine has been rushed. Many students say that they will take a […]
To some, the past few decades seem to have brought more change in every walk of life than the entire century prior. But to mechanical engineering professor James Locascio, the one thing that has remained the same are his students.
Following a spike in COVID-19 cases in University Housing, Cal Poly began isolating students with the coronavirus off-campus late last week, according to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier. Cal Poly moved 20 students to isolate off-campus last week, but Lazier said that the university cannot confirm where students are isolating due to “privacy concerns.” Some Cal […]
Business administration sophomore Ray Chan — a first-generation Cal Poly Scholars student with a full-ride scholarship who said he has never gotten in trouble with the university — has been suspended for the entirety of Winter quarter after breaking COVID-19 orders over Labor Day weekend.
Students will be forced to get creative this year for October’s annual Halloween celebration. Due to COVID-19, regulations have been enforced to ensure a safe weekend for students and residents alike.
“It takes Cal Poly a very long time to actually tell us what is going on — usually about a day,” Martinez said. “That really just destroys people’s mental health.”Martinez added that the lack of communication and the time it takes for the university to inform students has been frustrating for him.“It takes Cal Poly […]
Before COVID-19, every Cal Poly freshman was required to share a dorm room with another student. However, students this year lives alone in their respective rooms. Almost every Cal Poly freshman student-athlete has been assigned their own dorm room in the yakʔitʸutʸu residence halls, according to freshman guard Camren Pierce from Men’s Basketball. “This dorm […]