Shane Dawson, Ellen DeGenerous, Lana Del Rey and J.K. Rowling — all of these people have one thing in common: they’ve been cancelled.
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.
Turning 21-years-old is often seen as a significant milestone, and for many, is considered the first real taste of adulthood. For students living in San Luis Obispo, going on a bar crawl downtown is the traditional way to celebrate, and is considered a rite of passage for many 21-year-olds.
Much like classes and other ordinarily in-person activities, sororities and fraternities were forced to adapt recruitment — the enlisting of new members — to an online format. For Panhellenic recruitment, potential new members (PNM) would typically walk and take busses…