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Students protest violence against Iranian women: ‘Help them be heard’

A 22-year-old Iranian-Kurdish woman, most accurately known by her Kurdish name Jina or Zhina Amini, died days after Iran’s religious “morality police” arrested her for not wearing the hijab in accordance with government standards — too loosely and showing some hair. Soon after news of her death broke on Sept. 16, protests swept across Iran […]

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‘In it for each other’: Understaffed SLO Days leaders raise concerns of unpaid overtime

This story comes from The Hill, a team of data analysts and reporters focused on data-driven and investigative stories at Mustang News. Click here to read more stories from The Hill. For liberal studies junior Lindsay Gonor, Cal Poly Orientation’s SLO Days program symbolizes the connection between incoming freshmen and students already adjusted to college. It was […]

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2021-2022 best of photo

The Mustang News photo team has worked tirelessly to show you what is going on in our community. Whether it’s a photo assignment or a personal project, the photo team has put their all into the work they do. From Week of Welcome (WOW), to concerts, to film festivals and the rodeo, the photo team […]

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‘Callous and risky’: Immunocompromised people brace for spring quarter as Armstrong lifts mask mandate

M.W. Kaplan dreads thinking about an in-person communications theory class they are enrolled in at Cal Poly next quarter. Kaplan, a communication studies junior, said they need to take the class to graduate — but with the university lifting the indoor mask mandate across campus starting in the spring, Kaplan is not comfortable going to […]