“Grey’s Anatomy” actor and Black Entertainment Television Humanitarian Award winner Jesse Williams visited Cal Poly.
Category: Campus Climate
‘The Mustang in the Room’ campaign intends to create a safe space for tough conversations
The motto of The Mustang in the Room is “Cal Poly students celebrating diversity, calling for unity.”
A changemaker’s journey: Dolores Huerta speaks at Cal Poly
Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta spoke to a packed Chumash Auditorium Thursday, May 10 regarding campus climate and social activism. “I was so happy to see how many people went and to see that many people did care about what she had to say and about seeing a changemaker speak,” communication studies sophomore Kylie Clark […]
Cal Poly’s next ASI President: Getting to know Jasmin
When Jasmin Fashami was announced the 2018-2019 Associated Students Inc. (ASI) president, her supporters erupted into cheers as she covered her mouth in surprise. “It was just so shocking, to say the least. I still now am kind of at a loss for words,” Fashami said. “I’m honestly just so grateful that Cal Poly and […]
Sigma Nu becomes first Cal Poly greek chapter to create a diversity chair position
Sigma Nu members elected Amman Asfaw, electrical engineering sophomore, to fill the chapter’s newly created position of diversity chair April 15, becoming the first Cal Poly greek chapter to officially create and fill a diversity position. “My hope is that Sigma Nu will pilot this position for future chapters,” Asfaw said. “If I’m the only […]
Speakers clash inside controversial Fake News Panel
Highlights and main points from the Fake News Panel presented by the Cal Poly College Republicans and Turning Point USA.
Fake News Panel including Milo Yiannopoulos met with little protest
An estimated 25 protesters showed up to the panel, compared to the 50-60 at last year’s Yiannopoulos event.
Multicultural organizations host “Kick Back”; providing alternative to protesting Fake News Panel
The event offered students in marginalized communities an opportunity to protest Yiannopoulos in a different way than last year.
Administration says facts in Drylongso letter about scheduled meeting are misleading
The Collective emailed nine administrators a meeting time and date to discuss their demands that followed the blackface incident.
History of social activism at Cal Poly
Highlights from protests and demonstrations Cal Poly has seen during the past 58 years.
Letter to the Editor: Where college and freedom of speech meet
Gray argues if you want to speak freely, you must be willing to defend others’ rights to speak freely.