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Cal Poly faculty participate in annual ‘Climate Solutions Now’ conference

The Initiative of Climate Leadership and Resilience (ICLR) hosted their annual Climate Solutions Now conference, an event coordinated across 12 different industries featuring professionals speaking on climate change and sustainability.  Cal Poly professors and alumni presented their work on various tracks within sustainability, including agriculture and agribusiness, campus facilities and operations and climate communication and […]

Posted inAdministration

ASI Board of Directors calls on Joseph Castro to deny his Cal Poly position

The Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution on Wednesday calling on former Chancellor Joseph Castro to turn down his tenured faculty position at Cal Poly. Castro resigned as the chancellor of the California State University system in February 2022, after a USA Today investigation outlined his failure to respond to […]

Posted inKristin Smart Case

Kristin Smart murder trial: Paul Flores’ sentencing date pushed back three months

Editor’s note: Mustang News has covered the People v. Flores murder trial every day from the courthouse. Follow @CPMustangNews on Twitter and Instagram for more updates. Read previous articles about the trial here. Paul Flores’ sentencing for the murder of Kristin Smart will now be held March 10, postponed from the original Dec. 9 date.   But the Court will first have […]

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Lead prosecutor in Kristin Smart trial to transfer to Monterey County DA’s office

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect additional information from a Monterey County news release. SLO County Deputy District Attorney Christopher Peuvrelle won the guilty verdict for the prime suspect in the Kristin Smart murder. Now, he’s transferring to serve in Monterey County’s district attorney’s office as the assistant district attorney, according to […]

Posted inAcademics

Former Cal Poly professor’s research finds downsides to semester system

In October 2021, Cal Poly SLO officially announced it would change to the semester system, set to begin Fall 2026. The conversion has since been met with mixed reactions from the campus community.  In June 2019, research was published by three individuals, including former Cal Poly economics professor Stefanie Fischer. In this research, the team […]