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Letter to the Editor: Responding to the controversial COVID-19 article

Pat Fidopiastis is a biological sciences professor at Cal Poly. The views expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. I hoped the article “Power Imbalance In COVID Enforcement” would start a productive conversation, but it misrepresented my views and created more problems than it solved. This article was allegedly based […]

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Letter to the Editor: 25 years ago, Kristin Smart disappeared. Female students still feel unsafe

Michelle Mueller is a history freshman. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Dear President Jeffrey Armstrong, It is nearing 25 years since Kristin Smart’s disappearance on Cal Poly’s campus. As did many others, I felt a sense of relief but also heartache for Smart and her family after hearing that […]

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Letter to the Editor: Cal Poly should delay in-person classes and further de-densify the dorms

This letter was originally published online by the writers on Dec. 13, 2020. On Dec. 17, President Jeffrey Armstrong announced that all students, living on and off campus, are required to be tested for COVID-19 twice a week during winter quarter. As of Dec. 30, 299 people had signed the letter. The views expressed in this letter […]

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Letter to the Editor: Dear Asian people at Cal Poly— vote yes to affirmative action

Lydia Dasari is a business administration junior. The views expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Proposition 16 affects all Californians, not just Asian Californians. I address this to us, Asian people at Cal Poly, because our cultures have been specifically weaponized to preserve unjust power dynamics. We are told that […]