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How Kanye’s hate speech harms the Jewish community at Cal Poly and beyond

Neta Bar is a business administration junior and opinion columnist for Mustang News. The views reflected in this piece don’t necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Hate speech targeted at one’s own ethnicity is, as one might surmise, invariably jarring. But when words become actions — when tweets become hate crimes — entire communities are shaken, […]

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Native American poetry and its portrayal of Indigenous reality

This article was originally published on KCPR, Cal Poly’s hub for the arts, music, culture, and entertainment of the Central Coast. The following article references sexual assault and violence. Cal Poly offers prevention education and confidential advocacy through Safer, which can be found at safer.calpoly.edu. Native American poetry brings forth a perspective that is completely […]

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Kennedy Library closing speaks to a pattern of de-prioritizing students’ needs

Shelbi Sullaway is a mechanical engineering junior and Mustang News opinion columnist. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News.  There’s no place quite like the library when you’re in college. The library is my home base when I don’t have classes. The first three floors are a go-to for studying or hanging […]

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Home for the holidays: Dealing with strained family relationships

Eden-Rose Baker is a journalism junior and opinion columnist for Mustang News. The views expressed in this piece don’t necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. As a child, I watched Disney Channel Christmas specials and looked forward to the holidays and being home. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized that gathering the family together feels more like […]

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Prop 1 Passing is a win for California, but we can’t forget our neighbors

Soon after the Supreme Court overturned the right to privacy when it comes to women’s health, state politicians began arguing for and against abortion rights, birth control access and sex education for the citizens residing under their control.  With abortion rights being included on some ballots, citizens could decide whether or not they wanted to […]

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Parentless Parents Weekend

Parents Weekend is a tradition at almost every college, if not all of them. There is one weekend a year devoted to college students sharing their experience with their parents and family members; showing them around campus, their favorite spots in town and introducing them to their friends are all essential parts to this monumental […]



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