Bacon Week is coming — are you ready?
SLO County volunteer opportunity at Nipomo Park on Saturday
The Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo (ECOSLO) will put on a SLO County Work Day Jan. 18th, at Nipomo Park from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Administration says over-enrollment isn't the problem
While many are concerned about over-enrollment at Cal Poly, some believe that should be the least of worries.
New face of Career Services will focus on jobs for Arts, Humanities and Sciences majors
Scroll through the jobs posted on MustangJOBS, and it’s clear most employers using the website are focused on the “polytechnic” aspect of Cal Poly. Jessica Taylor, a recently hired job developer for Career Services, is looking to change that. Taylor, who joined the department this past September, has been meeting with the Colleges of Liberal […]
Officer discusses “Decision Making and the Law” class
“Decision Making and the Law” is a class for Cal Poly students who commit offenses ranging from alcohol and drug violations to truancy, according to the University Police Department (UPD) website. A student who committed such an act would be referred to the mandatory class by either University Housing or the Office of Student Rights […]
PHOTO: Getting my "fur-fix" at Woods Humane Society
While doing research for my article on the Woods Humane Society, I set aside 15 minutes to show some love to the adorable cats currently residing at the shelter. The moment I set my eyes on him, Rocky stole my heart. He has a personality almost as big as his waistline, and I highly recommend […]
Pride introduces Queer Dialogues
As part of their ever-changing, flexible program, the Pride Center introduced the Queer Dialogue series on Jan. 14. The series, which serves as a safe environment for students to discuss difficult topics, arose from student request. The Cross Cultural Centers has hosted several variations of dialogue series in the past, some of which were more […]
PHOTO: Safer hosts Pint Night event
Pint night — it’s not always what you think.
Poly Planner isn’t predictive scheduling
While the phrase ‘predictive scheduling’ has been used around campus to describe Poly Planner’s future use, University Registrar Cem Sunata clarified that it’s neither going to be predictive nor directly scheduling. “It’s course demand analysis, nothing else,” Sunata said. Faculty and colleges who come up with courses that are going to be offered do not […]
Have a bike or skateboarding citation?
Get caught running a stop sign? There is a way you can reduce the fees for bicycle and skateboarding citations: Apply for the Cal Poly Skateboarding Diversion or Bicycle Diversion Class. Completing the course and presenting the certificate of completion to the San Luis Obispo Superior Court could possibly reduce the violation fee. But keep […]
New hire for student affairs communication director
Victoria Freitas, a Cal Poly alumna, will be joining the university’s student affairs department as marketing and communication director beginning Jan. 21. She will be responsible for delivering and expanding the Mustang brand and leading marketing and communication efforts directed at students, parents, staff, faculty and the extended community. Freitas has more than 15 years […]