“I am not that girl who goes in [to the gym] to only do five-pound sets, and I am not the girl going in to do five-pound sets to watch a dude slam ten,” Nguy said. “I am going in to slam that ten for myself.”
It was 11 p.m. when business administration senior Daniel Macavei, laying in bed listening to a podcast, had the idea to create something that he wished he could have looked to a few years ago, before he began his coming out journey.
“If you want to be happy —be” Leo Tolstoy wrote. And if students are inclined to explore Russian writers like him, Cal Poly’s Russian Literature club says, do!
What began as four friends’ late-night chats and sporadic meetings in the library blossomed into Cal Poly’s first Russian Literature Club.
For classes taught year-round, professors have had a few quarters to practice teaching in the virtual environment. For classes taught only once a year, however, the virtual teaching space is new. Art and Design Foundation Studies II (ART 103) — a course on color theory — is taught only in winter.
Rather than being surrounded by easily accessible equipment and being face-to-face with her team in the KCPR studio, Hughes has been tackling her job from a 13-inch computer screen.
With the move to virtual learning, KCPR’s biggest change — among both the news and music teams — has been the remote production of shows, according to Hughes.
The 1977 and 78 grads have recently published “The Insider’s Guide to Media Training: 99 tips to Survive your Interview in the Digital Age”, a book they wrote with the intention of helping nervous people learn what to expect during an interview with media.
“I feel like they’re taking extra precaution, more precaution than they need to sometimes,” journalism junior Nidia Ramos said. “I appreciate the extra testing, but I do believe it’s excessive.”
“COVID fatigue” has been described on the UC Davis Health Newsroom as, “We’re tired of being cooped up, tired of being careful, tired of being scared. Our collective fatigue is making some people careless – one reason COVID-19 is rising sharply again in California and throughout the U.S.”
As Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters filled city streets this past summer, biomedical engineering graduate student Alexander Silva thought of other ways to combat racism in the field of biomedical engineering.