Cal Poly Pride Center hosts monthlong LGBTQIA pride event

On April 1, Cal Poly kicked off its annual Pride Month: a monthlong celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) community on campus.

UPD escort van service no longer driving off campus

The University Police Department (UPD) escort van’s original intent was to serve the students residing on campus, but some off-campus students feel its services should be expanded to them as well.

Musty the Mustang Facebook account run by student, not administrators

Cal Poly students have received Facebook friend requests throughout the year from an account called “Musty the Mustang.”

Learn By Doing sways prospective students’ choice

Andrene Kaiwi-Lenting, Cal Poly’s director of New Student Programs, says that more than anything, the Learn By Doing motto is what is most attractive to prospective students.

Applicant pool increases as acceptance rates fall

More and more students are applying for Cal Poly, but can the university handle a bigger freshman class?

The ‘shit-in’: event highlights difficulty in accessing gender-neutral restrooms

The Cal Poly Queer Student Union will be hosting a “shit-in,” an event designed to put students in the shoes of transgender individuals and pledge to only use gender neutral bathrooms for three days.

Top 5 things to do at Open House

The sun is shining, tractors are being pulled and the smell of the dairy unit is pungent. That can only mean one thing this time of year at Cal Poly: Open House.

2-year on-campus housing a goal, but won’t be a requirement, officials say

The goal is to make Cal Poly more of a community, officials say.

HBO pre-screens Game of Thrones season five

Ten students left with box set DVDs, almost 300 left with posters and all 996 students watched the exclusive pre-screening of Game of Thrones season five before it airs this weekend.

Drought could get worse, professors say

The current drought is the most severe one California has had in the past century.

Oh, SNAP: Why you may want to keep it down the next time you turn up

Welcome to the Student Neighborhood Assistance Program, or SNAP.