Writing and Rhetoric Center hopes to widen its scope

The Writing and Rhetoric Center plans to expand its services to help students communicate on different platforms, not just with writing.

Starkey’s death reverberates five years later

It’s been a half-decade since Julia and Scott Starkey sent their son Carson, an architectural engineering freshman at the time, to Cal Poly for the start of what were supposed to be some of the best years of his life.

CEA president ‘saddened’ by Matt Yount’s death in Spain

CEA’s local team has worked closely with the authorities, the United States Embassy and students on site to memorialize Yount and to determine the cause of the accident, CEA President Marcie Schneider said.

Reaction to party tied to deep-seated feelings

The recent “Colonial Bros and Nava-hos” party was the tipping point for neglected minority students, Cross Cultural Centers assistant director Erin Echols said.

Cal Poly student drowns in Spain

A report from Diario de Sevilla, a newspaper in Spain, states that a student — identified at Matthew R. Y. — jumped from a bridge and drowned in the Guadalquivir river at 3:30 a.m. on Nov. 21.

Campus tradition brings holiday cheer

The annual holiday gift drive began Monday – a campus tradition sponsored by the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) that aims to bring holiday cheer to children in San Luis Obispo County.

Safer and RPTA promote healthy, more fun sex

Sex trivia, prizes, free food and fun facts about the sex culture at Cal Poly will take over Dexter Lawn Tuesday Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to1 p.m., for Healthy Sex on Dex, a new event hosted by Safer and students from the recreation, parks and tourism administration department.

Gay or God? Cal Poly sparks queer-faith dialogue

For a long time, Bre Goetz didn’t think she could be gay and a good Christian.

After years of informal practice, university introduces amnesty policy

If someone needs help, call 911. Don’t worry about repercussions. That’s the message Cal Poly is sending to students.

Campus hangover: Cal Poly’s not-so-dry alcohol policies

The smell of barbecued pig filled the air. Friends and strangers gathered around ice chests of cold brew, shared a beverage and prepared for the excitement to ensue. A ping-pong ball whizzed through the air, interrupted by a ker-plunk into a red cup.

Career fair heavy on technical employers

This disparity is often perceived by students as prejudice, or even favoritism, on the part of Cal Poly Career Services.