Behind the stats: A tale of sexual assault numbers at two campuses

With greater funding, around-the-clock help for survivors of sexual violence and system-wide coordination of its response to sexual assault, UCSB’s differences from Cal Poly’s sexual assault response approach run deeper than just the numbers.

Portion of Cuesta Avenue shut down this week

A portion of campus shut down for through traffic this week as Cal Poly Facilities replaces old gas and hot water lines.

Sheriff still investigating 1996 disappearance of freshman Kristin Smart

The last time anyone saw Kristin Smart was in 1996, when the then-Cal Poly freshman walked back toward her dorm after an off-campus party and mysteriously went missing.

Cal Poly sexual assault reporting rate among lowest in California

“My first reaction is that (these statistics) give a false sense of what the reality is,” Safer coordinator Christina Kaviani said.

Students participate in SLO's Thank Your Mentor Day

Cal Poly students are the single largest group of mentors at Big Brothers Big Sisters San Luis Obispo.

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.

Chumash Auditorium to present ‘What is Sex For?’

The Cal Poly community will welcome one of the big names in sexuality theory Monday, as University of Michigan professor David Halperin visits San Luis Obispo to speak about sex, sexual orientation and his latest book, “How to Be Gay.”