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Freshmen reflect on a virtual year at home

For many, the freshman year experience is one of life’s many great adventures. Due to the nature of the pandemic, this year has created a barrier between freshman and the “true” college experience, causing many students to choose to stay at home all year.

Nutrition freshman Anna Skoglund said that she is glad that she deferred housing, despite missing out on the “dorming” experience. Skoglund has been able to spend quality time with her family, something she appreciates a lot.

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Cramped dorms show need for more housing

While living on-campus is an expected part of the transition into college life, a record number of first-year applicants might leave some on-campus freshmen with more roommates than expected. The last two years brought the largest pool of first-year applicants in Cal Poly’s history. Every year, Cal Poly’s administrative Institutional Planning and Analysis Department releases […]

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Fighting the infamous Freshman 15

You’ve heard rumors about the Freshman 15: the dreaded extra baggage that people claim will magically gather around your waistline during freshman year of college. For the first time in their lives, most college students are faced with new responsibilities in a new environment. For many students, this new lifestyle will result in weight gain, […]