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Rapes reported at Architecture Graveyard and PCV are no longer under investigation, university says

Content warning: This article discusses two instances of sexual assault. To access Cal Poly Safer‘s confidential services for sexual and gender-based violence, contact them at 805-756-2282 or safer@calpoly.edu. Update, Nov. 10 1 p.m.: This article was updated to omit a sentence that incorrectly implied the university was non-responsive to Mustang News’ requests for comment. Mustang […]

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Chief of Police and Clery Director respond to students’ fears following recent sexual assaults

Editor’s note: This story discusses themes including sexual violence. Environmental management and protection freshman Lauren Tillotson was shocked to receive the first Clery Act notification in her inbox on Oct. 5, which notified students of a rape in Architecture Graveyard. Within a week, a second email arrived with news of another on-campus sexual assault. “It […]

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“No Harm Disarm” Teach-In educates faculty and students on issues with on-campus policing

This week, Students for Quality Education (SQE) and the California Faculty Association (CFA) joined forces to host “teach-ins” addressing issues with on-campus police and promoting their, “No Harm Disarm, Cops Off Campus” campaign.  Electrical engineering senior and member of Cal Poly SQE Alejandro Bupara said SQE has always been intentional in centering concerns and issues […]

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Sexual assault crimes soared in 2019. Some say Cal Poly Police aren’t equipped to respond.

Content warning: This article discusses multiple forms of trauma, including gender and power-based violence. Survivors of such violence can access virtual confidential services through Cal Poly Safer’s website.  The name of the sexual assault survivor in this story has been changed in order to protect her full identity. “Why were you alone with him?” the […]