Semester conversion conversation hits setbacks

Sean McMinn smcminn@mustangdaily.net A proposal from the university president sparked debate fall quarter when the possibility of semesters coming to Cal Poly lit a flame under the usually sleepy campus. Though a task force studying the issue ended months of work…

Task force recommends staying on quarter system

The president’s Semester Review Task Force unanimously recommended that Cal Poly stay on the quarter system Tuesday, ending a months-long debate on the university’s possible conversion to the semester system. In a report sent to Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong,…

Semesters aren’t so bad

Holly Dickson is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily copy editor. When the idea of switching to semesters was first brought up in conversation this fall, an angry and resistant reaction boiled up inside me. I kept quiet for a…

Task force to examine semester switchover

Sean McMinn seanmcminn.md@gmail.com After months of tentative discussion surrounding the issue, a presidential task force aimed to explore a Cal Poly conversion to semesters will begin meetings in mid-October. Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong, who will ultimately make the decision on…