Cal Poly invites community members to participate in the upcoming Annual Night Safety Walk on Tuesday, to identify poorly lit spaces around Cal Poly’s campus. Students, faculty and staff can meet at Bldg 70, Rm. 110, where they will be given a briefing and grouped into teams each assigned to different areas of campus. The […]
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New safety programs offered on campus in wake of recent crimes
Editor’s note: This story discusses themes including sexual violence. With two rapes reported on Cal Poly’s campus within one week of one another, the recent break-in incident in which an unauthorized man entered a dorm building and racial hate crimes continuing to persist, a wave of fear and unease has washed over the student body. […]
Petition to improve lighting surrounding campus to be presented in City Council meeting
A petition to improve lighting in neighborhoods surrounding campus has been circling the Cal Poly community.
Suspicious person reported in Kennedy Library; no current state of emergency
UPD conducted a search of the library that yielded no suspects, and no arrests have been made.
The truth about guns: Regulation, attitudes, safety on campus
“This is the ‘evil’ AR-15, the one they are always trying to ban,” Dylan Hardy yells over the sound of firearms, aiming the device at a metal target. The shells fly in all directions each time a shot is fired.
Cal Poly after dark: A student’s guide to staying safe
As Miley Cyrus’ latest hit blares through your friend-of-a-friend’s living room, you realize the keg is dry and you decide to get out of there. Walking home from Hathway Avenue can be a daunting task, especially when you start to feel paranoid.
Children and drunks: Main users of emergency phones
Cal Poly University Chief of Police William Watton cannot remember a time when a Code Blue emergency phone prevented an emergency on campus.