Fraternity raises $5,500 for Aware Awake Alive

Laura Pezzini Cal Poly fraternity Delta Sigma Phi raised $5,500 for the alcohol awareness organization Aware Awake Alive at the fraternity’s golf tournament philanthropy Friday. “(It) was awesome because it was about $500 more than last year,” Delta Sigma…

Rush deferment may soon be policy of past

Hillary Kaiser Deferred rush, which bans freshman males from rushing any fraternity until winter quarter of their first year, may soon change. Administration and several student groups are in discussions to come to a compromise on the policy’s future, which…

Mustang Mile finishes strong

Cal Poly’s first Mustang Mile kicked off Tuesday night with 848 student and faculty participants, although approximately 1,100 people paid the $12 entry fee. “I’m grateful to all the students,” Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Kiyana Tabrizi said after the…

Fraternity raises money for alcohol awareness

A Cal Poly fraternity’s alumni teed off at a Nipomo golf course Friday morning in honor of former Cal Poly student Carson Starkey who died in an alleged hazing incident three years ago. Delta Sigma Phi alumni raised thousands of dollars for…

Staying 'Aware Awake Alive'

As Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong extends his hand for a handshake, he reveals a black wristband with the words “Aware Awake Alive,” in blue writing. “Aware Awake Alive is teaching Cal Poly students to look out for each other,”…

Carson Starkey’s legacy: Scott and Julia Starkey are raising alcohol awareness among college students

A look back on the death of Cal Poly freshman Carson Starkey, and the awareness his parents have raised about alcohol poisoning prevention since.

Final two defendants sentenced in Starkey case

Defendants Russell Taylor and Adam Marszal pleaded no contest to misdemeanor hazing in the death of Carson Starkey Thursday morning in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom.

Carson Starkey trial results in jail time

Two defendants in the criminal trial of Carson Starkey pleaded no contest to misdemeanor hazing charges and will serve jail time. Zachary Ellis and Haithem Ibrahim will serve 120 and 45 days respectively in county jail and three years of informal probation.

Carson Starkey trial sentencing

Two former Sigma Alpha Epsilon members charged with felony hazing in the death of former Cal Poly freshman Carson Starkey were sentenced Tuesday.

Rushing fraternities will be deferred for new students

Leaders of Cal Poly’s Interfraternity Council recently announced a new policy that will defer first-quarter students from joining a fraternity.

Judge set to evaluate Starkey civil trial in March

A San Luis Obispo judge delayed setting a date for the civil trial brought by the parents of Carson Starkey.