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 email@example.com. 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 […]
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 […]
The release of Cal Poly’s annual Clery report displayed an overall decrease in crime rates for 2018. A comparison between Cal Poly, UCSB, UC Davis and Fresno State highlight UCSB with the highest rates of offenses out of the four similar universities. In the wake of the 2017 #MeToo movement, sex offenses in 2018 saw […]
Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) and Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) hosted parties last quarter that led to reported sexual assaults and were punished differently due to disparities between the cases and the fraternities’ histories of judicial violations.
Cal Poly’s annual Clery report, published Monday by the University Police Department (UPD), showed a shift in drug and alcohol punishments.
Allison Montroy firstname.lastname@example.org When an assault occurred in Poly Canyon Village parking structure late Sept. 27, computer engineering freshman Nestor Alvarez was in his dorm. He, like many other students, received a mass text a few hours after the incident informing him that a suspect with a knife was loose on campus. Alvarez’s phone number […]
Laura Pezzini email@example.com The University Police Department (UPD) revised its campus crime statistics on Sept. 27, showing a large decrease in the number of burglaries between 2010 and 2011. The updates to the report included adding the 2011 crime statistics, according to Police Records Manager Fred Mills. “It’s important because we want people to have […]
Cal Poly University Police Department (UPD) released their annual crime statistics and campus security report Sept. 29. The report provides statistics from the past three years for crimes on-campus, in the residence halls, on public property immediately surrounding campus and at special locations off-campus that are popular gathering places for students. These special locations are primarily […]