Cal Poly’s Chinese Student Association (CSA) will be holding its 65th annual Chinese New Year Banquet at the Chumash Auditorium this Saturday. This event has been a tradition on campus, open for both Cal Poly students and local community members to attend. This year, the Chinese New Year Banquet will be heavily influenced by the […]
The dance team that practices until 1 a.m. for a week straight
There’s a breeze to the crisp evening air. Sweat drips down the side of your face. The choreographer says to run it again, for the fourth time. It’s 11 p.m. on a Monday night. There are still two more hours to go of the first practice of “Hell Week.” Hell Week is a tradition for […]
Cal Poly Mock Trial goes to national championship for the second time in club history
The Cal Poly mock trial team competed against 48 other teams in the National Championship Tournament — one of only six California universities to qualify. This was the first time the program made it to the National Championship since 2017 and was only the second time Cal Poly made the tournament in the team’s 15-year […]
Cal Poly Van Life comes to campus as an official club
What began as a community page for outdoor lovers and adventure seekers has now become an official club at Cal Poly. Business entrepreneurship senior and club president Jake Grove decided to take his organization to the next level by founding Cal Poly Van Life on Jan. 3. Cal Poly Van Life strives to unite individuals […]
New club aims to create a safe space for multiracial students
Architecture sophomore Zoe Paris did not plan on starting a club during spring quarter, while students were still attending virtually. However, after attending Crossroads, a conversation series that was put on by the Multicultural Center (MCC), her and journalism sophomore Naomi Vanderlip saw a need to continue these dialogues and started the Multiracial Students’ Association (MuSA).
Cal Poly’s Russian Literature Club: Why read Hemingway, when you could read Dostoevsky?
“If you want to be happy —be” Leo Tolstoy wrote. And if students are inclined to explore Russian writers like him, Cal Poly’s Russian Literature club says, do!
What began as four friends’ late-night chats and sporadic meetings in the library blossomed into Cal Poly’s first Russian Literature Club.
Building a support network: new club makes space for womxn of all identities
What do Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an anonymous Instagram account and Cal Poly share in common? Together, they inspired public health sophomore Tanya Patil to establish a new club on campus —“Womxn Empowered” (WE).
How Cal Poly’s Bollywood dance club — Masti — is keeping alive amid COVID-19
Cal Poly’s on campus Bollywood dance club, Masti, recently held virtual auditions for the 2020-2021 academic school year. The club, created by business administration junior Tarika Malhotra in 2019, will begin its virtual season next week.
Urban Movement hosts first virtual dance workshop
Student dancers of Urban Movement, a non-audition, all-level dance club, hosted their first virtual dance workshop through Instagram Live Thursday, April 16. The club is one of many unable to host in-person workshops due to social distancing guidelines. During a typical quarter, Urban Movement hosts dance workshops on Thursday nights at the Recreation Center, drawing […]
SLO Hacks encourages students to create ingenious projects in 36 hours
This year, 358 students formed teams and were tasked with creating a solution to an existing, real-world problem.
Club funding is unavailable for the remainder of the academic year
For the past few years, club funding at Cal Poly has not been able to last throughout the entire academic year.