BREAKING: Cal Poly alumnus dies in Baja plane crash

Cal Poly biological sciences alumnus Andrew Thiel died Friday, Oct. 15, when a single-engine plane went down in Baja California, Mexico, killing its crew which included members of the non-profit organization Flying Samaritans.

Teen killed by train near California Boulevard

Oscar Gonzalez, 17, was struck and killed by an Amtrak passenger train near the corner of California Boulevard and Foothill Boulevard last Thursday around 3:50 p.m.

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.

Poly sophomore who lost battle with cancer this summer remembered as inspiration to others

After a vigorous three-year battle with bone cancer, mechanical engineering sophomore Chris Champion died on Aug. 5 before he could enter his third year at Cal Poly.

SAE sued because of Starkey death

The parents of Carson Starkey filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the national organization of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE), the local chapter and nine former members of the fraternity.

UPDATE: Poly student dies over summer

Cal Poly electrical engineering junior Kevin Trevor Rodriguez, 19, fell to his death at Sequoia National Park Aug. 10 in a hiking accident.

Cal Poly student dies in hiking accident over summer

Electrical engineering major Kevin Trevor Rodriguez fell to his death at Sequoia National Park on Tuesday, Aug. 10, officials from the California National Park Service (NPS) said.

Defendants plead not guilty in death of Carson Starkey

All four former Cal Poly students charged in the death of architecture freshman Carson Starkey have pleaded not guilty.

Two found guilty in murder of Poly alum

Jurors found two San Luis Obispo residents guilty Monday of first-degree murder for the 2007 death of a Cal Poly alumnus, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reported.

Cal Poly alum, local volunteer dies in tragic dunes accident

Cal Poly alumnus Christopher Meadows, 24, passed away Sunday while on a volunteer search and rescue emergency call. He is fondly remembered by his Cal Poly peers as a positive, considerate person who enjoyed his volunteer work.

UPDATE: Four SAE members charged in hazing death

Four Cal Poly students were arrested Thursday in connection with last year’s alcohol-related death of architecture freshman Carson Starkey after a nearly six month investigation by the San Luis Obispo Police Department.