The motto of The Mustang in the Room is “Cal Poly students celebrating diversity, calling for unity.”
The yakʔitʸutʸu community may sound like a great idea, but we will see whether this dream turns into reality.
One of the demands includes mandatory teach-ins about the history of blackface and racism at greek organizations.
Various organizations on campus put up a booth in solidarity against controversial issues at Cal Poly.
Mustang News sat down with President Jeffrey Armstrong for an interview regarding campus climate, diversity and inclusivity.
Hernandez argues that students of color must demonstrate a higher standard of knowledge and understanding to avoid being dismissed.
This PolyCultural Weekend was one of the largest and highlighted Cal Poly’s underrepresented student’s commitment to incoming marginalized students.
Ahmed argues the blackface incident is yet another example of the administration not taking necessary action to prevent discrimination.