Affirmative action in courts again

The U.S. Supreme Court will allow a hearing of an appeal which could bring negative attention to how affirmative action is currently used in universities and colleges around the country. In this case, affirmative action gives racial preference to certain…

CP, SLO 'Celebrating Diversity' together

The “Learn By Doing” method of teaching sets Cal Poly apart from so many other schools. However, if students want to prepare for the real world, it is important to learn how to interact with a diverse array of people.…

V.P.'s new job targets Cal Poly diversity

Former Vice President of Student Affairs Cornel Morton will work as Cal Poly’s first senior adviser to the president for outreach following his return from a one-month leave in February. Morton, who has been the vice president of student affairs…

Two Juans, one new experience

Electrical engineering senior Juan Galindo is an international transfer student from El Salvador. Electrical engineering senior Juan Avelar is an international transfer student from Colombia. Each Juan is 23, each Juan left their respective Central American country on a student…

VP of Student Affairs reassigned

Cal Poly Vice President of Student Affairs Cornel Morton will no longer be in his current position come January, the university announced Thursday. He will instead be working as Cal Poly’s first senior advisor to the president for outreach. Morton,…

Acclaimed author to address Cal Poly

Caryl Phillips, an international award winning author and scholar, will speak to students about racism, identity, inclusivity and his new book “Color Me English: Migration and Belonging Before and After 9/11” at Cal Poly’s University Union on Oct. 6. “Color Me…

Asking Cal Poly tough questions on gender and LGBTQIA

In a Mustang Daily Poll, 64 percent of students, faculty and staff said Cal Poly does a good job at addressing gender issues and 57 percent said the school does a good job at addressing LGBTQIA.

Asking tough questions about disability

When on campus, walking to class, listening to a lecture or reading a PowerPoint presentation in class seems simple enough. But for some Cal Poly students, these tasks and others can be difficult parts of their daily routine.

Asking Cal Poly the tough questions about diversity

An examination of Cal Poly’s attitude toward some of today’s politically charged issues.

Stomp the Plaza to celebrate diversity at Cal Poly

Cal Poly students can celebrate diversity today during Stomp the Plaza in the University Union Plaza.

Diversity statistics missing from Cal Poly ‘Quick Facts’

Cal Poly’s “Quick Facts” page doesn’t offer information on the ethnic breakdown of the student body.