9 Cal Poly Facebook pages you need to ‘like’ right now

Facebook comes in handy not only to stay in touch with friends and family, but also to help you connect with the campus community. Here are pages that can assist you with that.

Admiration fills veteran storyteller's final chapter

In his late 80s, the former professor and writing coach for newspapers such as The Los Angeles Times has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. He has decided against treatment and is on home hospice care in Los Osos.

Facebook's Paper brings news to students

My Facebook newsfeed is a bit of a mess.

Mustang Minute, Oct. 7, 2013: Students talk about how they use social media

[follow id=”ashleydevriend”] Mustang News reporter Ashley DeVriend interviews students about how they use social media to find out about on-campus events.

Networking the heart: students, dating and technology

Alexandria Scott alexandriascott.md@gmail.com It all started with a Cal Poly hashtag. A few months ago, anthropology and geography senior Paige Hernandez uploaded a picture of the beach to Instagram with “#calpoly” in the description. Among the likes and comments from local friends,…

Cal Poly mourns student lost over Labor Day

[box]As most students and families were preparing for classes to begin, Cal Poly was struck by news of another student death when word of missing student Brett Olson’s death swept campus.[/box] Theatre arts sophomore Brett Olson was remembered Monday night,…

Employers staying away from Facebook in San Luis Obispo

Those Friday night pictures from downtown can be set to “private” on Facebook, but it might not be enough to stop employers from finding them. A growing trend in Facebook-oriented job screenings has been on the mind of human resources…

Employers check social résumés

Checking in on social media sites is becoming more prevelant in the modern job hunt, according to Cal Poly Career Services counselor Charlotte Rinaldi. The line dividing professional from personal life is now blurred, Rinaldi said. According to her, though…

Mustangs play nice with social media

Collegiate athletic programs across the country are weighing the pros and cons of allowing student-athletes to use Twitter and other social media websites. Some critics are even calling for a NCAA-wide ban against such media. In 2011, respected universities such…

Social media can make or break job search

Students soon to enter the professional world can either help or hurt their chances of finding employment by implementing social media into their job search, according to Cal Poly career counselor Amie Hammond. Hammond said Jobvite, a recruiting platform for…