Mustang News, Nov. 6, 2013: Campus Dining plans to expand, Financial aid cancels federal loans

Christina Favuzzi [follow id= “ChristinaFav”] Mustang News anchor Christina Favuzzi covers today’s biggest news at Cal Poly.

Cal Poly escapes immediate effects of government shutdown

The United States federal government officially shut down at midnight eastern time last night, leading to furloughs of thousands of government employees, including more than 90 percent of the Department of Education’s staff.

The aid is near: deadline for FAFSA applications approaching

The last day for students to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is looming, and with it, their last chance to apply for government-funded financial aid for the upcoming school year.

Students waiting for financial aid, many still without books

Immediacy is ideal for processing paperwork, but diligence and careful attention are required to ensure quality and accuracy; a price paid with time.