It took less than three days for someone to draw a swastika on the free speech wall on Dexter Lawn. The wall — which the Cal Poly College Republicans install on campus every year — has historically been a platform for hate speech at Cal Poly. Mustang News became aware of the swastika on the […]
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Attorney General investigation finds alleged blackface “protected”
An investigation of the Spring 2018 alleged blackface incident, along with other racially insensitive acts, conducted by the State Attorney General’s Office has come to a close. The investigation concluded that the students’ actions are protected by the First Amendment. “The acts that occurred at Cal Poly, while profoundly offensive and insensitive – and […]
Why I’m no longer a Republican
Atienza explains he does not want to align with any party because parties are what is wrong with our nation.
15-Minute Update: Changes to San Luis Obispo’s marijuana laws and the Cal Poly machine shops
Mustang News anchors Kayla Berenson and Nicolas Gonzalez have today’s top stories.
Letter to the Editor: Where college and freedom of speech meet
Gray argues if you want to speak freely, you must be willing to defend others’ rights to speak freely.
Letter to the Editor: In the absence of moral leadership, at least let us have fiscal responsibility
Bartel argues that Armstrong should show solidarity with marginalized communities by refusing to allow Milo Yiannopoulos to speak on campus.
Letter to the Editor: On behalf of the Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Success
The Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Success is committed to working with Cal Poly to create social justice platforms.
Letter to the Editor: Response to Kyler Watkins’ apology
This letter reflects the opinions of environmental engineering senior Spencer Harvey.
New club Turning Point USA will co-host Milo Yiannopoulos
Turning Point USA is known nationally for its “Professor Watchlist,” which documents professors who “discriminate against conservative students.
Armstrong condemns hateful flyers posted on campus
The flyers included racial statements and statistics about African Americans relating to domestic violence, welfare, homicides and assault.
Speak no evil
Max Reichardt believes freedom of speech exists for defending one’s views and for the discourse needed with opposing viewpoints.