The Cal Poly volleyball team entered the 2021 season without All-American senior outside hitter Maia Dvoracek due to a leg injury, so they relied on fellow senior outside hitter Jamie Stivers to fill that void. However, Stivers’ season ended midway through the year with an arm injury, forcing the team to turn to some of […]
The loss of freshman year: Incoming sophomores coming in as freshman
First, the last semester of their senior year of high school was hijacked by the coronavirus. Then, their freshman year of college, a time usually known for the possibilities of new friendships and experiences, was replaced with Zoom meetings and social distancing. Student’s first year of college can already be filled with anxiety and change, […]
Freshmen plans for Winter quarter: Choosing to live on campus or stay at home
Students who are living on campus are required to move out of housing by Nov. 21, according to the Cal Poly Housing website. This means that for students living on campus, they will have to move out the week before finals week, whereas last year students would normally stay on-campus through finals.
Living alone in the dorms: How freshmen are coping in isolation
Other than those living in the Cerro Vista and Poly Canyon Village apartments, freshmen live alone in double, triple and quad rooms. In the South Mountain, yakʔitʸutʸu, Yosemite, Sierra Madre and North Mountain dorms, students share communal bathrooms by floor or cluster. Rooms are separated by gender.
Freshmen prepare for a socially distant life on campus
A poll posted on the “SLO Class of 2024” Facebook page showed about 234 students planned to live on campus as of Aug. 28 — accounting for 71 percent of the responses.
Feastin’ with the freshmen: mac n’ cheese
Mustang News video freshmen show off their skills in a competition to create the best mac n’ cheese.
Word On The Zoom: Thoughts From Incoming Freshmen
Incoming freshmen give their thoughts on the potential for online classes in the fall.
New student living community is move-in ready
The final touches are being added to Cal Poly’s newest addition, the yakʔitʸutʸu living community, which is set to be ready for students to move in by Sept. 14. Cal Poly worked with the Northern Chumash to create the yakʔitʸutʸu community, which includes seven residence halls ranging from three to five stories, all named after […]
The Pitfalls of Cal Poly’s New Freshman Housing
The yakʔitʸutʸu community may sound like a great idea, but we will see whether this dream turns into reality.
Cerro Vista Apartments open to continuing students
The apartments had previously housed freshmen, despite its original purpose to house continuing students.
Men’s basketball gets two new recruits
The men’s basketball team is looking forward to 2 new high school recruits joining in the 2018-19 season.