Pen15 Club’s ‘Manalogues’ get Cal Poly talking

The night kicked off with a classic gender education tool: the Man Box and Lady Box.

Today's Top 5: From Aoki arrest consequences to cacti-driven revolutions

Today’s top stories talk on-campus projects and potential changes for campus concerts.

'Why are vaginas important to you?'

100 men touched on the importance of vaginas in the Gender Equity Center’s (GEC) VMEN video, which premiered at the PEN15 club on Feb. 27.

9 cultural events you don't want to miss

The Cross Cultural Centers and Safer host dozens of events each quarter, but you definitely don’t want to miss these nine, which are free, fun and open to everyone.

Vagina Monologues celebrates women, empowerment

This past Friday — the show’s premiere — wasn’t just Valentine’s Day.

GEC hosts men's rights discussion

The Gender Equity Center (GEC) hosted a discussion on men’s rights and their place in the world in the face of feminism on Jan. 17.

‘Phallacies’ shatters macho-man stereotypes

Kelly Trom Hegemonic masculinity. This complicated phrase was broken down by the Gender Equity Center’s quarterly event, “Phallacies: Who wears the Pants?” on Tuesday night in the Julian A. McPhee University Union. This comedy theater dialogue brought issues of…

Change the Status Quo comes to Chumash

Jessica Burger Approximately 250 people from across Cal Poly’s campus and the San Luis Obispo community showed up at Chumash Auditorium on Saturday for the annual Change the Status Quo conference, where attendees shared new ideas on current social…

LoveFest brings music, games, awareness to UU

Amanda Margozzi Hoping to inspire an end to violence against women, the Cal Poly Gender Equity Center will host its second annual LoveFest in the University Union Plaza (UU) on Feb. 14. The celebration during UU hour will include music, raffle…

Cal Poly ‘starts by believing’

Laura Pezzini Heightened sensitivity to sexual assault at Cal Poly following several alleged incidents over the past few years has led local organizations to join forces with Start by Believing, an international campaign focused on improving public response to…

Cal Poly looks to address campus diversity

Holly Dickson In general, Cal Poly is a school known more for its architecture and engineering programs than for diverse students, faculty and staff. That being said, this fall’s freshman class was the most ethnically diverse in school history,…