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‘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 stereotypical masculinity to light through a combination of skits, videos and monologues followed by a […]

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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 issues and discussed a student’s role in shaping future society. Cal Poly alumna and keynote […]

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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 ticket sales, a flash mob and more to promote awareness about V-Day, “One Billion Rising” […]

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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 sexual assault this month. The purpose of Start by Believing is to create a safe […]