On the runway, raising awareness

Mustang Daily Staff Report arts@mustangdaily.net Glitter, glamour and a gold bodysuit illuminated Chumash Auditorium on Friday, as people dressed as magicians, lion tamers, puppets and Siamese twins came together in support of transgender awareness. A group of recreation, parks and…

Symposium explores gender and culture

Gender, race, religion and culture will be in the spotlight this Saturday for the Gender Equity Center’s first Gender Symposium, a meeting of students, faculty and staff to explore how gender impacts all aspects of life. The Gender Symposium is…

Women's HERstory

Student Life and Leadershiphas put together a campaign called Women’s HERstory Week to honor the progress and history of women’s issues from March 5 to 9. The week leads up to today, International Women’s Day. The weeklong series of events is put…

Celebrating another type of V-Day

Listen, ponder, laugh and learn about an infamous part of the female body — the vagina — with Cal Poly’s upcoming performance of “The Vagina Monolouges.” The award-winning fundraiser play, written by women’s-rights activist and author Eve Ensler, will be performed Feb.…

Be Safer this lustful holiday

Valentine’s Day celebrates the magic of love with chocolates, flowers and many fogged up dorm windows. However, if students question what activities are truly safe,  Gender Equity Center and Safer coordinator Christina Kaviani said there’s a lot of talk about sex in…

Cal Poly women talk sex

Some learned from older brothers and sisters. Others from movies such as “Titanic.” But the majority of the 27 women at Let’s Talk Sex said they learned about sex in fifth and sixth grade via a sex education class. Caitlin…

A run to remember

Christina Kaviani and Katie Purdom are working to get people thinking about sexual assault and relationship violence. To accomplish this, they will commemorate victims and work to help end sexual assault with the ninth annual Run to Remember on Wednesday.…

Second rape reported at Cal Poly

Cal Poly’s University Police Department issued an alert today of an alleged sexual assault in Poly Canyon Village on Thursday, May 12.

SLO walking, running from domestic violence

A five kilometer walk/run was held on Saturday to raise money to help fight issues of intimate partner violence on campus and in the San Luis Obispo community.

Be a man: new program focuses on masculinity

Being a man is not being thick-skinned, unemotional and dominant, Kyle Rosso, Men and Masculinity Programs educator, said. The Men and Masculinity Programs are the newest branch of the Gender Equity Center that opened in February. Through discussion groups and events,…

Residents slice and dice in Poly Canyon Village

Cup Noodles and Easy Mac no longer need be the staples of the collegiate diet. Weekly cooking classes hosted in Poly Canyon Village help students learn how to do more than just boil water.