Ash and Ember sparks revival in Haiti

Ash and Ember began as a simple, do-good senior project for four Cal Poly students. Now, the project is sparking empowerment and hope in the Haitian community of Montrouis.

Cal Poly alumnus speaks about grad school and beyond

Samantha Sullivan The political science department celebrated its 40th anniversary this year with a “How Does It Work?” series. The first lecture, “‘Resilience’; Fighting Your Way Forward Through Graduate School (and beyond),” featured Cal Poly alumnus James Weber speaking on…

Faculty member’s trip to Haiti exceeds expectations

Cal Poly architectural engineering faculty member James Mwangi went to Haiti on a volunteer trip expecting to assess buildings for two weeks after the wreckage of the 7.0 earthquake, but ended up taking part in educating Haitian builders.

Students organize benefit concert to raise funds for Haiti

A benefit concert called Hope for Haiti is being held on Friday to raise money for Doctors helping the relief effort in Haiti.

Students host candlelight vigil for Haiti tonight

A candlelight vigil for those affected by the earthquake in Haiti will be held today at 7:30 p.m. on Dexer Lawn.

Journalist interference isn’t always unacceptable

How do we know when it’s okay to step away from the pen and step into the story?

Earthquakes remain at core of public eye

With constant tectonic activity happening below our feet and the potential for catastrophe like that which befell Haiti on January 13th, scientists and engineers are finding new ways to prepare for the inevitable.