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Cal Poly says Beta Theta Pi leaders not aware of waterboarding, incident not considered hazing

Cal Poly confirmed that a video shot in September 2018 showing a student being waterboarded at a Beta Theta Pi satellite house does not depict hazing, according to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier. Fraternity recruits were not involved, Lazier said, and the event shown did not take place at a registered fraternity gathering. The incident took […]

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Interfraternity Council re-imagines the “Bro Code” through Healthy Masculinity Week

Cal Poly’s Interfraternity Council (IFC), Fraternity and Sorority Life, and the Men and Masculinity program are hosting its second annual Healthy Masculinities Week from Feb. 19 to Feb. 24. The Healthy Masculinity Week events aim to educate and create critical open discussions with fraternity members about what it means to practice healthy masculinity, according to a […]

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Attorney General investigation finds alleged blackface “protected”

An investigation of the Spring 2018 alleged blackface incident, along with other racially insensitive acts, conducted by the State Attorney General’s Office has come to a close. The investigation concluded that the students’ actions are protected by the First Amendment.   “The acts that occurred at Cal Poly, while profoundly offensive and insensitive – and […]

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How to get involved in greek life

Getting involved in student organizations is one of the many benefits college has to offer. Among the numerous groups highly involved on Cal Poly’s campus are those in greek life. Cal Poly currently has 37 social fraternities and sororities active on campus. Those 37 chapters are divided into three councils: the Interfraternity Council, the Panhellenic Council […]