To students, “fair trade” may mean glancing at another garbled label on a chocolate bar. But the impact is global.
Tibetan monks spread healing and peace on campus
The performances featured different indigenous music, colorful garments, ancient instruments and sacred artifacts.
Condemning categories: Why labels don’t matter
“There was no running water in our homes. Women had to wait until darkness to use the woods for toilets, because they were not allowed to go outside during daytime.” These are the words of Hill Krishnan, recalling his experience growing up in India. Krishnan speaks eagerly over the phone, not from India, but from […]
Students join forces with a nonprofit to tell Cal Poly how they are helping amputees walk again
Five Cal Poly engineering seniors and Help One Walk (HOW) International put on the event “Finding the Forgotten Ones” this past Friday. The presentation told the story behind how the nonprofit started and how the seniors are involved. HOW International was started by John Mullen and Douglas Bowman after they heard a story of a young land […]
Students celebrate a traditional festival by covering each other in color
Cal Poly’s Indian Student Association hosted its biggest event of the year on Sunday. The Holi Festival of Colors is a Hindu celebration from South-East Asia. The festival announces the coming of spring and represents the victory of good over evil, as well as having a wide variety of other meanings. More than 300 participants filled […]