Cal Poly officials: University ahead of White House recommendations to prevent sexual assault

Safer assistant coordinator Cheri Love explains how Cal Poly meets the recommendations the federal government has suggested for public universities to help prevent sexual assault.

When parties get risky, dean of students steps in

Mustang News beer columnist Nick Larson was having a routine Friday morning. It was getting close to 11 a.m. when he noticed someone was at his front door. He opened it and found two Cal Poly university police officers.

Greek life hits problems with new party registration policy

Three weeks after passing a party registration policy draft, fraternity presidents are experiencing problems with registering their social events with the new system.

Dean of Students: Pi Kappa Alpha did not host party during social probation

Cal Poly spokesperson Matt Lazier said the event began with “a handful of people.”

Today's Top 5: From the end of social probation to Hearts and Soles Run

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Mustang News, Feb. 13, 2014: Greeks off probation, DeCosta looking into reported IFC parties

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Administration looks into reports of fraternity parties

Dean of Students Jean DeCosta is looking into three reported fraternity parties that took place while greek life members were still on social probation.

Parties during probation hint at challenges ahead for new greek life policies

On Wednesday, greek leaders and administrators agreed on a party registration compromise with rules that are even more nuanced and, therefore, more difficult to enforce than the complete ban we’ve seen the past five weeks.

ASI committee takes up open club membership poilcy

The advocacy committee is working on understanding the executive order and has met with Dean of Students Jean DeCosta to discuss the policy.

Panhellenic president expects to end greek probation by next Friday

DeCosta, Humphrey, and O’Hagan were all supportive of the new policy proposed by greek council presidents,

Cal Poly sexual assault reporting rate among lowest in California

“My first reaction is that (these statistics) give a false sense of what the reality is,” Safer coordinator Christina Kaviani said.