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‘I just want people to be able to breathe:’ Iranian SLO community demands justice in wake of violence from regime

The sources in this article chose to remain anonymous for the safety of themselves and their families in Iran.  The shouts of “Justice for Iran” were in the air and the indignation for Iranian women in the faces of local protesters as they marched through downtown SLO, a week after news of Mahsa Amini’s death […]

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Editorial: Cal Poly’s communication is failing us

Cal Poly’s administrative staff has repeatedly blocked Mustang News from receiving vital and basic information — even when it’s pertinent to the public safety and health of their own campus community. The Mustang News staff works diligently to provide information and clarity on everything from COVID-19 policies and ASI elections to breaking news on emergency […]

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Here’s what President Armstrong says about Cal Poly’s proposed campus fee increase

Siga aquí para leer este artículo en Español. Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong gave two presentations last week about the recently proposed College Based Fees (CBF) increase, which would increase Cal Poly’s total in-state cost by nearly 20% for students enrolled after the 2025-26 school year. In order to increase mandatory fees, Armstrong is required […]

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Omicron goes to school: students and faculty frustrated upon return to campus amid largest COVID-19 surge

Siga aquí para leer este artículo en Español. The first week of winter quarter looked different for all students at Cal Poly this time around. As some students scrambled to make it to class on time after waiting in hour-long testing lines, other students emailed their professors informing them of their inability to attend the first […]

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Ómicron va a la escuela: Cómo la variante ómicron ha afectado a Cal Poly durante la primera semana del trimestre de invierno de 2022

El artículo fue originalmente escrito en Inglés. La traducción en Español fue hecha por Mieke Esparza. La primera semana del trimestre de invierno se vió diferente para todos los estudiantes de Cal Poly este año. Mientras algunos estudiantes se apresuraban a llegar a clase a tiempo después de esperar en la fila de prueba por […]

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Proof of negative COVID-19 test not required to return to campus after Thanksgiving break

Cal Poly students will not be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test to return to campus after Thanksgiving break, according to an email from President Jeffrey Armstrong on Tuesday.  The university’s seven-day positivity rate has remained below 1% since September, lower than San Luis Obispo County’s positivity rate of about 3.5% and […]

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Letter to the Editor: 25 years ago, Kristin Smart disappeared. Female students still feel unsafe

Michelle Mueller is a history freshman. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Dear President Jeffrey Armstrong, It is nearing 25 years since Kristin Smart’s disappearance on Cal Poly’s campus. As did many others, I felt a sense of relief but also heartache for Smart and her family after hearing that […]



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