The MultiCultural Center (MCC) held an open forum yesterday morning in the Julian A. McPhee University Union to promote discussion on the California Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. Governor Jerry Brown signed the act, which allows undocumented residents to receive state financial aid for college, into law last month. The act […]
Smartphones are making language translators more accessible to everyone, but one Cal Poly professor says he doesn’t expect students to stop studying modern languages and literatures any time soon. Despite the rise in popularity of translation applications, such as Ortsbo and Vocre, Cal Poly Spanish associate professor Fernando Sanchez said learning a second language is […]
William “Memo” Martinez, Jr., the department chair of the modern languages and literatures department, died on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 at the age of 49. The cause of his death is not being released at this time.