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San Luis Obispo approves financial plan after a week of local campaigns to decrease police funding

After a week-long campaign advocating for San Luis Obispo to decrease its future police budget, Cal Poly Students for Quality Education (SQE), along with 25 other local organizations, were unsuccessful as the city council unanimously voted June 1 to approve their 2021-2023 financial plan. The two year financial plan allocates approximately 25% of the city’s […]

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Seven arrests, 110 officers, tear gas and flash bangs down Santa Rosa in San Luis Obispo protests

A peaceful protest against the murder of George Floyd turned violent Monday evening when law enforcement officers used riot equipment to disperse demonstrators. The standoff began after approximately 450 protestors, some of whom had been walking since 2:00 p.m., took an eight minute, 46 second moment of silence in memory of the amount of time a […]

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MN Now: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

Mustang News reporter Brady Caskey brings you this week’s top stories: Council passes last-minute protections by renters after evictions surge in SLO Police arrest prowler allegedly targeting women getting ready for bed Football head coach Tim Walsh announces retirement after losing third season in a row

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Talking about stalking: Reports rise since start of “Stalking Awareness Month”

Reports of stalking to Safer have increased since Cal Poly began promoting “Stalking Awareness Month” on campus three years ago. “The numbers that we have aren’t necessarily indicative of all of campus,” Safer Coordinator Kara Samaniego said. “It’s very, very underreported, just like all forms of gender-based violence. We see just the tip of the […]