The hazy line on initiation traditions

The memory of Carson Starkey, and how his life was tragically taken in 2008 by a preventable hazing situation, reminds the entire Cal Poly community of how important it is to adhere to hazing-related rules.

Learn By Doing video faces controversy

A video focusing on both Cal Poly’s international student population and Learn By Doing culture went viral on campus earlier this year — but some complained when Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts (CLA) wasn’t included in the video.

Mustang News, Nov. 20, 2013: Greek chapters investigated after “offensive” party, Cal Poly satellites launched into space

Christina Favuzzi [follow id=”ChristinaFav”] Mustang News anchor Christina Favuzzi covers today’s biggest news at Cal Poly.

Armstrong’s spirit of leadership

Displaying his Mustang pride with an endless supply of high fives, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong is practically a famed figure on campus.

Defer greek rush until winter quarter

Ending deferred recruitment for fraternities at Cal Poly this fall was a win for gender equality — but that doesn’t mean it was the right decision.

Sexual assault report released

In response to two reported sexual assaults last May in a one week time frame, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong formed the Presidential Task Force on Substance Abuse and Sexual Assault. The task force released its first report this month, coinciding…

Armstrong's house turned home

This May marks another first for Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong. He and his wife, Sharon, will have resided in the University House on campus for one year. After a relocation process that began in February 2011, Armstrong has finally…

Staying 'Aware Awake Alive'

As Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong extends his hand for a handshake, he reveals a black wristband with the words “Aware Awake Alive,” in blue writing. “Aware Awake Alive is teaching Cal Poly students to look out for each other,”…

BLOG: Stand up against sexual assault

Blogger says we need to stand together as a community to prevent sexual assault in light of recent reported rapes.

Gender-neutral housing in works for Cal Poly

There is a gender-neutral policy in the works that would help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students feel more at ease in their living situations on campus, as well as individuals who simply feel more comfortable rooming with the opposite sex.

New president officially takes office

For Jeffrey Armstrong today will begin just like any other day — he’ll get up, go for a run, shower, eat breakfast and spend time with his wife, Sharon. After that, things for Armstrong will change. Today is his first official…