No two weeks are exactly alike for ASI President Shayna Lynch. One week she might learn the challenges of geolocating students for campus testing, and another week she might work with students to draft a new scholarship. One thing is for sure, Lynch’s past three years on ASI student government prepared her well to balance […]
Vote today in ASI Election
The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) election opened this morning, April 21, at 9 a.m. and will remain open for voting until 9 a.m. tomorrow morning. The student body will be electing the ASI President and the ASI Board of Directors into office for the 2021-22 school year. “Students should make sure they are educated about […]
“It’s just switching back and forth like a pendulum”: How Biden’s climate change efforts affect the Cal Poly community
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden identified climate change as one of his top four priorities. Since his election, the Biden administration rejoined the Paris agreement, established a National Climate Task Force and introduced a variety of executive orders to tackle climate change at home and abroad.
Cal Poly community responds to Trump’s acquittal
Former President Donald Trump was acquitted by the Senate for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol on Feb. 13. Trump became the fourth presidential impeachment trial in the history of the United States and the second impeachment trial involving him. Trump is the only president in American history to be impeached twice in one term.
“A big, deep breath”: Cal Poly students respond to Biden’s first week in office
President Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States on Jan. 20 in Washington D.C. Within the first week of his presidency, President Biden signed several executive orders including eliminating private prisons, reversing the 2018 transgender military ban, providing economic relief related to the pandemic, and reversed the Muslim ban. He has also taken key steps by rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement and the World Health Organization (WHO).
“This victory means joy”: Celebrations continue for Biden’s win
A symphony of loud music and cheers filled Mission Plaza Sunday afternoon as community members celebrated president-elect Joe Biden’s victory for the second day in San Luis Obispo.
Republicans should honor RBG’s dying wish
Sophie Corbett is a journalism sophomore and a Mustang News opinion columnist. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an iconic political figure and a champion for gender equality. She was the second woman to ever serve on the Supreme Court of the United States and throughout her 27 years […]
ASI announces 2020-2021 President Shayna Lynch and Board of Directors
Political science junior Shayna Lynch was elected Cal Poly’s new 2020-2021 ASI President. Lynch received 1,798 total votes with 3,547, or 17%, of students voting in this election, according to an ASI press release.
Cal Poly students receive recognition for achievements at the State Capitol on Tour of Champions
Nineteen students from Cal Poly visited the State Capitol Monday, Feb. 11 to be recognized for various efforts and accomplishments in front of the State Assembly and Senate. The honorees come from an array of academic backgrounds and their achievements span from their commitment to their clubs to national competitions, according to Cal Poly. The […]
Cal Poly students share their thoughts on the “Presidential Alert”
FEMA tested the national wireless emergency system for the first time ever on Wednesday.
Letter to the Editor: Prospective student’s parent calls for Cal Poly president to resign
Buffum said she will not allow her daughter to attend Cal Poly because the university condones white supremacists’ behavior.