For the first time in her life, journalism junior Helyn Oshrin said she claims herself as a witch — but growing up “Jewiccan,” as she put it, was not easy. Oshrin is culturally Jewish and was raised Wiccan. She said she lost friends who claimed to be afraid of her mother’s Wiccan religious practices. Classmates […]
Campus club sells fresh baked challah bread to combat food insecurity
Students gathered Nov. 14 to bake and break challah bread to help fundraiser for those who are food insecure. “I think everyone loves challah, even people who aren’t Jewish and don’t really know the significance behind it,” biological sciences junior and Challah For Hunger President Emma Witkin said. Challah bread is braided and typically eaten […]
Meet the students introducing greeks to God, giving back
On a Tuesday night, dozens of students can be seen crammed into Front Porch coffee house, animatedly talking about God. They all have one thing in common: being a part of Cal Poly’s greek life.
Letter to the Editor: The effect of campus racism on San Luis Obispo
Dressler argues that the consequences of student behavior affect the San Luis Obispo community beyond campus.
Blind Faith: Religion and state
Reichart argues that religion should not be a dominating force in how government conducts itself.
Rabbi Hilel gives students a home away from home
Rabbi Chaim Hilel provides dinners and Jewish education for the both the Jewish and non-Jewish community of San Luis Obispo.
How Grant Desme lost his name and gained his purpose
Desme was on a path to Major League Baseball stardom. Then he walked away.
‘Jesus’ class returns to Cal Poly after three years
Ready or not, here comes Jesus Christ.
Muslim Student Association conference to bring 1,200 visitors to SLO
“It’s an opportunity for college students, specifically Muslim, to take time from academics to focus on spirituality.”
From riches to religion: A professor’s story of monasteries, road trips and a growing passion for education
Did you even know we have a Religious Studies minor?
More than the media: Understanding Islam at Cal Poly
“After the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, as I walked around campus I could tell who’s been watching the news and scapegoating Muslims. You can see in people’s eyes, the way they narrow their eyes at me and look at me as if I’m somehow personally responsible for what these crazy people did halfway across the world.”