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Housing scams: what to look out for

Finding off-campus housing for the upcoming school year can be an overwhelming time for many Cal Poly Students: endlessly scrolling through Zillow and Craigslist, filling out application after application, hoping to hear back from at least one realtor out of the dozens they have contacted. These stressful circumstances create the perfect opportunity for scammers to […]

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On-campus housing rent may increase for next year

University Housing plans to increase on-campus housing costs by 6% for residence halls and 9% for apartments beginning the 2021-2022 academic year, according to Jo Campbell, Executive Director of University Housing. This rent increase comes as a result of the financial effects COVID-19 has had on University Housing, according to Campbell. Despite the $7.9 million […]

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Hungry and Homeless: New survey shows some Cal Poly students lack basic living necessities

Video by Sydney Brandt A study conducted by California State University (CSU) systems in January 2018 found that 41.6 percent of students reported food insecurity and 10.9 percent reported homelessness. These results are also reflected in a recent survey of Cal Poly students that yielded similar results. It was found 26.9 percent of Cal Poly […]