Be Safer this lustful holiday

Valentine’s Day celebrates the magic of love with chocolates, flowers and many fogged up dorm windows. However, if students question what activities are truly safe,  Gender Equity Center and Safer coordinator Christina Kaviani said there’s a lot of talk about sex in…

A strong first year for Armstrong

Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong’s mission during his first year in office was student success, and in one word, he said that mission has been “exciting.” Armstrong, whose one-year milestone is marked today, said he entered the university with a…

A run to remember

Christina Kaviani and Katie Purdom are working to get people thinking about sexual assault and relationship violence. To accomplish this, they will commemorate victims and work to help end sexual assault with the ninth annual Run to Remember on Wednesday.…

Cal Poly: After the assaults

In the wake of a spring quarter marred by sexual assault, the question of how to safely pursue sex and alcohol in college life was asked at the end of spring quarter. It is a question that will continue to…

Sexual assault: the numbers

After three reported rapes within nine days, discussions of sexual assault has taken a forefront in the Cal Poly community, though, the real statistics and history of sexual assault at Cal Poly resembles those of other campuses.

University police issue third reported sexual assault alert

A third alleged rape was reported at Cal Poly on Monday, according to a University Police Department press release. According to the release, the reported rape occurred in the victim’s room in Poly Canyon Village on Sunday, May 15.

Let’s talk about sex, Mustangs

Two alleged rapes, one of which was on campus, and an issue surrounding Cal Poly administration’s acceptance of the SAFER “I (heart) consensual sex” T-shirts are raising concerns about the lack of sexual topics discussed on campus.

Student arrested in Sigma Phi Epsilon sexual assault case

San Luis Obispo police officers have arrested a Cal Poly student in connection with a sexual assault case at the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity on May 7.

Second rape reported at Cal Poly

Cal Poly’s University Police Department issued an alert today of an alleged sexual assault in Poly Canyon Village on Thursday, May 12.

Recent crimes don’t reflect statistics

Justin Hirsch, a 21-year-old San Luis Obispo resident, was walking downtown at approximately 2:40 a.m. Feb. 6 when a man attacked him, stabbing him multiple times. He doesn’t remember exactly where he was stabbed downtown — he was too busy…

Greek Week raises funds for local programs

Cal Poly’s Greek Week had more than 40 fraternities and sororities going head-to-head in an array of events including basketball, flag football, arm wrestling and an academic decathlon.