Editor’s note: This story discusses themes including sexual violence. With two rapes reported on Cal Poly’s campus within one week of one another, the recent break-in incident in which an unauthorized man entered a dorm building and racial hate crimes continuing to persist, a wave of fear and unease has washed over the student body. […]
This fall, most classes will be held in person, but Cal Poly faculty were not given much choice on the matter. Vaccines will be required for all students who will attend classes in person unless they receive an exemption. According to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier, over 91% of students are partially or fully vaccinated and the […]
A crowd of about 200 people gathered at the intersection of Crandall Way and Foothill Boulevard the evening of May 25 to honor the 25th anniversary of Cal Poly student Kristin Smart’s disappearance. Many people wore purple to show support and spread awareness of her story and walk the route Smart is believed to have […]
Michelle Mueller is a history freshman. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Dear President Jeffrey Armstrong, It is nearing 25 years since Kristin Smart’s disappearance on Cal Poly’s campus. As did many others, I felt a sense of relief but also heartache for Smart and her family after hearing that […]
With rapidly changing legalization laws across the country, cannabis has become more popular and more accessible than ever before, but there are still people who are buying their weed the old-fashioned way. Black market weed, however, can contain contaminants like fentanyl, because they don’t have to go through a rigorous testing process. The Food and […]
A survey distributed by Mustang News on Jan. 25 asked Cal Poly students to rate their risk level associated with activities college students typically engage in like attending gatherings, going out to eat or going for a walk. Mustang News sent the survey to 12 randomly-selected general education classes with at least 60 enrolled students.
On-campus employees had to present a negative COVID-19 test before starting their job, and must take an online health screening to obtain a pass to come to campus. On-campus students must do the same. On Monday, Aug. 31, Cal Poly sent out a campus-wide email stating that students planning to live on or participate in […]
It was 8:03 p.m. Dusk had settled in, but not so much that one’s eyes could adjust to the darkness. Industrial technology and packaging juniors Ben Simon and Ryan Meffert stood on Hathway Avenue talking on the sidewalk. As they were talking, a biker rode by on the other side of the street. The […]
Find out how much harmful bacteria is in the ocean’s weekly with the help of the Blue Water Task Force.
A petition to improve lighting in neighborhoods surrounding campus has been circling the Cal Poly community.
Two Cal Poly alumni, Maxwell Fong and Elan Timmons, created and launched the Ulzi app.