The Cal Poly School of Education (SOE) is partnering with the Central Coast Commission for Undocumented Student Success (CCCUSS) to host the sixth annual Social Justice Conference in San Luis Obispo on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The conference is a hybrid event and will be hosted partially virtually and partially […]
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SLO grant program awards eight nonprofits to improve city life
The City of San Luis Obispo Promotional Coordinating Committee (PCC) has recently awarded eight local nonprofit organizations with grant funding through the Cultural Grants-in-Aid Program, according to a city news release. The Cultural Grants-in-Aid program provides assistance to organizations deemed cultural, social or recreational, because they make “significant contributions to the overall quality of life,” […]
Cal Poly’s COVID-19 saliva testing to be brought to market through local partnership
Cal Poly faculty developed saliva-based COVID-19 testing technology that students have used on campus since February 2021. Now, those saliva tests will be brought to market. Nathaniel Martinez, associate professor of biological studies, and Andres Martinez, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, developed microfluidic paper-based analytical devices (microPADs) for low-cost and portable diagnostic applications, according to […]
Letter to the Editor: Cal Poly greek life and its ongoing legacy of racism
Hernandez argues that students of color must demonstrate a higher standard of knowledge and understanding to avoid being dismissed.
Santa Maria Uber driver arrested for sexual assault and residential burglary
Alfonso Alarconnunez was identified in two separate assault cases Dec. 18, 2017 and again this past Sunday.
WATCH: Bernie Sanders visits Santa Maria
Mustang News met one Cal Poly student who can’t wait to hear Senator Sanders speak.
Nostalgia through neon: Local professor celebrates small businesses with neon sign art series
Who says neon is tacky?