An organization that aims to make college women feel more comfortable in fitness has reached colleges across the U.S. and is now coming to Cal Poly. The club, Changing Health, Attitudes, + Actions To Recreate Girls (CHAARG), is led by political science junior Casey Lundberg who is the Cal Poly CHAARG ambassador and president. Lundberg […]
Letter to the Editor: It’s time to abolish greek life
Kass Newton is a biochemistry senior. The views expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Trigger warning: Mental illness To all extended members of the Cal Poly community and the greek life community past, present and future, My name is Kass Newton (she/her), and following the resignation of my national […]
Mass resignations from Chi Omega after diversity initiatives were rejected
Cal Poly Chi Omega’s diversity, equity and inclusion committee knew things needed to change. This summer, they created a number of initiatives to make the sorority more welcoming, including a new recruitment process. National leadership, however, disagreed and denied the initiatives. This denial from Chi Omega National led to discord within the chapter over how […]
Some recruits say they feel rushed through the sorority process
“I thought we were just going to go through house tours and talk to some of the girls, and that it would be very chill, but it definitely feels more like a job interview, ” Margetta said.
A Greek Village could be coming to Cal Poly
The ideal area for it would be north of Engineering IV, near the lower sports complex fields, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Keith Humphrey.
Greek life comes with a cost
For many students having to work a job, or even two, while in school is the only option to be able to participate in costly extracurriculars, like greek life, on top of an already hefty tuition bill.
The value of cultural greek life at Cal Poly
The blaring alarm woke Jorge Gonzalez from his deep slumber. It was 6:30 a.m. and time to get ready to make the 40-minute commute from Santa Maria to Cal Poly. It was the first day of classes and Gonzalez had arrived to school early, giving himself extra time to get acclimated. After walking around campus […]
Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity joins Cal Poly this quarter
Alpha Sigma Phi is the latest fraternity expected to join Cal Poly in Fall 2018.
Pi Kappa Phi member cycles across America
Pi Kappa Phi member and physics sophomore Jacob Sniderman is helping cycle a combined 12,000 miles over 60 days to spread a message of acceptance and understanding for people with disabilities in The Journey of Hope. Sniderman will be joining 99 of his brothers from different chapters throughout the United States. The participants are riding […]
Delta Gamma sorority joins Cal Poly greek life
The chapter joins Cal Poly amid increased interest in sorority recruitment.
PIKE increases philanthropic efforts and raises more than $25,000
In the past academic year, PIKE has raised more than $25,000 in philanthropy.