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Cal Poly students plan on celebrating ‘St. Fratty’s’ weekend amid lifted COVID-19 restrictions 

Students make plans for the St. Patrick’s Day weekend in San Luis Obispo as COVID-19 restrictions are rolled back, but safety enhancement zones and health concerns remain.  As Cal Poly rolls back COVID-19 related regulations on campus with plans to drop the mask mandate in classrooms and labs starting in spring quarter, students wonder whether […]

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Major COVID-19 spikes occurred after Halloween and New Year’s Eve. Now students are concerned about cases after St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

Through the duration of the pandemic, major spikes in cases at Cal Poly occurred after two major holidays: Halloween and New Year’s Eve, according to statistics from Cal Poly’s COVID-19 dashboard. Now after dozens of Cal Poly students were seen gathering at St. Patrick’s day parties, students are wondering if another spike is in the […]

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What’s changed since the St. Fratty’s Day roof collapse? We talked to one of the survivors about the close call

On March 7, 2015, Cal Poly made national headlines when a St. Patrick’s Day celebration — commonly referred to as St. Fratty’s Day in San Luis Obispo — ended in a roof collapse and nine injured party goers. The event sparked conversations about change regarding parties and how to keep them safe. Since 2015, roofs […]