Before COVID-19, every Cal Poly freshman was required to share a dorm room with another student. However, students this year lives alone in their respective rooms. Almost every Cal Poly freshman student-athlete has been assigned their own dorm room in the yakʔitʸutʸu residence halls, according to freshman guard Camren Pierce from Men’s Basketball. “This dorm […]
Gov. Newsom signs bill to allow student-athletes ability to be financially compensated for their likeness
Gov. Gavin Newsom defied the NCAA and many universities by signing a bill Monday, Sept. 30 that gives California student-athletes the opportunity to profit off their own likeness or image. The law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2023. SB-206 was signed into law by Newsom on LeBron James’ talk show “The Shop.” James, along with […]
Former Cal Poly student-athletes confused by the NCAA’s ruling
Confusion was the general reaction among former Cal Poly student-athletes when they learned their former university’s recent titles may be erased from the record books. “You just kind of sit back on a ruling like this and try and decipher what people are thinking, because it just doesn’t seem to make too much sense,” former […]
Sophomore athletes are now required to live on campus
Cal Poly is requiring sophomore athletes to live on campus in an effort to meet their goal of 65 percent of undergraduates living on-campus by 2022.
What is Cal Poly’s response to recent NCAA basketball investigations?
Cal Poly head basketball coach Joe Callero thinks the recent NCAA investigation might help Cal Poly sign more recruits.
Cal Poly Athletics amps up drug testing
This past summer’s events caused Athletics to rethink its drug testing policy.
Mustangs play nice with social media
Collegiate athletic programs across the country are weighing the pros and cons of allowing student-athletes to use Twitter and other social media websites. Some critics are even calling for a NCAA-wide ban against such media. In 2011, respected universities such as UCLA, Mississippi State and Syracuse have learned the damaging effects that come with athletes’ […]