Change the Status Quo comes to Chumash

Jessica Burger Approximately 250 people from across Cal Poly’s campus and the San Luis Obispo community showed up at Chumash Auditorium on Saturday for the annual Change the Status Quo conference, where attendees shared new ideas on current social…

Students choose to 'Sleep Out for Homelessness'

Students walking to 8 a.m. classes on Thursday were greeted by a strange sight. More than 100 of their classmates were camped out on the cement in the University Union for the night. Wednesday night was “Sleep Out to End…

Students ‘See the Need’ for San Luis Obispo hunger awareness

In honor of Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week, Cal Poly’s Student Community Services (SCS) will hold a number of events for “See the Need” week, urging students to volunteer and become more educated about hunger in both San Luis Obispo and national communities.

Poly Paws raises money for local animal shelters with Furry 5K Walk

The Poly Paws program held its inaugural Furry 5K Walk at Laguna Lake Park to raise money for several San Luis Obispo animal shelters Saturday.

Ponytail drive rounds up student support

Cal Poly students and community members came together in the University Union Plaza to give their hair for a good cause, Monday.

Students host candlelight vigil for Haiti tonight

A candlelight vigil for those affected by the earthquake in Haiti will be held today at 7:30 p.m. on Dexer Lawn.

Students recognized for volunteer work

Cal Poly juniors Missy Sparks and Addie Virta were named the January Volunteers of the Month.

Volunteer opportunities for Cal Poly students

Even if a donation to a local nonprofit is hard to spare, there are plenty of opportunities to make a difference by volunteering. According to many of these organizations, a donation of one’s time is often more helpful, as they depend on the work of members of the community to operate.