CSU Board of Trustees approves voluntary student fee

Jessica Nguyen [follow id = “xjessnguyen”] On Jan. 28, the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees voted to approve a $4 voluntary student fee, also known as the Student Involvement and Representation Fee (SIRF), after funding models were revised.…

Forum-ing an opinion on Student Success Fees

Attendance at the latest Student Success Fee forum increased to 28 students on Wednesday — a marked increase from the lone attendee at the previous forum. Although a portion of the audience was made up of students required to attend…

Student tuition income pass state funding for first time

Twenty-five years ago, California higher education was designed to be virtually free for residents. The state paid for 90 percent of students’ education, and students had to pay only the remaining 10 percent. Today is a much different story. This…

CSU budget cut: ‘All the solutions we have are bad solutions’

Because of Governor Jerry Brown’s 2011-2012 proposed cut of $500 million to California State Universities (CSUs), the total state budget cut for Cal Poly now stands at $25.2 million.

Complacency not the answer to budget cuts

Leticia Rodriguez is a journalism senior and Mustang Daily editor-in-chief.

Student fees increase

Another increase in student fees means already struggling campuses in CSU system may face even more hardship.

Cal Poly hires staff to educate greek life following SAE arrests

Cal Poly will hire two staff members to educate the greek system about the dangers of alcohol and hazing following the arrests made in connection with the death and hazing of fraternity pledge Carson Starkey.

Rec Center expansion to start soon

Initial stages of construction are set to begin in October. Before construction starts, a temporary fitness area needs to be installed where the main gym currently resides.