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Campus examines hazing policies

Laura Pezzini lpezzini@mustangdaily.net Hazing has become the subject of national conversation this week, in light of recent incidents across the country. Last week, twelve members of the marching band at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) were charged with manslaughter for a hazing incident in which a drum major was beat to death as part of […]

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Cultural sorority under investigation for hazing

Mustang Daily Staff Report news@mustangdaily.net Cal Poly’s Chi Delta Theta beta chapter is under investigation for hazing allegations, according to the Student Life & Leadership website. As of now, the cultural sorority has been suspended from all activities until the investigation is over, according to Dean of Students Jean DeCosta. Cal Poly was first alerted when an anonymous […]

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Lambda Sigma Gamma under investigation

Laura Pezzini lpezzini@mustangdaily.net Cal Poly’s Lambda Sigma Gamma sorority is under investigation following complaints about its new member education process, Student Life and Leadership Director Stephen Lamb said. Lambda Sigma Gamma is a multicultural interest sorority under the United Sorority and Fraternity Council (USFC). Its Epsilon chapter at Cal Poly was founded in 1991, disbanded […]

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Risky club business

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net October for most Cal Poly students means Halloween costumes, candy, midterms and jack-o’-lanterns. For Cal Poly clubs, though, October is also the month to renew their charters with Student Life and Leadership (SLL), and secure them school support and funding for the next year. Each Cal Poly-affiliated club must submit a charter […]

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WOW changes, arrests lessen

Sean McMinn smcminn@mustangdaily.net Police arrested or issued citations to 22 of the thousands of freshmen, upperclassmen and out-of-towners that Cal Poly’s annual Week of Welcome (WOW) drew to the streets of San Luis Obispo, University Police Department Chief George Hughes said — a dramatic decline from the number of arrests and citations issued in years past. Though […]

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Student orientation SOARs with new changes

A brand-new school year calls for a brand new approach to introducing Cal Poly’s incoming students to their new home. This month, Student Life and Leadership will implement integral changes to SOAR, one of Cal Poly’s three orientation programs. SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) is now a two-day event, offers on-campus housing and no […]

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Greek life donates thousands

The Greek Week committee donated more than $6,000 in checks and canned food to local organizations at the end of University Union (UU) Hour May 3. President of the Greek Week executive board and mathematics junior Sarah Ortiz and Student Life and Leadership Director Diego Silva presented $1,600 to the Miracle Mile for Kids, $2,000 […]

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Delta Sigma Phi investigation continues

The Cal Poly Office of Student Life and Leadership (SLL) dropped the investigation into the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity Tuesday, SLL director Stephan Lamb said. After meeting with Phi Sigma Kappa President Tyler Edwards, Lamb decided to remove the cease and desist order he issued last Friday. Greek life director Diego Silva said Edwards was […]