Students in Cal Poly’s Disability Alliance club created a petition in late November to oppose a new form they are being required to fill out, entitled the “Excused Absence Agreement.“ This form sparked outrage amongst club members, as one of the questions allows professors to decide the maximum number of disability-related absences a student can […]
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How the blood drive shortage is affecting San Luis Obispo
The American Red Cross said they are facing their worst blood shortage in over a decade. Mustang News Reporter Ari Lopez has more on how this is affecting San Luis Obispo and what students can do to help.
Home again: students navigate living with their parents through COVID-19
Kinesiology graduate Brian Ebisuzaki used to love visiting the Starbucks in the University Union (UU). He would always make a point to greet the employees and strike up a conversation about their day. After getting his drink, Ebisuzaki would walk up to the second floor and start a conversation with a friend, or even a stranger. All of that was taken away when COVID-19 hit, and Ebisuzaki found himself back in his parent’s house.
Immigration attorneys to serve Cal Poly students, faculty & staff for free
The future of the DACA program is uncertain, but immigration lawyers will come to campus twice a month until 2021 to offer free services to students, faculty and staff.
The Cal Poly Cat Program has helped find homes for more than 3,000 cats roaming campus
In the early 1990s, hundreds of feral cats roamed Cal Poly’s campus and the surrounding neighborhoods. Some were pets students had abandoned. Others were the offspring of cats brought in by the agriculture department for pest control. Animal science senior Garret Quindimil started the Cal Poly Cat Program in 1992, when he found the cat […]
This student business delivers homemade waffles straight to your door
Business administration senior Matt Casadona recently turned his liking for a convenient, yet tasty food into an out-of-the-home business.
Students light up the night in SLO GLO dance club
Students at Cal Poly express themselves through flow arts, a glow-in-the-dark, movement-based discipline including dance, juggling, fire-spinning, and object manipulation.
Overheard at Cal Poly: Was someone listening?
Biochemistry freshman Adriana Yarkin thought she was the only bagpipe player at Cal Poly. As she practiced, electrical engineering freshman Sophie Guzules heard the music, opened the Facebook app on her phone and posted on the “Overheard at Cal Poly” page.
Students work to raise awareness for sex trafficking
Political science students are working to educate residents of San Luis Obispo about the issue of human sex trafficking.
Scuba Club dives on the Central Coast
The Central Pacific Scuba Club, despite being deemed “too risky” to be a official club on campus, continues to create a community for Cal Poly and Central Coast divers to come together and safely enjoy Pacific Ocean wonders.
Cal Poly Theatre and Dance present their fall production “Trust Fall”
The Cal Poly Theatre and Dance Department will present their fall production “Trust Fall” in Spanos Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 8 through Saturday, Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. The production was also performed Nov. 1-3.