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Armstrong says ‘21,000+ students’ got tested. Cal Poly’s COVID-19 dashboard doesn’t agree

In his latest email to the Cal Poly community, President Jeffrey Armstrong addressed concerns about in-person classes amidst a COVID-19 spike — but data he referenced contradicts data on the university’s own COVID-19 Dashboard.  Armstrong’s Jan. 13 email noted how “[t]he university tested all 21,000+ students within approximately one week of their arrival.”  Cal Poly’s […]

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COVID-19 is surging in San Luis Obispo County. Is it safe for Cal Poly to reopen?

When Cal Poly reopens this month for another school year amidst a pandemic, the campus will be operating near normal, administrators have said for months. University housing will be at maximum capacity — with about 8,000 students living on campus — and 87% of all classes will be held in-person, Cal Poly Spokesperson Matt Lazier wrote […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month under quarantine

One in five people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, Mental Health America said. To spread awareness about mental illness, the United States has observed Mental Health Awareness Month every May since 1949.  Under the stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 impacts, many who suffer from mental illness may be under even more stress.  In a […]