Cal Poly looks for space

Victoria Billings vbillings@mustangdaily.net University Housing is asking for students’ input in a new survey sent to Cal Poly students via email this week. The survey is one of the first steps University Housing is taking to improve the on-campus experience…

How dry is Cal Poly?

Samantha Sullivan samanthasullivan.md@gmail.com As most are well aware, Cal Poly does not allow students to drink on campus. University policy says Cal Poly is a dry campus. However, exceptions can be found for special events, university housing and programs. Vice…

Cal Poly looking for more living room

  Holly Dickson hollydickson.md@gmail.com Living in a study lounge wasn’t quite what communication studies sophomore Ben King pictured before he came to Cal Poly this past year. King said he was initially confused by his unusual housing situation, but he…

Victim fights off alleged would-be robber on campus

UPDATE: 3:45 p.m. University Police Department (UPD) chief George Hughes said the victim, who is not a Cal Poly student, is working with authorities in a multi-agency effort to track down the man who allegedly attempted to rob and stab…

Cramped dorms show need for more housing

While living on-campus is an expected part of the transition into college life, a record number of first-year applicants might leave some on-campus freshmen with more roommates than expected. The last two years brought the largest pool of first-year applicants…

Animal houses

Every housing choice on campus has rules: Students can’t paint their rooms without permission, nobody can own a waterbed, students under 21 cannot have alcohol (expect in Poly Canyon Village under specific circumstances) and no pets allowed. The last isn’t…

V.P.'s new job targets Cal Poly diversity

Former Vice President of Student Affairs Cornel Morton will work as Cal Poly’s first senior adviser to the president for outreach following his return from a one-month leave in February. Morton, who has been the vice president of student affairs…

VP of Student Affairs reassigned

Cal Poly Vice President of Student Affairs Cornel Morton will no longer be in his current position come January, the university announced Thursday. He will instead be working as Cal Poly’s first senior advisor to the president for outreach. Morton,…

UPD annual report shows spike in burglary

Cal Poly University Police Department (UPD) released their annual crime statistics and campus security report Sept. 29. The report provides statistics from the past three years for crimes on-campus, in the residence halls, on public property immediately surrounding campus and at…

Cal Poly reacts to alleged sexual assaults

Cal Poly students, faculty, staff and programs are seeing a quick response to the recent reported sexual assaults on and around campus.

Gender-neutral housing in works for Cal Poly

There is a gender-neutral policy in the works that would help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students feel more at ease in their living situations on campus, as well as individuals who simply feel more comfortable rooming with the opposite sex.