WOW 2014: New safety procedures yield mixed results

To increase public safety during WOW Week, SLOPD collaborated with the campus community and numerous San Luis Obispo resources .

Looking back: A survey of alcohol-related arrests in San Luis Obispo

Mustang News conducted a survey of 3-4 years of alcohol-related arrests during the holidays and events that have a reputation among locals.

Mustang News, April 10, 2014: Assault on campus, WOW leader turnout sees increase

Mustang News anchor Katie McDermott covers today’s top stories at Cal Poly.

Faces of WOW: The students behind the scenes

For Orientation Programs, Week of Welcome (WOW) is perhaps the biggest event of the year. However, being a WOWie isn’t the only way to be involved.

Week of Welcome: A history of changes

Week of Welcome — known as WOW — is the largest volunteer orientation program in the nation. But, before there were costume-clad WOW leaders rocking crazy choreographed dances, WOW actually began as a basic orientation program.

The do’s and don’ts of WOW nightlife

Benjy Egel is a journalism sophomore and Mustang Daily columnist.
Many fraternities, apartment complexes and upperclassmen will be holding parties during Week of Welcome (WOW), where new Mustangs will be invited to celebrate entering college life.

Cal Poly volunteers lend too many helping hands

Tayler Duprel Too many helping hands. This isn’t a typical problem in volunteer work, but is one Cal Poly currently faces with a local day of service.   The San Luis Obispo community will be participating in Make A Difference…

Mustang Band freshmen march to a different beat of WOW

While the majority of freshman will spend their WOW week playing name games, surfing or kayaking, the Mustang Band WOWies are up at 7 a.m. for band camp, rehearsing for their first gig.

Confusion arises over WOW restrictions

Following dissent over the announcement that Week of Welcome (WOW) activities will not be allowed off-campus in the fall, Coordinator of Orientation Programs and Assistant Director of Student Life and Leadership Andrene Kaiwi-Lenting released an apology letter on Wednesday, stating…

Candidate Q&A: Nha Ha

Nha Ha, a biomedical engineering senior who decided last Wednesday to run as a write-in candidate for the Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) presidency, talks about accessibility to students, his plans for the California State University (CSU) and how he hopes…

Paying it forward

It’s the end of February and (I know probably everyone has said this, but it needs to be said once more) I don’t know where the time has gone. I have no idea when or how we got to the…