1. 40 years later, Cal Poly still struggles with diversity
In the 1970s, Cal Poly had the largest population of black students it has ever seen, with a total of 285 students — that’s 2 percent, compared to the less than 1 percent today. This hot-button topic was is a historical problem Cal Poly still faces.
2. Relay for Life turns campus purple
Notice anything new around campus? Well, those chalk hashtags about beating cancer and purple ribbons spread on trees across campus are actually meant to raise awareness for next month’s Relay for Life event.
3. City council vets call cooperation between Cal Poly and city council
A petition letter signed by 28 past San Luis Obispo City Council members arrived at City Hall on April 16, saying the City Council and Cal Poly need more collaboration on future student housing changes.
4. Comedian Iliza Shlesinger takes on the MAC
Comedian Iliza Shlesinger might make you laugh your head off when she comes to perform on April 29 from 8-10 p.m. in Cal Poly’s Multi Activity Center.
5. The road ahead: What’s next for Jake Rogers?
Jake Rodgers put up a valiant effort in the 2014 Cal Poly ASI presidential election, and while he may not have been voted as the next ASI president, he continues to push forward with his future at Cal Poly.