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SLO Symphony conductor fired, violists threaten exodus

The San Luis Obispo Symphony board of directors has fired its longtime music conductor and director, Michael Nowak, prompting the entire violist section to threaten leaving the orchestra. Last week, the board announced in a press release that Nowak was... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly faculty protest campus pay gap

About 200 Cal Poly faculty members, as well as some student sympathizers, marched outside the administration building Thursday to protest the pay discrepancy between administrators and teachers. [Tribune] The university faculty union organized the protest, which reached high decibel levels... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly cuts ties with fraternity targeted in robbery

Cal Poly officials have cut ties with the fraternity targeted by members of the university’s football team who allegedly tried to hold up the frat house for drugs and cash. [Mustang News] The university announced Wednesday that it is disaffiliating... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly faculty to picket over administrator pay

Cal Poly faculty members will picket outside the administration building on campus Thursday to protest overspending on administrators and lack of spending on the university’s other employees. [Tribune] The university faculty union says it will deliver a petition to Cal... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly sacks football player, may have been illegal procedure

EDITOR’S NOTE: A letter from Marvin Abou’s landlord and the university’s response are at the end of this story. By CCN STAFF The suspension of a 22-year-old Cal Poly student athlete within hours of his arrest on suspicion of felony... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student reports sexual assault

A Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student told police she was sexually assaulted early Saturday morning, police said. At about 1 a.m., the unnamed student was walking near the Grand Street entrance to Cal Poly when a white car pulled... (Continue reading)

Ex-Cal Poly football player pleads in frat robbery case

One of the five former Cal Poly football players accused of attempting to rob a fraternity house last year has accepted a plea deal that will keep him out of jail. [Tribune] Cortland Josiah Fort, whom prosecutors accused of being... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly boys and girls poop for parody

Some Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students skipped out on the men’s and women’s rooms last week in honor of an event dubbed the campus “Shit In.” The Cal Poly Queer Student Union called upon students to use only gender-neutral... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly frats and sororities get off probation

Cal Poly officials have put an end to a three-month probationary period that barred fraternities and sororities from hosting social gatherings. [KSBY] University administrators placed the entire Greek system on social probation in January, shortly after a sexual assault allegation... (Continue reading)

1 man killed and 4 injured while four-wheeling

UPDATE: The driver of the Jeep that crashed into a Ravine Saturday night was  Andrew Joseph Kruep, 25, from Orinda. He died Saturday night. Krueps passengers were Darren Thomas Mullen, 25,  Sean Ross Mullen, 22, and Myles Andrew Franklin, 21, all from... (Continue reading)



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