Articles Tagged With ‘Cal Poly’

Cal Poly students likely to pay for St. Fratty’s Day damage to dorms

i By JOSH FRIEDMAN Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students will likely receive bills for damage done to dorms during last month’s St. Fratty’s Day celebration that spiraled out of control.  On the morning of March 16, an estimated 6,000... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student dies in Big Sur accident

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student died on Saturday following an undisclosed accident during a trip to Big Sur, the university has announced.  Officials have identified the victim as third-year mechanical engineering student Kenneth Taylor, who... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly rejects Kristin Smart family’s wrongful death lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE In an attempt to get the San Luis Obispo Superior Court to toss a lawsuit accusing Cal Poly of wrongful death, negligence and negligent infliction of emotional distress in the death of Kristin Smart, the university filed... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly hires new basketball coach after winless conference season

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following a season that ended with a 20-game losing streak and a 0-20 conference record, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo on Tuesday announced the hire of its new men’s basketball coach, Mike DeGeorge. DeGeorge, who served the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students damage property in San Luis Obispo, video

By KAREN VELIE An estimated 6,000 to 7,000 people gathered near the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campus on Saturday morning for the annual Saint Fratty’s Day celebration. Students damaged dorms, broke glass and left trash throughout the area. Beginning... (Continue reading)

Resnicks donate $20 million to Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE After receiving a $20 million donation, Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo is honoring the donors by naming the new facility the “Lynda and Stewart Resnick Student Success Center.” The center will prioritize personal and professional development... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly ROTC chair pleads guilty to filming teen in dressing room

By KAREN VELIE Former Cal Poly San Luis Obispo ROTC chair Lt.Col. Jacob Sweatland pleaded guilty to placing a spy camera in a dressing room in Pismo Beach and for conduct unbecoming an officer during his Jan. 22 trial at... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly protestors attempt to break into building, start riot – video

By KAREN VELIE Eight pro-Palestinian protestors were arrested at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo on Monday after they attempted to break into a building and started a riot. One suspect is charged with snatching an officer’s firearm. Aware of... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly strike over, faculty accepts less than previously offered

By KAREN VELIE Following a one-day strike and months of negotiations, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s faculty union and California State University management reached a tentative agreement on Monday. While faculty members went back to work on Tuesday, it appears... (Continue reading)

Faculty members picket outside Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE Dozens of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo faculty members walked the picket line in the rain on Monday morning, the start of a five-day protest. Nearly 30,000 professors, lecturers, librarians, counselors, and coaches across the 23-campus CSU... (Continue reading)