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Cal Poly students took part in the Morro Bay Iron Man
Cal Poly students have been putting on their tap shoes and getting their dance on. Cal Poly’s Theatre and Dance Department has been offering tap dance classes to students in the Crandall Gymnasium.
Bottlerock Day 3
Day 3 of Bottlerock coverage done by KCPR
Bottlerock Day 2
Day 2 of Bottlerock coverage done by KCPR
Bottlerock Day 1
Coverage of Day 1 of Bottlerock
Chabad is a 'home away from home'
Chabad Cal Poly is a club on campus whose motto is to be a “Home away from home” for Jewish students on campus.
Rabbi Chaim Hillel started the club in 2009, with the purpose of creating a club that services students and the local community. Chabad Cal Poly puts on shabbat dinners, booths at the university union plaza, hosts barbeques and more.
Town Hall Meeting Answers Library Renovation Questions
New updates on the partial renovation of the Cal Poly Kennedy Library have been released at the town hall meeting on Monday, May 15.
RSVP:Soundings focuses on Artificial Intelligence
RSVP: Soundings presents a multimedia showcase of music, technology, dance and theater, and it’s coming to the P.A.C. pavilion on June 1 and 2. This year’s theme is centered around artificial intelligence
Prospective students got a taste of Cal Poly at the annual Poly Cultural Weekend
A recap on PCW
Cal Poly hosts its first ever Greek rodeo
Cal Poly had its first ever greek rodeo at Cotton Rosser Rodeo Complex on April 22nd .
Shades of Cal Poly Audio
Shades of Cal Poly Audio
Shabang Day 2 Recap
Recap of day 2 of Shabang by reporter Mckenna Rodriguez
Interview with Day 1 Shabang Artists
Emmy Burrus interviews artists who performed day 1 of Shabang
Shabang Day 1 Recap
Reporter Emmy Burrus covers day 1 of the Shabang music festival
Cal Poly Rodeo Team Succeeds in Finals
Country music, cowboy boots and rowdy cheers — these are just some of the sights and sounds that filled the stands at the 81st annual Poly Royal ARodeo finals held on Saturday April 15th.
Student Opera performs 'Spring Acts'
Students and visitors saw a mix of colorful costumes and powerful voices on Saturday, April 15, with the Cal Poly Student Opera Theater”s “Spring Acts.” The production was directed by music professor Amy Goymerac.
Annual Tomato Spectacular Plant Sale Returns
3,000 tomato plants, a staple of the horticulture unit, are currently growing inside the greenhouses at Cal Poly. They are ready to be sold at the Annual Tomato Spectacular Plant Sale this Saturday.
ASI Board of Directors Candidates 2023
ASI Board of Directors Candidates 2023
ASI Presidential Candidates 2023
ASI Presidential Candidates 2023
New minor is blazing across Cal Poly
A new minor is blazing all facets of Cal Poly’s curriculum. The Fire Ecology and Wildfire Hazard Planning Minor is now available, inviting students to learn about one of California’s biggest threats and how to create sustainable solutions.
How the nationwide vet shortage is impacting San Luis Obispo
A nationwide veterinarian shortage is affecting veterinary clinics in San Luis Obispo. Specifically, The Woods Humane Society in San Luis Obispo that’s being impacted by the shortage.
A look into Cal Poly’s Symphony and its dedicated student soloists
Within Cal Poly’s music program is a full symphony of about 80 members. This group is made up of students from all different majors who all share a passion for performance. Music senior Davis Lerner started playing the bassoon in middle school, and is attending graduate school for bassoon performance.
How students are preparing for Coachella
Students are getting excited as the first weekend of Coachella starts this Friday, April 14 to 16. Coachella is a three day music festival in Palm Springs that happens every year for two weeks in April.
Digital Nas Interview
KCPR exclusive interview with Digital Nas
'Women in Film and Television' club offers space for like-minded women
Cal Poly’s Women in FIlm and Television Club (WIFT) is home to a group of students who share a passion for film appreciation and making, especially by female directors, editors, and producers.
Meet the student who has shaped hundreds of surfboards
It took Drake Abrahamson 16 hours to shape his first surfboard.
Hundreds of blanks later, Abrahamson is now a Cal Poly graduate student who teaches other students how to shape boards. In addition to studying environmental engineering, he teaches board shaping at the ASI Craft Center two days a week.
Defining Her Future
Interview with Digital Nas
KCPR exclusive interview with rapper, producer and artist Digital Nas
Rolling Loud: Day 3
KCPR exclusive coverage of Rolling Loud Los Angeles day 3
Rolling Loud: Day 2
KCPR exclusive coverage of Rolling Loud Los Angeles day 2
Rolling Loud: Day 1
KCPR exclusive coverage of Rolling Loud Los Angeles day 1
'Her Campus' Promotes Cal Poly's Art Culture
On Saturday, March 5, Her Campus Cal Poly hosted their annual craft sale. The sale was from 12 to 3 PM in the backyard of a house on Hope Street.
A Glimpse into the REC's Early Morning Spin Class
At 6:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the Cal Poly Recreation Center, studio one spin room, fills up with 34 eager students, staff, and locals ready for a ride. Barb LeMoine, the spin instructor for the Breakaway Spin class, finds her early morning classes so special.
CSA Lion Dance Club
The Cal Poly Chinese Student Association or CSA Lion Dance team has been one of the longest continuously student run organizations on campus, being active for over fifty years. LDT routinely performs for local schools, businesses, and events such as Illuminate dance and Culturefest.
Black Student Union hosts 'The Vibe' poetry slam
Cal Poly’s Black Student Union hosted their first annual “The Vibe” Open Mic and Poetry Slam on February 25th as a culmination of Black History Month. The BSU put on the event with the help of the Black Faculty and Staff Association, the Black Academic Excellence Center, and the Office of University Diversity and Inclusion.
On-campus Ice Cream Drive-Thru on Fridays
The Cal Poly Creamery is home to an ice cream drive-thru. Students and community members can stop by from 12-4 p.m. on Fridays to purchase a pint of ice cream, a scoop and/or cheese.
Women for Fisheries
Central Coast Women for Fisheries, or CCWF, is a non-profit organization in Morro Bay founded in 2006 by women within the commercial fishing industry, including female fishermen, boat captains, and the wives of fishermen.
'FAST" Jewelry Making Event
A Cal Poly club brought in local jewelry makers to help students learn this craft. This club, Fashion and Student Trends, known as FAST, held this jewelry making workshop on Feb. 22.
Frankie and Witch Fingers Concert
From the moment the music began blaring through the speakers, the crowd was radiating with energy at SLO Brew Rock on the night of February 5. Pancho and the Wizards, a local band from San Luis Obispo, was the first of three bands to take the stage for a show characterized by heavy, fast-paced and energized psych rock. The band began their first song, and the crowd moved away from the center of the floor, as it became the designated mosh pit.
Bruce Munro's Field of Light in Paso Robles
Since Sensorio’s opening in 2019, half a million guests from 70 different countries have attended the exhibit, according to Sensorio’s press release.
Cal Poly Bowling Class
Mustang Lanes, located in the University Union, is the only bowling alley in the city of San Luis Obispo. It’s also home to a bowling class offered by the Kinesiology Department that Cal Poly students can take for one unit of course credit. Several sections of KINE 109 are offered each quarter and meet twice a week for fifty minutes at a time.
'Food for Thought' forum
This story does not reflect the views of Cal Poly ASI. On Jan. 30, Campus Dining hosted an open forum to discuss issues such as the rising costs of food and the sustainability of their packaging.
New Tennis Pavilion
On Saturday, Feb. 18, Cal Poly announced the beginning of construction for the Comerford Tennis Pavilion at a groundbreaking event. The Comerford Tennis Pavilion is a new tennis complex with locker rooms for the athletes, outdoor seating for spectators, and a nutrition hub.
Mental health of engineering students
Mental health — it can be hard to maintain for many college students when dealing with a full-time schedule. Yet, it’s proving to be a silent, ever-growing issue, especially within one of the most rigorous programs at Cal Poly: the College of Engineering.
Orchesis Dance Company has their winter performance
Cal Poly’s dance program, Orchesis Dance Company, had their winter performance of a routine called “Falling Forward” on January 20-21 and 26-28.
“We had auditions the very first week of school,” said psychology third-year Grace Schweitzer. “We had Tuesday night info meeting of the first week, Thursday night of the first week was auditions and starting that Monday, we started rehearsing.”
The rise of comedy in San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo is becoming a hub for standup comedians. With bigger name comedians such as Trevor Wallace and Bert Kreischer performing, as well as locals and students tapping in, the scene has taken off in the area.
SLO CAL Open happens in Pismo Beach
The World Surf League’s SLO CAL open returned to Pismo beach in January for a week-long competition open to the public. This was the first edition of this year’s SLO CAL open, with the second competition returning to Morro Bay from Feb. 23-26. Surfers from all around the world came to compete in the men and women’s junior and qualifying series categories.
39% of students are experiencing food insecurity
In 2022, 39% of the Cal Poly community experienced low or very low food security, according to data collected by the American College Health Association.
Student Poetry Reading
Fall class of English 388, Cal Poly’s poetry writing class, put together a poetry reading at a satellite of love on Saturday, Feb. 3.
Cal Poly English professor, Leslie St. John, wanted students to get experience outside the classroom.
Order of Omega
Cal Poly’s Greek honors society, Order of Omega, has started recruitment for the 2023 class. Order of Omega joins together members of all Greek life fraternity and sorority chapters at Cal Poly and works to build leadership, scholarship, and service among its members.