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Where does all that parking money go?

Parking on campus. It's a big hassle to some and big money for the university. But where does that money go, and what will the future hold in terms of available spots? Mustang News investigated. Read More »

Most of the money (62 percent) collected from parking citations goes toward Cal Poly's contract with the San Luis Obispo bus system.  All Cal Poly students, staff members and faculty can ride the bus for free.

ASI Media Day designated to avoid campaign misconduct

Media Day will take place on April 3, a week before active campaigning begins. Read More »

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Panhellenic Council rejects SLO Safe Ride contract

The Cal Poly Panhellenic Council chose not to approve a contract with SLO Safe Ride to provide free shuttle services to the downtown area for sorority and fraternity members on Friday and Saturday nights in a meeting on Tuesday. Read More »

IFC will try to work out an agreement with SLO Safe Ride on their own now that Panhellenic has declined the partnership.

Mustang News brings home 19 awards at state media convention

Mustang News editors and advisers attended the California College Media Awards (CCMA) banquet dinner at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles this past weekend. Read More »

(Clockwise from left) Community outreach director Melissa Nunez, managing editors Kayla Missman and Kyle McCarty, arts editor Brenna Swanston, editor-in-chief Jacob Lauing and broadcast producer Leah Horner. | Pat Howe/Mustang News

SLO opens ‘concrete jungle’ skate park

The grand opening drew a crowd of approximately 1,000 people. Read More »

Most of the $2.2 million needed to renovate the skate park came from the Tony Hawk Foundation. | Iliana Arroyos/Mustang News

Fraternities speak out against sexual assault

Sixteen fraternities have submitted statements against sexual assault within the greek system and at Cal Poly as a whole. Read More »

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A week in a life: From being mute to living in a wheelchair, students learn to exist in another’s shoes

The bathroom was squeaky clean; I made sure of it. Read More »

Students who complete the "week in a life" assignment choose to simulate the life of a marginalized group, like staying alone in a bathroom to simulate solitary confinement. The student pictured is not the author of this story. | Jason Hung/Mustang News

A message from Kid President to you

Before Kid President could kick off his appearance at Cal Poly Wednesday night, I had the pleasure of meeting Robby Novak — the president himself — in person. Read More »

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Questioning tradition: How drinking on sorority turf could impact party culture

Sorority parties might make it easier for women to look out for each other's safety. Read More »

Sororities across the nation are not allowed to host parties, unlike fraternities, which can with certain restrictions. Some people believe allowing them to do so would reduce sexual assault cases. Photo Illustration | Joseph Pack/Mustang News

Graduation rates, enrollment increases debated in 2015-2016 CSU budget

Higher education has been in a rough financial situation since the economic crash in 2008, as it has experienced funding cuts and a lack of resources. Read More »

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