Editorials

Editorial board endorses Jake Rogers to shake up ASI

Three strong candidates are running to be the next ASI president, but the Mustang News editorial board sees a unique opportunity in electing an outsider. Read More »

Mustang News’ editorial board conducted interviews with each of the three candidates and hosted a debate between them this week to reach an opinion on our endorsement. | Joseph Pack/Mustang News

ASI kills debate, free speech on campus

This policy not only punishes students for things completely outside of their control, but it discourages open debate about candidates and campus issues. And there’s an argument to be made that it’s unconstitutional. Read More »

16 percent of Cal Poly students are members of social fraternities and sororities, but the 2014-15 Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors features greek life members filling 11 of the  24 total seats. | Mustang News File Photo

Greek life policies miss the mark on underage drinking

"Cal Poly shouldn’t be focusing on these policies for all members of greek life. It should instead deal with the problem that doesn’t seem to be getting the attention it deserves: underage drinking at fraternity events." Read More »

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Admin oversteps with proposed policy

Greek leaders muddle ‘apology’

‘Nava-ho’ party was ignorant, investigation is no better

From the actions of greek life to those of campus administrators, the “Nava-hos” incident this past week showed some of the worst of our university to the world. Read More »

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Colombini makes the grade

In a Facebook status earlier this week, Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Jason Colombini gave a peek into his life as a regular college student. Read More »

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Housing must make drug dog policy clear

While it’s not a clear-cut issue on whether these dogs should be allowed, students should at least be aware they’re coming. Read More »

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Editorial: On government shutdown, save bickering for later

For all the national talk of what the federal government shutdown is doing in Washington, D.C., it can be easy to overlook the effect it’s having at Cal Poly. But it’s already taking a toll. Read More »

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Defer greek rush until winter quarter

Ending deferred recruitment for fraternities at Cal Poly this fall was a win for gender equality — but that doesn’t mean it was the right decision. Read More »

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