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A look at progress on Cal Poly's new freshman dorms, 12-acre complex

Construction crews were continuing work on Student Housing South, Cal Poly's freshman dorms, at Grand Avenue and Slack Street in San Luis Obispo the week of April 24, 2017. Construction began in September 2015 and is estimated to finish in fall 2018.

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Hazing allegations at USMC’s Parris Island reported in all training battalions

Two dozen new hazing investigations show recruit abuse and mistreatment has been reported in each of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island’s four training battalions. Some of those documents, obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests, show allegations of drill instructor-to-recruit misconduct ranging from name-calling to serious physical assaults. One found “a staggering level of misconduct and recruit abuse” and recommended three Marines for courts-martial.

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Cal Poly’s Muslim student club says university is trying to make amends

Muslim Student Association leaders say their group has often felt marginalized at Cal Poly, but now they’re seeing some positive, although mostly incremental, changes from campus administrators who have endorsed a new public prayer space and are paying half the speaking fee for an appearance Saturday by renowned Muslim-American scholar Dalia Mogahed, an adviser to former President Barack Obama.

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A look at progress on Cal Poly's new freshman dorms, 12-acre complex

Construction crews were continuing work on Student Housing South, Cal Poly's freshman dorms, at Grand Avenue and Slack Street in San Luis Obispo the week of April 24, 2017. Construction began in September 2015 and is estimated to finish in fall 2018.
David Middlecamp The Tribune
A look at progress on Cal Poly's new freshman dorms, 12-acre complex 0:48

A look at progress on Cal Poly's new freshman dorms, 12-acre complex

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