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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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Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed speaks on Islamophobia at Cal Poly

Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed drew about 1,000 attendees to her speech titled "Islamophobia: A Threat to All" on Saturday, April 29, 2017. She was invited by the Muslim Student Association, whose members consider the event a success.
Andrew Sheeler The Tribune
Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed speaks on Islamophobia at Cal Poly 1:36

Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed speaks on Islamophobia at Cal Poly

A look at progress on the 12-acre freshman dorm project at Cal Poly 0:48

A look at progress on the 12-acre freshman dorm project at Cal Poly

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla speaks at Cal Poly 1:42

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla speaks at Cal Poly

Homero Magana offers advice to SLO County high schoolers at Cuesta outreach event 2:01

Homero Magana offers advice to SLO County high schoolers at Cuesta outreach event