Cal Poly's annual Open House was held April 12-15, 2018. Demonstrations, food booths, scientific experiments, bottle rockets, giant chess and racing radio-controlled cars were just a few of the things for prospective students and families to try.
Get a sneak peek inside the $200 million yakʔityutyu dorms under construction Cal Poly in February 2018. The facility will open in fall with 1,475 students, and it includes seven residential buildings, an office building and a parking structure.
With the help of PG&E meteorologist John Lindsey and airmen from Vandenberg Air Force base, Branch Elementary school kids in Arroyo Grande got an up-close look at an actual weather balloon and watched it take to the sky.
Cal Poly announced a major new grant program in February 2018 — aimed at helping low-income and first-generation students who were accepted to the university but need financial help. It will help at least 2,500 students by 2023. Officials hope the
Cal Poly SLO students unveiled on Saturday, April 7, 2018, their ultra-lightweight solar car called “Dawn,” which is made of carbon fiber composites and over 100 square feet of solar panels. They hope the car will break the world land-speed record.
Cal Poly's annual student-run enterprise project, Tomatomania, was held April 7-8, 2018, at the Horticulture Unit. More than 70 varieties of tomato plants are available at the plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in San Luis Obispo, California.
Students at Pacheco Elementary School in San Luis Obispo participated in the national school walkouts on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. "Let's help each other, let's support each other, let's be good friends to each other," Principal Rick Mayfield said.
The parents of a bullying victim at San Luis Obispo High School address the San Luis Coastal Unified School District board. A student was arrested on suspicion of a hate crime after allegedly sending threats to another student.
Cal Poly students showed solidarity with the nationwide student walkout to protest gun violence. More than 150 people joined hands on Dexter Lawn on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, California.