A message to Cal Poly students who want to try social activism: now is the time

This letter reflects the opinions of business administration junior Ileana Terrazas. Letters to the editor do not reflect the viewpoints or editorial coverage of The Wire. *Note: Names in this article have been changed to protect privacy I was in the seventh grade when I first marched for Occupy Oakland, a rally that protested the concentration

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Women in Power: Jasmin Fashami

On the afternoon of April 26th, 2017, political science junior Jasmin Fashami was declared Cal Poly’s 2018-2019 Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) president. As an immigrant and first-generation college student and an active member of the Cal Poly community, Fashami sees her new position as a way to impact the student body, emphasizing student group collaboration

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S.E.S.A.M.E. nonprofit works to stop childhood sexual misconduct

We all hear the stories coming into college— women getting roofied at parties, sexually assaulted while intoxicated, sexually harassed walking home in the dark. The statistic— one in five women experience sexual harassment while in college— is in orientation presentations and periodic newsletters. So naturally, college seems like the time when women are most vulnerable

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