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
The technology giants are known for many things: the young talent, the unlikely success stories and the unparalleled opportunities. Yet, despite external success, issues still run deep in the veins of these booming companies— especially when it comes to diversity in the workplace. Today over 400 CEOs of major companies, from Adobe to General Motors
Meet San Luis Obispo’s Police Chief, Deanna Cantrell. The assumed formality of her position, her job, her firm handshake and her perfectly pressed suit was only contradicted by her welcoming smile and the bright pink SloDoCo pin on her chest. The pin is a small indication of how Cantrell is redefining what it means to
A young Ethiopian girl runs barefoot from poverty into military boots and finally fills the polished, elegant heels of a beauty pageant champion. What seems like the plot of a Hollywood movie is actually the true story of Yityish, “TiTi”, Aynaw. Growing up in the small village of Chahawit, Ethiopia, Aynaw had a challenging childhood.
At 18.4 percent, 20 to 24 year olds have the lowest rate of volunteering among all other age groups in the United States. At this age, students find themselves struggling to keep up with the everyday mundane routine of school, work, school, and more work. They put so much effort into the betterment of their
Success is a broadly defined term. It can be interpreted as anything from being the CEO of your own company to completing a triathlon. But if we define success as working hard to reach your goals, Cal Poly Alumna Jessie Pease has gone above and beyond the general requirements. While at Cal Poly, she was
She had set her eyes on the presidency ever since she came to Cal Poly as a freshman, when her brother Jason was president. Since she finalized that decision her sophomore year, Jana Colombini has not faltered in her commitment to Cal Poly and its students. Leading a campus during a time of strong student
Myra Strober is a labor economist and has worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland and in the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a Lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley and an Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Stanford School of Education. She has also been a part of