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Alaina Martine

'We're Doing What The Pros Are Doing.' Student Media Endures in Face of COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, Cal Poly’s student media leadership knew they had to find a way to keep operating and serving the community. The students, with the help of their advisors, got creative: KCPR staff are transmitting remotely to keep daily newscast going and music playing. 

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Alumni

Jennifer Mizuki

Anthropology and Geography Professor and Former Student Travel to Easter Island to Record Famous Historical Sites

In 2010, professor Terry Jones took a group of students to northeastern Nevada, where worked as archeologists for the first time. Ten years later, one of those students took him to Easter Island to help record some of the island’s famous statues.

Read about Hadick and other Alumni Spotlight stories


 

Faculty Excellence

Juneteenth

Ask an Expert: What is Juneteenth?

On June 19, 1865 — two years after the Emancipation Proclamation — General George Granger, accompanied by thousands of federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, and issued General Order No. 3, proclaiming that slavery had been outlawed across the nation and all slaves were now free. History professor Thanayi Jackson talks about the history of this holiday and what it means for the continuing fight for equality.

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