Hundreds protest in SLO over Trump’s Sessions firing

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered and marched in downtown San Luis Obispo Thursday evening as part of nationwide protests against President Donald Trump’s decision to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as it relates to alleged efforts to squash the ongoing probe into Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia. Read More …

Cal Poly Open House marred by protest over campus racism

As Cal Poly welcomed prospective students and their families over the weekend to the university’s annual Open House, hundreds of students boycotted the event, marched and protested on and off campus, creating an uneasy situation for administrators, particularly President Jeffrey Armstrong.

Protesters chanted numerous slogans, including “I am not Cal Poly proud” and “Hey, hey, ho, ho. Armstrong has got to go,” while the university president spoke with prospective students. Read More …