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Written by Laura Sorvetti yesterday

The streets of Cal Poly: Take a historical walk

Cali Vance (HIST ’19) is an intern in Special Collections and Archives. During Winter Quarter she is researching Cal Poly history for the upcoming exhibit Building the Cal Poly Campus. This is the second in a series of blog posts in which she shares

Written by Jarod Urrutia about a week ago

Thank you for your feedback on our renovation project!

The Kennedy Library would like to thank all students who are providing us with the necessary information to improve the library building and services in the future! The feedback the Kennedy Library receives from the Cal Poly community is the

Written by Laura Sorvetti a few weeks ago

The Bishop Peak P

Cali Vance (HIST ’19) is an intern in Special Collections and Archives. During Winter Quarter she is researching Cal Poly history for the upcoming exhibit Building the Cal Poly Campus. This is the first in a series of blog posts in which

Written by Jarod Urrutia a few weeks ago

Take5 at the Kennedy Library is Hosting Valentine’s Day Events!

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and whether you’re into all the mushy stuff or refuse to buy into the commercials, love is on everyone’s mind, and the Take5, our stress-relieving outreach program here at the Kennedy Library has got you

Written by Jarod Urrutia a few weeks ago

Free Online Resources From the Graduate Resource Fair

As the 2018 Winter Quarter enters full swing at Cal Poly, the next set of graduate students enter the fray. With your lives as undergraduates behind, a new set of challenges awaits! For them, we organized the Graduate Student Resource Fair,

Written by Ella Worley one month ago

Comeback Construction

As a student assistant in Special Collections and Archives, I spend many hours a week scanning correspondence between architect Julia Morgan and client William Randolph Hearst, who wrote approximately 3,700 letters, telegrams, and drawings to each other between 1919 and 1945.  I am

Written by Laura Sorvetti two months ago

Picturing California: A Visual Tour Through the Golden State

Indigenous Californians were the state’s earliest image-makers. Their sacred, ancient rock art includes elaborate depictions of animals and human figures combined with symbols, patterns, and geometric shapes. These stunning markings in paint and chiseled rock are believed to be visual

Written by Laura Sorvetti three months ago

Cal Poly Alumna Sophie Huchting Cubbison – Creating a Thanksgiving Tradition

This Thanksgiving, as you head down the busy grocery store aisles, keep an eye out for Mrs. Cubbison’s boxed dressings and stuffings. “Mrs. Cubbison” was indeed a real person–and a Cal Poly alumna. Long before women became regulars in the

Written by Catherine Trujillo four months ago

Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit

Paul Wolff and Emily DeBusschere

In recognition of October as National Disability Awareness Month, Kennedy Library partnered with Cal Poly’s Disability Resource Center to display “Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit.” The interactive exhibit promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities through respect for others,

Written by Megan Schellong five months ago

Digitized student newspapers provide access to campus history

As a reporter for Mustang News, I find myself searching for previous editions rather frequently. At one point or another, I need to reference an old article in order to write about a current issue. Digitizing Mustang News has served