Wednesday, December 7, 2016     Volume: 31, Issue: 19

Weekly Poll
Should Cal Poly allow Milo Yiannopoulos to speak on campus?

No. His hate-filled rhetoric has no place at Cal Poly.
While I disagree with his views, students should be able to hear him out and decide for themselves.
Yes. Upholding free speech vital to democracy. We shouldn't censor anyone.
Who the hell is Milo Yiannopoulos?

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New Times / Opinion


It is about race

I am glad that the New Times is featuring Al Fonzi’s commentaries. His words give the public a chance to see the rage and the persecution complex of today’s movement conservatives and the false premises on which those two feelings are based. In his most recent commentary (“It’s not about racism,” Nov. 24), Fonzi declares that “storm troopers” disrupted the otherwise peaceful candidacy of Donald Trump, but i... [ Read More ]

Home rules

We live in strange and dark times. But in this darkness, there are glimmers of hope. Those of us who value democracy above any particular candidate or party, above nationalism, and above ideology are having a hard time with a lot of this. We all wish President-elect Donald Trump the best, not because we wish to normalize his behavior, but because his failure will soon be our failure. He’s not making it easy. While Tru... [ Read More ]