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Cal Poly adding more local businesses to campus

The Cal Poly Corporation is working toward incorporating more local businesses on its campus rather than major chains. The university currently works with companies like Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, and Subway. However, the goal of having more local businesses on campus is...

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Campus Dining Adds New Vegan Protein Option

Transitioning to a college dining plan already limits food options compared to living at home. Vegan students — who don’t eat any animal products — are limited even further. Now Cal Poly is introducing a new meat substitution option at its dining locations. This new...

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Scout Coffee On Campus To Soft Open On Thursday

On a rainy Sunday evening in 2013, while driving through San Luis Obispo, Jon and Sara Peterson pulled over on Garden Street to take their newborn daughter on a walk through town. On the hunt for the perfect location to launch their coffee shop, the sight of a...

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Scout Coffee Co. Coming to Cal Poly Fall 2021

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – Scout Coffee Co. is bringing their scratch-made pastries and craft-roasted coffee to the yakʔitʸutʸu neighborhood on Cal Poly’s campus for the opening of the 2021-22 academic year. The locally-owned coffee company recently agreed to partner...

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