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PolyCentric is Cal Poly Pomona's communications hub. The online publication features breaking news, announcements, events and more. PolyCentric is also the online face of the Office of Public Affairs, the university's central communications office.

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Grocery Delivery

If you haven’t had delved into grocery delivery yet, there are several services from which to choose. ASI blog, The Campus Crop, compiled a list that includes Instacart, Walmart Grocery and AmazonFresh, complete with explanations about how each service works.…
Hannah Petrovick

Change of Scenery

Hannah Petrovick, who is majoring in Spanish, writes in English and in Spanish how she’s transitioned to online learning. “It is a new experience, and I am learning a ton about myself both inside and outside of the classroom. I’ve…
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Office Space

  “My wife works at home full-time while watching our two kids (ages 2 and 3). I’ve actually invaded her office for the time being. Because we trade off our work/kid responsibilities every couple of hours, we are rarely working…
Food dishes from CenterPointe dining hall

Dining Services Presses on to Serve CPP

Foundation Dining Services continues to serve the needs of the CPP community through Centerpointe Dining Commons, Innovation Brew Works (IBW) and the Vista Market at the Suites. Centerpointe and IBW are accepting mobile pickup and delivery through Grubhub, which we…
CPP student Summer Blanco

Student Q&A with Summer Blanco

Summer Blanco 5th year biology major, botany option Social justice leader at the Pride center How have you adjusted to staying at home and virtual instruction? It has taken some time to adjust to virtual instruction in my home. What…
Ngoc Nguyen with her husband and two sons.

Hello Rascal Kids

In addition to being a staff member in University Housing Services, wife and mother, Ngoc Nguyen Lay is also a lifestyle writer and content creator for Hello Rascal Kids. She recently posted about her struggle to balance working remotely and…
Professor Jawa teaches at his home via Zoom

Learn by Zooming

Engineering Professor Mariappan “Jawa” Jawaharlal: “I didn’t like the idea of conducting a three-hour lab online and went with low expectations. It turned out to be better than my wildest imagination. And it is not because of me. It is…
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University-Approved Hits

As social media becomes an even more popular place for people to connect, ASI blog, The Campus Crop, has compiled a list of some of the most popular songs used on TikTok that you never knew the name of.…