Author Archives: PolyCentric Editor

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.

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.…
2 baby goats

Spring Babes

Even in a quarantine, babies happen. Lambs, piglets, calves and foals have already joined our Bronco family this spring at various units on campus still operating to care for the animals that are an essential part of the educational experience…
Student works at the Farm Store

Farm Store Open for Business

The Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store remains open to serve its customers. Come get Cal Poly Pomona-grown produce and other items. Employees are regularly cleaning surfaces and handles and wearing gloves and using hand sanitizer. Sanitizer stations and disposable grocery…
Trainer does Bupees on Instagram Account

ASI Trainer Tips: Burpees at Home

Being at home doesn’t mean you have to give up your workout. ASI Campus Rec personal trainer Elisabeth demonstrates three versions of the burpee. Follow the ASI Campus Recreation Instagram account for more workout tips.…
AMM student modeling a mask

DIY Face Masks

 Last week, the CDC recommended that people wear cloth face coverings in public in addition to maintaining 6 feet of physical distancing. Because surgical masks and N-95 respirators should be reserved for healthcare workers and other first responders, face coverings…