Author Archives: Esther Chou Tanaka

Esther Chou Tanaka is the senior coordinator of digital communication in the Office of Public Affairs at Cal Poly Pomona. She writes about central administration topics, and works on 75th anniversary projects, the university's website redesign, marketing, digital communications and social media.

Safety Recall on Samsung Note7 Smartphones

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced an immediate recall of all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones because the lithium-ion battery can overheat and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazards. Samsung has received 96 reports of batteries overheating…

Earthquake Advisory and Preparedness

Due to a recent series of small earthquakes near the Salton Sea, the California Office of Emergency Services has issued an earthquake advisory for the next week covering several counties in the region. Though the odds of a major earthquake…

Free Speech Guidelines are Online

Everyone has the right to freedom of expression, and Cal Poly Pomona is a free speech zone. People have a right to engage in free speech activities as long as they are not disrupting the educational process or the university’s…