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Sarah Martin (left), Noah Dohanich,  Garrett Smyth and Cole McGlumphy in a scene from 'Perspective.'

Cal U theatre majors write, direct and act in two one-act plays March 26-28

Cal U Communications March 24, 2021

The Department of Culture, Media and Performance at California University of Pennsylvania will present a virtual Evening of Creativity at 7 p.m. March 26-27 and 2 p.m. March 28. The two one-act plays...

Stream Malcolm and Marie on Netflix.

Malcolm and Marie shine bright in this black and white film

Veonna King, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

Malcolm (John Davidson) and Marie (Zendaya) are a glamorous Hollywood couple who have just come back from Malcolm’s successful movie premiere. The first scene starts with an agitated Marie walking through...

Cal U students sled riding the hills along Hickory Street near campus on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021

Photos: ‘Snow day’ outdoor fun at Cal U

Jeff Helsel February 3, 2021

Cal U's campus received several inches of snow Sunday night resulting in the announcement that the University would be closed on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.  By Monday afternoon, we found many students outside...

Happy Horror Days to all and to all a Good Fright!

Happy Horror Days to all and to all a Good Fright!

Jonathan Sakaguchi, Staff Writer December 9, 2020

‘Twas the night before the holidays and all through the Estate, monsters and ghouls were all lying in wait. A shriek in the shadows grabs my attention and what do I see emerge from the dark? The Grinch,...

Mara Corynn (left), Alyssa McLaine, Jillian Bruni-Crytser and Rebecca Remp appear together onscreen but their performances were recorded separately and edited together.

Cal U students take a virtual stage for ‘Gooserumps: Goosed Up Tales and Fables Gone Wrong.’

Cal U Communications November 18, 2020

The Cal U first-year theater show will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year with Gooserumps: Goosed Up Tales and Fables Gone Wrong.  Get ready to see what happens when Mother Goose’s daughters...

WCAL members (from left to right) Rebecca Glusco, Zachary Hixenbaugh, Evan Peffer, Thomas Caton, Nicholas Rae, Andrea Kroll, Trevin Keteles, and Kole Miller at the 80th annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting Systems Conference in New York City, March 2020

Radio Shows Outside the Radio Station

Tom Caton, Editor in Chief November 11, 2020

Rebecca Glusco is the station manager of the WCAL radio station on the campus of Cal U. Just like many other clubs and organizations on campus, the radio station members have not been able to do anything...

Filmmaker George Romero at the premiere of ‘Survival of the Dead’ in 2010.

3 things I learned from teaching students about horror pioneer George Romero’s movies during these scary times

Carl Kurlander, University of Pittsburgh November 11, 2020

I’m no fan of horror movies. At least I wasn’t until I moved from Hollywood back to my hometown of Pittsburgh, where I met the legendary independent filmmaker George Romero, best known as the inventor...

WISE group at the

WISE club hosts successful trivia night

Grace Strait, Contributor November 4, 2020

Monday at 7 p.m. the Women in Sports and Events Club at California University of Pennsylvania hosted a trivia night. The event was hosted over Zoom by Laura Miller, professor and program director of...

Showing a map of New York City, McBroken tracks working/not working ice cream machines with red or green dots.

Customers Tired of Getting Their Hearts “McBroken”

Tom Caton, Editor in Chief October 28, 2020

We all get that temptation to go to McDonald’s when we crave a McFlurry or a milkshake from time to time. We are full of excitement to drive to the nearest McDonald’s to satisfy our sweet tooth, however,...

Poster advertising Disney themed trivia for the most recent trivia Thursday.

Trivia Night; Recreational Services offer trivia night to keep students actively competitive

Christine Jones, Contributor October 26, 2020

The California University Recreational Services Department is trying to keep kids actively competitive during remote times. Being put on remote forced some students into home situations that were less...

(VIDEO) Duda’s Farm kicks off annual fall festival with pumpkin picking, hayrides and corn maze

Kaitlyn Collins, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

(Oct. 21, 2020) Cal Times' multimedia reporter Kaitlyn Collins visits the annual fall festival at Duda’s Farm in Brownsville, Pa. The "Pumpk'n Pick'n Hayrides" and other festivities at the farm run...

Netflix's newest true crime documentary is a chilling take on the Watts family murder.

Netflix “American Murder: The Family Next Door” takes unique approach to documentary filmmaking

Veonna King, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

The new Netflix documentary “American Murder: The Family Next Door,” takes a mysterious approach, with providing haunting and searching about the story. In November 2018,  Colorado resident Christopher...

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