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“Cal U Connections:” Alumni discuss entertainment career opportunities from student activities director to full time talent agent

“Cal U Connections:” Alumni discuss entertainment career opportunities from student activities director to full time talent agent

Cal Times

April 2, 2020

Cal U's Student Activities Board (SAB) provides students with many practical experiences in the planning and promotion of entertainment related events for the university community. They work with musicians, stand-up comedians, spoken word artists, hypnotists, magicians, and plan a variety of novelty...

FREE VIRTUAL entertainment events popping up online. Here’s a sampling of offerings this week…..

FREE VIRTUAL entertainment events popping up online.  Here’s a sampling of offerings this week…..

Cal Times

April 2, 2020

Looking for something to do this week? Cal U student activities partner Degy Entertainment is offering these FREE VIRTUAL Events!   Introducing…. “Learn That Thing”! Every Thursday at 3pm EST, Degy will go Live on Facebook @DegyEntertainment to teach you how to do that “thing”. We kick off our new series TODAY with ‘How to Salsa Dance’. Now is your chance to learn the popular Latin dance from the comfort of your own home with our team at Salsa Fiesta!   Coffee Talk with Jeff & Ari Jeff & Ari are back TONIGHT at 8pm EST on Facebook Live @DegyEntertainment  with a great lineup of guests! Post your favorite COVID-19 meme on the Degy Facebook page and tune in to see if yours will be featured.  Special Guests tonight include: Crazy Legs Conti, Professional Eater, Mighty Mike, Canadian Strongman, Finesse Mitchell, Comedian   Friday Night Live! Last weeks concert with special surprise guest headliner Hunter Hayes was a hit, and we’re continuing t...

Cal Times Staff & Alumni picks: Binge-worthy shows to watch during coronavirus pandemic

Cal Times Staff & Alumni picks: Binge-worthy shows to watch during coronavirus pandemic

Cal Times

March 29, 2020

Hunker down and avoid big groups! Stock up on your favorite comfort foods, and then hit up our list of favorite shows to binge on! Staffers, students, and a few of our Cal Times alumni, were kind enough to compile a list of their top five shows to watch while we all practice social distancing to keep...

Cal U alumnae, isolated with family, posts coronavirus parody song to Disney’s “Let it go”

Cal U alumnae, isolated with family, posts coronavirus parody song to Disney’s “Let it go”

Jeff Helsel

March 20, 2020

Fan of Disney's "Frozen" song "Let it go?" Here's a fun and informative music parody by Christina Fosbrink, Cal U adjunct prof. and alumnae '01, '03, and her 12-year old daughter Bella. Following the Pa. Dept. of Health's advice to stay at home amid the coronavirus outbreak, Christina says she and...

Restaurants near Cal U campus offering takeout and delivery amid COVID-19 outbreak

Restaurants near Cal U campus offering takeout and delivery amid COVID-19 outbreak

Anthony Steve and Jeff Helsel

March 19, 2020

Many area restaurants are providing takeout and delivery services in response to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s order to shut down all bars and restaurants from providing dine-in services. To add your restaurant or establishment to this list, please post in the comment section below.   Restaurants near Cal U's cam...

Cal U Dance ensemble to present “Mental Health Matters: Ending the Stigma” performance, April 7 & 30, 2020

Cal U Dance ensemble to present “Mental Health Matters: Ending the Stigma” performance, April 7 & 30, 2020

Cal U Dance Ensemble

February 28, 2020

"Mental Health Matters: Ending the Stigma" Cal U Dance Ensemble: (housed under) Undergraduate Center for Research When: April 7 and April 30, 2020 at 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the Student Performance Center, Natali Student Center, California University of Pennsylvania "Mental Healt...

Modern Warfare S2 Releases on all Platforms

Modern Warfare S2 Releases on all Platforms

Sam Kuhne, Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2020

Season Two of Modern Warfare released on all platforms on Tuesday, February 11 and brought with it some exciting new additions. Although, new content right before Valentine’s Day may not be the exciting news all of you would like to hear. Prepare for a long download time, as the file is between...

Student Activities Board, Adviser win awards

Student Activities Board, Adviser win awards

Cal U Public Relations

January 31, 2020

Cal U’s Student Activities Board received impressive awards at the Northeast APCA (Association for the Promotion of Campus Activity) conference, which was held in Teaneck, N.J., Oct. 4-6. SAB was named the 2019 Northeast APCA Organization of the year. Melissa Dunn, director of Student Activities...

Fortnite Chapter Two is finally here

Fortnite Chapter Two is finally here

Sam Kuhne

January 30, 2020

It’s not what we were expecting, but it is exactly what we needed. The popular Battle Royale game is known for making big splashes in the gaming community, but what occurred throughout the last several days has truly never been done before. After a jaw-dropping in-game event, the Fortnite island...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Taylor Barta, Contributor & Former Graphic Design Artist

December 11, 2019

Growing up, I always put a focus on my education and improving my skills to be successful in the graphics and art field. Discovering Cal U early on in my educational career put me further towards achieving my goal of finding success in a graphics production job. I was first introduced to CalTimes by...

“The Masked Singer” Recap

“The Masked Singer” Recap

Tom Caton, Editor in Chief

November 3, 2019

If anyone knows me, then they know how much of a huge fan I am of the reality singing competition on Fox, “The Masked Singer.” The tv program is currently in its second season and is roughly four episodes in. So far, everyone who watches the show is still playing detective to put together the clues...

CalTimes/CUTV Exclusive Series: Where Are They Now?

CalTimes/CUTV Exclusive Series: Where Are They Now?

Rachel McKriger, Contributor/Former Editor in Chief

November 3, 2019

I remember the first time I really watched a soccer game. No, not like watching and cheering for my favorite team. I mean really watching, analyzing and seeing what was happening with the players: how they were moving, what type of passes they were making and seeing the saves Tim Howard was blocking. It...

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