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Todrick Hall performs for Cal U Students

April 25, 2016

Broadway Actor, YouTube Sensation with over 2.1 million subscribers, and American Idol Finalist: Todrick Hall performed at Cal U last Wednesday. Hall has been recently named one of Forbe’s Top 30 Under...

Philadelphia Native Ran’D Shine Brings Magic to Cal U

Ran’D Shine, who got his start in magic when he was in graduate school at Penn State University, wowed the crowd with card tricks and mind reading.
April 8, 2016

    On March 30, Philadelphia native Ran’D Shine performed a comedic magic show in the Vulcan Theater. Before being brought to Cal U, Shine has had plenty of other performances. Some events Shine performed...

Making a Musical

Making a Musical
An exclusive interview with Yet Another Funeral creators Dominic and Anthony Carrola
April 8, 2016

Not many young adults can say they have developed a musical production in their spare time.  Dominic and Anthony Carrola are not like most young adults. Debuting on April 7, the musical Yet Another Funeral...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week
Matmos and Joywave
March 25, 2016

Ultimate Care II - Matmos The two albums I will be discussing this week are very irregular to the music world. The first, by Matmos, includes a 38 minute long track created only through the sounds of...

Cal Rocks Campus

Cal Rocks Campus
February 26, 2016

Last Friday night, the theatre department and the Student Activities Board teamed up to create a night of music. Eight very different bands took to the main stage of Steele Hall to compete for a chance...

When Shakespeare meets Seuss

The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet took over the Blaney Theatre in Steele Hall last weekend. The fun, light-hearted performance had four different shows, and served as this year’s freshmen show.
November 16, 2015

From the very minute I heard about The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet, I imaged plenty of rhyming, big hairdos, tall and striped hats, and ridiculously-named animals.  Surprisingly, I found myself...

Haunted House of the Week

Haunted House of the Week
The third installment is at Haunted Hills Estate in Uniontown.
October 22, 2015

Located in Uniontown, Haunted Hills Estate is a fun haunted attractions you can visit this October. The whole attraction comes complete with up to three different events you can take place in. This haunt...

Haunted House of the Week

Haunted House of the Week
This month long series begins at The Demon House
October 8, 2015

The Demon House is located close to California University of Pennsylvania in Monongahela, Pa.  Legend holds that this house, the one that delivers a great thrill, is the site of an old burial ground for...

Cal Times album of the summer

Cal Times album of the summer
Tech N9ne, Florence + the Machine, Dr. Dre, and more
August 27, 2015

Welcome back Cal U! While you were away relaxing and taking a break, music was certainly doing the opposite. Since it has been such a busy summer in the music world, I decided that this would be the perfect...

Dan + Shay and the Future of Concerts at Cal U

April 10, 2015

For several months, students around California University of Pennsylvania were witnesses to several marketing ploys from the Student Activities Board and Underground Café. These advertising ideas were...

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