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Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Dan Carmichael, Cal Times Contributor

April 8, 2016

Weezer (White Album) - Weezer Weezer, the popular alternative rock band that formed 23 years ago has just released their tenth studio album.  The “White Album” is the fourth self titled album.  The first, “Blue Album,” was one of the most popular put out by the band that featured their hit song “...

College Students experience Escape Room

Cal Times Staff Writer Jess Crosson (Third from left) brough some friends along for the heist at the Fifth Street Escape Room located 15 minutes away from Cal U

Jessica Crosson, Cal Times Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

On March 26, a warm and sunny Saturday, four average college students decided to attempt the greatest heist in the history of Charleroi, Pennsylvania. I ventured out with sophomore Student Activities Board Vice President Jonathan Hershey, freshman Joshua Hershey, and Lock Haven University freshman Mcke...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Dan Carmichael, Cal Times Contributor

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 a washing machine. Matmos, an experimental, electronic music duo from San Francisco, has recently rel...

BSU Corner

Jerron Corley, Cal Times Contributor

March 25, 2016

Greetings everyone, Tickets for the 13th Annual BSU Formal are on sale! Please look out for us throughout the week in Natali if interested in buying. Ticket prices are $10/single, $15/couple and $70/table of 8. The theme for this year is casino, so make sure to dress the part! Any questions and future...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Dan Carmichael, Cal Times Contributor

March 18, 2016

This Unruly Mess I’ve Made - Macklemore and Ryan Lewis The past few weeks have been very exciting for hip hop fans.  Both Macklemore and Kendrick Lamar have released new music.  I will discuss Kendrick’s new album in more detail after this one.  Macklemore, a man who claims he is not a rapper, but r...

BSU Corner

BSU Corner

Jerron Corley, Cal Times Contributor

March 18, 2016

Greetings everyone, Welcome back from Spring Break! Wherever you all were, I hope there was fun involved in one way or another. Ticket sales for the BSU Formal will begin very shortly, so please stay tuned. Also, BSU’s Retro Week shall be taking place the week of April 18th! There will be a BSU eve...

Cal Rocks Campus

Cal Rocks Campus

Jessica Crosson, Cal Times Contributor

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 to win $500 and the opportunity to perform with the Washington Symphony Orchestra. The event was free...

Academic Reflections on Race and Color Panel Discussion

Academic Reflections on Race and Color Panel Discussion

Zach Filtz, Cal Times Contributor

February 26, 2016

As California University of Pennsylvania nears the end of its 2016 celebration of Black History Month, Rueben Brock, a professor of psychology at Cal U, spoke not only of the psychological aspect of race, but of a famous 19th century black academic and author. That famous black author was none other...

BSU Corner

BSU Corner

Jerron Corley, Cal Times Contributor

February 26, 2016

I hope that everyone had a great time at the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore! This Sunday is our second worship service. Minister Doug Wright of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church will lead the sermon, and the Mt. Lebanon Mass Choir and Praise Team will lead praise and worship. Please come out...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Dan Carmichael, Cal Times Contributor

February 26, 2016

Taking One for the Team - Simple Plan Break out that old bottle of black hair dye and dust off your black t-shirts, Simple Plan has released a new album! A band that used to be a guilty pleasure of mine has emerged with a brand new album, and judging by some of the songs, it does not seem like th...

BSU Corner

BSU Corner

Jerron Corley, Cal Times Contributor

February 19, 2016

Greetings everyone, The BSU thanks Pastor Darla Holmes for that wonderful sermon in church last Sunday! This Tuesday is the very first Black Arts Festival! Running all day on from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., there will be art, fashion and jewelry vendors from the Pittsburgh area, musical performances, and dance perfor...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Dan Carmichael, Cal Times Contributor

February 19, 2016

The Life of Pablo - Kanye West The outrageous, out spoken, one of a kind Kanye West has finally released his newest album. “The Life of Pablo,” was first mentioned over two years ago when it was originally going to be called “So Help Me God.” A release date was never fully stated, though i...

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