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When in doubt, lift it out

Cal U student Nick Reyes provides a

James Rudolph

February 3, 2020

Ever since his father died in the fifth grade, Nick Reyes was an angry kid. He began exhibiting anger problems throughout middle-school and frequently got into trouble. Now, at age 21 and a senior at California University of Pennsylvania, Reyes’ anger has subsided, and he attributes that to his outlet...

Baked goods designed with comfort in mind

Jerron Corley, on right, uses his entrepreneurial skills to launch his own cookie-making business

Lily Gongaware

January 30, 2020

Jerron Corley, a senior Journalism major, graduates this winter, however, he has already began his professional life. What began as a hobby soon became a passion, and now, a business. Jay’s Comfort Cookies offers its customers delicious baked goods and comfort foods. Jerron believes that comfort starts...

Vegans and Vegetarians Unite!

Executive Chef Jennifer Richmond works with Cal U student Miranda Anderson to customize an allergen-friendly meal at the Gold Rush dining hall’s new “Clarity” station, Natali Student Center.

Hanah Burns, Contributor

November 3, 2019

Dining services at California University of Pennsylvania have rolled out brand new meatless and gluten free meal options this semester to cater to students who are vegan, vegetarian, or have other food sensitivities. At the Gold Rush, Cal U’s main dining hall, a new station called Clarity has been...

Vegan on Campus…A First Person Point of View

Vegan on Campus...A First Person Point of View

Hannah Wyman, Contributor

September 4, 2019

As I survey the salad bar for the umpteenth time, I catch a whiff of the Indian buffet on the other side of Gold Rush. In a feeble attempt to ignore my want for chicken curry, I pick up my bowl of lonely vegetables and walk to the table my friends and I had claimed as ours for the next hour or so. Once...

From the Gold Rush to the Golden City

Cody Elias at SAP Center in San Jose, CA

Danny Beeck, Editor-In-Chief

March 21, 2019

In a city that boasts an eclectic culinary scene and the famous Golden Gate Bridge, Cody Elias, a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania ‘12, seeked out something different in the Golden City. From California, Pennsylvania to San Francisco, California, Elias set his sights on sports radio ...

Get Your Game On With W.I.S.E.

Morgan Buckwalter, Cal Times Contributor

December 17, 2018

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, the first event from Women in Sports and Events (W.I.S.E.) was held in the Hamer Hall gymnasium on the campus of California University of Pennsylvania. The event focused on positively impacting children and their families by providing an enjoyable and fun evening with no cost. The...

Coping strategies to handle emotional stress and anxiety during finals week

Angel Hart Funk, Opinion Editor

December 12, 2018

In an annual report from the Association for University and College Counseling Center Director’s anxiety, stress, and depression are affecting students at higher rates than ever. Leading student to seek access to resources that some campuses don’t have.  As students in a generation where mental heal...

Controversy in Christmas Classics

Controversy in Christmas Classics

Tom Caton, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

Every year during the holiday season, we all love to watch classic Christmas specials and listen to holiday-themed music. However, some of the beloved holiday specials like “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,” and “Baby it’s Cold Outside” are receiving some...

Stephen Hillenburg, Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, Passes Away at Age 57

Stephen Hillenburg, Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, Passes Away at Age 57

Tom Caton, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

It was a very sad and solemn day for the residents of Bikini Bottom and the Nickelodeon family. Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of the hit Nickelodeon series “SpongeBob SquarePants” has passed away from ALS at the age of 57. Born in Lawton, Oklahoma, and raised in Anaheim, California, Hillenburg...

Rockefeller Center Tree Lights up NYC Skyline

Rockefeller Center Tree Lights up NYC Skyline

Tom Caton, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

In order to get into the Christmas spirit, you need a Christmas tree, lights, and ornaments. But every year in Rockefeller Center in New York City, they go big to get into a festive mood. The gardening team at Rockefeller Center usually searches for a nice Norway spruce that is typically at least 75...

NHL Broadcaster Phil Bourque reflects on career

NHL Broadcaster Phil Bourque reflects on career

Reilly McGlumphy, Contributor

November 19, 2018

Two-time Stanley Cup champion, Phil Bourque, shared the ups and the downs he had in his storied career at “Faceoff for Your Future”, an event hosted by the Office of Academic Success this past Friday in the Convocation Center. Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Bourque made it clear from...

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