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The Glow: A Jack-o-Lantern Experience

The Glow: A Jack-o-Lantern Experience

Tom Caton, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

It just is not Halloween without a jack-o-lantern or two. A traditional jack-o-lantern has two triangle-shaped eyes, a triangle-shaped nose, and a gapped-tooth grin.  But tradition has been thrown out the window at The Glow at Hartwood Acres in Pittsburgh, PA! There is still time to visit, so listen...

Mike Stud and Skizzy Mars to perform on campus Nov. 7

Mike Stud and Skizzy Mars to perform on campus Nov. 7

Doug Glattke, Contributor

October 22, 2018

The Student Activities Board is bringing Mike Stud and Skizzy Mars to Cal U for a concert on November 7th. Mike Stud is best known for his 2016 album “These Days” which featured songs such as “Swish” “10th Inning” and a remix of his hit single “These Days” featuring Toronto Blue Jays...

Cal U Theatre opens season with ‘An Evening of Creative Works’

Holly Grainger (from left), Mollie Ehrlichman, Alex Wilson, Macy Gross, Sabria Johnson, Jeshua Myers, Michael Mastendrea, Patric Lees and Katelyn Victor prepare for 'An Evening of Creativity.'

Jessica Crosson, Entertainment Editor

October 4, 2018

The season is officially kicking off for Cal U's Theatre department. Tonight is the opening night of 'An Evening of Creative Works' which features four different student created pieces. 'Lasciare Suonare' is an original play written by Alyssa Freeman, a junior majoring in Theatre, and staged by Dr....

Cal U Family Day 2018 – Portraits with “Blaze” Vulcan Mascot

(Sept. 22) Families and friends pose for portraits with Blaze, the Vulcan mascot, at Cal U's Family Day 2018

September 22, 2018

Cal U's mascot "Blaze" posed for portraits with families and friends at Cal U Family Day, Sept. 22, 2018 in the Natali Student Center.   Click on the image to scroll through the gallery and select your image to download.   (Photos courtesy of the Cal Times News Staff.)   The Photo Ga...

Cal U housing directors and Community Assistants – Fall 2018

Cal U housing directors and Community Assistants - Fall 2018

September 21, 2018

University Housing provides resources to help students and their families make a smooth transition to college life.  Community assistants, or CAs, are graduate or undergraduate students who live on designated floors and serve as leaders and facilitators for resident students.  Community assistants ...

Hundreds attend Cal U’s club and organization fair

Morgan Madanick, junior, Student Activities Board (SAB), welcomes students to the Cal U Club and Organization Fair, Fall 2018,  Cal U Convocation Center, California University of Pennsylvania.  Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

Morgan Buckwalter

September 18, 2018

(Sept. 13) Hundreds of students visited the Cal U Convocation Center for the Fall 2018 Club and Organization Fair If you’re looking for a fun, easy way to meet new people and focus on advancing your career, Cal U’s clubs and organizations are the perfect place for you.  On Thursday, Sept. 13 the annual Club and Organization Fair was held in the...

Third Annual ‘Riverfest’ makes its mark on California community

Third Annual 'Riverfest' makes its mark on California community

Eddie Kuntz, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018

The sixth annual California Riverfest gave California locals, and new and returning students two days of festivities, local vendors, and live music to make move in weekend an even better time. Saturday kicked off with vendors lining the street selling items ranging from deserts, to jewelry, to professional...

Meet the 2018-2019 Editors!

2018-2019 Editorial Staff (James Rudolph not pictured).

Cal Times Editorial Staff, Editors

September 5, 2018

We are back and ready to get started working on the latest editions of the Cal Times for yet another new school year! Read below to learn more about who is responsible for each section of our paper. If you are interested in writing for the Cal Times feel free to reach out to any of the people below o...

Join the Cal Times/CUTV as a “Visual Journalist”

Jessica Crosson captures video at Cal U Family Day.

August 30, 2018

Are you interested in photography and videography?    Join our staff at the Cal Times/CUTV Newscenter.  We provide training and real-world experiences in photo and videojournalism.  Email [email protected] for more information.

Tips on how to escape the summertime boredom blues

Tips on how to escape the summertime boredom blues

Tom Caton, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

The end of the academic is year is approaching us and it means a few things. First off, summer is right around the corner, which has students very excited. But along with summer comes boredom. With that being said, allow me to give some helpful tips so you can beat and escape the summertime boredom...

Paul Hertneky speaks about “Rust Belt Boy” at Cal U

Paul Hertneky speaks about

Angel Funk, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Paul Hertneky is just like many of the local students and community members at the California University of Pennsylvania. He’s from the nearby town of Ambridge, Pa., and the steel industry was a massive part of his life. The author came to campus to discuss his book Rust Belt Boy: Stories of an Am...

Underground Cafe hosts: Lemonade Wars

Photo of Phi Sigma Sigma at the Lemonade Wars.

Angel Funk, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

On April 5 in the Convocation Center clubs and organizations showed off their best lemonade recipes for the Center for Volunteer Programs and Service Learning annual Lemonade Wars benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand and hosted by Underground Cafe. A non-alcoholic mixed drink competition, the event features d...

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