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Panel discusses tattoos in today’s society

Photo By Matt Palichat

Mari Boyle, Cal Times Contributor

September 25, 2015

After an introduction about tattoos origins and the perceptions and connotations that accompany body ink in today’s society, Jerron Corley, a panelist on the Sociology of Deviance Club presentation on Tattoos and Society, asked the audience a philosophical question.   “Are you going to base personal ...

Natali Student Center Rededication

An official balloon drop at the end of the Natali Student Center’s rededication ceremony on Wednesday highlighted the completion of the facility’s major two-year renovation project. The rededication was held in the dramatic new Heritage Lounge, the rotunda that now is a signature feature of the building.

Stetson Provance, News Editor

September 18, 2015

Interim University President Geraldine Jones, Vice President of Student Affairs Nancy Pinardi,  Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Larry Sebek, Acting Provost Bruce Barnhart, Vice President of Administration and Finance Robert Thorn and Student Government President Brendan Garay praised the r...

Behind The Mask: The Annual Paintball Invasion

Behind The Mask: The Annual Paintball Invasion

Jessica Crosson, CalTimes Contributor

September 11, 2015

After kicking off Safety Week with a tye-dyeing event and a performance by a band known as “The Middle Ground,” the Student Activities Board (SAB) provided students at California University of Pennsylvania with a paintball event that marked the midway point for the week’s activities. SAB Vice-President, J...

Declining Enrollment, Deficit Means Cal U Must Adapt

Interim University President Geraldine M. Jones gave the 2015 Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation Address on Sept. 3 in Steele Hall Auditorium

Stetson Provance, NEWS EDITOR

September 11, 2015

     Demographics contributing to declining enrollment and spending that exceeds university revenue has forced California University of Pennsylvania to closely examine many facets of its operations in an effort to save money, create revenue, and cut into a $4.5-5.5 million deficit, Interim Univers...

Renovated Natali provides enhanced student experiences

Renovated Natali provides enhanced student experiences

Stetson Provance, News Editor

September 3, 2015

As students returned for the fall semester, a fixture on California University of Pennsylvania’s campus was transformed. The Natali Student Center, featuring everything from new food options, to new offices, and even floor tile, grew by more than 31,000 square feet since the beginning of last year....

First Underground Cafe of the Semester for Good Cause

Photo courtesy of Rachael McKriger

Jose Negron, Editor In Chief

September 3, 2015

Last Thursday night, the Underground Café hosted their first open mic event of the semester. The Underground, which has been a Thursday night staple for quite a few years now, also hosted its first feature performance of the semester. In the past, the Underground has hosted artists such as Austin Ren...

Students move into Cal U

Members of Acacia and Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternities help move new students into the Cal U residence halls during the annual Move-In Day.

Cal U Public Relations

August 27, 2015

Aug. 21 was Move-In Day at Cal U. In keeping with tradition, volunteer students and staff were on hand to welcome first-year students and help them move in to the main-campus residence halls. Move-In Day also marked the start of Cal U for Life New Student Orientation, a series of workshops and activitie...

Cal U among nation’s best, says Princeton Review

Cal U among nation’s best, says Princeton Review

Cal U Public Relations

August 27, 2015

For the 11th consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named Cal U among the best universities in the northeastern United States. The nationally known education services company selected California University as one of the 225 institutions profiled in the Best in the Northeast section of its “201...

Caryl Sheffield gives her last lecture

Caryl Sheffield gives her last lecture

Jerron Corley, Contributor

April 29, 2015

  On March 31, what started as a room with only a few people transformed into a full house as students lined up outside of the conference room of the Convocation Center’s north wing to get a good seat. Associate Provost Caryl Sheffield, who will be retiring this year, stood at the front, and bega...

Cal U helps community with Big Event

Big Event

Stetson Provance, Contributor

April 29, 2015

  For years, California University of Pennsylvania held a Day of Service each fall where students were given the day off from classes and encouraged to do community service. However, recently, Cal U started a new tradition.     On Saturday April 18, students around Cal U participated in what is now called “The Big...

AVI debuts new dining options for Fall 2015

AVI Food Showcase

Katie DelVerne, Cal Times Contributor

March 27, 2015

AVI has made it their mission to meet the needs of the student population said Kiran Nunna, the Resident District Manager of AVI Foodsystems at Cal U. The organization’s goal is to provide lifestyle-based destinations in their Fall 2015 Dining Concepts. Members of Student Government gathered Monday even...

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