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Coover Hall Rededication Ceremony

Coover Hall Rededication Ceremony

Tom Caton, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2019

A campus landmark has finally reopened with a brand-new look. The newly renovated Coover Hall has been transformed inside and out with all the bells and whistles one could imagine. The former industrial arts building, which was originally constructed in 1938, has reopened its doors with a larger footprint,...

Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Angela D'Amato, Contributor

September 23, 2019

Ready, set, Relay! This past weekend CalU held their 12th Relay for Life. The event was full of games, activities, and lots of walking. There were 28 teams that registered for the event and many community members also attend in support of the cause. This year the goal for Relay was set at $10,000, all...

“STAND” right up to get some cookies!

Members of Cal U's S.T.A.N.D. organization offering free cookies to visitors in the Natali Student Center during back-to-school week, 2019

Mikaela Shirky, Contributor

September 4, 2019

STAND Campus Ministries kicked off the new semester with a 15-year-old ritual that will never grow old: a cookie table in the Natali Student Center, specifically to welcome Vulcans back to campus and start out the year with a little fun. “It’s also a way to get students to learn about STAND, and to inv...

Brownsville Sheetz convenience store marks grand opening

It's six a.m., August 29, 2019, and the sun is about to rise over the new Sheetz convenience store on Route 40 in Brownsville, Pa.

Colin Kirkwood, Videojournalist

August 29, 2019

(Aug. 29, 2019) Sheetz is up and running at its newest location on Route 40 in Brownsville, Pa. A grand opening celebration was held Thursday with prizes awarded to customers, including a $1,000 Sheetz gift card. Sheetz donated $2,500 to the Fayette County Community Action Food Bank, who works...

California Riverfest draws crowds

California Riverfest draws crowds

Matt Petras, For the Cal Times

August 26, 2019

Radonna Butler lives a stone’s throw away from the California Riverfest, so she always end up attending. She loves watching the bands and appreciates the festival. “We’re a relatively small group of people,” Butler said. “We consist of the students from California University, but during...

It’s Move-in Day at California University of Pennsylvania, 2019

Move-in Day at California University of Pennsylvania

August 23, 2019

(August 23, 2019) The Cal U community welcomes new freshmen and transfer students as they move into campus residence halls before the start of the fall 2019 semester.

California police officer to patrol school district

California Borough Council members at the monthly meeting, August 8, 2019

Matt Petras, For the Cal Times

August 9, 2019

One of California’s full-time police officers will patrol the California Area School District for the first semester of the upcoming school year. Borough council approved the move at Thursday’s meeting after a spirited discussion among council members, district superintendent Michael Sears and re...

The Student Association, Inc., 2019-2020 allocated club budgets

The Student Association, Inc., 2019-2020 allocated club budgets

Student Association, Inc.

April 5, 2019

A message from the CFO of SAI “Whoever said money can’t solve your problems must have not had enough money to solve them,” is my new favorite song lyric from Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” and a true statement regarding the 2019-2020 allocated club budgets.  If there was only more student fee money t...

“Campus Talk” with Geraldine M. Jones, president, California University of Pennsylvania, Spring 2019

Geraldine M. Jones, president, California University of Pennsylvania

James Rudolph, News Editor

April 5, 2019

In the South Wing of the Convocation Center, President Geraldine M. Jones addressed the university in her Campus Talk. At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, students were able to ask Jones and different faculty members questions in an open forum, and Jones provided information on some of the upcoming events at Cal...

“Operation Varsity Blues” and Cal U

California University of Pennsylvania Vulcans Logo

April Pfrogner

April 5, 2019

 When Rebecca Lyxell, freshman at California University of PA, decided she wanted to leave her home country of Sweden to study and play soccer in the United States, a Swedish agency connected her with California University of Pennsylvania regarding athletic scholarships.      “I sent in info...

From Home to Harrisburg

View of the front of the Pennsylvania State Capitol building, Harrisburg, Pa.

James Rudolph

April 5, 2019

Sean Crampsie, Director of Government Relations for the Association of Pennsylvania State Colleges and University Faculties, visited California University for a discussion and presentation on  March 28. At 12:30 p.m., Crampsie gave his presentation on the importance of civic engagement, before engaging in di...

College Admissions Scandal

College Admissions Scandal

Tom Caton, Entertainment Editor

March 25, 2019

Every teenager dreams of attending college after graduating high school. However, the process of applying to getting accepted into the college of your dreams can be very challenging. Some people are even so sly to try and cheat their way around the system and take the easy way out. Earlier this month,...

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