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Opinion – Oslo’s legacy: Biden’s opportunity to “Build Back Better” Palestine

Miranda Franklin-Wall, Contributor September 23, 2021

Oslo’s Legacy: Biden’s Opportunity to “Build Back Better” Palestine Joe Biden’s campaign slogan, “build back better,” need not only apply to domestic issues. The Trump administration withdrew...

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How to have and initiate difficult conversations with your roommate

Mia Martinez, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

As students at California University of Pennsylvania are settling into the flow of classes and the college lifestyle, there can be difficulties in communicating with people, but especially your roommate....

Same Tactic, Same Result: Libyas Fourth Interim Government

Same Tactic, Same Result: Libya’s Fourth Interim Government

Miranda Franklin-Wall, Contributor April 28, 2021

On February 5th,  the United Nations (UN) sponsored elections for the fourth interim government in Libya since Qadhafi’s dethronement and it is unclear what makes this time different. In fact, evidence...

Living with Autism: Cal Times Editor-in-Chief Tells his Personal Story

Living with Autism: Cal Times Editor-in-Chief Tells his Personal Story

Tom Caton, Editor in Chief April 14, 2021

What exactly is autism? Some people are aware of this mental disorder while many others are unaware or they do not really understand. However, individuals diagnosed with autism are often judged, face bullies,...

First-year students Sarah Tinker, Masontown, Pa. and Taylor Tubbs, Smithfield, Pa. at a  California University of Pennsylvania Welcome Weekend event at the off-campus Vulcan Village apartments on Aug. 22.

Student perspectives on policies that require face masks during the coronavirus pandemic

Grace Strait, Contributor December 2, 2020

Covid-19 has made a huge impact on the world. One of the biggest changes that have happened involves masks. Almost every time you leave the house, you need to have a mask with you, especially students. Most...

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Spring semester decisions: Students weigh options to return to campus or stay at home

Kaitlyn Collins, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

California University of Pennsylvania is planning to return to some in-person classes and reopen the residence halls for the Spring 2021 semester. Some students are looking forward to having the opportunity...

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Mixed Feelings on Postponed Graduation

Johanna Eisel, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

Seniors at California University of Pennsylvania have mixed feelings about the university’s decision to postpone another commencement for the class of 2020. This is not the first time this year that...

Returning to Cal U for the Spring 2021 Semester

Returning to Cal U for the Spring 2021 Semester

Megan Schimp, Contributor November 18, 2020

On Monday, November 2, California University students and faculty received an email detailing the school’s plan to return to campus for the Spring 2021 semester. The email, which was sent on behalf of...

Cal U Activities; What freshman and transfer students cannot experience being at home

Cal U Activities; What freshman and transfer students cannot experience being at home

Megan Schimp, Contributor November 11, 2020

This semester, freshman and transfer students are seeing a different side of California University of Pennsylvania. They are missing out on all of the nonacademic aspects of college. Rather than exploring...

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Performing Labs Outside the Lab Room

Megan Schimp, Contributor November 4, 2020

Michaela Tubbs wakes up every Tuesday morning to go to her Organic Chemistry lab. Usually, she would spend almost three hours in the classroom and then some time that same week, she would go back to the...

The Ban on Reading; Cal U celebrates National Banned Books Week

The Ban on Reading; Cal U celebrates “National Banned Books Week”

Alexandra Paes, Contributor October 7, 2020

On Thursday, Oct. 1 at 11:00 a.m. books from the restricted text list established by the American Library Association were read aloud by the students of California University. The week of September...

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