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More influential than God?

More influential than God?

Nikki Brognano, Assistant News Editor October 1, 2015

Today’s celebrities may have a tougher job than ever before. With technology revolutionized in this modern day era, the big names in entertainment are being pushed out and forgotten as quickly as the...

Is Donald Trump’s rhetoric getting out of hand?

Is Donald Trump’s rhetoric getting out of hand?

Zach Filtz, Cal Times Contributor October 1, 2015

While I still do not grasp the continued positive polling numbers for Donald Trump, he had a hard time with his rhetoric during a rally this past week.     What am I talking about? An audience member...

Stunning and Brave

Stunning and Brave

Mari Boyle, Cal Times Contributor October 1, 2015

On September 16, South Park premiered the first episode of its nineteenth season. Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone proved that they are still on top of the most pressing, controversial, and relevant...

Claudia Pehowic weighs on which is the lesser of two evils: voter fraud or restraining the vote of countless Americans by needing photo ID.

Is voter fraud interfering with local elections?

Claudia Pehowic, Cal Times Contributor September 28, 2015

California University of Pennsylvania feels like home, but my permanent address is four hours North by car.  My parents decided to foster a child in my absence, so I no longer have a permanent bedroom. ...

National Geographic bought by 21st Century Fox

National Geographic bought by 21st Century Fox

Aaron Dalzell, Cal Times Contributor September 25, 2015

After 127 years, National Geographic magazine has recently sold their media assets to 21st Century Fox, owned by Rupert Murdoch, who also owns the 20th Century Fox movie company. Fox has owned and managed...

Would a third party better represent Americans?

Would a third party better represent Americans?

September 25, 2015

  Do you know the difference between a Republican and Democrat? There is nothing to sweat if you do not because more than half of Americans feel there is a real need for someone of another party to represent,...

Pros vs. Cons of Do It Yourself Animal Slaughtering

Pros vs. Cons of Do It Yourself Animal Slaughtering

September 25, 2015

Lauren Griffith, Entertainment Editor: "I don’t eat meat. I haven’t ate meat for somewhere around seven years. I started out as a People for the Ethical Treating of Animals (PETA) advocate, wearing...

Will the bans on Happy Hour eliminate binge drinking?

Will the bans on Happy Hour eliminate binge drinking?

Katie Delverne, Opinion Editor September 18, 2015

Happy Hour generally refers to a period of time during a day where drinks are sold at a reduced cost. Several states have laws prohibiting excessive drinking practices, or “Happy Hour” because they...

Seven years into his presidency, Barack Obama continues to avoid naming radical Islam as an enemy of the United States.

Photo by Wiki Media

The US may not be at war with Islam, but Islam is at war with the US

Stetson Provance, Contributing Editor September 18, 2015

Many view Barack Obama as a president who is too quick to side with or “sympathize” with Middle Eastern Islamic countries. Those with that opinion always repeat catchphrases such as “he bowed down...

Presidential Candidates (From Left to Right) Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders are three of the top candidates who also happen to be over the age of 65

Should there be an age limit for Presidential Candidacy?

Zach Filtz, Cal Times Contributor September 18, 2015

How old is too old to run for president of the United States? I have been assigned to write on this delicate topic.       Currently, there are three major candidates running for office who are 67...

Prostitutes in front of a gogo bar in Pattaya, Thailand. Like slaves on an auction block waiting to be selected, victims of human trafficking have to perform as they are told or risk being beaten. Sex buyers often claim they had no idea that most women and girls abused in prostitution are desperate to escape, or are there as a result of force, fraud, or coercion. (Source; WikiMedia)

Should prostitution be a crime?

Nikki Brognano, CalTimes Editor September 11, 2015

  So here’s a topic that might bring you to the edge of your seat. On August 26 2015, an article was found in the opinion pages of The New York Times stating that “Amnesty International passed a resolution...

Following his release from prison, the Philadelphia Eagles signed Vick where he played from 2009-2013

Pros: Michael Vick Signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Rachael Kriger, Cal Times Contributor September 4, 2015

When the Pittsburgh Steelers signed quarterback Michael Vick on August 25, the entire city of Pittsburgh either burst into happiness or “riot.” Michael Vick, who previously played for the New York...

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