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Taking to the Streets to Help Homeless

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By Christine Martinksy Sometimes, the unlikeliest of experiences bring the greatest meaning to life. That was the case for 25-year-old Galen Sisco of Bethel Park. On a journey that Sisco thought he was embarking on to help others, he got more than he bargained for. Not so long ago, Sisco found himself in a situation […]

Cal Veterans Adjust to Civilian World

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By Collin Tokarsky College students who are also members of the military face many interpersonal stresses, as well as a passel of issues while living the double life as a student and a veteran. “There are about 35 in the ROTC program, and there are over 125 veterans on campus who have served either in […]

Housing Market Tests Students

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By Greg Sobol California University of Pennsylvania has been fortunate enough to enjoy exponential growth and progress in the past few years, but this growth hasn’t come headache-free.  For most students, finding a place to live so they can enjoy the amenities of Cal U has proven to be a feat in recent years. The […]

Strategies to Combat Stink Bug Foes

May 11, 2011 by

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By Emily Martik      Ten years ago, an illegal immigration crisis of epic proportions infected the nation’s vulnerable border zones, upsetting the agriculture industry and the domestic security of concerned citizens. Residents of the affected areas diligently attempted to curtail the invaders, but to no avail. Now, as the swarm sweeps into Southwestern Pennsylvania, […]

Sleep Deprivation Stalks Students

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By Lacey Greeley Of the many things that college students and young adults struggle with and juggle, sleep should not be one of them; although many young adults, more often than not, do. Between studying for exams, working jobs, and trying to have a life, many young adults are burning themselves out very quickly and […]

Cold Winter Stunts Tomatoes

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By Ashleigh Haney When you walk into many restaurants across the country, the many choices of the menu may not be the only thing you notice.  Now, many restaurants are sporting another piece of paper, informing their customers that red fruits may be missing from their favorite sandwiches. Due to one of the coldest winters […]

What a Fine Mess From Construction

May 4, 2011 by

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By Nathan Wilder California University of Pennsylvania is at the peak of a rebuilding stage. According to President Angelo Armenti, Cal U is scheduled to continue building new facilities and updating older establishments until 2023. Cal U’s “Master Plan” features everything from a convocation center, which is currently being constructed, to a monorail system that […]