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al orner C S pring 2010 Volume 4 No. 1 A publication of the Journalism III students at California University of Pennsylvania Insiders’ Glimpse of Cal U C Map Courtesy of California University of Pennsylvania California University of Pennsylvania nestles along the Monongahela River. aliforna University of Pennsylvania students perform at open mic nights, attend career networking events, win national sports titles, and even juggle flaming batons. In the Cal Corner, Journalism III students share information about some of the betterand lesser-known activities on campus. Internships Provide Chances to Explore Possible Future Jobs By Alyssa Kruse With the economy in its current recession, it is vital that a career-bound college graduate has a little something extra to get ahead of the competition when seeking employment. One cannot, however, rely on pure charisma alone. What employers want in a new hire is experience. At California University of Pennsylvania, preparing students for an eventual job search is a top priority. One way that Cal U prepares its students is through the promotion of internships. An internship is a for-credit experience that takes students out of the classroom and into the workforce. Students are given employment know-how by working alongside professionals in their chosen field and are given the opportunity to build their resumes. To assist students, Cal U provides a resource dedicated to finding, landing and successfully fulfilling an internship: The Internship Center. The Internship Center, in the Eberly Science and Technology Center, Room 230, is available to students who are interested in participating in See Internships: Page 12 Photo by Marc Stempka Neither snow, rain, nor gloom of night stops CUTV. Media Staff Sprint When It’s Deadline By Marc Stempka A week can fly by quickly when deadlines are constantly looming and an editor knows that if the photographers, reporters and writers don’t come through, he or she will have to do the work one’s self. The California University of Pennsylvania student-run newspaper, the Cal Times, and the university’s live newscast, CUTV NewsCenter, run on weekly schedules. It takes a lot of coordination and See Deadline: Page 6 Inside Page 2: * Student Groups, Activities * Devoted Faculty Page 3: * Parking Problems Page 4: * Vets Get Attention at Cal age 5: * International Students Welcomed Page 7: * WCAL Has Broad Appeal Page 9: * The Underground Cafe Page 10: * From Student to Professor Page 13: * Career Services Page 14: * Snowfall for the Books Page 14-15: * Tips Where to Eat Page 15: * Cal Sports Page 16: * Students Get AAA Services Page 19: * Cal Athletic Achievements Page 20: * When Dining Out Page 21: * Sycamore Eco-Cafe Page 22: * New Comprehensive Music Technology Major Page 23: * Versatile Theater Program Page 24 : * From Coal to Cal Page 25: * When God Calls Page 26: * Burning Man’s Cal Connection Page 27: * Making Merry From Mountains of Snow Page 28: * Relay for Life * Cal Corner Staff

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