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INSIDE CALIFORNIA UNIVERSIT Y Pirates of the Caribbean 4 PAGE 5 Australia PAGE 6&7 Volleyball Posts Three Wins PAGE 11 Get To Know Your Vulcans PAGE 12 CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SEPTEMBER 9, 2011 VOL. 31, NO. 3 Four Cal Alumnus now on NFL rosters By Sports Information For the Cal Times With the start of the NFL regular season only days away, an impressive four former California University of Pennsylvania football players – Tommie Campbell (Tennessee Titans), Dominique Curry (St. Louis Rams), Terrence Johnson (Indianapolis Colts) and Josh Portis (Seattle Seahawks) – were selected to the 53-player active roster with their respective teams. Campbell (No. 37) was selected in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Titans and is listed as the second-string right cornerback behind All-Pro Cortland Finnegan, who was a seventh-round selection in 2006. In four preseason games, Campbell posted eight tackles (seven solo), registered two interceptions and defended four passes. On Aug. 27, the 6-3, 205-pound rookie returned his first career interception 90 yards for a touchdown in a 14-13 victory over the Chicago Bears (video). Curry (No. 15) made the active roster with the Rams for the second-straight year. Last season, he became the first Vulcan Photo By: AJ Carpinelli Josh Portis is one of four former Vulcans to make the roster of NFL teams. Portis threw for 2651 yards last year as a Vulcan. to play in a NFL regular-season game since wide receiver Perry Kemp in 1991. He appeared in the last three games this preseason and is one of seven wide receivers on the active roster with St. Louis. Curry appeared in two games last season and blocked a punt against the Washington Redskins in Week 3 before suffering a season-ending injury. Johnson (No. 46) made the active roster with the Colts in 2011 after finishing last year on their practice squad. Originally signed as undrafted free agent by the New England Patriots last year, he appeared in all four games this preseason and totaled 16 tackles (10 solo) with one pass defended. Johnson is listed as a reserve right cornerback and second-string punt returner with Indianapolis. Portis (No. 13) was signed as undrafted free agent by the Seahawks in July and enters the season as the third-string quarterback behind Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst. The 6-3 rookie appeared in three games this preseason, completing 10-of-24 attempts for 124 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. Portis also rushed for 51 yards on 10 carries and helped lead Seattle to a 24-17 comeback win over the San Diego Chargers on ESPN in the first preseason game of 2011. In addition to the Cal U quartet on active rosters, wide receiver Derrick Jones (No. 14) was in training camp with the Oakland Raiders before placed on injured reserve with an Achilles injury on Aug. 10. How to stay healthy during the school year By Tiffany Guthrie For the Cal Times Leading a healthy life is a difficult accomplishment for anyone, but for a college student it’s even more intense to achieve. With either living away from home or commuting all the time, having early and late classes, making healthy food choices, and dealing with the peer pressures of the college community; it’s kind of tough to always think about taking care of yourself. At “The Wellness Center” here on campus, located on the Ground floor of Carter Hall, a nurse is readily available 24/7 to all students. “Good Nutrition, enough sleep, avoiding tobacco and alcohol, and regular hand washing are all good ways to keep well during the school semesters,” Dr. Allison Verenna (medical director) said. She also adds that another way to keep yourself healthy is up-to-date immunizations. Guardasil is free for all college students to prevent cervical cancer and/or genital warts. She also highly promotes abstinence or the use of condoms for protection from STD’s. Also, flu shots are free for those students with diabetes. Maybe you’re not so concerned about not getting sick but worried about those freshman 15 that everyone seems to talk about. Not only does Cal-U offer a wide variety of healthy food choices but there is also the Herron Recreation and Fitness Center. Herron Hall, as it is typically referred, offers several ways to get fit, including rock climbing. It is open to all students every day, times vary. Continued on Page 2 Photo By: Joshua Laska Students ask questions of the experts at last years health fair, this years help fair is Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 11-3 p.m. in the performance center. F O R N E W S , S CO R E S , A N D V IDEO ON DEMAND, VISIT THE C AL TIMES NEW S SITE ON-LINE - WWW.C ALTIMES.ORG

Cal Times - September 9, 2011

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