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                                                                                                                                                         Discussing Diversity                  PAGE 2

                                                                                                                                                         Go Granola                             PAGE 4

                                                                                                                                                         Superbowl Wrap Up                     PAGE 8

                                                                                                                                                         Kayla Smith Takes Five               PAGE 11

FEBRUARY 11, 2011                                                             CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA                                                                     VOL. 30, NO. 19

Student Center Referendum set for Feb. 14 & 15
This week, students will have the chance vote on the proposed renovations to the Natali Student Center. For information regarding the plans, how to vote, and what this all means to you and the future,
check out the in-depth insert included as a special supplement to this issue between pages 6 and 7.

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University Police Reports “Reel Diversity” gets students talking
  Jan. 25- Medical Assistance                     Jan. 30- Alcohol Possession
  A California University stu-                    Two males from Residence
dent, while attempting to exit                  Hall B will be cited for posses-
Hamer Hall, “blacked out” and                   sion of a bottle of E&J Liquor.
fell, striking his head. Browsn-
ville Ambulance Service trans-
ported the patient to Mon Valley                  Jan. 31- Assist
Hospital for further treatment.                   University Police assisted
                                                Cal Borough police with a drug
  Jan. 26- Disturbance                          investigation at 412 Vulcan Vil-
  At 12:31 a.m., University                     lage. Two California University
Police responded to Residence                   students were arrested for hav-
Hall E for a report of a dis-                   ing a large quantity of suspected
turbance on the second floor.                   marijuana inside the apartment.
Parties were separated upon an
officer’s arrival, and no charges
will be filed.                                    Feb. 1- Disabled Motorist
  Jan. 29- Underage Drinking                      University Police assisted a
  University Police cited two                   disabled motorist along Wood
males and three females for                     Street after the officer observed
underage drinking in Residence                  the vehicle with a disabled
Hall E.                                         steering axle. The vehicle was
                                                towed from the scene by Weld’s
  Jan. 29- Disorderly Conduct                   Towing.
  At approximately 3:20 a.m.,                     Feb. 1- Assist
University Police were called to                  Cal Borough police requested
respond to a highly intoxicated                 assistance in locating the owner
disorderly female in Johnson                    of a vehicle that was involved in
Hall. The female was escorted                   an accident on American Street.
to the Health Center and will                   Attempts to make contact were
be cited.                                       unsuccessful.
  Jan. 29- Assault
  University Police took a male                   Feb. 1- Violation of Policy
into custody for assault.                         At 10:32 p.m. University
                                                Police assisted the Residence
                                                Director and Community As-
  Jan. 30- DUI                                  sistants from Residence Hall C
  At approximately 11:45 p.m.                   in escorting several individu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Photo By: AJ Carpinelli
a student was stopped by Uni-                                                                          Brian Johnson spoke to Cal students about diversity using movies as examples for his points.
                                                als from the third floor of the
versity Police for failing to stop              residence hall for violation of                                                                     diversity, sometimes people get                   view to embrace each other’s
at a stop sign and was found                    the University’s residence hall                        By Frank kolesha
                                                                                                                                                    tense,” Johnson said. He chal-                    differences and similarities,
to be under the age of 21 and                   visitation policy. Individuals not                     Staff Writer                                 lenged the audience to rethink                    rather than avoid them.
under the influence of alcohol.                 signed into the residence hall                                                                      the meaning of diversity. “Di-                       “The more you understand
The individual was arrested for                 were told to leave the building                          If there is anybody in America             versity simply means different.”                  about your own cultural iden-
DUI and charges will be filed.                  by residence hall staff.                               who questions the role that Hol-                Johnson also made the argu-                    tity, the more likely you are to
                                                                                                       lywood plays in the public’s                 ment that Americans have lost                     find a connection with someone
                                                  Feb. 4- Graffiti
                                                                                                       ideas of diversity, there is one             the ability to use dialogue ef-                   else,” Johnson said.
                                                  At 2:39 a.m., University Police
  Jan. 30- Underage Drinking                                                                           man who would love the chance                ficiently.                                           As Johnson spoke about the
                                                took report of graffiti on a wall
  Just after midnight, an 18-year                                                                      to silence the critics.                         “We have lost the art of hav-                  concept of diversity, he empha-
                                                in Residence Hall C.
old female was transported                                                                               On Feb. 7, California Univer-              ing really good dialogue in our                   sized that it includes not only
from Residence Hall B to the                      Feb. 4- Disturbance                                  sity of Pennsylvania alumni                  culture,” Johnson said. “Have                     race, but also gender, sexual ori-
hospital for alcohol overdose.                    At 5:28 a.m., University Police                      Brian C. Johnson returned to the             you ever heard a conservative                     entation, religion, and income.
She, along with two other fe-                   took a report of a disturbance in                      school to present an interactive             talk about a liberal? Doesn’t                        However, diversity, according
males, will be cited for underage               Carter Hall                                            lecture entitled “Reel Diversity”            it sound like a disease you can                   to Johnson, is not something that
drinking.                                                                                              in the Vulcan Theater. He is a               catch? We don’t talk well across                  should separate people; they
                                                                                                       faculty member at Bloomsburg                 difference.”                                      should instead celebrate their
                                                  Feb. 7- Assist
  Jan. 30- Violation of Policy                                                                         University, an ordained min-                    Johnson proceeded to his fo-                   own identity as well as others,
                                                  University Police were dis-
  At approximately 2 a.m. Uni-                                                                         ister, and contributing author               cus of his presentation, which                    and unite.
                                                patched to assist Cal Borough
versity Police were called to                                                                          to various media addressing                  was using scenes from cinema to                      As Johnson closed his pre-
                                                police for a fight in front of
Carter Hall for several students                                                                       society and culture.                         help illustrate some of the focal                 sentation, he encouraged the
                                                Campy’s. Once on the scene it
in the possession of alcohol.                                                                            “Movies teach us about who                 points of his lecture. He used                    audience to share their heritage,
                                                was made known the suspects
Individuals were found to be                                                                           we are,” Johnson said. “I want               clips from approximately ten                      work and learn as one, and to
                                                had left the area.
under the age of 21 and will                                                                           to help expose some of the                   films, including “Rush Hour,”                     “have the courage to be your-
be cited.                                                                                              things Hollywood does to help                “In & Out,” “Knocked Up,” and                     self.”
                                                   Feb. 7- Couch Fire                                  us consider ourselves.”                      “Avatar.”                                            “I cannot be the best ‘me’
  Jan. 30- Medical Assist                          University Police went to                             To engage the audience, John-                 Johnson used the scenes to                     that I can be until you become
  University Police found a                     Fourth and Ash Streets for a                           son began by sharing some                    show the audience his two main                    the best you that ‘you’ can be,”
female student passed out in                    couch fire that was burning                            comical racial stereotypes he’s              points, that all film is political,               Johnson said. “And you cannot
her dorm from the effects of too                in the middle of the road. The                         observed in horror movies, and               and there are no mistakes in                      become the best ‘you’ that you
much alcohol.                                   fire department was called to                          asking audience member’s their               films. He pointed out how                         can be, until I become the best
                                                handle the fire.                                       general thoughts on discussing               films shape our perceptions of                    ‘me’ that I can be.”
                                                                                                       diversity.                                   diversity, but challenged the
                                                                                                         “When you start talking about              audience to help change our

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 Talk                                             Describe your dream date:

                 Guylyn Wade                                               Dana Bisnowaty                                                Eli Miereles
               (freshman, psychology)                            (freshman, justice studies/business)                                        (sophomore,
                                                                                                                                   professional golf management)
      “Going to dinner with Denzel                               “With any guy to a beach, prefer-                               “Probably on the beach, night time,
             Washington.”                                          ably to the Virgin Islands.”                                   secluded, eating dessert, and then
                                                                                                                                    taking a walk on the beach.”

Gourmet Corner: Chewy Granola Bars
By AJ CArpinelli
Staff Writer                            Butter, for pan
  Chewy granola bars are a              1 1/3 cups rolled oats
perfect solution for college            1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
students. While not generally           1/2 cup oat bran
an actual meal, we all know             1 1/2 cups crisp brown rice
how hungry we can get during          cereal
those long class, and “study”           1 cup dried cranberries
sessions. Not to mention the            2 tablespoons chopped crys-
times in between classes when         tallized ginger
1-2 hours just isn’t enough time        1/2 cup brown-rice syrup
to push your way through the            1/4 cup turbinado sugar
vast crowds and lines of the            1 teaspoon vanilla extract
university’s dining options to          1/2 teaspoon sea salt
get a proper meal.
  This recipe will make 16
2-inch bars that you can keep for       Directions:
a decent amount of time at room         1. Light butter an 8-inch
temperature, making for easy          square baking pan
transportation. That should get         2. Mix the oats, seeds, oat
most students through a lot of        bran, cereal, cranberries, and
classes, or at least a fairly large   ginger in a large bowl until well
study group.                          blended.
  Also, the recipe calls for dried      3. In a small saucepan, com-
cranberries, but feel free to swap    bine rice, syrup, sugar, vanilla,
them out for any other dried          and salt.
fruits you want. It will create         4. Cook over medium heat,
some variety, as well as a wider      stirring constantly, until the
appeal. Whatever you decide           mixture comes to a boil and
to use, try and stick to dried        starts to thicken, about 3-5
though, for the sake of keeping       minutes.
the bars good for longer periods        5. Pour over the oat mixture
of time.                              and stir with a rubber spatula
  The cooking portion is pretty       until evenly coated.
straight forward, which adds to         6. Spoon into prepared pan
the ease and appeal of granola        and top with a piece of way
bars as a whole.                      paper.
  Brands such as “Quaker,”              7. Press mixture firmly and
“Kashi,” and “Kellog” make            evenly into the pan.
various flavors of chewy gra-           8. Cool to room temperature.
nola bars, but with this recipe,        9. Remove waxed paper and
you can save some money, as           cut into pars.
well as making your own cus-            10. Wrap the bars individu-
tom flavors.                          ally or place them in an airtight
  Sometimes, it can feel like         container and store at room
healthy and tasty food choices        temperature.
                                                                                                                                            Photo courtesy of
are few and far between, so                                               Completed chewy granola bars, served and ready to be eaten.
hopefully this recipe helps.
FEBRUARY 11, 2011                                                                  ENTERTAINMENT                                                                                        PAGE 5

Vulcan Theater Weekend Show: For Colored Girls                                                                                                              Entertainment
                      Now showing Friday and Saturday at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                In Theaters
By Carol Mannix                                                                                                       best part of the movie, and by
Editor in Chief                                                                                                       “best” I mean the most substan-
                                                                                                                      tial, was the story of Yasmine,
   “For Colored Girls” is the film                                                                                    played to perfection by Anika
adaptation of the 1975 stage                                                                                          Noni Rose, who got her start
play; and it shows.                                                                                                   in the beach-romp musical flop
   For it’s few shockers, the film                                                                                    “From Justin to Kelly” before
often loses itself in its own art,                                                                                    moving on to legitimate star-
allowing characters to make                                                                                           dom with her performance in
very few points in lengthy                                                                                            “Dream Girls.”
monologues of poetics, losing                                                                                            Rose plays the young dance
its audience for scenes at a time                                                                                     instructor who is raped in her
from the very beginning.                                                                                              apartment by her date during an
   Dripping with similarities                                                                                         intensely disturbing and heart-
to the popular “Vagina Mono-                                                                                          breaking operatic montage.
logues,” “For Colored Girls”                                                                                             Second to Yasmine’s story in
will easily be pigeonholed as                                                                                         relevance and need for exposure
another “feminist” movie.                                                                                             is Nyla’s, the pregnant teenager    Gnomeo & Juliet
   The movie also inevitably                                                                                          who goes in for a shady back        Just Go With It
faces troubles targeting anyone                                                                                       alley abortion, only to end up      The Eagle
outside of their proposed de-                                                                                         in the hospital after the botched
mographic because of the title,                                                                                       procedure, played with convic-
which isn’t actually a reference                                                                                      tion by big screen newbie Tessa                 Music
to women of color at all, but a                                                                                       Thompson.
metaphor from the play’s origi-                                                                                          The film showed it’s guts
nal name, “For Colored Girls                                                                                          and earned my respect, if noth-
Who Have Considered Suicide                                                                                           ing else, at these two points
When the Rainbow is Enuf.”                                                                                            in the film, by “going there”
   Title difficulties aside, the cast                                                                                 and showing arguably graphic
is a veritable who’s who of Af-                                                                                       scenes for both scenarios instead
rican American women in Hol-                                                                                          of glossing over these still rel-
lywood, with a name-dropping                                                                                          evant topics, like many movies
ensemble cast including Janet                                                                                         have a tendency to do.
Jackson, Thandie Newtown,                                                                                                However, overall “For Col-
Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Wash-                                                                                          ored Girls” is a classic case of
ington, Phylicia Rashad and                                                                                           a perfectly fine written work
Whoopi Goldberg.                                                           Photo Courtesy Of:           that would have been better left
   However, even with its star-         “For Colored Girls” focuses too much on its “art” and not enough on the is-   alone instead of leaping to the     Nicole Atkins: Mondo Amore
studded group in tow, this film         sues it attempts to bring to light.                                           silver screen.                      American Pinup: Strange Creatures
is about an hour and a half too                                                                                          That said, I have to give the    Now 37
long, instead having Lifetime           women ranging in age and situ-          may have benefited from focus-        producers credit for featuring a
movie of the week written all           ation, most of whom live in the         ing on a select few stories and       dominantly female cast and at-
over it.                                same apartment building. The            developing them fully.                tempting to bring issues to the                 DVDs
   The film follows a group of          plots attempt to intertwine, but          However, because they did           mainstream that still get swept
                                                                                not do this, many of the char-        under the rug, even if an unde-
                                                                                acters are instead reduced to         niable amount of stereotypes
                                                                                archetypes; the battered wife,        still trampled over most of them.
                                                                                the drug-riddled “slut” and the
                                                                                overbearing religious mother.
                                                                                    However, surprisingly the

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CloCkwise From leFt: Alice & DAnA (The L Word), cArrie & Mr. Big (Sex & The CiTy), noAh & Allie (The NoTebook), aNd ron & herMione
(harry PoTTer & The deaThLy haLLoWS).

CloCkwise From top leFt: Sweeney ToDD & MrS.
loveTT (SWeeNey Todd), JAck & elizABeTh (PiraTeS of
The CaribbeaN: dead MaN’S CheST), helgA & ArnolD
(hey arNoLd), hArley Quinn & The Joker (baTMaN:
The aNiMaTed SerieS) aNd ArAgorn & eowyn (The
Lord of The riNgS: The TWo ToWerS).
FEBRUARY 11, 2011                                        VALENTINE’S DAY 2011                                                   PAGE 7

CloCkwise From leFt: Mary richards (The Mary Tyler Moore Show), saMantha Jones (Sex & The CiTy), Lara croft (lara CrofT: ToMb
raider), irene adLer (SherloCk holMeS) and Liz LeMon (30 roCk).

  CloCkwise From top leFt: harry & cho (harry PoT-
  Ter & The order of The Phoenix), tony & tea (SkinS),
  shane & Jenny (The l word), KeLLy & Justin (froM
  JuSTin To kelly)
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Everything Surrounding the Superbowl                                                                                                                        Hot Dates
By Joshua Laska                         may have been one of the worst      sidered to be exceptional this        his friend. The guy was suppose
                                                                                                                                                               Fri. 02.11
Entertainment Editor/Website            halftime shows in recent history.   year. Though there were a few         to feed the fish and water the
                                          While performing “I Gotta         that just mediocre.                   plant but instead he sat around       An Evening Steve Forbert
                                        Feeling” the sound crew did            The number one rated Super-        watching TV and ate Doritos            Club Cafe, 7 p.m., $20
                                        not turn on Fergie’s mic until      bowl commercial this year has         for a week. So the day his friend
  With the Superbowl being
                                        she was about halfway through       to be where a little Darth Vader      was suppose to come back he
over it is time to talk about
                                        her first verse. Fergie and Slash   tries to use The Force to start       feeds the fish Doritos and re-
the pregame, halftime, and of
                                        performed a short version of        things. He finally thinks that he     vives it from being dead and
course the commercials.                                                                                                                                   The Lost Cosmonaut
                                        “Sweet Child O’ Mine” but this      gets control of The Force when        the same for the plant. While
  Christina Aguilera was the
performer of the national an-
                                        didn’t really add anything to the   his dad starts their Voltswagon       cleaning up, he knocks over his       with Grandma’s, Kitchen,
                                        show, since Slash seemed like he    with a remote starter, while little   friends Grandfathers ashes and            Blaming Murphy
them before the game, and
                                        didn’t want to be there.            Darth Vader is standing in front      when his friend comes back his
she completely messed it up.
                                          Usher and per-          of the car.                           Grandfather is back alive.
                                                                                                                                                          Mr. Smalls, 7 p.m., $8
Aguilera claims that she got
                                        formed Usher’s hit “OMG,” this         The number two commer-                The list of top commercials
caught up in the moment when
                                        song actually got the crowd and     cial of the Superbowl was the         rounds out with a Coke com-
she re-sang “What so proudly
                                        the rest of the Peas to actually    Bridgestone tire commercial           mercial. Where there are two
we hailed at the twilight’s last
                                        seem like they cared. The whole     where a driver swerves to avoid       Border Guards that are on op-         Wind Symphony Concert
gleaming,” while changing the
                                        idea of bring The Black Eyed        a beaver. Then six month later        posite sides and are probably
word hailed to watched.
                                        Peas was to bring the youth back    there was a bad storm that took       fighting. But they bond together
                                                                                                                                                        Lyell B Clay Concert The-
  It is a little hard to believe that                                                                                                                     atre, 7:30 p.m., $12.75
                                        into watching the Superbowl.        out the bridge where the driver       over a coke and then go back to
she could mess up the anthem
                                          After this year though it is      had to go across. But instead of      hating each other.
because she got caught up in the
                                        more than likely they are going     the driver getting to the bridge         The commercials were prob-
moment, especially since she is
                                        to be looking for a better bal-     the beaver chops down a tree in       ably the best part of the game
a big time performer.
                                        ance between youth and mature       time to stop him.                     especially since the Steelers lost.
  The halftime show was per-
                                        groups.                                The number three commercial        Their is no way that the pregame
                                                                                                                                                        Women’s ACHA Hockey
formed by The Black Eyed Peas                                                                                                                            Bethel Park Blade Run-
                                          There were only about four        is the Doritos commercial where       or the halftime show can be said
with cameos from Usher and                                                                                                                                  ners, 9 p.m., Free
                                        commercials that could be con-      a guy is suppose to fish sit for      to be the best part.
Slash from Guns N’ Roses. This

Black History Month events round-up                                                                                                                            Sat. 02.12
Photos By: AJ Carpinelli
                                                                                                                                                             Hello Goodbye
Right: Comedian Nore Davis performed his stand-up routine in the Vulcan
                                                                                                                                                          Mr. Smalls, 7 p.m., $15

Bottom Right:: Corliss Outley delivered the opening speech in the Perfor-
mance Center.
                                                                                                                                                        Women’s Basketball vs.
Below: Brian Johnson presented “Reel Diversity” to students in the Vulcan                                                                                   Mercyhurst
Theatre.                                                                                                                                                Hamer Hall, 5 p.m., Free
                                                                                                                                                           with Cal Card

                                                                                                                                                          An Evening with the
                                                                                                                                                           Band of Heathens
                                                                                                                                                          Mr. Smalls, 7 p.m., $15

                                                                                                                                                        Men’s Basketball vs. Mer-
                                                                                                                                                        Hamer Hall, 7 p.m., Free
                                                                                                                                                             with Cal Card

                                                                                                                                                        Altar Bar, 8:30 p.m., $17.10

                                                                                                                                                              Sun. 02.13
                                                                                                                                                         Altar Bar, 6:30 p.m., $16

                                                                                                                                                              Mon. 02.14
                                                                                                                                                           Jimmy Eat World
                                                                                                                                                          Club Zoo, 8 p.m., $27

                                                                                                                                                        Men’s Basketball vs. Sa-
                                                                                                                                                          lem International
                                                                                                                                                        Hamer Hall, 7 p.m., Free
                                                                                                                                                            with Cal Card
FEBRUARY 11, 2011                                                              OrganizatiOns                                                                                        PAGE 9

CORNER              By amanda Brown
                      There are plenty of events planned this month
                    for the student body where they can obtain
                    knowledge, stay active and enjoy themselves
                    all while doing it. Continue to show up to these                       Register and Upload your resume to
                    events and support the people who put them
                    together for you, it is greatly appreciated.
                                                                                               College Central Network –
                                                                                               Cal U’s job posting website:
                      Black History Month is a time for everyone to
                    educate themselves about the past regardless of
 the color of your skin. Do not let this month alone be the reason       Once registered, you may:
 you try and understand information about your history, everyday
 should be a learning process, you can take the past and use it to       1) Search for jobs
 better the future. Make changes, become informed, take advantage
 of our education system and do the best that you can in everything      2) Upload your résumé so that it can be searched by employers if you so authorize. Your résumé
 to progress in the upcoming years. This goes to everyone on this           must be approved before it can be sent to employers and submitted online to posted jobs.
 campus, all of our history is intertwined, make the knowledge
 you obtain benefit you.                                                 3) Receive e-mails about programs, services and job-related topics.
   Only ONE COUPON may be used per person. Coupon has to                 4) Search our Mentoring Network to find profiles of people who work in your fields of interest
 be handed in to Tonya at her office located above the Gold Rush           and contact them online. After you register, you must obtain our school password in order to
 in the Natali Student Center.                                             search the profiles.
   FIRST 5 PEOPLE:                                                       Check out the Career Services website for job search resources, resume writing guidelines, and
                                                                         interviewing tips at
  HALF OFF the cost of The National Great Black in Wax and
 Reginald F. Lewis Cultural Museums on Feb. 26


   1 FREE ticket to the formal March 18
                                                                                            The Internship Corner
                                                                                                                    By Grant KrinocK

                                                                          For students who are interested in studying the business of sports, few things are as valuable as obtaining

       Get involved with the
                                                                       internships and meeting with professionals in the field. On Feb. 24 and 25, Cal U’s sport management program,
                                                                       in partnership with the Internship Center, will be hosting “Collaborating, Networking, and Building a Future
                                                                       Sport Career” to bring students face to face with professionals from some of the major sport associations from

           CAL TIMES
                                                                       across the U.S.
                                                                          The “Collaborating, Networking, and Building a Future Sport Career,” event spans over two days, with the
                                                                       first day focusing on sport industry internships. The second day will showcase several sport industry guest
                                                                       speakers. Each guest speaker will present for one hour, then will meet in a separate room for an additional hour
                                                                       to network with students.

                Cal U’s
                                                                          “This is an opportunity to sit out on front street,” said Charles Crowley, from the department of exercise
                                                                       science and sport studies. “We’re bringing in professionals from the Special Olympics, the Professional Golf
                                                                       Association, the Washington Nationals, the NFL Player Association, and the Orlando Magic just to name a few.

          student newspaper!
                                                                       There’s even more, but we’d like to leave the rest a surprise for the students. This is all about them.”
                                                                          This event, although tailored to sport related majors, would also be extremely beneficial for communication
                                                                       studies, technology, and business majors. Also, although it’s not mandatory, it’s recommended to bring business

                                                                       cards and your résumé. Come to Eberly 230 to create your own business cards at a cost of $2 for 50 cards. Visit
                                                                       Career Services to have your résumé reviewed and learn tips for effective networking.
             Every Tuesday at 11 a.m.                                     “This event is all about collaborating, networking, and building a sports career,” Crowley said. “It’s so diverse
                                                                       and is really meant to benefit the students as well as the employers. That’s what makes it so great.”
              in the Cal Times Office                                     The first day of the event will kick off with registration and refreshments at 10 a.m. at a site to be determined.
     (Natali Student Center, past the bookstore,                       Then, at 11 a.m. in Steele Auditorium, there will be a keynote speaker followed by the sport industry internship
                near the radio station)
                                                                       fair that will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 24 in the Natali Performance Center. This fair is open to
                                                                       students in all majors (freshmen through seniors) and faculty. The second day of the event, the sport industry
                                                                       speakers, will take place on Feb. 25 in Hamer Hall, rooms 146, 147, 148, and 136 B and C, from 8 a.m. to 6
    The Cal Times is published weekly and al-                          p.m. with the closing keynote speaker from 6:50 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    ways looking for new writers and photogra-                                  The following internship opportunities are currently available through the Internship Center:
    phers. If you are interested in participating,
   but cannot make the meetings, or have a story
                                                                         	      Trenton	Devils
                                                                         	      The Trenton Devils are looking for a public relations and broadcasting intern. One on One’s internship
               to pitch, contact us at:                                         program is designed to pick up where the intern’s academic career leaves off. The intern should have
                                                                                excellent writing skills, be able to multi task, know how to use Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop,
                                                                                Adobe Audition/Soundbooth/Cool Edit, and have knowledge of hockey. The intern must also have a
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PAGE 11                                                                                SPORTS                                                                                FEBRUARY 11, 2011

Smith named West athlete of the week again
By SportS informAtion
For the Cal Times
   For the fifth time this season
                                     at the end of the first half, scor-
                                     ing 11 points and pulling down
                                     10 rebounds.
                                        Smith also moved past Hall of
                                                                                                                                                             Reactions from

and fourth time in the last six
weeks, California University of
                                     Famer Lara Thornton (1991-94)
                                     for third place in school history                                                                                       Super Bowl loss
Pennsylvania senior forward          with 1,905 points and estab-
Kayla Smith (Elkins, W.Va./          lished the school record with 418                                                                                       By Alix KunKle
Elkins) received Pennsylva-          free-throws made. The two-time                                                                                          News/Sports Editor
nia State Athletic Conference        All-America finalist remains                                                                                               It’s all over, and the Steelers
(PSAC) West Player of Week           on pace to eclipse the all-time                                                                                         lost.
honors, announced the league         school record for rebounds,                                                                                                And life goes on.
office on Monday afternoon.          trailing only the mark of 1,204,                                                                                           But there’s a few things that
   Smith averaged 24.5 points        set by Hall of Famer Sara McK-                                                                                          I noticed from Sunday’s Super
and shot 63.0 percent (17-of-27)     inney (2002-05,) by 27.                                                                                                 Bowl defeat, and it wasn’t just
from the field and 75.0 percent         For the season, Smith leads                                                                                          that the NFL has absolutely no
(15-of-20) from the free-throw       the league in both scoring (19.2                                                                                        idea how to select decent musi-
line last week against Clarion       points) and rebounding (12.8                                                                                            cal acts for the big game.
and Edinboro. She also posted        rebounds) with career highs in                                                                                             *    The Steelers’ secondary
14.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.5   both categories. She also ranks                                                                                         did not look good. They got ex-
steals in the two games.             second in the PSAC with a .573                                                                                          posed by a very talented group
   Against the Golden Eagles         field-goal percentage (134-of-                                                                                          of wide receivers. As a whole,
on Wednesday, Smith scored           234) and is among the league                                                                                            they were credited with just one
15 points in the first half before   leaders with 2.2 steals and 1.4                                                                                         pass defended - and that was by
finishing with 21 points on 8-of-    blocks per game.                                                                                                        William Gay. The Packers had
11 shooting. The 5-11 forward           Smith and the Vulcans trav-                                                                                          five. But three wide receivers
added 11 rebounds, four assists      eled to IUP on Wednesday to                                                                                             on the Packers had five catches
and three steals in the 84-51        face the Crimson Hawks, but                                                                                             and aceraged over 10 yards per
victory.                             that game ended too late to be                                                                                          catch.
   With Cal U trailing by 13         printed. California’s next game                                                                                            That won’t bode well for any
points at Edinboro, the West         is Saturday when they face the                                                                                          team.
Virginia native posted 17 of her     Merchurst Lakers at Hamer                                                                                                  Ike Taylor is also coming up
season-high 28 points in the         Hall. The Lakers currently sit in                                                                                       on contract talks. Is Ike worth
second half on Saturday. She         fourth place in the PSAC West;                                                                                          the money to keep him here?
also tied her season high with       the top four teams from the West                                                    Photo by: Jeff McCullough           No, because the Steelers could
18 rebounds and added four as-       division advance to the PSAC                                                                                            find someone in free agency
                                                                           Kayla Smith was named the PSAC West Player of the Week for the fifth time
sists against the Fighting Scots.    Playoffs in March. Tip off at         this season after averaging 24.5 points per game over the past week. Smith        that could do just as well. And,
Smith also had a double-double       Hamer is set for 5 p.m.               passed Lara Thornton and is now in third place in California’s scoring history.   Cleveland would certainly over-
                                                                                                                                                             pay to bring a mediocre talent

Tennis team rallies for new season
                                                                                                                                                             like Ike to their organization
                                                                                                                                                             any day.
                                                                                                                                                                * I’m starting to like Isaac
                                                                                                                                                             “Red Zone” Redman more and
                                                                                                                                                             more. Don’t get me wrong, I
                                                                                                                                                             like Mendenhall. But he’s gotta
By JoShuA lASKA                                                                                                                                              figure out that ball control thing.
Entertainment Editor/Website                                                                                                                                 If he holds onto the ball on that
                                     Sjokvist (8-6). Carolyn Jesko and
                                                                                                                                                             fourth quarter run, the whole
Coordinator                          Gimena Puppo of Youngstown
                                                                                                                                                             scope of the game is different.
  The Lady Vulcan tennis team        defeated Zherdeva and junior
                                                                                                                                                                Maybe Redman hasn’t done
moved to 6-0 on the season with      Axelle Fernandez (8-6). In the
                                                                                                                                                             anything super. He averaged
two wins against Division I op-      third doubles match Navarro
                                                                                                                                                             4.7 YPC this year. But he always
ponents this past week includ-       and Pondicas defeated Annie
                                                                                                                                                             seems to come up with a big
ing a 4-3 victory over Duquesne      Jesko and Daniell Silva (8-1)
                                                                                                                                                             play when it’s needed the most.
on Feb. 1. The Vulcans also          to give the Vulcans double
                                                                                                                                                             He might even make Mewelde
defeated Youngstown State 6-1        points for winning two of three
                                                                                                                                                             Moore expendable.
on Feb. 2.                           matches in doubles.
                                                                                                                                                                *     Doug Legursky is also
  Junior Anastassiya Zherdeva          Steinhardt was the only Vul-
                                                                                                                                                             scheduled to be a free agent this
was the clinching win against        can to be defeated in singles
                                                                                                                                                             year, but I think his performance
Duquesne as she defeated Me-         play and was defeated by Sa-
                                                                                                                                                             in the Super Bowl will bring him
gan O’Sullivan in three sets         dovnikov (6-1, 2-6, 4-6). Pieschl
                                                                                                                                                             back. Legursky had big shoes
(4-6, 7-6, 6-4). Sophomore Jade      was able to defeat Jesko rather
                                                                                                                                                             to fill (filling in for Pouncey),
Pondicas and senior Laurie           easily (6-1, 6-3). Zherdeva was
                                                                                                                                                             and did remarkable in his as-
Navarro earned and 8-3 victory       able to defeat Sjokvist (6-1, 6-3),
over Duquesne’s Tara Majdalani       Fernandez defeated Puppo (6-2,
                                                                                                                                                                * And finally, I’m pretty sure
and Alexandra Assaf to give          6-0), Pondicas defeated Silva
                                                                                                                                                             that John Madden has no idea
the Vulcans their only win in        (6-2, 6-1), and Navarro rounded
                                                                                                                                                             how to use a cell phone to text.
doubles of the match.                out the win by defeating Jesko
                                                                                                                                                             Maybe he was just confused as
  Junior Franziska Steinhardt        (6-4, 6-0).
                                                                                                                                                             to what T9 does on the phone.
defeated Ana Mungo in two              With Pieschl and Pondicas
                                                                                                                                                             But he didn’t look like he knew
sets (6-3, 7-6) to gain her first    getting wins they stay ranked
                                                                                                                                                             what he was doing. At all.
win playing from the first spot      20th and 42nd respectfully. The
in the season. Vulcans’ 20th         Vulcans traveled to State Col-
ranked junior Annabel Pieschl        lege on Penn State but the game
defeated Samantha Noble (6-4,        ended to late for press time,
6-4) to remain ranked 20th in the      The Vulcans play Denison
nation and second in the region.     (Ohio) today at 3 p.m. and
Pondicas who is also ranked in       Carnegie Mellon tomorrow at
the nation defeated Majdalani        6 p.m. in their indoor court at
(4-6, 6-3,6-2) to remain ranked      South Park.
42nd.                                  The Vulcans first home match
  Against Youngstown State           is set for March 20 at 4 p.m.
                                                                                                                              Photo By: Joshua Laska
the Vulcans took two of three        against Villanova. The Vulcans
doubles matches with Pieschl         then take on Concordia (N.Y.)         Annabel Pieschl has been one of California’s most consistent players during
and Steinhardt defeating Mar-        on March 25 at 4 p.m. at home.        the 2011 season, posting a 15-1 record this season, including an 8-1 record in
tina Sadovnikov and Karolina                                               her last nine games. She also has a 4-0 record in doubles play.
                                                                                        SPORTS                                                                               FEBRUARY 11, 2011

Play Ball! California looks to repeat as West champions in 2011

                                                                                                                                                              and Daley manned center field
                                                                                                                          By Alix KunKle                      for the Vulcans during the 2010
                                                                                                                          News/Sports Editor                  season.
                                                                                                                                                                 But the new faces that have
                                                                                                                             Rick Bertagnolli’s Vulcan        joined the Vulcans will provide a
                                                                                                                          softball squad saw an infusion      strong impact as well. Freshmen
                                                                                                                          of new talent to go along with      Natalie Wideman, Shelby Lia,
                                                                                                                          regular starters.                   and Stephani Ellis have broken
                                                                                                                             It’s a combination that could    into the lineup this year and
                                                                                                                          be dangerous for California’s       have produced in three games,
                                                                                                                          opponents.                          and they are joined by senior
                                                                                                                             The Vulcans opened their 2011    Sarah Spiering at first base.
                                                                                                                          season in the UNC Pembroke          Basketball star Kayla Smith
                                                                                                                          Invitational in Pembroke, N.C.      also joins the team this year as
                                                                                                                          on Feb. 6, winning two of three     a utility player who could see
                                                                                                                          games. Now, though, they have       time at DH.
                                                                                                                          a two-week hiatus before they          Others who have seen action
                                                                                                                          continue their season in the        early include redshirt freshman
                                                                                                                          Limestone Saints Invitational in    Randi Miller, true freshman
                                                                                                                          Gaffney, S.C., on Feb. 25 through   Paige Onuska, and sophomores
                                                                                                                          Feb. 27.                            Melissa Lupinacci and Kaley
                                                                                                                             The Vulcan squad returns a       Cashner.
                                                                                                                          number of starters from last year      Freshmen Kaitlyn Schilling,
                                                                                                                          who made a strong impact on         Hope Spancake, and Chelsea
                                                                                                                          the NCAA Tournament team.           Carlson have bolstered a pitch-
                                                                                                                          Danielle Easton, Jillian Russell,   ing staff that is led by Greco.
                                                                                                                          and Maria Greco all return as       Spancake and Schilling have
                                                                                                                          three of the biggest names from     started one game each, and
                                                                                                                          last year; Easton finished second   Carlson appeared in one game
                                                                                                                          on the squad last season with       from the bullpen.
                                                                                                                          a .382 average and nine home           The next games for the Vul-
                                                                                                                          runs, and Russell led the team      cans are in the Limestone In-
                                                                                                                          with 11 home runs and three         vitational on Feb. 25 through
                                                                                                                          triples. Greco also finished as     the 27; on Feb. 25, the Vulcans
                                                                                                                          one of the top pitchers in the      play Limestone, and on Feb. 26,
                                                                                                                          PSAC, posting a 16-8 record         they play North Greenville and
                                                                                                                          with a 1.69 ERA and 176 strike-     North Georgia.
                                                                                                                          outs in 145 innings.                   The Vulcans’ first home game
                                                                                                                             Also returning for the Vul-      is on March 23 when they host
                                                                                                                          cans is Alyson Johnson, Kristen     West Liberty in a doubleheader
                                                                                                                          McKenzie, and Merissa Daley;        at 2:30 p.m. Their first PSAC
                                                                                           Photo by: AJ Carpinelli        Johnson posted nine home runs       West game is on March 25
Danielle Easton (10) leads a California softball team that advanced to the NCAA Super Regional last year before falling   and 36 RBI, McKenzie posted         when they host Mercyhurst in a
to Bloomsburg. The Vulcans also return SS Jillian Russell, OFs Kristen McKenzie and Merissa Daley, and Maria Greco.       a .297 average in reserve duty,     doubleheader at 2:30 p.m.

The Lineup Card                                                                                        Your 2011 California Vulcans’ starting nine

  C                                        1B                                     2B                                      3B                                  SS
             Natalie Wideman                           Sarah Spiering                           Shelby Lia                             Danielle Easton                     Jillian Russell

Height                                   Height                                  Height                                   Height                              Height
      5-3                                      5-5                                     5-8                                      5-7                                 5-8
Class                                    Class                                   Class                                    Class                               Class
       Fr.                                      Sr.                                     Fr.                                      Sr.                                 Jr.
Bats                                     Bats                                    Bats                                     Bats                                Bats
   Right                                    Right                                   Right                                    Right                               Right
Throws                                   Throws                                  Throws                                   Throws                              Throws
   Right                                    Right                                   Right                                    Right                               Right

#2...from Mississauga,                  #23...from Upper                         #9...from Whitby, On-                    #10...from Hanover...               #16...from London,
Ontario...can play catcher              Burrell...also serves as a      batting .500 and              also doubles as a catcher...        Ontario...was selected to
or infield spots...batting              backup catcher...has 3 hits,             is tied for the team lead                leads team with 3 walks             Canadian National Team
.500 with 4 hits and 1                  1 HR and 23 putouts in                   with 5 hits...also has 5 RBI             and also has five RBI and           over the summer...leads
double play this season.                three games.                             and 3 runs scored.                       seven total bases.                  team with a .556 average.

 LF                                      CF                                        RF                                     DH                                   SP
              Kristen McKenzie                         Merissa Daley                            Stephani Ellis                         Alyson Johnson                      Maria Greco

Height                                  Height                                    Height                                  Height                              Height
      5-7                                     5-3                                       5-8                                     5-4                                 5-2
Class                                   Class                                     Class                                   Class                               Class
       Jr.                                     Sr.                                       Fr.                                     Jr.                                 Sr.
Bats                                    Bats                                      Bats                                    Bats                                Bats
   Right                                  Switch                                     Right                                   Right                               Right
Throws                                  Throws                                    Throws                                  Throws                              Throws
   Right                                   Right                                     Right                                   Right                               Right
#37...from Senneville,                  #7...from Whitby, Ontar- #17...from Vancouver... #22...from Waynesburg... #92...from Pickering,
Quebec...leads team with 3              io...has 2 runs and 1 hit in             has 1 hit in 5 at bats this      Ontario...has allowed 6
                                                                                                                          has 4 hits and 2 RBI in
2B and 3 of her 4 hits have             three games...also has 1 SB              season...has yet to have a               3 games...can also play             hits and struck out 6 in 7
gone for extra bases.                   and 1 sacrifice hit.                     fielding chance this year.               catcher or in the infield.          scoreless innings.

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