By Joshua Laska - Sports/Managing Editor
As many of you out there know, I am a senior and will be graduating in a week, so I would like to take the time to thank you all. I especially want to thank everyone who has pushed me to become better at what I do.
The past two years that I have been writing for the Cal Times have been the best two years of my life. In large part, I think because it feels good to know that you are bringing news, sports or entertainment to people that wanted to read it. I especially enjoyed hearing from everyone how they loved the sports section this year and the get to know your Vulcans section, sorry I couldn’t do more athletes.
There were times this year, where I may have been stressed out over school, but knowing that people wanted to read the sports section or the paper in general got me through. It wasn’t easy laying out 10 to 12 pages of the paper every week this year. But I made sure to get it done for the California University of Pennsylvania community, and I tried my best to make it something everyone would enjoy.
One piece of advice I would like to offer for everyone, if you are scared of something go out and grab it by the horns, you may fail at first but if you keep trying you will succeed. For me I never used to like to read or write, but now it is something I enjoy, because I went out and faced my fears. This also applies too if there is something that you want to do, go out and do that as well.
Also, I am going to take/give advice from last year’s sports editor “Don’t be afraid to go out and meet new people,” said Alix Kunkle.
This is definitely something I will agree with, you never know who you will meet out there and where those connections could lead. For all you know, the person you meet today at an event could offer you a job in the future or give you information that could lead to a job.
I would like to give a special thanks to all of my sports friends, there are way to many of you to name everyone. I thank you for having made my time as sports editor a great deal of fun and I hope that we can all remain good friends. I also, want to thank all of the coaches and Matt Kifer (sports information director), who always said thank you for coming out and taking pictures, it really makes you feel welcome and shows that you are very appreciative of the media being there.
Last bit of advice, don’t fall behind in your classes, you are here first and foremost to get an education. So have fun Cal U, but don’t get into too much trouble and definitely stay out of jail. Lastly, thank you everyone who read my articles and gave me feedback.
Peace out Cal U, it has been a fun four years here.