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Cal presents ‘Baby with the Bathwater’

Cal presents ‘Baby with the Bathwater’

Cherry Tam, Staff Writer
February 15
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Cal High’s award winning performance of “Baby with the Bathwater” will surely be “wacky”. Wacky was the word that Laura Woods, the play’s director and Cal drama teacher, used the most when describing the play, which opens its two-night run on Thursday and Friday. Both shows start at...

Long-awaited Oscar season commences

Long-awaited Oscar season commences

Siena Sharpe, Staff Writer
February 15
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The glamour and celebration of cinema is nearly here. The Oscars have returned for their annual night of honoring the motion picture arts and cinematic accomplishments. Although the actual 89th Academy Awards ceremony isn’t until Feb. 26, awards season has already commenced with the Golden Globes...

SFMoMA has become artistic center of the Bay

SFMoMA has become artistic center of the Bay

Kat LeTran and Ingrid Lam
February 15
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San Francisco is known for being home to several acclaimed museums, but the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art should definitely be on any art lovers’ agenda the next time they travel to the city. For Bay Area locals and students in particular, the museum has become an overwhelmingly popular destination.   Since...

Makeup industry breaks boundaries

Makeup industry breaks boundaries

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer
February 15
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The makeup industry has finally begun to cater to a wider audience. Although male makeup use is not a brand new concept, it has been particularly notable this past year, with big brand-name companies promoting male beauty. Maybelline introduced its first male ambassador, beauty blogger Manny Gutierrez...

New styles of the high fashion world

New styles of the high fashion world

Nicole Tan, Staff Writer
February 15
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The year 2017 has kicked off with many surprises in the fashion world.  Paris Fashion Week 2017 showcased a lot of creative new styles for pre-fall collections.  The Louis Vuitton x Supreme collaboration was the most-discussed collection so far. Balenciaga also gained a lot of recognition...

Pawsh: Cal High’s Fashion Column

Jenna Lyons, Fashion Columnist
February 15
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As we enter the new year, there are many trends being left behind in 2016. It’s time to put away the sharpies, because “Instagram eyebrows” are out. This trend of over-lining and then completely filling in brows is being replaced by a more natural approach. In the new technique, the brows...

There are great expectations for ‘Rogue One’

There are great expectations for ‘Rogue One’

Cameron Harris, Staff Writer
December 20
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As December rolls around again, trees become bare, wind turns icy, and of course, another Star Wars movie is to be released tonight. After last year’s success of “The Force Awakens,” “Rogue One” has high expectations from both critics and the general public. There have already been varying...

‘Fantastic Beasts’ is a success

‘Fantastic Beasts’ is a success

Jenna Lyons, Staff Writer
December 20
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For wizards and muggles alike, the waiting is over.  “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is here, and it does not disappoint. The highly anticipated spin-off of the Harry Potter series, starring Eddie Redmayne, premiered on Nov. 18.  Set in 1920s New York City, it follows...

‘Moana’ makes waves

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer
December 20
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Say “talofa” to more cultural representation in Disney! Finally. That’s ‘hello’ in Samoan, the primary language spoken in Polynesia, where the story of  “Moana” takes place.  From the mystic island of Motunui emerges Disney’s newest princes, or more accurately, tribe chief, Mo...

Cal High’s Mission Improvable

Cal High’s Mission Improvable

Cherry Tam, Staff Writer
December 20
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Mission Improvable, Cal High’s improv team, has been gaining popularity this year.  This isn’t a surprise since they’re absolutely hilarious and they  use their incredible energy to own the stage every time. “Improv getting big had a lot to do with the team being more of a family,”...

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