Best boy babes compete in Mr. Cali

Best boy babes compete in Mr. Cali

Raz Mostaghimi , Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
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Mr. Cali is a beauty pageant with 13 cool dudes from Cal High, one for each month plus a “Baby Leap Year.” The 13 guys compete in a talent competition, an interview, and a dance, and the winner donates all raffle money to the charity of his choice. It takes place on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Cal’s... Read more »

Spring shows captivate students

Spring shows captivate students

Brenda Shanahan and Saatvika Deshpande
April 27, 2015
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If there’s one thing the majority of students do, it’s watch TV. Most Cal High students have a Netflix account and spend hours of their time on it, streaming movies and procrastinating on homework. With shows like “Daredevil” and “Orange is the New Black,” there seems to be a new trend... Read more »

New All Time Low album is mediocre

New All Time Low album is mediocre

Gabby Silva, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
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All Time Low released their newest album, “Future Hearts,” on April 7. The band was formed in 2003 while still in high school. They have a total of five albums and one EP. ATL has been one of the biggest names in the pop punk music genre for almost 10 years, with catchy beats, punk rock sound,... Read more »

‘Unfriended’ horror movie is scary bad

‘Unfriended’ horror movie is scary bad

Michelle Wang, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
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The perfect horror movie is one that concocts a flawless potion of suspense, tasteful bloodshed, and more sleepless nights than AP Exams. “Unfriended” has absolutely none of those qualities. The highly anticipated and highly disappointing horror movie that was released April 17 is directed... Read more »

Noises from the Newsroom: Favorite animated kid’s show

Noises from the Newsroom: Favorite animated kid’s show

Saatvika Deshpande, Kaila Young, Brian Barr, and Noah Thompson
April 27, 2015
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Nintendo plans to make apps

Nintendo plans to make apps

Vaidya Keeran , Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
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Students have had fond memories of Nintendo, whether they were collecting coins with Mario, fighting through enemies in the Legend of Zelda universe, or trying to become the strongest trainer in Pokémon. The handheld gaming craze was pioneered by Nintendo, with popular early lines including the Game... Read more »

Digital Paw Print: New tech announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress

Noah Thompson, Media Editor
April 27, 2015
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Nearly 6,000 miles away, in Barcelona, Spain, one of the biggest and most highly-anticipated mobile technology events occurs every year in early March: the Mobile World Congress (MWC). At this event, some of the biggest contenders in the smartphone universe go head-to-head for your attention and –... Read more »

Apple products hit shelves

Apple products hit shelves

Dhanush Patel, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
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More shiny, expensive metal? That’s right, Apple released new products on March 9, and the one item that stood out at this oft anticipated event was the release of the Apple Watch. It has some cool features allowing users to get work done without whipping out their phones, such as being able... Read more »

Expect to be spellbound by musical

Expect to be spellbound by musical

Sarah Chi, Staff Writer
April 21, 2015
Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Spring. S-P-R-I-N-G. Spring. Spring is the season of new beginnings. Flowers, pastel colors, allergies and bees. More specifically, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” Cal High’s first musical in five years where the choir, drama and band departments collaborate for this show. This... Read more »

LGBT characters make an impact in novels, movies, TV

LGBT characters make an impact in novels, movies, TV

Adam Jackson, A&E Editor
March 10, 2015
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The diversification of literature is reaching new levels. No longer is literature dominated by the straight, white, cisgendered male. Lately, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) characters have been appearing more frequently in books and movies. This is fantastic... Read more »