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Legendary band Metallica returns

Legendary band Metallica returns

Anna Cooper, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
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Heavy metal band “Metallica” is set to release their new album titled “Hardwired... To Self-Destruct” on Nov. 18.  This will be their first album in eight years. Metalheads are waiting to see how the past gods of metal will revamp their name. With Jason Hetfield on vocals and rhythm... Read more »

Solange Knowles’s ‘A Seat at the Table’ is a success

Solange Knowles’s ‘A Seat at the Table’ is a success

Josh Kyser, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
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Solange Knowles released her third studio album, “A Seat at the Table,” in late September, and it was no let down.  The long anticipated album starts off on a somber note with the song “Rise”  and continues on in the same tone with tracks, “Weary” and “Interlude: The Glory is in You... Read more »

Digital photo is getting spooky

Digital photo is getting spooky

Brian Nakajima, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
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Junior Brandon Ignacio is working on his masterpiece.  What  first seemed like a regular faculty member, now has part of his jaw rotting and missing skin. With a menacing red glow, their left eye looks like its straight out of “The Terminator” film.  “I’m just finishing it... Read more »

Who will win the golden glory at next Oscars?

Jenna Lyons, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
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Oscar season is upon us, and this year there are plenty of movies to add to your must-see list. The next few months will be a whirlwind of nomination announcements and award shows. Fans and critics are already making predictions about movie nominations. The most recent movie that has been grabbing... Read more »

Google’s new phone is pretty much revolutionary

Josh Choi, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
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Google announced its new phone, the Google Pixel, on Oct. 4 at their Google Event in San Francisco. The first thing that came to my mind was how similar the phone design was to  the  iPod Touch. It had the same white background and screen design. But how exactly is the Pixel similar and... Read more »

‘Battlefield 1’ is innovative

‘Battlefield 1’ is innovative

Michael Bahk, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
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Gamers, war buffs and pop enthusiasts everywhere are preparing to sacrifice late night hours and money to game company EA’s brand new triple A title “Battlefield 1.”  “Battlefield 1” is EA’s newest installment in the already successful and renowned franchise “Battlefield.” All of the “Ba... Read more »

Fall trends

Cherry Tam, Fashion Collumnist
November 7, 2016
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As we transition into the colder and gloomier season of autumn, we all have trouble deciding what to wear in the morning.  Nobody can bear ditching their tanks, skirts, T-shirts, or shorts, so fall fashion is the perfect combination of summer and winter trends. Due to the inconsistent temperatures... Read more »

J.K. she didn’t write it

J.K. she didn’t write it

Anna Cooper, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
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The newest installment in the Harry Potter universe, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” was presumed to be written by J.K. Rowling herself, However, fans were surprised to find that screenwriter Jack Thorne was behind the pen. The book, the eighth in the series to be published, was released... Read more »

What’s old is new again

What’s old is new again

Ilene Morrisette, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
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Grab your textbooks, sharpen your pencils, and pick up your Pokéballs. It’s time to go to school and catch somePokémon along the way. “Pokémon Go” is a popular mobile game that encourages players to go outisde and capture pokémon in the real world. The game has been sweeping the nation,... Read more »

Art program is underfunded

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
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In today’s society, the increasing value placed on academics and pressure to attend college is being followed by a decreasing support of the arts. Cal High is no exception. When asking about the funding of the art program at our school, the general consensus is that it is nearly nonexistent. “The... Read more »

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