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Noises: Extended

Noises: Extended

May 28, 2014
Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive

In this last May issue, four staff members of the Californian wrote about their favorite summer reads. Here are two extra Noises: Adam Jackson When school goes out, most people go on exciting adventures to random places around the world. I do the same, but my way is different:... Read more »

Coldplay album enchants

Coldplay album enchants

Kathryn Lew, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive

Coldplay released “Ghost Stories” on May 19, an album that is truly magical. Coldplay is a British alternative rock band that came to the world’s attention with their debut album “Parachutes” in 2000. Their more recent albums, “Viva la Vida or Death and All... Read more »

Anime Club gears up for this year’s FanimeCon

Anime Club gears up for this year’s FanimeCon

Keilana Lorenzana, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under A&E

Cal High has had its very own Anime Club for roughly a decade. Anime is essentially animated cartoons that hail from Japan and whose main audience includes teens and adults. Characters are known for their iconic big eyes and their unique, colorful hairstyles and personalities. There is no set... Read more »

Popular senior band winding down

Popular senior band winding down

Maddy Pisio, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under A&E

Indie music is often misunderstood. Generally speaking, it tends to be disregarded as a genre for only hipster kids and the painfully ironic. Many people envision a group of manic depressive musicians gazing longingly at their shoes as they play gloomy, melancholic music. But a group of five Cal High... Read more »

Favorite Summer Read

Noises in the Newsroom
May 21, 2014
Filed under A&E

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Late-night talk show hosts play musical chairs

Late-night talk show hosts play musical chairs

Sam Gershik, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under A&E

The late-night talk show landscape has changed drastically in the past couple of months as several legendary hosts have stepped down, and some very skilled performers have filled their shoes. Since the days of Steve Allen, the first host of “The Tonight Show,” the format of late night talk shows... Read more »

New “Goat Simulator” is really bad, in a good way

Tim Hoffman, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under A&E

Every once in a blue moon, a game is released that is so incredible it changes the face of the video game industry for years to come. “Goat Simulator” is that game. In “Goat Simulator,” players take control of a goat in a small urban town and wreaks havoc on everything. Inspired by games... Read more »

There’s no fault in John Green’s stars

There’s no fault in John Green’s stars

Annissa Bensalah, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Cal High students can’t spend five minutes on campus without hearing at least one student eagerly recommending a John Green novel to friends. For those students who’ve been living under a rock, Green is an up-and-coming author known for his heart-wrenching young adult novels. In addition to... Read more »

Books everyone should read before seeing the movie

Books everyone should read before seeing the movie

Annissa Lai, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under A&E

With summer just around the corner, the stress of everything school-related is nearly over. There will be an abundance  of leisure time to relax on a beach, soaking in the summer sun. So what could be a better companion than a good book? With the current resurgence in book-to-film adaptations... Read more »

Alopex breaks garage band mold

Alopex breaks garage band mold

Maddy Pisio, Staff Artist
April 10, 2014
Filed under A&E

For most people, garage bands are synonymous with three things: high voltage power chords, tough-as-nails lyrics, and an uncontrollable amount of angst. But a trio of Cal High juniors have joined together to create a band unlike anything typically seen in suburbia, questioning what a garage band can... Read more »