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Stereotypes pose a serious danger to American values

Michael Bahk, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Features

Many students can say that at one point in their high school careers, they have somehow been generalized into a forced stereotype based upon their ethnicity, sexuality, gender, or other such aspects of their personality and identity. The act of stereotyping is when someone generalizes the way people...

Hate crimes rise after election

Brandon Victoriano, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Features

While President Donald Trump entered the presidency with the lowest approval rating in US history, there are still millions people who rejoice at his victory. Within 10 days of Trump’s election, about 900 reports of harassments and intimidations occurred, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center,...

I am a target of stereotyping

Josh Choi, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Features

As an Asian American, I am stereotyped on a daily basis. There are some people who snicker at my driving skills, stare at the food I eat, or ask if I am raised by tiger parents. Over time, I have become accustomed to these stereotypes. But it was only a few years ago that I first experienced them. Growing...

Cooking up something in the kitchen

Cooking up something in the kitchen

Gabby Reid and Anna Cooper
December 20
Filed under Features, Showcase

Some of the best things about the holiday season are all the delicious foods that come with it. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Hanukkah, eat vegan or traditional, there will always be a holiday dish that will make your taste buds tingle and your mouth water. Here are some of our favorites.     Swee...

Get cozy with Christmas films

Get cozy with Christmas films

Iris Kang, Staff Writer
December 15
Filed under Features

‘Tis the season to be Jolly and what better way to celebrate the holiday season than watching some Christmas movies. So, once it’s that time to sit back with a cozy blanket and watch your festive evening film, consider watching these all-time classics. "Elf" (2003) Director: John Favreau Buddy, acted ...

Holiday Starbucks cups launched

Holiday Starbucks cups launched

Ilene Morrisette, Staff Writer
December 15
Filed under Features

For those with a Starbucks obsession, only one thing signifies the start of the holiday season: Starbucks’ red cups. Originally launched in 1997, the cups have become a holiday tradition for Starbucks lovers. The red cups with winter themed designs have been a staple of the holiday season, but...

Cal High rehearses for the holiday season

Ariel Chow, Staff Writer
December 15
Filed under Features

The holiday season isn’t complete without some classic holiday music to get people in the mood for winter festivities.  Each year, the Cal High bands perform at winter concerts with songs that are sure to spark the holiday spirit in everyone. Jazz band and jazz ensemble performed on Tuesday...

Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use in the state of California?

Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use in the state of California?

Kaylie Rankin and Shirin Afrakhteh
November 7
Filed under Features

YES FOR PROP 64 Kaylie Rankin Vote yes for proposition 64, which will legalize recreational marijuana in California. By doing this, the sales of marijuana will be taxed and no one under age of 21 will be allowed to use or have possession of the drug, which wouldn’t be a change from current law. ...

Some of 16 California propositions outlined

Julia Tjan, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Features

There is no doubt that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have taken center stage this election, leaving important inner-state propositions largely ignored. The 16 propositions that will appear on the ballot for tomorrow’s election have the potential to directly affect the lives of Californians, perhaps...

San Ramon City Council seats are up for grabs

Sam Campopiano, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Features

Although many voters are focusing on the national election, local San Ramon city elections take place tomorrow as well. Four candidates are competing for two spots on the San Ramon City Council.  The candidates are incumbents Scott Perkins and Phil O’Loane, and newcomers Sabina Zafar and Susmita...

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