Substitute a no-show, class left alone

Erin Fox, Managing Editor
December 18, 2014
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Class began normally on Dec. 5 for teacher Chris Doherty’s third period senior American Government class until students realized they had no teacher. After students said they were unsupervised for more than an hour, a female staff member learned the substitute who was scheduled to cover for Doherty... Read more »

Noises from the newsroom: December

December 18, 2014
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Yule time cheer

Yule time cheer

December 18, 2014
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UC tuition to rise next year

UC tuition to rise next year

Wynne Zhang, Graphics Editor
December 18, 2014
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University of California students have voiced their outrage with protests across the state since proposed tuition hikes were announced late last month. UC President Janet Napolitano introduced a plan for tuition increases over the next five years. Tuition and fees would increase up to 5 percent per... Read more »

Color for a cause

Color for a cause

November 21, 2014
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Flag confiscation creates controversy

Flag confiscation creates controversy

Austin Hille, Editor in Chief
November 21, 2014
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Is it within a student’s First Amendment rights to display a Confederate flag on a public school campus? Controversy swirled about this subject last month when two senior boys, both of whom are not being named for fear of retaliation, drove onto the Cal High campus with Confederate flags mounted... Read more »

Teacher tenure removed after California ruling

Vaidya Keeran, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014
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The seemingly secure positions of educators in California has been jeopardized with the recent court case Vergara v. California.  The case began in 2012 when nine public school students challenged the state of California’s education system. The plaintiffs believed every child deserved... Read more »

Student robbed in Cal’s back parking lot

Arman Tafazzoli, Managing Editor
November 21, 2014
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A senior boy said he was robbed by two suspects in Cal High’s back parking lot near the Iron Horse Trail after varsity basketball tryouts on Nov. 10. The student, who is not being named because he is a victim of a crime, had left campus after tryouts but later returned once he realized he left his... Read more »

Closed main building upsets students

Closed main building upsets students

Alek Feher and Radeen Shemirani
November 21, 2014
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Students have been banned from eating and drinking in the main building since Oct. 28 because of the growing trash problem at lunch. This new policy, which has been enacted in the past, is once again frustrating students. “The campus is too crowded,” said senior Cory Schumacher. “There wouldn’t... Read more »

Naviance frustrates many

November 21, 2014
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It’s the dreaded college app season, and all seniors are scrambling to apply to their dream colleges. Among the excitement and stress are also numerous complaints about Naviance Family Connection, an instrument mandatory to the process. Naviance is a college career readiness vehicle for middle... Read more »