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 seniors, Kevin Sires and another boy who wished to remain anonymous, drove onto the Cal High campus with Confederate flags mounted on... 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 »

Grizzly Growl – November 2014

November 21, 2014
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Thermostat fluctuations bother all

Thermostat fluctuations bother all

Sarah Chi, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014
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Cal High would give Goldilocks and the three bears a run for their money. “Too hot, too cold” can only be heard so many times before students begin to wonder if classrooms on campus are possessed by some binge temperature virus. Classrooms never seem to be at the right temperature and most... Read more »

Cal cafeteria cuisine unwanted

Cal cafeteria cuisine unwanted

Sofia McAnulty, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014
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Changes to the food served at American schools were put into effect July 1, 2012, as part of the National School Lunch Act that altered the composition of the cafeteria food greatly. “Sodium, fats and carbohydrates underwent extreme government scrutiny to prevent obesity,” said Bruce Hall, the... Read more »

Welcome to the Hotel California

Welcome to the Hotel California

October 17, 2014
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