Berkeley’s needy are getting ‘weedy’

Berkeley’s needy are getting ‘weedy’

Albert Liao, Staff Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under News Lite

Do you make less than $32,000 a year and own a medical marijuana card? Don’t worry: Berkeley has free weed for you, instead of food and necessities you actually need for survival. Recently, Berkeley’s City Council unanimously passed a law to make medical marijuana free for low income workers. “There... Read more »

Woodward escapes, returns

Woodward escapes, returns

Pierce Woodward, Advice Columnist
October 17, 2014
Filed under News Lite

Hey Cal High, I’m back. Last year, I was kidnapped. Now you’re up to speed. As usual, I’m available to answer your burning questions. Dear Woodward of Wisdom, I really want to become a good role model for someone I know, what things should I do? Sincerely, Definitely Not Expecting... Read more »

Canoodling on campus

Saatvika Deshpande, Staff Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under News Lite

You know, there’s really nothing that I enjoy more than the sight of two high schoolers going at it like hormonal chimpanzees. While a little peck here and there is common enough year-round, the few weeks that precede homecoming bear witness to a dramatic rise in displays of overly amorous affection... Read more »

Strange Map Sightings

Wynne Zhang, Staff Writer
May 30, 2014
Filed under News Lite, Online Exclusive

From crop circles to buffalo herds to people with fake pigeon heads on in Japan- it can all be discovered with the all-seeing and mighty Google Maps. People use Google Maps for navigation, but also to look through ghost towns, take  virtual vacations to the Maldives, or... Read more »

Back parking lot is a death trap

Back parking lot is a death trap

Alex Farley, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under News Lite

It is no secret that the Cal High parking lot is a death trap overflowing with reckless and inexperienced drivers. Lazy, sleep deprived zombies race into the lot in order to not be late to school. The students, barely awake, drive aimlessly into the lot dreading the day ahead of them. Tests... Read more »

Where oh where could Woodward be?

Where oh where could Woodward be?

Pierce Woodward, Advice Columnist
May 21, 2014
Filed under News Lite

Well guys, it’s official. I’ve been stolen. I’ve always dreamed about situations like this. About what I’d do, the hidden messages I’d sneak through. Then my kidnapper gives me a pen and paper and says he’ll tell The Californian to keep printing my stuff. I can’t figure him out. I... Read more »

Prom and ball bring pain to all

Prom and ball bring pain to all

Sam Gershik, Staff Writer
April 10, 2014
Filed under News Lite, Showcase

Junior Prom has come and gone and next on many students’ agenda is Senior Ball. Prom and ball are the bat mitzvah, the quinceanera, the Sweet Sixteen party every young man never had. He gets to dress up in his finest suit and tie, ride in a limo, and stay out late. But this isn’t without quite... Read more »

10 reasons to be a Belieber

10 reasons to be a Belieber

Caitlin Stein, News Lite Editor
February 28, 2014
Filed under News Lite, Showcase

Shout out to all the Beliebers out there who just want to #freebieber from facing time in prison. Justin Bieber only got a DUI and partook in illegal activities. He’s 19 years old.  Everyone makes mistakes. Biebs doesn’t get much credit these days as everyone is overlooking his one-of-a-kind... Read more »

Woodward won’t stop

Woodward won’t stop

Pierce Woodward, Advice Columnist
February 28, 2014
Filed under News Lite

Dear Woodward of Wisdom, Any tips on surviving a zombie apocalypse? Sincerely, Patient Zero   Dear Patient Zero, I knew I’d get asked this question sometime before the end of the year. I’m afraid it’s already too late for you, patient zero. But in the spirit of helping people... Read more »

New Amazon drones drop on by

New Amazon drones drop on by

Sam Gershik, Staff Writer
February 28, 2014
Filed under News Lite, Showcase

By next year, Amazon.com will likely have fully-functioning delivery drones. Thank goodness, because if shoppers have to wait another second for their Pyrex Prepware 3-piece mixing bowl set, they would be forced to bake a cake with only two dishwasher-safe bowls. It’s excellent that Amazon has... Read more »