The First Paper: A Throwback

The First Paper: A Throwback

April 4, 2014
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In honor of Cal High's 40th anniversary, here is the Californian before it was the Californian. Cal High's first newspaper was published in 1987, lead by Editor-In-Chief Christine Lew and Supervisor Biff Barns. ... Read more »

New Testing Underway for Juniors

Chiena Ty, Staff Writer
March 27, 2014
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In previous years, Cal High juniors enjoyed having a morning or two off while freshmen and sophomores took the STAR test. That won’t be the case this year. California is among the states in which juniors are taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium... Read more »

Of Mice and Men releases impressive album

Of Mice and Men releases impressive album

Michelle Wang, Staff Writer
March 4, 2014
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Angst-ridden Californian band, Of Mice & Men recently released their third studio album, "Restoring Force,” via Rise Records. Among lineup changes and adversities, including the lead singer getting arrested, Of Mice & Men still managed to create their best album yet. Formed in... Read more »

The memoir of a tent camping, school skipping, burrito winner

The memoir of a tent camping, school skipping, burrito winner

Austin Hille, Opinions Editor
February 13, 2014
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I don’t think there is way to present this that makes me sound like a sane individual, so I’m just going to come out and say it. I skipped two days of school last month in order to camp out in front of a restaurant for a full night. It was cold, windy, and all I had was two jackets and... Read more »

Do you feel the NRG?

Do you feel the NRG?

Saatvika Deshpande, Staff Writer
January 21, 2014
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Do you enjoy singing, dancing, or performing in any way? In that case, Cal High’s newest club, NRG, may be the place for you. Led by NRG’s communications director Billy Colston, the club’s focus is the performing arts. A combination of song-and-dance production numbers... Read more »

Anchorman Delivers

Anchorman Delivers

Tim Hoffman, Staff Writer
January 21, 2014
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World famous Anchorman Ron Burgundy has returned to his ever growing legacy in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” It’s been several years after the events of the last film. Ron (Will Ferrell) and the gang have gone their separate ways.  After Ron was fired from... Read more »

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Tim Hoffman, Staff Writer
January 21, 2014
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It’s finally here, the second film in Peter Jackson's prequel trilogy to “The Lord of the Rings.” Almost one year ago, Warner Bros released “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” in theaters.  The film was a success with audiences from all over, but can the film’s... Read more »

Not So Silent Night 2013

Not So Silent Night 2013

Erin Fox , Staff Writer
December 11, 2013
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Oakland's Oracle Arena was sold out for night two of Live 105's Not So Silent Night on Saturday as fans packed the place for alternative rock artists Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Alt-J, Bastille, and The Neighbourhood. Arcade Fire, a Canadian indie rock band since 2001,... Read more »

Bastille’s Bad Blood

Bastille’s Bad Blood

Erin Fox, Staff Writer
December 9, 2013
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British indie pop band Bastille has recently made its debut into the American music scene with its first full length album, “Bad Blood.” Bastille originally began as the solo project of lead singer Dan Smith, who named the band after the French independence day, which... Read more »

A Tribute to the Boston Bombing

A Tribute to the Boston Bombing

Sydney Finkel, Staff Writer
December 9, 2013
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

The Boston Marathon is the most famous foot race in the Unites States. It is always ran on the first Monday of April, and is considered a holiday in the city of Boston. Schools are closed, and over one million people come out to support the runners. It is held in April... Read more »