Should America be more involved in Middle East?

Benjamin Sellers and Radeen Shemirani
October 17, 2014
Filed under Opinion

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Cal parent poses possible solution to closed campus

Michell Bishoff, Guest Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Editor – As a parent of a Cal High freshman, I read the recent articles in the Cal High paper with interest. The closed campus seems to be a source of contention and I hope the school finds a solution soon to meet the students desire for variety during lunch while also satisfying the school’s... Read more »

Popular eateries ban students from entering

Staff Editorial
October 17, 2014
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Recently, fast-food restaurants in Antioch have been taking drastic measures to discourage high school students from eating at their establishments because of disruptive behavior in the restaurants and in parking lots. Taco Bell and McDonald's has barred teenage entry to their dining rooms from 3-4:30... Read more »

Modern feminism is here to stay for good

Staff Editorial
October 17, 2014
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Amidst the haze of social media, where ideas are fleeting and movements are unfinished, it is rare for our generation to fight for change. And not just for the length it takes to favor a post, but for an actual measurable amount of time that can result in real change. Thankfully, this fourth wave... Read more »

More campus accommodations necessary

Staff Editorial
September 19, 2014
Filed under Editorial

After the town hall meeting was hosted by Principal Sarah Wondolowski on Aug. 23, it was made painfully clear to the Class of 2015 that Cal High’s closed campus will not be opening any time soon. Students have swarmed the commons at lunchtime, snuck off campus to score Taco Bell, and expressed general... Read more »

Hashtags harm the security of our nation

Hashtags harm the security of our nation

Mira Aboutaam, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under Opinion

American citizens believe that the First Amendment protects anything and everything they say, write, or post. That is not true and when you abuse your First Amendment rights there will be consequences. On Sunday, April 13, a young girl named “Sarah” sent a tweet to American Airlines, reading,“Hello... Read more »

Powdered alcohol poses possible threat

Ryan Zhang, Media Editor
May 21, 2014
Filed under Opinion

On  April 8th, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved what appeared to be a game-changing product that finally answers the question, “Turn down for what?” Say hello to Palcohol, a form of freeze-dried liquor that may be making its way to the mouths (and nostrils) of consumers around... Read more »

District should offer non-college options

Editorial
May 21, 2014
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In the “bubble town” known as San Ramon it seems that all of society sets up students for only one option after high school: college. While college is certainly one of the best choices for a career path after high school, The Californian finds it somewhat offensive and narrow-minded that... Read more »

Fires cause students to evacuate, or not

Fires cause students to evacuate, or not

Editorial
May 21, 2014
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The typical American high school is a myriad of smells. The scents of floor cleaner, sweat, perfume, and coffee mix together to make a pungent aroma that is unique to a group of teenagers gathering together to receive an education. Out of all these odors, one odor that should never be present is smoke.... Read more »

Prison system proves to be unjust

Prison system proves to be unjust

Delainey Willing, Staff Writer
May 21, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Solitary confinement is a disgusting practice used all over America to break, or hold, dangerous inmates. Dating back to the 19th century, solitary confinement has been used as a form of correctional punishment in prisons worldwide. Prisoners would typically spend anywhere from 22-24 hours a day locked... Read more »