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Rising college costs

Rising college costs

Noah Thompson, A&E Editor
June 3, 2016
Filed under Senior Issue, Senior Issue 2016, Showcase

It is a warm, summer day. Hundreds of students are packed in the stadium anticipating the moment that they have been waiting for years to experience: to finally graduate high school, and plunge headfirst into the world of college. For some, it will be a dream come true. For others, it will be their... Read more »

Summer blockbusters take on the silverscreen

Summer blockbusters take on the silverscreen

Tristen Singer, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under A&E, Showcase

With summer right around the corner, movie companies are gearing up for the biggest and best movies of the year. These movies that should be at the top of anyone’s list to see this summer, regardless of preferred genre. “Suicide Squad” (August 5) Let’s start it off with the obvious one. E... Read more »

What to do in the Bay Area

What to do in the Bay Area

Jasmine Wu, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Cal High students are all ready to pack their vacation bags and get out of here. Summer begins next week. But what if you could stay where you are and still have a great summer? The Bay Area provides some of the best places and events that will surely capture your attention. So make sure you grab... Read more »

Aqua Bears sink under corporate ambitions

Aqua Bears sink under  corporate ambitions

Patrick Rettig, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

What started as an abrupt removal of a historic swim team may result in a change for the entire community surrounding the San Ramon Golf Club. The San Ramon Golf Club was sold at the end of 2015 to Michael Schlessinger and Beverly Hills attorney Ronald Richards. The new ownership is in the preliminary... Read more »

This pun was on porpoise

Tristen Singer, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under News Lite, Showcase

Dolphins are the cute, cuddly and innocent friends of the sea. But in the case of six dolphins currently patrolling the ports of Russia, all is not as it seems. That’s right, as a part of a program dating back to the 1960s, Russia over-seas its very own fleet of “attack dolphins.” Sound... Read more »

Grizzlies making their mark

Grizzlies making their mark

Brendan Ogburn, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The women’s lacrosse team is in the midst of a historical season. As of Wednesday, the Grizzlies were ranked No. 4 in the nation and No. 2 in California, according to maxpreps.com. The squad is off to a 16-0 start, including four victories against league opponents. Their play on the field... Read more »

School club promotes diversity

School club promotes diversity

Linda Wang, Features Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Among the wide variety of clubs at Cal High, the culture club distinctively sets itself apart from the rest. Led by junior Kathley Letran, the Culture Club shares and informs students about the diverse cultures within Cal High and around the world. “The purpose of our culture club is to educate... Read more »

Day of Silence sparks backlash

Day of Silence sparks backlash

Kat LeTran, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Duct tape slapped. Mouths shut. Silence spread. Many students at Cal High and throughout the nation actively took part in Day of Silence on April 15 to protest the struggles the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community faces everyday. “The point of Day of Silence is to bring... Read more »

Interim principal fills in until June

Interim principal fills in until June

Jessica Yuan, Features Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Cal students will see a new face on campus over the course of the next few months as Janet Terranova serves as Cal High’s interim principal. While Principal Sarah Cranford is on  maternity leave to welcome a new baby boy into her family, Terranova has stepped in as interim principal for the remainder... Read more »

Double hotel bookings cost MUN Club more than $6,000

Double hotel bookings cost MUN Club more than $6,000

Aileen Villalpando, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The Model United Nations (MUN) Club recently squandered more than 70 percent of its budget after unknowingly booking twice as many rooms as needed at hotels for the Berkeley MUN conference last month. Bookkeeping records show the club spent $6,152 on reservations for two nights at the Nash Hotel for... Read more »

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