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Obama’s Legacy

Obama’s Legacy

Sam Campopiano, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Online Exclusive, Showcase

Today is inauguration day, the day of the peaceful passing of power.  Today marks the end of an eight-year Obama administration, and it is a good time to reflect on President Obama’s achievements. For the last eight years, President Obama has been a courageous and hard-working president. &nbs... Read more »

Cooking up something in the kitchen

Cooking up something in the kitchen

Gabby Reid and Anna Cooper
December 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Some of the best things about the holiday season are all the delicious foods that come with it. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Hanukkah, eat vegan or traditional, there will always be a holiday dish that will make your taste buds tingle and your mouth water. Here are some of our favorites.     Swee... Read more »

Racism remains an issue on campus

Racism remains an issue on campus

Brian Nakajima, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The previous months have taken a toll on Cal High as many students, staff and parents have become exhausted by the issue of racism. Since the first instance of racist graffiti at Cal was discovered on Oct. 18, three more incidents of graffiti, an emergency meeting between parents and the principal,... Read more »

Local golf course could close

Local golf course could close

Sam Campopiano, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The San Ramon Golf Club could close this month if the new owners are not allowed to build housing. If the city of San Ramon does not change the zoning of the San Ramon Golf Course to allow the new owners to build housing on part of the course by the end of the month, the new owners have pledged to... Read more »

Student spreads love with anonymous notes

Student spreads love with anonymous notes

Sidney Dutcher, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Can you make a stranger’s day without ever speaking to him or her? That is the goal of Cal High junior Sanjana Murthy, who has made it her personal mission to change the campus culture for the better. Murthy has begun leaving handwritten letters of encouragement around campus for strangers to... Read more »

Native land and people should not be disrespected

Native land and people should not be disrespected

Kat LeTran and Emma Hall
December 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The Army Corps of Engineers has finally declared to find a new route for the Dakota Access pipeline.  Over the past three  months, Sioux Native Americans have fought arduously to remove the pipeline construction from their land. But the fight is not over. Dakota  Access still has... Read more »

Neumann takes biking head on

Neumann takes biking head on

Kallie Sedrel, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Halfway down Follow Me, a mountain bike trail in Mammoth Lakes, California, junior Kayla Neumann hit a root with her front tire coming off a drop. She flipped over the handlebars, which jammed into her pelvis, causing a fracture.  Despite the fall, Neumann continued the last mile, knowing that... Read more »

Presidential candidates square off

Presidential candidates square off

Gabby Reid, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

With all the buzz about tomorrow’s election, it can be almost overwhelming to take everything into account. Students that are or will be 18 by Nov 8 can legally vote, so it is important to inform everyone of what the candidates stand for. The two candidates with the greatest support so far are... Read more »

Students stand up to racist graffiti

Students stand up to racist graffiti

Patrick Rettig, Editor in Chief
November 7, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Racism reared its ugly head on campus last month, destroying the feelings of safety, acceptance, and belonging felt by many students. Students and parents are outraged with the way that school administrators have dealt with the racist graffiti that was scribbled on the walls of multiple bathrooms... Read more »

Conservative Club sparks controversy

Conservative Club sparks controversy

Josh Iversen and Michelle Wang
November 7, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Cal High’s Young Conservatives Club recently disbanded in the midst of controversy among students and staff. Problems arose last month during the school’s annual Club Faire, when the club’s publicity poster featured an image of a rainbow-colored gun with the words “We shoot back” under it.... Read more »

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