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Gavin Newsom, left, will name a replacement for Senator Kamala Harris, who becomes vice president on Jan. 20.
The choice of Kamala Harris’s replacement shouldn’t belong to just Gavin Newsom
Andrew Ma, Staff Writer • December 16, 2020

Ideally, when democracy runs smoothly, the people vote for their representation in the government and citizens have a say in who their leaders...

Senior Maddie Harris, seen here in her promotional TedxCHS poster, is one of the scheduled participants in the new club
Cal welcomes TEDxCHS for the first time
Andrew Ma, Staff Writer • February 5, 2021

After more than half a year of mapping out the big night, perfecting speeches, and reaching out to guest speakers, TEDxCHS will hold its very...

An Academic Leadership student tutor demonstrates a math equation via Zoom during student support. Tutors in the new class offer students help in a variety of subjects.
New Academic Leadership class succeeds in virtual environment
February 5, 2021

My heart raced as I entered the Zoom call for Tess Schoenthal's geometry class. I was to lead a group of students through a worksheet and help...

Cal teachers express concern about district reopening campuses
February 5, 2021

Many Cal High teachers have been concerned that the district is reopening too early and feel as though their thoughts are not being heard nor...

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Behind the scenes of Cal's 'Hamlet' production
Daphne So, Staff Writer • February 3, 2021

Usually in drama teacher Laura Woods’ theatre productions, numerous rehearsals and practice performances are hosted after school to prepare...

From TikTok trend to Broadway,
From TikTok trend to Broadway, 'Ratatouille: The Musical' makes waves in the theater world
Shiphrah Moses February 3, 2021

Almost a year ago, Broadway closed its doors.  Shows I had dreamt of seeing were closing left and right. My favorite actors were posting...

WandaVision released its first few episodes on Disney+ on Jan 15.
There's a new age in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Eli Mayerson, Staff Writer • February 3, 2021

For fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), 2021 is going to be a year to remember forever. After “Spider-Man: Far From Home” wrapped...

Cal's 2020 Class is the first ever to have a virtual graduation ceremony
Avni Kalur, Staff Writer • May 29, 2020

Across the top of the Cal High website lies a red stripe stating that class is canceled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 year.  For...

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