The Californian

The traditional Electoral College map generally shows a clear winner on election night, but that might not be the case this year because of so many people voting by mail.
Don’t expect a winner on election night
Jett Gold, Staff Writer • October 31, 2020

This story can also be viewed in our November 2020 Features Issue under the Print section of our website. Election day is Nov. 3, which means...

Since school campuses closed in mid-March, many students have struggled to maintain their mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cal High's first quarantined-inspired mental health advocacy club hopes to help students during global pandemic
Nimisa Panda, Staff Writer • November 18, 2020

Of the 39.51 million people that call The Golden State home, more than 1 million people have been affected by the highly contagious coronavirus,...

San Ramon Valley High senior Nic Prescott tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 19 and has since created the Compassionate Reopening petition, which calls for the reopening of San Ramon Valley Unified School District campuses only when the district can ensure the safety of everyone.
SRV student who had COVID-19 petitions district to delay reopening
November 10, 2020

Feeling nothing out of the ordinary on Oct. 17, San Ramon Valley senior Nicolas Prescott went about his normal routine by going to work and grabbing...

In a letter emailed to Cal High parents on Monday, Principal Megan Keefer included visuals of what a hybrid learning model would look like on campus.
District gives students choice to stay remote or switch to hybrid learning
November 9, 2020

We are currently conducting an anonymous survey for students and teachers alike to collect opinions on the reopening of Cal in the next semester....

The Savage Mode II album cover was seen for the first time on producer Metro Boomin’s Instagram on Oct. 3, the day after it was released. Many people have been quick to point out that the style is reminiscent of late ’90s album art.
Savage Mode II is worth the long wait
Justin Singh, Staff Writer • November 8, 2020

“Savage Mode II,” the long-awaited sequel to “Savage Mode,” by the duo 21 Savage and Metro Boomin has amassed a large number of listeners...

During Cal High
First virtual drama show, “Help Desk”, delivers lots of laughs
Michelle Nguyen, Features Editor • November 8, 2020

COVID-19 has stolen the spotlight from the drama kids, but even a global pandemic can’t stop Cal High’s drama department.  As they...

The newest hit game, Among Us, has formed many friendships and broken several more. Jelly beans run around, do tasks, and avoid getting killed as they vote players off the ship.
“Among Us”: saving 2020 one emergency meeting at a time
Shannah Saul, Staff Writer • November 4, 2020

If there’s one phrase every student recognizes right now, it’s this: red sus. From game maker Innersloth, “Among Us” is shaping up...

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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