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  • ‘Ultra Sun’ and ‘Ultra Moon’ improves the Pokémon experience
  • Students kneel as a form of protest
  • District proposing significant changes
  • Three Cal alumni killed in recent American tragedies
  • Cal places 2nd at Fleet Week
‘Ultra Sun’ and ‘Ultra Moon’ improves the Pokémon experience

Kevin Sablynski, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017No Comments

“Pokémon” games have been well-celebrated and successful for over 20 years now, with its newest installments last month, Pokémon “Ultra Sun” and “Ultra Moon,” being no exception. Last year, we saw “Pokémon Sun” and “Pokémon Moon” released to high acclaim by critics and fans alike. The “Ultra” installments are spiritual successors of the games introduced last year, recreating the narrative with a few new characters, events, and more Pokémon to be found througho...

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District proposing significant changes

Cameron Harris and Brian Nakajima

November 7, 20171 Comment

Superintendent Rick Schmitt’s vision for sweeping changes at Cal High and other secondary schools in the district, is so far being met with resistance from students, teachers and parents. At an Oct. 24 meeting, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education heard many parent and student concerns about Schmitt’s proposed plans, which are designed to combat student stress and deal with district funding problems.  Various issues have arisen during parent forums and student...

  • Student arrested for alleged fire extinguisher attack November 7, 2017
  • Three Cal alumni killed in recent American tragedies November 7, 2017
  • My experience at Cal as a foreign exchange student November 7, 2017

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Students kneel as a form of protest

Anne Syed, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017No Comments

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s form of protest has inspired various high school students in the Bay Area to follow his lead and express their...

  • Should Americans be allowed to take a knee during the National Anthem? November 7, 2017
  • Senior reflects about struggle with anxiety October 2, 2017
  • Teachers implement meditation in class October 2, 2017

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Cal places 2nd at Fleet Week

Ilene Morrisette, A&E Editor

November 7, 2017No Comments

Cal High’s marching band and color guard have taken on a whole new competition. On Oct. 9, the teams were invited to the annual Fleet Week, which is essentially a “battle...

Slam poetry is quite a scene

Neha Kaul, A&E Editor

November 7, 2017No Comments

There has been a recent peak of interest in the art of slam and performance poetry at Cal High.  Many Cal students regularly attend and participate in a number of...

  • ‘FIFA 18’ worth a buy? November 7, 2017
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Grizzlies geared up for NCS playoffs

Alex Suehiro, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017No Comments

The varsity football team’s seson can best be described as streaky. After opening the season with three straight wins, Cal lost its next three games before bouncing back...

Can any team take the Warriors crown?

Aidan Trejo, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017No Comments

  The Golden State Warriors have won two of the last three NBA championships, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015 and 2017, and losing in 2016 in a series that...

A real hater’s guide to the NBA season

Conan Maron, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017No Comments

Oh boy, what an incredibly unpredictable year of  basketball it’s going to be. It’s not like there’s only two or three teams that can actually win the title. Across...

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