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Tik Tok brings out student stars

Tik Tok brings out student stars

Ella Johnson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

More than 500 million people worldwide are active tiktokers.  Whether these people create or just watch videos, they all share the fun experience of Tik Tok.  Many Cal High students are constantly on the app. One of them, sophomore Matt Hanson, started his Tik Tok a year ago and has b...

Top 10 Songs of the Decade

Top 10 Songs of the Decade

Aidan Trejo, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

1. Runaway - Kanye West “Runaway”- The self proclaimed god and best artist of his generation outdid himself with his 2010 album, “My Dark Beautiful Twisted Fantasy”. This album had one of the best opening weeks of any album this decade selling 500,000 units. From the initial sound of the firs...

‘Almost, Maine’ shines a light on love in a new way

‘Almost, Maine’ shines a light on love in a new way

Sophia Puentes, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Cal High drama brought romance, comedy, and heartbreak to life last week with its rendition of “Almost, Maine.”  Written by John Cariani, the play consists of nine short romantic stories that loosely tie together and are all set in the small town of Almost, Maine, giving the play its name...

The ‘happiest’ service on earth

The ‘happiest’ service on earth

Angela Zhang, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Most of our favorite Marvel shows were taken from Netflix this week. Who snapped? Disney+. Disney+ is a streaming service released on Tuesday that hosts all Disney owned shows and movies.  This includes “The Simpsons”, “Pirates of the Caribbean”, and all Marvel and Star Wars shows. Dis...

Disney releases ‘Frozen’ sequel this month

Disney releases ‘Frozen’ sequel this month

Shannah Saul, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Ready for the ultimate time warp? It’s been almost seven years since the first “Frozen” movie came out.  Regardless of whether you actually liked the first movie (or at least liked it until your younger siblings and cousins blasted “Let it Go” for the hundredth time), it’s pretty obv...

Cellist Joins Marching Band

Cellist Joins Marching Band

Miranda LeGate, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

The Cal High marching band has never had a cellist before, but their new one is making her mark and is here to stay. Senior Jewel Cha, who has played the cello for eight years, is excited about her opportunity to join the marching band this year. She is enjoying her time in the band’s front ensemble,...

Aspiring Artists Showcase their Talents

Aspiring Artists Showcase their Talents

Aidan Trejo, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

  In a small apartment building in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset District, more than 50 people that watched musicians and artists unveil their creative talents. Cal High seniors Chris Nigro and Hana Coughlin were among those artists displaying their work the last week of summer in what turned...

Rolling Loud Gathers Music Fans

Sophia Puentes, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

OAKLAND – Despite delayed performances and technical issues, Bay Area Rolling Loud still had many highs for local fans. The annual two day hip hop festival rolled through the Oakland Coliseum parking lot on Sept. 28-29, and was met with enthusiastic fans who seemed to enjoy themselves despite a w...

Tool’s New Album Was Well Worth the Wait

Tool’s New Album Was Well Worth the Wait

Ari Harvey, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

For a long 13 years, fans of alternative metal band Tool have waited for new material. As the band teased a fifth album not long after the release of “10,000 Days” in 2006, nobody expected it would take this long. Some fans even turned away from Tool’s music, not being able to stand the increas...

Lead Actress in ‘Mulan’ Supports Police Brutality

Lead Actress in ‘Mulan’ Supports Police Brutality

Isabelle Coburn, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Controversy after controversy has been challenging the making of the live-action take of Disney’s “Mulan”. Already, Disney has decided to withdraw talking dragons and the much-loved musical aspect for cultural respect in the live action movie. Disney has been getting “down to business”, making ...