The Californian

Drama presents the roaring ’20s

Drama presents the roaring ’20s

Matt Martinez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Cal High Drama is bringing the roaring ’20s back to the present in their upcoming adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.” Students have been working hard for over a month to do their best to bring the world that F. Scott Fitzgerald created to life. The play is being helmed by two student directors,...

Pawsh: Spring fashion trends

Pawsh: Spring fashion trends

Anne Syed, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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When the sun starts shining a little longer and the temperature rises, we all pull out our favorite shorts, flowy dresses and bring more color into our wardrobes.  Spring fashion this year calls for vibrant pastels and lots of patterns. When you walk into Forever 21, you’re going to see a l...

‘Smash Bros. 5’ is ready to brawl

‘Smash Bros. 5’ is ready to brawl

Brandon Victoriano, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Fans of the franchise “Super Smash Bros.” have been excited ever since the newest installment of the series for the Nintendo Switch was officially announced. During Nintendo Direct, an online presentation, in which Nintendo announces future titles coming to their consoles, the trailer for the...

What is the most ridiculous assignment you’ve ever recieved in high school?

Emma Hall, John Symank, Conan Maron, and Kiley Borba

April 27, 2018


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Name: Emma Hall Position: Managing Editor Assignment: “Back To The Future 4” & Memetics My high school experience has not always been prestigious like this district paints itself to be. Last year, I took a social science class that could be considered not very academically challenging. I...

Luca’s descent into Marvel madness

Luca’s descent into Marvel madness

Luca Dickten, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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On the eve of one of Marvel Studio’s most anticipated movies of all time, “Avengers: Infinity War,” two AMC theaters are running a 31-hour marathon of Marvel content, from “Iron Man” to “Avengers: Infinity War.” “Avengers: Infinity War” was released last night and will be the longest...

Will ‘Avengers:Infinity War’ live up to the hype?

Will ‘Avengers:Infinity War’ live up to the hype?

Mason Allen, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Marvel fans have been patiently waiting in excitement for the release of “Infinity War,” which was released last night. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is more popular than ever. People relish in seeing intricate action scenes and witty dialogue intertwined, where their  favorite superheroes and villains a...

Carnatic idol Vivrd Prasanna

Neha Kaul, A&E Editor

March 14, 2018


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Cal High has a lot of talented musicians and singers, but only a few can call themselves award winning. Sophomore Vivrd Prasanna can do just that.  Prasanna is a singer of South Indian Classical music, also known as Carnatic music.  Carnatic music evolved from and is greatly influenced...

Hollywood in it for the money, not art

Hollywood in it for the money, not art

Mason Allen, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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If you look at the 10 highest grossing movies from 40 years ago in 1977 and compare those with the 10 highest grossing movies of 2017, you’ll notice some differences.  First of all, 1977 was a great year for film. Some of the movies among the top 10 highest grossing films of the year include...

‘Annihilation’ is dead

‘Annihilation’ is dead

Daniel Pan, Photo Editor

March 14, 2018


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Thirty-nine years after Andrei Tarkovsky’s masterpiece, director Alex Garland, who debuted with “Ex Machina” in 2014, released last month his version of “Stalker” called “Annihilation,” a fitting title as it “refracts” the original beauty of “Stalker” into something unrecognizable. The...

What teacher should star in a Cal play?

Sophia Chan, John Symank, Cameron Harris, and Kiley Borba

March 14, 2018


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Name: Sophia Chan Position: Artist  Teacher: Sean King Anyone who’s had the privilege of being in Sean King’s class will be very familiar with the man’s aptitude for monologues. It’s as if he’s in a one man play every day of his life.  Now imagine that, but upon a stage,...

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