The Californian

Making a name for herself on and off the stage

Making a name for herself on and off the stage

Sophia Puentes, Reporter, Photographer

April 1, 2020

Cal High senior Sarah O’Brien has soared above and beyond in theater at and outside of school. O’Brien was first introduced to theater through school events and community productions when she was around eight years old. She continued to practice the arts in drama club and in theater...

Cal’s Podcast King

Cal’s Podcast King

Jeana Lee, Reporter, Photographer

March 28, 2020

At the beginning of the school year, senior Cameron King’s psychology class was asked to present their short-term and long-term goals. As King listened to his fellow classmates present their goals, he noticed that everyone’s short term goals were the same. “I wasn’t about that,” Kingsaid....

The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ is another hit

The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ is another hit

Abhyudaya Srivastava, Reporter

March 20, 2020

       Two new platinum certified hits, another hit single, and a new album and tour. What more could fans want?         Abel Tesfaye, known by his stage name The Weeknd, has been spoiling his fans recently, and released “After...

Fans circle over Miller’s album

Fans circle over Miller’s album

Abhyudaya Srivastava, Reporter

February 11, 2020

 Many people stayed awake  on Jan. 16 anticipating the release of a very special piece by Malcolm James McCormick, also known as Mac Miller.  His family announced some “good news” when they said they were releasing a posthumous album titled “Circles,” featuring many pieces he...

Seven is the lucky number for BTS

Seven is the lucky number for BTS

Michelle Nguyen, Graphics Co-Editor

February 11, 2020

On the seventh day of the seventh year since their debut, the seven-member group BTS announced their seventh album, “Map of the Soul: 7”.  Along with the announcement, Big Hit (their label) released a schedule showing the dates certain releases drop.  This album follows “Map of...

Rage is back on stage

Ethan Thieme, Reporter

February 11, 2020

Rage Against the Machine is a band known by almost everyone.  And that isn’t just because of their angry and aggressive approach to music, but also because of how politically outspoken they are. With hits like “Bulls on Parade” and “Killing in the Name,” fans could already tell how...

A wave of new movies take on 2020

A wave of new movies take on 2020

Miranda LeGate, Reporter

February 11, 2020

It’s award season, and with it comes a host of excellent, (and not as excellent) new films. Here’s what you need to know about the films “Dolittle”, “The Rhythm Section” and “1917”. “Dolittle” The plot follows a doctor, John Dolittle (Robert Downey Jr.), who’s been in isolati...

‘Little Women’ makes its mark

‘Little Women’ makes its mark

Jeana Lee, Reporter, Photographer

February 11, 2020

“Little Women,” the American classic by Louisa May Alcott, was brought to the screen this past Christmas and has won critical acclaim.  With a 95 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and six Oscar Nominations, the film is being recognized for its artful mastery. The movie has a stellar cast ...

YouTube Rewind goes from bad to worse

YouTube Rewind goes from bad to worse

Jake Gerbracht, Photographer

December 17, 2019

Every year since 2010, the most popular video sharing platform in the world, YouTube, has uploaded a video known as YouTube Rewind in early December. This is a video produced by YouTube itself, recapping the year’s viral videos and its most popular creators on the platform that year.  But...