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Grammy’s newfound diversity

Grammy’s newfound diversity

Siena Sharpe, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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More women, people of color and diverse music genres were represented and celebrated than ever before at the 60th annual Grammy Awards this year. Over the years, the Grammy recording academy’s  – the group of individuals who decide the winners – go-to demographic that has been white males,...

And the Oscar goes to…

Mason Allen, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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The First Academy Awards ceremony was held in the Ballroom of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles on May 16, 1929. Since then, there have been 88 awards ceremonies, and on March 4 of this year we will see the 90th Academy Awards.  Here are my predictions for this year. “Three...

Women stand strong together at Golden Globe Awards

Women stand strong together at Golden Globe Awards

Isabelle Coburn, Freshman columnist

February 9, 2018


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Upon watching the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, there was a complete blackout in the wardrobe for all the attendees.  This was no coincidence.  The females of Hollywood were on a mission, and it was clear they weren’t going to leave without getting what they wanted. Ava DuVernay, an American...

What celebrity should be President?

Kiley Borba, Conan Maron, Shirin Afrakhteh, and Mason Allen

February 9, 2018


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Name: Kiley Borba Position: Staff Writer Candidate: Alex Jones When I wrote about this exact thing last year before the 2016 election, I called for the end of society.  Now, I would like to take a step further and call for the DECIMATION OF IT. Alex Jones will lead to this decimation.  ...

Cal’s up and coming trap stars

Cal’s up and coming trap stars

Matt Martinez and Emilio Carrera

February 9, 2018


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In 2017, hip-hop surpassed pop as the most streamed genre of music in the country.   Now more than ever, it’s being emulated by the youth. The sound being replicated by many aspiring artists in our suburban valley is hard gangster trap. There are a handful of trap artists in the East...

Bollywood dances its way to Cal

Bollywood dances its way to Cal

Neha Kaul, A&E Editor

February 9, 2018


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Bollywood has finally made its way to Cal High with its very first dance team, Chalkaa.  Chalkaa is an official on-campus club supervised by math teacher Jatinder Singh. The team consists of 18 Cal students.  Juniors Arnav Ghupta  and Milita Vazirani came up with the idea to start...

Sales a legend in league of gaming

Sales a legend in league of gaming

Joshua Ferrer, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Think of the greatest job in the world.  President or CEO might come to mind. But what about a career in video games?  Junior Braine Sales is succeeding in doing just that. Sales has risen to the top of the ranks of the video game “League of Legends,” which was created in 2010...

Singing valentines

Singing valentines

Ilene Morrisette, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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ough the halls. Singing Valentines are coming. Cal High’s chamber choir is going classroom door to door next week, singing love songs to students.  “[It is] a project designed to bring the cheesiness of love to the campus,” said Nick Patton, choir director and AP music theory teacher.  Students...

Holiday makeup really sparkles and shines

Holiday makeup really sparkles and shines

KIley Borba, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


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With this year coming to an end, now is a great time to get yourself in on 2017’s holiday makeup scene, and by the looks of it, the new trends and releases are most certainly going to make this year end with a blast. In September, the holiday makeup season started with the extremely hyped release...

‘The Disaster Artist’ inspires

‘The Disaster Artist’ inspires

Matt Martinez, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


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Watching “The Room” is the most bizarre viewing experience a human being can  have.  The film is considered by many to be one of the worst movies ever made. But it is so entertainingly awful that the atrocity becomes captivating. The notorious man behind the film, Tommy Wiseau (actor,...

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