The Californian

Who would you pick for a roommate?

Conan Maron, Kiley Borba, John Symank, Mason, Staff Writers

October 11, 2017


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Name: Conan Maron Position: Staff Writer Person: Jake Paul Every time I’ve tried to get a roommate in the past, they’ve been pretty bad. Every day they would just be a constant annoyance to my life. It’s not every day that I can find a good roommate.  Suddenly, that voice telling...

A$AP Mob, Daniel Caesar, XXXTentacion – ‘17’ bring a variety of different sounds and style

Meshek Gomez, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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A$AP Mob – “Cozy Tapes Vol. 2 : Too Cozy” A$AP Mob, the mainstream group that is led by A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, still touches into influences by A$AP Yams, dropped “Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy” on Aug. 25, almost a full year after the first.  The album is compiled of 14 songs and th...

Netflix to lose Disney shows

Luca Dickten, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Binge watchers rejoice but also cry because Disney content will soon be taken off the streaming service of  industry leader Netflix and moved to the yet unnamed streaming for all Disney owned media. The announcement comes as a surprise to most as Netflix has maintained a “good relationship”...

Film industry needs more women

Neha Kaul, A&E Editor

October 11, 2017


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From its birth, the film industry has always been dominated by men. Despite feminist culture making its way into mainstream society, the battle for gender equity in Hollywood ensues. Hollywood is already in hot water for their inability to include minorities in their films, and the issue extends...

Fall TV shows sure to excite, in 100 words or less

Various Staff Members

October 2, 2017


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With the countless TV shows being released this Fall, several Californian staffers wanted to share in 100 words or less what shows they are looking forward to the most (or the least) and why. Enjoy. “Ducktales”  The beloved show from 1987 returns to television and even stars the origin...

Heroes of all shapes sizes hit silver screen

Josh Ferrer, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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The year of 2017 is winding down, but there is a large lineup of highly anticipated movies that are finally coming out.  This fall, a number of fantastic sequels are being released that longtime fans are looking forward to.  A heartwarming movie to lookout for is “Wonder.” Based off...

Cal High language classes embrace art

Cal High language classes embrace art

Jenna Lyons, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


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Both the French and Chinese classes have been turning to art exhibits to further their study of the history and culture of their language. On Monday April 17, Cal High’s French classes headed to San Francisco to admire the art of one of the most famous French painters, Claude Monet. Students...

Lana Del Rey’s first single enlightens

Lana Del Rey’s first single enlightens

Vidhima Shetty, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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Prominent singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey is set to release her latest album, “Lust for Life,” in the near future. Del Rey is known to take on dark themes, such as tragic romance. But with the release of two singles, her upcoming album seems to be taking a more positive route. Although no exact...

Kendrick’s ‘DAMN.’ reflects life experiences

Kendrick’s ‘DAMN.’ reflects life experiences

Summer Reich, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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Kendrick Lamar has been known to show an accurate and raw his life experiences through  his raps. In his album “DAMN,” which dropped on April 14, he continues to do so. The album has 14 songs that all depict racial injustice, gun violence, body insecurities, the latest presidential election,...

‘Working’ toward success

‘Working’ toward success

Rhea Saini and Emma Hall

May 15, 2017


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It is once again that exciting time of the year when the Cal High drama and choir department put on a new musical production, and this one was excellent.  Directed by drama teacher Laura Woods and choir instructor Nick Patton, “Working” included astounding student choreography courtesy...

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