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Student cast as extra in ‘13 Reasons Why’

Student cast as extra in ‘13 Reasons Why’

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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A new Netflix original TV show “13 Reasons Why” has attracted quite a following since its release on March 31. The show is based on the novel of the same name, written by Jay Asher, and it is co-produced by Selena Gomez. The plot revolves around the fictional suicide of high school studenr...

Art and Wind Festival soars on horizon

Art and Wind Festival soars on horizon

Siena Sharpe, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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San Ramon’s annual Art and Wind Festival blows into town this Memorial Day weekend at Central Park.  Get ready for two full days of arts, crafts, great food and wonderful festivities for the entire family. Due to its massive amount of visitors, the festival is easily the largest event in...

Pawsh: Pool out sandals and shorts for summer fun

Pawsh: Pool out sandals and shorts for summer fun

Lauren Cambra, Fashion Columnist

May 15, 2017


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As summer approaches, sweaters are put away as tank tops and shorts are dug out from the depths of closets.  For summer it is crucial to dress for the hotter weather.  This includes shorts, crop tops, tank tops, and different types of sandals.  A new trend for this summer is wearing...

Nintendo goes mobile

Kallie Sedrel, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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Smartphones have taken over our lives in terms of communicating with peers and sharing our lives with strangers. Since the widened availability of all kinds of technology, Nintendo has been forced to step up its game by launching multiple mobile apps for smartphone users. Nintendo released “Fire...

Nintendo is switching up gaming

Nintendo is switching up gaming

Brandon Victarino, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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The year 2017 has kicked off and Nintendo is switching it up again with their release of their latest console, the Nintendo Switch. The bulky gamepad of the Wii U has changed into the new feature of what Nintendo is calling the Joy-Con, which allows users are able to switch between either one horizontal...

E-sports popularity on the rise

E-sports popularity on the rise

Michael Bahk, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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In the digital age, video games are booming, and the playerbase for all competitive e-sports is growing rapidly.  E-sports is short for electronic sports, or any video game that is played competitively with leagues, teams, and rewards.  The organization of the games is similar to physical...

Movie industry needs to start diversifying

Movie industry needs to start diversifying

Ariel Chow, Staff Writers

March 29, 2017


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Last month’s release of “The Great Wall” starring Matt Damon has once again brought attention to the controversial topic of whitewashing, or the casting of white actors in non-white roles. “The Great Wall,” directed by Zhang Yimou, is an American-Chinese film co-production. Damon plays a...

Chocolate craze in San Francisco

Chocolate craze in San Francisco

Anna Cooper and Ilene Morrisette

March 29, 2017


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Whether you like your treats sweet, bitter or a little of both, the International Chocolate Salon satisfies all cravings.  The International Chocolate Salon in San Francisco is a place where “chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts can taste & experience the finest in artisan,...

New ‘Rick and Morty’ season excites

New ‘Rick and Morty’ season excites

Christine Lee, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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Get excited for the return of Rick and Morty, and their interdimensional adventures in the third season of Adult Swim’s “Rick and Morty.”  Based  on Justin Roiland’s animated parody of the 1985 film “Back to the Future,” “Rick and Morty” is about the hilariously bizarre misadventures...

Pawsh: Formal Fashion

Pawsh: Formal Fashion

Cherry Tam, Fashion Columnist

March 29, 2017


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Any chance to get glammed up is exciting, and many Cal High students are ecstatic for prom and ball season.  There have been numerous beauty and fashion trends flying around lately, but prom trends have always been consistent with their core standards.  Embellishments and elegant floor-length...

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