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Fans of Taylor Swift at Cal High create a shrine in her honor located in the first floor all-gender bathroom.

Taylor Swift rises above contract controversies

Asiyah Ally, A&E Editor November 29, 2021

“Trouble, trouble, trouble.” Taylor Swift said it best.  She has been dealing with contracts and record labels that have indeed caused a lot of trouble. At 15, Swift was signed to Big Machine...

Enhyphen members from left to right: Ni-ki, Jake, Heeseung, Jungwon, Sunghoon, Sunoo, and Jay line up for a picture after winning a Top Ten Award for Top artist in the first half of 2021.

Enhypen dashes to stardom

Hallie Chong, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

The seven member K-pop boy band Enhypen (pronounced “en-hyphen”)  has made a comeback with their first full album after a year since their initial debut. “Dimension: Dilemma” features eight...

Drake promotes his new album “Certified Lover Boy” by posting a selfie to Instagram, sporting a fresh fade.

Drake is the kind of guy…

Anika Choudhary, Online Editor November 29, 2021

Drake is a renowned musician who has won 192 awards, including four Grammys and the Billboard Music Awards’ Artist of the Decade award.  He is a man with many talents, but his biggest talent is his...

Adele performs live in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2016.

Adele says “Hello” with iconic comeback

Melody Mulugeta, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Whether you’re a rap fanatic, ’80s rock lover, or a heavy metal listener, Adele is most likely sitting somewhere in your playlists.  Adele has been gone from the industry for too long. But we are...

Cell-ebrating new STEM teachers

Kaustav Pal and Sydney Cicchitto October 19, 2021

Brad Bretzing, sports medicine     Sports Medicine teacher Brad Bretzing may be new teacher at Cal High this year, but this is not his first time on campus.  Bretzing is a Cal...

Two teachers for the history books

Aarna Prasanth, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Juliette Garcia, history As a first-year teacher, Juliette Garcia is in the middle of her probationary period at Cal High.  But the new history teacher hopes to have a long career as a Grizzly.  Garcia...

Meet Kathi Nichols, Cal’s new college and career adviser

Meet Kathi Nichols, Cal’s new college and career adviser

Ylin Zhu, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Kathi Nichols, college and career adviser Students looking for help or advice about which college best suits them will most likely meet new college and career adviser Kathi Nichols at some point. Nichols...

Chris deClercq is Cal Highs new athletic director.

Adding to the Cal administration nation

Sydney Cicchitto, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Chris deClercq, athletic director  The new athletic director at Cal High this year is Chris deClercq. He was originally a teacher in Walnut Creek, as well as the baseball coach for San Ramon...

Counting on these counselors

Counting on these counselors

Ylin Zhu, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Christine Abogado Christine Abogado used to be a college and career specialist at Fremont High School for five years. She then decided to get into counseling because she wanted to be able to prepare...

Peets cold brew is one of the better iced coffee drinks, but Philz sells the best coffee in San Ramon.

Best spots to get your coffee fix

Asiyah Ally, A&E Editor May 28, 2021

I have been drinking coffee since I was 12. Probably not my best move, but once I tried that magical bean juice I was hooked. I take my coffee iced, with no sugar and a little splash of almond/oat milk....

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