The Californian

Pope’s not-so-fire mixtape

Pope’s not-so-fire mixtape

Verona Pichler, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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Pope Francis will no longer simply be known as the Bishop of Rome or the world leader of the Catholic Church. He will also be known as the first of 266 popes to release a fire mixtape. The Pope, in accompaniment with multiple choirs, Damiano Affinito, Giorgio Kriegsch, and Alessia Busetto, came...

Keeping your burgers safe

Keeping your burgers safe

MacKenzie Brown, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


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Introducing the new addition to In-n-Out’s menu: the Hamburger Homies! Are you tired of wild teenagers having territory disputes by throwing mediocre fries at each other? Do you want students to stop dumping water on your car? If so, the Hamburger Homies are here for you. The San Ramon Police...

Newlyweds say, “High do”

Newlyweds say, “High do”

Saif Khan, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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Weed, ganja, pot, bud, tree, dro, hemp, reefer, hash, grass. Whatever title you bestow upon the burning bush, it is clear that marijuana has enjoyed a significant rise in prominence and popularity in the United States. So substantial is this rise in support and acclaim that people are looking toward...

San Jose student shocks the world

San Jose student shocks the world

Emma Hall, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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All over the nation there has been word of an extraordinary student at Leland High School in San Jose. His attributes have changed California’s history and have made national news. This particular student is ingenious, amiable, and a part of a select number of students in the student council....

Sit down and listen up, you freshmen

Cameron Harris, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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Freshman year is a year of firsts. First high school experience, first block schedule, and your first set of unwritten rules. These rules and regulations have been passed down since Cal High ’s founding in 1973. Freshman, you get the unparalleled 3rd floor. Its roomy hallways allow for unlimited...

Facebook: a gift beyond the grave

Facebook: a gift beyond the grave

Raz Mostaghimi, Staff Writer

June 5, 2015


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Great news for ghosts-to-be: in February, Facebook introduced a new feature called the “Legacy Contact.” With this feature, people can give control of their Facebook accounts to a friend or family member after they die. The loved one in charge of the account can accept friend requests, change...

Farewell, Cal High. And now, a hysterical list of what one can do after high school

Farewell, Cal High. And now, a hysterical list of what one can do after high school

Sam Gershik and Pierce Woodward

June 5, 2015


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Seniors, we are now done with high school. What are some options for what to do next? We could go to college. We could go the military. We could become facetious bloggers that sip coffee and fill with so much false confidence we stop paying taxes. We could adopt a dog. We could skin a cat. We could...

Body cameras belong on our teachers

Saatvika Deshpande, Staff Writer

June 5, 2015


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In the wake of President Obama’s initiative to put body camera on  police officers nationwide, another genius idea has come to light: to attach body cameras to Cal High teachers. While some might see this as an invasion of privacy, we at The Californian see it as a simple monitoring device. What b...

War of the Woodwards

War of the Woodwards

Pierce Woodward, Advice Columnist

April 27, 2015


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So I found him. I found the guy who kidnapped me. He’s a scientist, but the worst kind. I wasn’t the only person he had kidnapped. There were many others, all of whom had been experimented on by this scientist. I was the only success story. Needless to say, I developed a hero complex, and...

I raaaaaaaaaaan, I ran so far away

Arman Tafazzoli, Managing Editor

April 27, 2015


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I ran is a sentence. Iran, pronounced “ee-ron” for all you uncultured gringos, is a country. A very disliked and misunderstood country here in the U.S. I had the pleasure of spending my three weeks of spring break (taking off an extra two weeks to add to the one) in Iran after not having visited...

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