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Cal High’s Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter – Part 2

Cal High's Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter - Part 2

June 12, 2020

In response to the recent protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Californian partnered with the Cal High Black Student Union to publish a Black Lives Matter Week. To end the week, we are publishing the second part of a conversation that occurred between 2020 ...

Cal High’s Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter

Students pictured are Paige McKindra (top left), Jordan Nabwe (top right), Chinwe Nwankwo (bottom left), and Lajolie Beugre (bottom right).

June 11, 2020

In response to the recent protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Californian partnered with the Cal High Black Student Union to publish a Black Lives Matter Week. To end the week, we are publishing a transcript of a conversation that occurred between 2020 Cal Hi...

How many tries does it take to get the right teacher?

How many tries does it take to get the right teacher?

Wyatt Golla, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Throughout my first year of high school I’ve been faced with a conundrum: Who are my math and health teachers? In both my first and second periods, I’ve had at least eight different teachers combined. Yes, that’s right. Eight.  It’s been a mix of substitutes, people who’ve been coddled...

Our grades may be pass/fail but the NFL draft isn’t

Roger Goodell.

Josh Nichols, News Lite Editor

April 28, 2020

The NFL Draft has come and gone, and just like every other year, pundits everywhere will be frantically trying to label each team’s draft class with a grade, so let’s give it a shot.  And special props to ESPN for ruining a bunch of player’s special moment of being drafted and then talking...

Why are we still at school?

Staff Editorial, The Voice of California High School

March 12, 2020

The San Ramon Unified School District announced the cancellation or postponement of out of school events on Wednesday because of the growing concerns associated with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.  This brings up the question: Why are the district’s 32,000-plus students still in class? Despite...

History Bowl Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

History Bowl participants practice eagerly for the History Bowl, which has since been cancelled.

Andrew Sousa and Nick Harvey

March 12, 2020

Cal High was supposed to be the epicenter of the History Bowl for the 2019-2020 school year. For the first time in school history, Cal was going to host the Northern California History Bee and Bowl Championship, which was scheduled for March 15. But because of the increased threat of the Coronavirus,...

Hollywood Hypocrisy: Oscars are still so white

Illustration by Michelle Nguyen

Ronnie Gogoi, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

The student population at Cal High is extremely diverse, with a variety of different races from all over the globe. Pulling the best and brightest from our school would result in a wide net of people from various walks of life.  It’s a simple concept… unless you’re the Academy of Motion...

49ers, Chiefs clash in Super Bowl LIV

The 49ers and Chiefs will meet up in Miami for Super Bowl LIV on February 2.

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

The NFL reaches its season finale on Sunday, with Super Bowl LIV in Miami when  the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs meet for the NFL championship.  The 49ers are looking for their first title in 24 years, sixth title overall, while the Chiefs look to earn their second Su...

Sports world mourns loss of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant bids farewell to Laker fans after his last NBA game.

Josh Nichols, News Lite Editor

January 28, 2020

Kobe Bryant is gone, but his legacy is going nowhere.  Kobe inspired millions throughout his playing career. He constantly showed that the impossible was possible, becoming one of the NBA’s most elite scoring talents just years after being drafted out of high school in 1996 by the Hornets, w...