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Meet Cal’s New Principal

Meet Cal’s New Principal

Ananya Nag, Christine Oh, and Emily Burrus

August 29, 2019

Cal High has gone through its fair share of principals recently, the newest of whom is Megan Keefer. Keefer, who is Cal’s third principal in the last 12 months, was hired in May to replace Christopher George after 2018-19 school year. George is now the assistant director of secondary education for ...

There is hope for Venezuela

Sabrina Contreras, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

  Beautiful beaches, mountains that are full of life, warm bread with coffee, cheese on everything, intense card games, awfully translated TV shows, and the sweetest mangoes. If I told a stranger that these were the things that represent Venezuela to me, they would either think I’m crazy or they...

Niners make a clear choice, Raiders…not so much

Niners make a clear choice, Raiders…not so much

Josh Nichols, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

The first day of the NFL draft is in the books, and the Raiders did it again with another head-scratching pick at No. 4 overall, but recovered with two other solids first round selections. The 49ers took the safe, and expected, pick with Nick Bosa, who was considered the top pass rusher and overall pro...

Sharks don’t get love they deserve

Sharks don’t get love they deserve

Cameron McKeon, Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

It’s time the San Jose Sharks get the respect they deserve in the Bay Area. If last night’s 5-4, Game 7 series-clinching, overtime win over the Vegas Golden Knights doesn’t turn heads around the bay, nothing will. It’s arguably the most resilient performance in the team’s history. The Sharks ...

March Madness is just heating up

Josh Nichols, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

On March 17 in the year of our lord 2019, March Madness commenced. Like the Purge, the weak teams have started to get rooted out and eliminated to the likes of powerhouses Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and Gonzaga. In fact, all of the top three seeds in each region advanced to the Sweet 16, someth...

The fight for environmental policy

The fight for environmental policy

Priyanka Krishna, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

The talk of global warming has raised political controversy throughout society for several decades.  By definition, global warming is the gradual increase in temperature of the earth’s atmosphere caused by the rise of greenhouse gases.  Climate change has not only been a growing problem concerning the environment, but it has als...

Hey, where’s my lunch?

Hey, where’s my lunch?

Rachel Pak, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

After four long hours of classes, Cal High’s collective stomach is grumbling. Before lunch starts, students place orders on DoorDash and other food delivery services and eagerly wait in class for the food to arrive. But when third or fourth periods end and everyone rushes to the front of the...

Cal Confessions #1

The Californian Editors

February 20, 2019

Welcome to the first installment of Cal High Confessions! Students anonymously submit through our form and read others' most fascinating, funny and honest secrets. Submit yours HERE for the next round of confessions. They'll be uploaded to our online exclusives page when the next issue com...

Drake’s Scorpion should win best album at Grammys

Drake’s Scorpion should win best album at Grammys

Kate Hong, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

It’s finally time for the 2019 GRAMMY Awards, and we’re set to have some pretty competitive nominations this year. The GRAMMY Awards is an annual showcase that recognizes the talents of popular musicians.The ceremony airs this Sunday on channel CBS. Some of the award categories are the Album ...

Are you ready for some football?

Californian staff

February 1, 2019

Super Bowl LIII is bringing about much excitement, featuring familiar faces as well as first-timers. The majority of America hopes that this is the beginning of the end for Tom Brady and the Patriots reign because they seem to be in the Super Bowl every year are often embroiled in controversy. But this ti...