The Californian

New district internet surveillance tactics are draconian

Staff Editorial December 21, 2021

When using the internet, the last thing we expect are eyes other than ours keeping tabs on our activity. The internet is our own safe space where we have the freedom to do, say, and search for anything...

Gift the environment an eco-friendly holiday

Staff Editorial December 21, 2021

Staff editorials reflect the views of The Californian editorial board. With the holidays here, people have been preparing their decorations and gifts for the giving season. Strings of lights, colorful...

Rushing crowds line up in front of stores, scrambling in pre-Christmas spirit.

Black Friday is the year’s most festive scam

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the views of the staff writer. Most everyone has been engaging in the most expensive time of the year: holiday shopping. In order to help with this occasion, the day after Thanksgiving...

International travel bans arent helping people any more than wearing your mask halfway.

Omicron variant travel ban is more than unfair

Shravya Salem Sathish, Online Editor December 21, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer. Not long after the situation with the pandemic seemed to return to normal, the world was thrown another curveball in the form of the omicron variant...

New bell schedule needs later start

Staff Editorial November 29, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. Cal High formed a new bell schedule committee in October to provide student input for the 2022-23 schedule. The...

Menstrual product equity is vital in schools

Staff Editorial November 29, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. Menstrual product availability at Cal High is lacking.  There are only two locations on campus with pads and...

Educational needs cause financial struggle for many students, especially those living in lower-income school districts.

Wealth disparities threaten students

Keertana Sreekumar, A&E Editor November 29, 2021

Education has become the sole contributor to economic mobility. A college degree has become the ticket to financial stability and the establishment of generational wealth and success.  Financially...

People protest in Montreal for justice for women like Gabby Petito.

Gabby Petito case highlights how other women’s deaths are overlooked

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

KTVU news anchor Frank Somerville was suspended in September from his position after 30 years for covering a story regarding the publicity comparisons of white and colored homicide victims.  This point...

Principal Megan Keefer checks students as they leave campus at lunch. Only students who don’t have a fifth or sixth period scheduled are allowed to leave because of Cal High’s closed campus.

Why do we have a closed campus?

Michael Zarich, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

A big change for seniors returning back to in-person school this year is the opportunity to eat lunch in the parking lot. Although many seniors choose to hangout near the parking lot and their cars...

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