The Californian

Homecoming dance was poorly planned

November 4, 2010


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

STAFF EDITORIAL Attending the homecoming parade and football game, hanging out with friends, taking pictures, and exchanging corsages and boutineers build up anticipation to the peak of the homecoming festivities: the homecoming dance. But the dance itself was the low point of this year’s homecoming. With...

October Editorial Cartoon

October 21, 2010


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Administration has strictly enforced the school's dress code so far this year. By Cheyenne Liu....

Is Ground Zero Mosque OK, CON

October 21, 2010


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by Jacob Hirsohn, staff writer New York City is a very large place, and the only area where it would be extremely insensitive to build a mosque is the area around Ground Zero. On Sept. 11, 2001, Muslim extremists hijacked two planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center Towers, causing the buildings to collapse. The area wher...

Is Ground Zero Mosque OK, PRO

October 7, 2010


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by Jacqueline Uranga, staff writer The First Amendment of the Constitution states “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” The roughly 600,000 Muslims living in New York City are as entitled to this right as all other Americans. It...

Concerns about PG&E raised after San Bruno

October 5, 2010


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STAFF EDITORIAL Imagine having to suddenly flee your home and losing everything you have into a huge ball of fire. This is what many San Bruno residents had to endure on Sept. 9 when a rusty PG&E gas line ruptured from too much pressure and caused an explosion that killed seven people, injured...

Reconsidering how teachers are evaluated

October 5, 2010


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STAFF EDITORIAL Ask any Cal High teacher or student  and they’ll tell you that standardized testing is a pain. Students could care less about their performance on them, and teachers hardly miss a chance to bash the tests, which they say takes away from instructional time and creativity because...

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