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Grizzlies take on D-1 universities

Grizzlies take on D-1 universities

Paige Zilinksas and Sydney Finkel

June 3, 2016

There will be six Grizzlies representing the class of 2016 in a variety of Division 1 sports all over California, and the east coast. Senior Rachel Marchuk will be continuing her softball career at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut next year. Marchuk has been on the Cal High varsity softball...

Senior Worsts

Senior Worsts

Saif Khan, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

As senior year comes to a close, it is important to look back fondly at the unique and beloved students in our class who we will cherish for years to come. But it is of equal importance to reminisce over the not so great standouts amongst our class. So without further ado, I present (the entirely...

Former editor in chief reflects on past year of college

Former editor in chief reflects on past year of college

Austin Hille, Guest Writer

June 3, 2016

Perhaps there is no greater feeling than walking off the football field after graduation and realizing that high school is officially over. But after that feeling goes away, many are quickly shoved into a new reality of living in a university environment and handling every aspect that such an environment...

Former editors offer sage college advice

Annissa Bensalah, Editor-In-Chief

June 3, 2016

Next fall, most of Cal High’s current seniors will leave home and begin their adult lives at colleges all across the country. With the newfound freedoms of college life, large work loads, and the stress of having to start over, college can be both exciting and challenging for young adults. To...

Rising college costs

Rising college costs

Noah Thompson, A&E Editor

June 3, 2016

It is a warm, summer day. Hundreds of students are packed in the stadium anticipating the moment that they have been waiting for years to experience: to finally graduate high school, and plunge headfirst into the world of college. For some, it will be a dream come true. For others, it will be their...

UC introduces new application process

Aileen Villalpando, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

The University of California system recently unveiled their eight new “personal insight questions,” a replacement for their previous two-essay system. Instead of requiring two essays with 1,000 words allotted between them, incoming college freshmen will have to choose four short-answer style questions...

Retiring teachers leave the Grizzly den

Retiring teachers leave the Grizzly den

Albert Liao, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015

As Cal says goodbye to students who leave for college, it also bids farewell to seven teachers who have dedicated years of their lives for the well-being of their students. The teachers who are retiring from Cal this year include Arlene Addison, Cindy Bonagura, Irene Brewster, Barbara Coffman, Doug...

Seniors on local rugby team tackle college

Dhanush Patel, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015

Rugby? You mean football? Rugby, for the uninitiated, is a football-like game where ball-passing and goal-making is involved. But the ball is always passed backwards and the goals made are called tries. For the girls at our school who participate in rugby daily, it’s more than a game, it’s...

Goodbye, Cal High (Pt. 1)

Goodbye, Cal High (Pt. 1)

Adam Jackson and Gabby Silva

June 9, 2015

As we roll into June, the seniors begin to say their final goodbyes to Cal High. It’s bittersweet. There are so many things to look forward to, especially graduation and the world beyond high school. But there is also a lot to miss about the school that raised us. What we’ll miss the most...