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The Ultimate Guide to 2018’s best memes

The Ultimate Guide to 2018’s best memes

Aidan Trejo, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News Lite, Showcase

This glorious year of memes is coming to end, which means in the spirit of Buzzfeed, WatchMojo, or one of those other pointless lists on the internet, it’s time to review the dankest memes of 2018.  10. Presidential Alert   A meme that aged like fine wine this year was the presidential alert. Once President ...

Losing childhood legends

Losing childhood legends

Emmy Burrus and Michelle Kupperman, Staff Writers

December 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

 Thousands of hearts shattered on Nov. 12 when Marvel fans learned of Stan Lee’s death. Lee was an inspiration to millions of fans and his legacy will live on.  Lee died at age 95 after being taken from his home in Los Angeles to Cedar’s Sinai Medical Center. The cause of death h...

It sure is tough being a Raiders fan

It sure is tough being a Raiders fan

Josh Nichols, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This must be said: The Raiders are the 21st century version of Chernobyl.  Nobody is immune from the intense radiation spewing from this failed blob of a football team.  The Mack trade. The Cooper trade. The Vegas move. The Gruden hiring. And the locker room turmoil have somehow made this...

Memorial dedicated to fallen student

Memorial dedicated to fallen student

Ben Rettig, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The afternoon of Nov. 27 was one of remembrance for the Cal High community as one of their own was forever etched in the foundation of campus. Lance Corporal Kyle D. Crowley, a proud Cal graduate and even prouder Marine, was honored with a stone memorial dedicated to him in the school quad.  ...

Star Wars fan film released this week

Star Wars fan film released this week

Sam Campopiano, Managing Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

For the first time in three years, Disney has decided not to release a Star Wars film in December.  But that does not mean that there won’t be any new Star Wars content this winter.   Star Wars Theory, the most popular Star Wars channel on YouTube, has been working on a fan-made Star Wa...

Reflecting on her passions

Reflecting on her passions

Christine Oh, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Can you imagine being behind a camera, adjusting sound and light effects, all while directing at the same time? Sophomore Maddie Harris recently did just that while di- recting, and producing her own documentary for the 50th Na-tional PTA Re ections contest. The annual competition, spo...

Legendary Bob Spain leaves Cal High

Legendary Bob Spain leaves Cal High

Josh Nichols and Conan Maron, Staff Writers

November 28, 2018


Filed under News Lite, Showcase

Damn, we really don’t appreciate someone until he’s gone.  In Cal’s storied history, we’ve never had an administrator transcend all space and time as Bob Spain.  Never have we had a man project his beautiful, gruff voice in a microphone to us during fire drills initiated by “p...

Clouding our judgement

Clouding our judgement

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

From smoking marijuana to snorting cocaine, teenagers have always been known for high drug use. Despite being just as popular, prescription drug use has not been included in the conversation until recently. But the fact that they are called “prescription” drugs does not imply that they are...

Not horsing around

Not horsing around

Emmy Burrus and Nikhita Dhamrait, Staff Writers

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Rhetta Haase was only nine months old when she was put on a horse for the first time. Sophomore Lillian Holtmeier’s first ride on a horse came when she was about seven years older than Haase. But both girls share one thing: a strong connection to their hores-riding sports. “A lot...

City Center finally opens

City Center finally opens

Rachel Pak, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After years of construction, planning, and hard work, the City Center Bishop Ranch is finally open to the public.  The 300,000-square-foot center on Bollinger Canyon Road near the Target shopping center features 70 different shops and restaurants.  The $300 million City Center also feat...

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