The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

2019-2020 Staff

Staff Writer

Annika Seo

Staff Writer

Avni Kalur

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Adviser

Brian Barr

Brian Barr is the adviser for The Californian student newspaper and has been during his entire 21-year ...

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Photographer

Zoe Watts

Zoe Watts is a junior and this is her first year as a photographer. She has been taking pictures since ...

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Artist

Jay Warren

Jay Warren is a junior and this is his first year as an artist for the Californian. He has been drawin...

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Staff Writer, Artist

Carol Chen

Carol Chen is a sophomore and is an artist and writer for the Californian. She enjoys drawing, reading, pl...

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Staff Writer

Ella Johnson

Ella Johnson is in her first year in newspaper. In the eighth grade, she was in yearbook which inspi...

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Staff Writer

Tyler Aronson

Tyler Aronson is a sophomore student in his first years of newspaper at Cal High. Before moving to S...

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Photographer

Ben Olson

Ben Olson is a sportscaster and photographer for the Californian. He is a junior who should be a sen...

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Staff Writer

Angela Deanne Paloma

Angela Deanne Paloma is a junior, serving as a reporter for the Californian. She enjoys learning about scien...

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Staff Writer

Nick Harvey

Nick Harvey is a sophomore and is excited to start his first year at The Californian as a reporter. ...

Staff Writer

Ethan Thieme

Ethan Thieme is a reporter for The Californian newspaper. He joined newspaper as a sophomore because he enjoy...

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Staff Writer

Abhyudaya Srivastava

Abhyudaya Srivastava is one of the few freshmen in the newspaper class at Cal High. He chose this clas...

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Staff Writer

Ronnie Gogoi

Ronnie Gogoi is a new reporter coming to the Californian. He is a junior and his favorite classes are Mo...

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Staff Writer, Artist

Isabelle Coburn

Isabelle Coburn is a junior in her first year contributing to The Californian paper as both a reporter and an...

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Staff Writer

Jett Gold

Jett Gold is a freshman at Cal High and this is his first year in newspaper. He plans on being a reporter fo...

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Staff Writer

Aidan Trejo

Aidan Trejo is a senior at Cal High and this is his third year for writing for the Californian. He has wri...

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Staff Writer

Max Hove

Max Hove, is a sophomore and a reporter for The Californian student newspaper. It is his first year writing fo...

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Photographer, Artist

Thomas Tsuchimoto

Thomas Tsuchimoto is a sophomore at Cal High and this is his second year in newspaper. In his second yea...

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Photographer

Jake Gerbracht

Jake Gerbracht, is a sophomore at Cal High and is in his first year taking photos and writing for the Cali...

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Staff Writer

Shannah Saul

Shannah Saul, a junior this year, is in her first year writing for the Californian. Her favorite subje...

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News Editor

Christine Oh

Christine Oh, a junior this year, is one of three news editors for The Californian this year. She was ...

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Staff Writer, Photographer, Artist

Lorelai Slaydon

Lorelai Slaydon, a sophomore, is in her first year as a photographer, artist, and reporter for The Ca...

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Features Editor

Ceci Musgrove

Ceci Musgrove has been in the newspaper class for the past two years. As a senior, they are one of th...

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A&E Editor

Michelle Kuperman

Michelle Kuperman has been in newspaper since her sophomore year. As a senior she will be editing th...

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News Editor

Emmy Burrus

Emmy Burrus is a junior in her second year of newspaper, and is now a news editor.  Last year, s...

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News Editor

Ananya Nag

Ananya Nag is a news editor for The Californian. As a senior, this is her second year in Newspaper an...

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Photography Editor

Nima Pendar

Nima Pendar has been in newspaper for two years. Currently he is a photo editor for the Californian. Nim...

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Staff Writer, Artist

Jaida Baker

Jaida Baker is just starting newspaper and she’s going to be a reporter and artist for the Californian....

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Graphics Editor

Rebecca Newman

Rebecca Newman, a junior and second year newspaper student, is the graphics editor for the Californian. A d...

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News Lite Editor

Josh Nichols

Josh Nichols, a member of the class of 2021, is in his second year at the Californian, currently serv...

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Staff Writer, Photographer

Jeana Lee

Jeana is starting out newspaper this year as a reporter and photographer. She’s very excited to finally...

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Features Editor

Sabrina Contreras

Sabrina Contreras has been in newspaper since her sophomore year. As a junior, she is a features edi...

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Staff Writer, Photographer

Sophia Puentes

Sophia Puentes is a 1st year photographer and reporter for the Californian Newspaper at California High. S...

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Staff Writer

Ari Harvey

Ari Harvey is a first year reporter at The Californian. An aspiring Egyptologist and aivd connoisseur of t...

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Staff Writer

James Murphy

James Murphy is a first year reporter at the Californian. Aside from reporting he loves to play guit...

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Staff Writer

Miranda LeGate

Miranda LeGate is an aspiring young writer and journalist. She is currently interning at McSweeney’s News...

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Photographer

Sheyna Klippness

Sheyna Klippness is a first year photographer for the Californian News Paper. She has two dogs and one...

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Photographer

Miriam Sanchez-Mora

Miriam Sanchez-Mora is a first year photographer for The Californian. She is currently a sophomore. S...

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Staff Writer

Angela Zhang

Angela Zhang is a first year reporter in The Californian. In her free time, she enjoys playing basketball, p...

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Photographer

Logan Visola

Logan Visola is a first year budding photographer for the Californian. He likes to play Super Smash B...

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Photographer

Anthony Austria

Anthony Austria is a sophomore and is serving as a photographer for the Californian. Besides photography, he enjoys...

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Graphics Editor

Michelle Nguyen

Michelle Nguyen is a junior at Cal High and despite her terrible art skills, she is one of the graph...

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A&E Editor

Kate Hong

Junior Kate Hong is currently the A&E editor for the Californian in her second year of Newspaper...

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Photographer

Olivia Haley

Olivia Haley is a first year photographer for the Californian Newspaper. She is a junior this year at Ca...

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Managing Editor

Siddhant Gupta

Siddhant Gupta is a senior and currently serving as a managing editor for The Californian. Last year ...

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Online Editor

Rahul Deshpande

Senior Rahul Deshpande is a first year student journalist and online editor for The Californian. He...

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Photography Editor

Eddy Cordero

Eddy Cordero is a Co-Editor for photography in The Californian. He is a junior who enjoys mountain biking, skating...

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Social Media Editor

Isaac Oronsky

Isaac “The Man” Oronsky is a social media coeditor, and second year newspaper student. Last year, h...

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Opinions Editor

Izzy Belof

Izzy Belof is the current Opinions Editor and served as the Online Editor in her first year of reporting....

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Staff Writer

Liann Bielicki

Liann Bielicki is a senior and first year reporter for the Californian. Besides a love for reading and ...

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Staff Writer

Greg Warrington

Greg Warrington is a first time reporter for the Californian Newspaper here at Cal High. He is a Senio...

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Staff Writer

Wyatt Golla

Wyatt Golla is a new reporter to The Californian. He is a freshman at Cal High and is anxious about t...

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Sports Editor

Andrew Sousa

Andrew Sousa is a second year reporter for The Californian. He is a junior at Cal High, and he serves as the s...

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Managing Editor

Varsha Ravi

Senior Varsha Ravi is a managing editor in her second year with the Californian. Her favorite story she has writ...

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Editor in Chief

Gina Wu

Senior and second-year newspaper student Gina Wu joined The Californian with a mission to explore the c...