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

2022-2023 Staff

Sami Tripasuri
co-Editor-in-Chief

Sami Tripasuri

Back again after a rigorous year as News Editor, senior Sami Tripasuri is excited to be co-Editor-in-C...

Daphne So
co-Editor-in-Chief

Daphne So

Senior Daphne So back again at the Californian for her third year, this time as co-Editor-in-Chief. She...

Andrew Ma
Head News Editor

Andrew Ma

Missing lunch for publishing week every month last year didn't bother junior Andrew Ma too much, so h...

Gaby Jimenez
Head Opinions Editor

Gaby Jimenez

Senior Gaby Jimenez is the Opinions Editor for The Californian. She has been writing for the paper sinc...

Ylin Zhu
News Editor

Ylin Zhu

Sophomore Ylin Zhu is a News Editor for The Californian. She is the oldest sister of three and despite fig...

Trisha Sarkar
News Editor

Trisha Sarkar

Junior Trisha Sarkar is a news editor for the Californian. Outside of school, she enjoys baking and traveling....

Abhinav Purohit
Opinions Editor

Abhinav Purohit

Junior Abhinav Purohit is back for year two as an Opinions Editor for The Californian, and he hopes t...

Nimisa Panda
Features Editor

Nimisa Panda

Senior Nimisa Panda is one of the Features Editors for The Californian. She started writing for the pap...

Sophia DiGiovanni
Features Editor

Sophia DiGiovanni

Senior Sophia DiGiovanni is one of the Features editors for The Californian. This is her second year working...

Vishwas Balla
Sports Editor

Vishwas Balla

Junior Vishwas Balla is a Sports Editor for The Californian Paper. This is his second year as part of t...

Wyatt Golla
News Lite Editor

Wyatt Golla

Senior Wyatt Golla is the News Lite Editor for The Californian, and this will be his fourth year working...

Shravya Salem Sathish
A&E Editor

Shravya Salem Sathish

Junior Shravya Salem Sathish is one of the A&E editors for The Californian. She joined newspaper as a sopho...

Samantha Contreras
A&E Editor

Samantha Contreras

Junior Samantha Contreras is an A&E Editor for the Californian. She joined the newspaper her sophom...

Hallie Chong
Online Editor

Hallie Chong

Junior Hallie Chong is an Online Editor for The Californian. This is her second year writing for the...

Anika Choudhary
Online Editor

Anika Choudhary

Junior Anika Choudhary is an Online Editor for The Californian. This is her second year writing for ...

Lili Loney
Photo Editor

Lili Loney

Senior Lili Loney is the Photo Editor for The Californian. She has been in newspaper since junior year,...

Tanvi Pandya
online Opinions Editor

Tanvi Pandya

Senior Tanvi Pandya is the online Opinions Editor for The Californian. She joined the paper in her jun...

Allison Cavanagh
online A&E editor

Allison Cavanagh

Senior Allison Cavanagh is returning for her second year newspaper as the online A&E editor. She‚...

Judy Luo
Graphics Editor

Judy Luo

Senior Zhaoyi (Judy) Luo is the Graphics Editors for The Californian. She joined newspaper as a freel...

Kylie Thomsen
Social Media Editor

Kylie Thomsen

Senior Kylie Thomsen is the social media editor for the Californian. This is her 3rd year with the n...

Saachi Sharma
Podcast Editor

Saachi Sharma

Senior Saachi Sharma is the editor of the premiering Podcast section this year. This is her third ye...

Anirud Lappathi
Social Media Team Member

Anirud Lappathi

Senior Anirud Lappathi is part of the social media team for the Californian. This is his second year...

Asiyah Ally
Social Media Team Member

Asiyah Ally

Junior Asiyah Ally is a part of the social media team for The Californian. This is her third year writing ...

Arfa Saad
Artist

Arfa Saad

Senior Arfa Saad is an artist for The Californian. She has been a freelancer artist in the past and is now o...

Erin Kim
Artist

Erin Kim

Junior Erin Kim is one of the artists for The Californian. She enjoys creating art in her spare time,...

Christine Wang
Photographer

Christine Wang

Senior Christine Wang has no idea what her role is, but is happy to be a part of the Californian. She ...

Keertana Sreekumar
Investigative Editor

Keertana Sreekumar

Senior Keertana Sreekumar is back as the Investigative Editor for the Californian, conducting investigations...

Addison Jing
Staff Writer

Addison Jing

Freshman Addison Jing is a new reporter for the Californian and loves to write. In her free time, she...

Daniela Noubleau
Staff Writer

Daniela Noubleau

Freshman Daniela Noubleau is a first time reporter for the Californian. She likes to inform others and ...

Shivani Phadnis
Staff Writer

Shivani Phadnis

Junior Shivani Phadnis is a reporter for the Californian. This is her first year of newspaper and is ...

Carson Pfotenhauer
Staff Writer

Carson Pfotenhauer

Sophomore Carson Pfotenhauer is a first year reporter for the Californian. In his free time he likes to pl...

Naga Dhruv Kommuri
Staff Writer

Naga Dhruv Kommuri

Sophomore Naga Dhruv Kommuri is a first year aspiring artist for the Californian. He likes to do fre...

Andrew Chen
Staff Writer

Andrew Chen

Freshman Andrew Chen is a new reporter for The Californian. He loves sports and especially basketbal...

Vedant Desikamani
Staff Writer

Vedant Desikamani

Freshman Vedant Desikamani is a newly hired reporter for The Californian. He loves to read and write and ...

Marcus Chalasani
Staff Writer

Marcus Chalasani

Freshman Marcus Chalasani is a first time reporter for The Californian. As a freshman, Marcus aims to m...

Pranav Khosla
Staff Writer

Pranav Khosla

Senior Pranav Khosla is a first time reporter for The Californian. He enjoys writing and reading abou...

Ayaan Karan
Staff Writer

Ayaan Karan

Senior Ayaan Karan is a reporter for The Californian. He loves writing and hopes to learn new things w...

Melissa Nguyen
Staff Writer

Melissa Nguyen

Junior Melissa Nguyen is a first time reporter for the Californian. She is an aspiring photographer and...

Zaki Humayun
Staff Writer

Zaki Humayun

Junior Zaki Humayun is a first year reporter for The Californian Paper. He decided to try his hand at j...

Rohan Iyer
Staff Writer

Rohan Iyer

Senior Rohan Iyer is a staff writer for the California High school newspaper. This is the second time...

Nidhay Mahavadi
Staff Writer

Nidhay Mahavadi

Junior Nidhay Mahavadi is a Staff Writer for The Californian and this is his first year at Cal High. ...

Anvi Kataria
Staff Writer

Anvi Kataria

Sophomore Anvi Kataria is a first time reporter for The Californian. She wants to specialize in news...

Kathir Rajesh Kannan
Staff Writer

Kathir Rajesh Kannan

Senior Kathir Rajesh Kannan is one of the reporters for The Californian. This is his first year in Newsp...

Kk DeMello
Staff Writer

Kk DeMello

Sophomore Kk DeMello is a journalist for The Californian. This is his first year as a journalist for ...

Mansi Swaminathan
Staff Writer

Mansi Swaminathan

Freshman Mansi Swaminathan is a first time reporter for the Californian. As a first year she wants to im...

Kimia Pourdehmobed
Staff Writer

Kimia Pourdehmobed

Freshman Kimia Pourdehmobed is a reporter for The Californian. This is her first year on the news team...

Rebbeca Haghnegahdar
Staff Writer

Rebbeca Haghnegahdar

Senior Rebbeca Haghnegahdar is a staff writer for The Californian and is in her first year at Cal, an...

Sia Lele
Staff Writer

Sia Lele

Freshman Sia Lele is a new reporter for the Californian. She is excited to write and photograph for the...

Alexia Broughton
Staff Writer

Alexia Broughton

Senior Alexia Broughton is a reporter at Cal High. She is in her second year of newspaper and is interested ...

Ryan Wang
Staff Writer

Ryan Wang

Junior Ryan Wang is a reporter and photographer for The Californian Paper. He decided to be a part of the ...

Cameron Ho
Staff Writer

Cameron Ho

Junior Cameron Ho is a journalist for The Californian. Whenever they aren't doing school work you ca...

Sophia Liu
Staff Writer

Sophia Liu

Sophomore Sophia Liu is a reporter for The Californian. This is her first year reporting for the paper an...

Tejas Mahesh
Staff Writer

Tejas Mahesh

Senior Tejas Mahesh is a reporter for The Californian. He is looking forward to learning how the new...

Yining Xie
Staff Writer

Yining Xie

Sophomore Yining Xie is a first year reporter at The Californian. She is hoping to improve her readin...

Jacqueline Guerrero
Staff Writer

Jacqueline Guerrero

Senior Jacqueline Guerrero is a reporter for The Californian. Outside of school she enjoys reading, c...