The Californian

College might be overwhelming, but you will be alright

Kan (pictured on the bottom right) is posing with a group of friends at UC Davis.

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! You might not be able to walk across the stage in front of your loved ones and shake hands with the principal, but you do get advice from a former Cal High student. Although my first year at UC Davis has been cut short, I can undoubtedly say that this past year...

Dear class of 2020, get ready for a whole new experience

Vidhima Shetty was editor in chief for The Californian and graduated in 2019. She attends Columbia University.

Vidhima Shetty, Editor in Chief

May 29, 2020

To the Class of 2020 Grizzlies: a big congratulations for graduating. You’ve been through a grueling four years that tested everything you know about yourself and the world around you. I understand and completely empathize with you for the situation we currently find ourselves in. Obviously, it...

Thinking about joining the military? Here’s what you should consider

Thinking about joining the military? Here's what you should consider

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor

May 29, 2020

At the beginning of my senior year, I wanted to go to medical school. By the end of my senior year, I had enlisted in the Marine Corps and was preparing myself to ship to bootcamp.    It took me months to finally make the decision to enlist and it’s a decision I would urge anyone...

You are more than the numbers you put on your college applications

Joey Zhu, Guest writer

May 29, 2020

Looking back, I spent way too much time and effort preparing for and taking AP tests, to the point that they were hindering me rather than benefiting me.  Although I genuinely enjoyed learning the material each course had to offer, I found that I was taking them for the sake of taking them, trying...

What to do when you’re considering going to an art school

What to do when you're considering going to an art school

Isha Pandya, Graphics Editor

May 29, 2020

I am currently a student at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. I am studying to get my bachelors degree in communications design with an emphasis in illustration. Pratt is an art school, and like many others, has its own set of challenges when applying. Here is some advice to anyone looking to...

Where are Cal High’s alumni now?

Where are Cal High's alumni now?

March 15, 2012

by Nicole Pipp, staff writer “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is one of the most common questions asked to every American child. The answers may vary from a veterinarian, to a football player, to a princess.  The funny thing is that sometimes these dreams and aspirations are f...

Cal High alumnus goes for gold

February 6, 2012

by Esther Lu, Features Editor Craig Norris, a 2008 Cal High graduate, and his partner, AnnaMarie Pearce, placed seventh in the junior level for pair skating at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships in San Jose on Jan 24-25. It was a significant improvement from last year when the pair p...