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Marvel’s leading lady

Marvel’s leading lady

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Marvel’s first female-led superhero movie, “Captain Marvel,” blasted through theaters on International Women’s Day, March 8, earning $61.4 million in just two days. “Captain Marvel,” directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel.  In the film, Danvers is a Kree warrior fighti...

Teen language and humor disguises warning signs

Teen language and humor disguises warning signs

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion

During a time of high stress and anxiety, teenagers often turn to humor to express themselves. Consequently, this often leads to over dramatic ex- pressions that undermine and normalize the severity of serioustopics such as suicide and rape. Recently, I had a friend say that he wanted to ...

Stress culminates for students during finals

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News

December is always one of the most stressful times of the year at Cal High.  Freshmen are experiencing their first finals week, while many sophomores face the added pressure of their first finals in AP classes. Juniors are overwhelmed because, well, it’s junior year,  and seniors are ...

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...

Librarian starts YouTube book talks

Librarian starts YouTube book talks

Brynn Kan, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

Shhh, quiet please.  Cal High librarian Nikki Ogden is filming a book talk for her new Youtube channel, CHS Book Talks.  The channel, which started last month, includes book reviews of various genres of books that are available at the Cal High library.  Ogden has created nine ...

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