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Game smashed by online leak

Game smashed by online leak

Ilene Morrisette, A&E Editor

December 18, 2018

Any secrecy surrounding Nintendo’s newest game was recently smashed to pieces. Though “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” was released on Dec. 7, the entire game was leaked online during Thanksgiving weekend. Many online sites began to share their copy of the game for download with a majority of these...

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ excites

Ilene Morrisette, A&E Editor

October 16, 2018

 You walk out of the elevator and into the hallway. It’s cold, dank, and empty.  Corruption and depression permeate the polluted city air. You are about to embark on your first mission in the year 2077.  “Cyberpunk 2077” is a first-person role-playing video game set 59 years in th...

Singing valentines

Singing valentines

Ilene Morrisette, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

ough the halls. Singing Valentines are coming. Cal High’s chamber choir is going classroom door to door next week, singing love songs to students.  “[It is] a project designed to bring the cheesiness of love to the campus,” said Nick Patton, choir director and AP music theory teacher.  Students...

Cal places 2nd at Fleet Week

Cal places 2nd at Fleet Week

Ilene Morrisette, A&E Editor

November 7, 2017

Cal High’s marching band and color guard have taken on a whole new competition. On Oct. 9, the teams were invited to the annual Fleet Week, which is essentially a “battle of the bands,” said marching band director Kent Johnson.  From the 50 marching bands that applied to perform at Fleet...

Which animated show would you live in?

Mason Allen, Brandon Victoriano, Ilene Morrisette, Emma Hall

November 7, 2017

Name: Mason Allen Position: Staff Writer Show: “Futurama” In the year 3000, people regularly live to the age of 160, characters can make it from the earth to the moon in only a couple of seconds and all your favorite celebrities are permanently preserved as heads at a local museum.  Thi...

Cal choir jazzes it up

Ilene Morrisette, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

Cal High has a new choir, and  it’s pretty jazzy. Started at the beginning of the school year, the choir currently consists of 14 people.  The jazz choir will join the school’s other choral programs tonight for a farewell concert in the theater from 6-9 p.m. The jazz choir was...

Holiday Starbucks cups launched

Holiday Starbucks cups launched

Ilene Morrisette, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

For those with a Starbucks obsession, only one thing signifies the start of the holiday season: Starbucks’ red cups. Originally launched in 1997, the cups have become a holiday tradition for Starbucks lovers. The red cups with winter themed designs have been a staple of the holiday season, but...

Note 7 blows away the competition

Ilene Morrisette, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

The new Samsung Note 7 has proven to have recently become a very hot product. One can say it has really blown up with consumers.  Recently there have been many cases of the smartphone overheating and exploding.  According to Forbes, part of the reason behind the aforementioned explos...

What’s old is new again

What’s old is new again

Ilene Morrisette, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

Grab your textbooks, sharpen your pencils, and pick up your Pokéballs. It’s time to go to school and catch somePokémon along the way. “Pokémon Go” is a popular mobile game that encourages players to go outisde and capture pokémon in the real world. The game has been sweeping the nation,...