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Ready, set, mosh!

May 29, 2019

Summertime ushers in new opportunities for students to have fun and relax. Here’s a of a few of the hotly anticipated concerts swinging through the Bay Area this summer. 1. Billie Eilish – ...

‘Detective Pikachu’ brings a furry friend to the big screen

‘Detective Pikachu’ brings a furry friend to the big screen
May 29, 2019

The world’s favorite yellow rodent finally made his electrifying live-action debut in “Pokémon Detective Pikachu”. Based on the 2016 game of the same name, the film explores a Pokémon universe...

Top 5 hidden gems at Cal

Above, choir students review their music in one of the music building practice rooms. Top right, this practice room is a great place for all musicians to get some individual time in. Below, the library’s quiet room is a great place to study.
March 26, 2019

It’s the second semester, and by this point in the school year, most of students are ready to call it quits. It’s hard to continue through the school year when spring break and summer vacation are...

Military gives outlet for students ready to serve

March 26, 2019

There are many paths to take after graduating high school, and it’s difficult to know where life will lead. Most students know about the process of applying to college and how to enter the workforce...

Cal’s skating pair is in complete synchronicity

Sophomores Rujula Ptole. Jessica Chan compete for Silver Stars team.
December 18, 2018

While most students are still sleeping, sophomores Rujula Patole and Jessica Chan head to the ice rink every Sunday morning at 5:45 a.m. to practice jumps and prepare their programs. The two of them...

Nerdy games are cool again

D&D uses various dice, from four-sided to 20-sided die.
D&D, Magic: The Gathering experience a resurgence among students and staff
October 16, 2018

Any true self-professed “nerd” is familiar with the predecessors of all geeky games: “Dungeons and Dragons” and “Magic: The Gathering.”  Despite the popularity of the games decades...

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