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The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

What do colleges look for?

What do colleges look for?

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer May 31, 2023

When starting college applications during senior, it’s difficult to know exactly what to focus on, and what kinds of achievements students should brag about to schools. Even before senior year, what...

Narcan nasal spray has been on campus since December.

Cal prepares for drug overdoses with Narcan spray

Kian Kasad and Lexi Broughton March 15, 2023

A medication called naloxone was made available on campus in December as a way for Cal High to better prepare for possible drug overdoses. Naloxone is a synthetic drug that can be used to reverse an opioid...

New principal Demetrius Ball waves to the crowd during Cal’s annual homecoming parade.

New principal gets the ball rolling

Lexi Broughton and Saachi Sharma October 13, 2022

From his beginnings of playing college football to then serving in the Army, now-educator Demetrius Ball is getting the ball rolling for 2022-23 as Cal High’s newly appointed principal. Although many...

Billy Joe Armstrong and Green Day will be one of the headlines at the Outside Lands festival in August.

Summer concerts, festivals are back

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

This summer's going to be one of the first summers back to normal since the start of the pandemic. With this comes lots of returning artists going back on tour for the first time in a while.  Coachella...

Marine Biology teacher Douglas Mason shows junior Kit Town a starfish from the aquarium tank in his classroom. Mason’s class is one of several on campus that addresses the issue of climate change in the curriculum.

Students study climate in eco classes

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

The hot button issue of climate change is being taught in schools now more than ever before.  Being one of the most talked-about topics, one which many  consider to be the most significant issue of...

Indoor mask mandate for schools must continue

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer March 23, 2022

Opinion columns reflect the view of the staff writer.  California has been on top of the COVID-19 pandemic since it first took effect on the world in March of 2020. From San Francisco being one of...

Rushing crowds line up in front of stores, scrambling in pre-Christmas spirit.

Black Friday is the year’s most festive scam

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

Opinion columns reflect the views of the staff writer. Most everyone has been engaging in the most expensive time of the year: holiday shopping. In order to help with this occasion, the day after Thanksgiving...

People protest in Montreal for justice for women like Gabby Petito.

Gabby Petito case highlights how other women’s deaths are overlooked

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

KTVU news anchor Frank Somerville was suspended in September from his position after 30 years for covering a story regarding the publicity comparisons of white and colored homicide victims.  This point...

This map of Afghanistan shows what the country looked like on Aug. 15 when Kabul fell to the Taliban.

A short timeline of the Taliban takeover

Lexi Broughton, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

After almost 20 years of war, American troops retreated from Afghanistan  in August, leaving the country under the control of the Taliban.  The Taliban’s takeover, 20 years after they lost control...

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