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Seven seniors are joining the military after graduation including, from left to right, Samantha D’Arpino, Cole Waskey, Aidan Otero, and Luke Nye. Not pictured are Luca Dickten, Josh Ferrer and Ezekiel Nunez.

Some students choose military after graduation

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor May 29, 2019

With the school year drawing to a close, the majority of seniors look forward to joining thousands of other bright-eyed freshmen at our nation’s countless universities.  But some seniors feel...

Cal's Fab Five

Cal’s Fab Five

Teacher band rocks campus
Sam Campopiano and Luca Dicten, Californian Editors October 16, 2018

It seems that Cal High has become the set for School of Rock 2, as five teachers have started their own band. Scott Hodges, Anatoly Alexeeff, Hannah Cheng, Nicholas Patton, and Brandon Andrews are the...

Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' breaks new ground

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ breaks new ground

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor April 27, 2018

The biggest Marvel film of the year, “Avengers: Infinity War,” finally breaks free from the classic superhero story formula and lives up to all the hype associated with its $300-$400 million budget,...

Florida shooting spurs student walkouts

Florida shooting spurs student walkouts

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor March 14, 2018

In the wake of the deadliest school shooting in American history, students, parents and teachers are turning to mass protest and political action in an effort to achieve their goal of putting an end to...

Winter Olympics are starting to shred

Winter Olympics are starting to shred

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor February 9, 2018

With international political tensions as volatile as they are these days, the 2018 Winter Olympics are an opportunity for a step back, allowing for Americans to put everything aside and watch our athletes. This...

Where in the world is Argenslavi?

Where in the world is Argenslavi?

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor December 15, 2017

With recent events causing many citizens to feel alienated from the concept of government and bureaucracy, Cal High’s new club, the Republic of Argenslavi, aims to show the complexities of running a...

Are stricter gun control laws necessary?

Are stricter gun control laws necessary?

Luca Dickten and Michael Barry, Staff Writers November 7, 2017

Luca Dickten Staff Writer YES With the increasing deadliness of weapon technology and recent tragedies such as the Las Vegas tragedy or Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, the need for gun control...

Netflix to lose Disney shows

Luca Dickten, Opinions Editor October 11, 2017

Binge watchers rejoice but also cry because Disney content will soon be taken off the streaming service of  industry leader Netflix and moved to the yet unnamed streaming for all Disney owned media. The...

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