The Californian

Welcome to the new Cal High Penitentiary

Staff Editorial

April 29, 2015

Since the beginning of April, there have been at least two instances where Cal High students have either posted pictures around campus or on Twitter comparing the school to a prison or correctional facility. After the photographs were posted on Twitter, there was a magnitude of retweets, favorites...

New Indiana law offensive, troublesome

Erin Fox, Managing Editor

April 29, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence introduced last month the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” to his state. It’s exactly what the name suggests – a pompous bill for pious people. It would have allowed any business, whether an individual or an entire corporation, to legally refuse to serve gay and...

New coach is more than meets the eye

New coach is more than meets the eye

Max Walker, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015

Most high school baseball coaches all have the same background story. They either attended a local high school or grew up in the area and came back to get a job. But, this story is not true for Cal High’s new varsity baseball coach, Jason Brosnan. Brosnan was a starting pitcher for 14 years...

New All Time Low album is mediocre

New All Time Low album is mediocre

Gabby Silva, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015

All Time Low released their newest album, “Future Hearts,” on April 7. The band was formed in 2003 while still in high school. They have a total of five albums and one EP. ATL has been one of the biggest names in the pop punk music genre for almost 10 years, with catchy beats, punk rock sound,...

Digital Paw Print: New tech announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress

Noah Thompson, Media Editor

April 27, 2015

Nearly 6,000 miles away, in Barcelona, Spain, one of the biggest and most highly-anticipated mobile technology events occurs every year in early March: the Mobile World Congress (MWC). At this event, some of the biggest contenders in the smartphone universe go head-to-head for your attention and –...

New bleacher project underway

New bleacher project underway

Paige Zilinskas, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

Construction has begun on the new bleachers at Cal High’s Ernie Berger Memorial Stadium. Earlier this school year, the district decided to rebuild Cal’s stadium bleachers on both the home and visitor’s sides. On the home side, only the wooden benches will be removed and replaced with metal benches....

Politicians must catch up with new media

Staff Editorial

March 10, 2015

Social media has shaped a large part of our generation. We’re never without our phones and we’re constantly posting anything to our social media accounts. We can gather information at a faster pace, and this has changed the way that people receive information as a whole.Ask a crowd of teenagers...

Wrestling coach faces new charges

Wrestling coach faces new charges

Austin Hille, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2014

For Cal High’s wrestling program, it seemed like just another preseason. Off-season trainings were starting up as members of the team were preparing for the winter sports season. But any sense of normalcy was destroyed on Sept. 10 when Superintendent Mary Shelton emailed all school district staff...

Eminem’s new album is a big surprise

Eminem’s new album is a big surprise

Sabine Hrkalovich, A&E Editor

November 22, 2013

Eminem is back to claim his rightful place on the throne. “The Marshall Mathers LP Two,” a sequel to the critically acclaimed 2000 album “Marshall Mathers LP,” was released on Nov. 5. This is his eighth studio album, which is a clear indication that Eminem is one of rap music’s glorified...

Fans see Pokemon in 3D for first time

Fans see Pokemon in 3D for first time

Saatvika Deshpande, Staff writer

October 17, 2013

Excitement evolves with the release of Nintendo’s “Pokémon  X” and “Pokémon Y,” two new versions of the popular video games which were released worldwide last Saturday. X and Y host a myriad of all-new features, including the ability to change outfits, choose different ethnicities, and–...