The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

AP Spanish aids Latin America

AP Spanish aids Latin America

Daniela Noubleau, A&E Editor May 26, 2023

AP Spanish teachers have decided to expand their students’ horizons this year with a final project that looks beyond textbooks and the Bay Area and into Latin America. As part of the project, students...

A sign indicating one of the new rules are now in place to improve campus security is now attached to campus gates.

Dublin teen allegedly attacks student

Ylin Zhu and Andrew Ma May 26, 2023

Three Dublin High students entered Cal High’s campus and allegedly attacked a sophomore boy on May 8, leaving students, staff, and parents in the community shaken. A video of the alleged attack shows...

Third degree black belt Eric Chua performs a front kick

Eric Chua wins gold for the kick of it

Marcus Chalasani, Assistant Sports Editor May 26, 2023

Junior Eric Chua won his 18th gold medal for Taekwondo at the Pan American Junior Championship for Taekwondo in the Dominican Republic in April. Chua won two gold medals for freestyle, where his team...

From left to right, the CALtronics team of Sushant Mireddy, Abhay Rathi, Srinikesh Kanneluru, Aaditya Sanil, and Swayam Shah pose with adviser, Sean Raser. The team designed an autonomous freight aircraft called G-59 Zeta.

Students’ design flies high

Andrew Chen, Assistant News Editor May 26, 2023

Team CALtronics, made up of Cal High students and teachers, placed third in the national Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) competition in only their first year of competing. RWDC is an annual virtual...

From left to right, Jordan Vereen, Anika Choudhary, Andrew Ma, June Kim, and Lance Shilling perform at the state competition in Brentwood on March 25. Choudhary, a main character is fighting with her mom in the center of the stage.

Odyssey of the Mind travels to Worlds

Hallie Chong and Asiyah Ally May 26, 2023

The art of performance and craftsmanship is no joke to the juniors of the Odyssey of the Mind team. The team won the state championships and are moving on to the world championship this week for the second...

Junior Brooke Johnson is interviewed by three seniors to get into iQuest. Advisor Michelle Turner is present with a laptop

Courses interview to find the right students

Mansi Swaminathan, Features Editor May 26, 2023

While filling out lengthy applications and attending interviews and auditions can be a long process, it is worth it for students with interests in classes such as leadership, iQuest, Intro to Law, and...

Hundreds of students covered in colors dance in Cal’s quad at ColorFest last Saturday. The event was supposed to include big name Bay Area rappers, but they were told to leave.

‘ClusterFest’ a colorful mess

Jacqueline Guerrero, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

ColorFest is a Cal High tradition that leadership brought back for the first time in five years last Saturday evening. It was advertised as a concert-inspired event including dancing, and live musical...

Different Eastern influences have been popularized in the West, from K-pop to dim sum to unique make-up styles.

Asian trends mislabeled

Daphne So, co-Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2023

From K-pop to clean skincare to makeup, Asian trends have been increasing in popularity in the West recently. These trends can be observed in the beauty community on TikTok, as well as other streaming...

All Girl Scout Cookies in Northern California now cost $6.

Girl Scout cookie inflation makes buyers feel crummy

Daniela Noubleau, A&E Editor April 28, 2023

Even Girl Scout cookies aren’t safe from inflation. The cost of the iconic cookies traditionally sold this time of year increased in Northern California from $5 to $6 a box on Jan. 29. This is the first...

Tutorial may move to twice a week for 45 minutes

Sophia Liu, Assistant News Editor April 28, 2023

As another school year at Cal High draws to an end, teachers and staff are discussing more potential changes to the bell schedule next school year. In particular, Cal staff are considering adjusting the...

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