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Overpriced, overused, overrated

Overpriced, overused, overrated

Josh Nichols, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under News Lite

Throughout history, people have always had the desire to be the best: sports, academics, politics, underwater basket weaving, beaver role play, you name it. There is always someone trying to be their best. But when you combine social hierarchy with the need to be the best, you can get only ...

Looking for fun? You won’t find it in San Ramon

Looking for fun? You won’t find it in San Ramon

Izzy Belof and Conan Maron, Staff Writers

February 12, 2019


Filed under News Lite, Uncategorized

Living in the Bay Area means living a life full of vibrant activ- ity, and with San Ramon being in such close proximity to San Francisco, there should be a multitude of interesting things to do in this city. OK, not really. There’s literal- ly nothing to do. But out of the doldrums of bore...

The Ultimate Guide to 2018’s best memes

The Ultimate Guide to 2018’s best memes

Aidan Trejo, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News Lite, Showcase

This glorious year of memes is coming to end, which means in the spirit of Buzzfeed, WatchMojo, or one of those other pointless lists on the internet, it’s time to review the dankest memes of 2018.  10. Presidential Alert   A meme that aged like fine wine this year was the presidential alert. Once President ...

Boba Guys line is not ‘tapiokay’

Ananya Nag, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News Lite

With the opening of San Ramon’s new City Center, one spot within the shopping center that is sure to remain popular is San Francisco’s renowned Boba Guys. While every other store seems to have few visitors but the employees themselves, the line at Boba Guys extends a good distance from the cafe...

Legendary Bob Spain leaves Cal High

Legendary Bob Spain leaves Cal High

Josh Nichols and Conan Maron, Staff Writers

November 28, 2018


Filed under News Lite, Showcase

Damn, we really don’t appreciate someone until he’s gone.  In Cal’s storied history, we’ve never had an administrator transcend all space and time as Bob Spain.  Never have we had a man project his beautiful, gruff voice in a microphone to us during fire drills initiated by “p...

Your ultimate guide to Black Friday survival

Your ultimate guide to Black Friday survival

Andrew Sousa, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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Within a week, the doors of stores nationwide will open up, serving as the battleground for the annual warfare known as Black Friday.  With the opening of doors, people swarm into the nearest Walmart or Target, desperate to get their hands on the lower prices of the newest Xbox or Nintendo Swit...

Hey Cal, where’s your enthusiasm?

Hey Cal, where’s your enthusiasm?

Josh Nichols, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News Lite

School spirit is missing. Maybe kidnapped, but certainly missing.  School spirit is in need of an Amber Alert, or at least a well organized search party to go find it or whatever’s left of it.  Simply put, students don’t care about school events. Rallies, football games and even *che...

Ultimate guide to being a bystander

Ultimate guide to being a bystander

Sabrina Contreras, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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Fights are a tradition at Cal High that have brought many students together, both physically and emotionally.  When a fight breaks out, everyone puts their differences aside to experience the breathtaking spectacle. Not to mention unearthing the details of the fight afterward.  Whether i...

College apps are not fun

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News Lite

Welcome to senior year, seniors! The fun year ahead of you will slowly approach, but until then you’re stuck completing the long, dreaded process of college apps.  Not only do seniors have extracurricular activities, sports, and schoolwork, but they now also have to add college apps. College...

The Mythical Lord of the Switch

Conan Maron, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


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Some say it never existed. That the concepts of the Switch were nonexistent. That the Switches seemed to transcend across all space and time only to disappear into oblivion without sudden notice.  Now it has been years since the legendary Alex Suehiro led his crusade of Switch cult members to ...

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