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Are Advanced Placement tests worth the time? (NO)

Are Advanced Placement tests worth the time? (NO)

Kate Hong, A&E Editor

May 29, 2019

Every May, high school students nationwide stress out over taking Advanced Placement exams for their AP classes.  For many students who take these test, the question arises: Is it worth it? AP tests are not worth the time and trouble because they create undue stress and results often don...

Should California be split into three states?, No

Aidan Trejo, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

The talks of splitting California into multiple states is nothing new, but after billionaire Tim Draper collected more than 600,000 signatures last fall, the possibility seems more likely than ever.  With the rise of Silicon Valley, the Golden State has become the fifth largest economy in th...

Winter sports have no chill

Winter sports have no chill

January 30, 2015

  Starting from top, Christopher Douglas (12) clears the ball after a pass from Alejandro Pelayo (20) during the men’s soccer team’s 2-1 loss to Granada on Jan. 15; Samantha Denton (9) dribbles down the court in the women’s  loss to San Ramon Valley on Jan. 16; and Peter Farnia (23...

This hacker is no slacker

This hacker is no slacker

Arman Tafazzoli, Managing Editor

April 10, 2014

Who said hacking is a crime? Cal High senior Marshall Richins placed fourth out of thousands in a Google Chrome hacking competition early in March. Richins heard about the hackathon from his friend, senior Drew Downs, and decided to check it out. “The point of the competition was to hack into...

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